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Windows 10 update KB4462932 (build 16299.755) releases

Microsoft pushes updates for older versions of Windows 10, and here's everything you need to know.

Outside its regular schedule, Microsoft is now rolling out update KB4462932 for devices still running the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1709), and for older version, including version 1703 and 1607 to address a slew of problems.

KB4462932 bumps the version number to build 16299.755, according to the company fixes some regional settings, problems with apps, networking, and a lot more.

Windows 10 build 16299.755

Microsoft has announced KB4462932 in the Windows support site, and it’s referred as “October 18, 2018—KB4462932 (OS Build 16299.755)”. If you’re already running the Windows 10 version 1709 on your PC, this update will address these problems:

  • Addresses an issue in which searching using Microsoft Outlook Social Connector returns nothing, which causes the People’s pane results to always be empty.
  • Addresses additional issues with updated time zone information.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents the clock and date flyout from appearing when the region format is Spanish (Spain) and the sorting method is Traditional.
  • Addresses an issue with navigation from the Decade view in the Japanese calendar.
  • Addresses an issue to support Microsoft Office events in the “Limit Enhanced” Group Policy setting list.
  • Addresses an issue in which applications on systems with more than 4GB of memory receive Access Denied error code “0x5” when calling CreateProcessWithLogonW().
  • Addresses an issue that makes it impossible to disable TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 when the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) mode is enabled.
  • Addresses an issue in which the AccountName in the Event Log entry for the Microsoft-Windows-Kerberos-Key-Distribution-Center source and Event ID 7 sometimes appears corrupted.
  • Addresses an issue in which applications have handle leaks when using client authentication certificates with the TLS protocol.
  • Addresses an issue that might cause TCP connections opened for an application running on Windows Container to fail sporadically.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents the deletion of Immediate Tasks when their deletion timer occurs, such as when you configure Group Policy preferences for Immediate Task actions.
  • Addresses an issue that can cause App-V packages to fail because of a missing file or DLL error.
  • Addresses an issue that may cause certain applications to stop responding after installation.
  • Addresses an issue that fails to mount a volume when running Mount-SRDestination to bring a destination volume online as part of the Test Failover feature.
  • Addresses an issue in which the System.Security.Cryptography.Algorithms reference was not correctly loaded on .NET Framework 4.7.1 after the July 10, 2018 and August 14, 2018 patches.
  • Addresses an issue that may cause the system to stop working during the shutdown of some Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) apps because of TaskCanceledException. Apps that are vulnerable to this issue perform work involving weak events or data binding after the Application.Run() function returns values.
  • Addresses a race condition in temporary files and some antivirus scanners that causes .NET Framework applications to stop working. The error message is, “The process cannot access the file <name of temp file>”.
  • Updates the .NET Framework support for the formatting of Japanese dates for the first year in the eras. When the format pattern is “y年”, the year format will use the symbol 元 and not use year number 1. Additionally, the .NET Framework will support dates that include 元.
  • Addresses the redenomination of local currency that the Central Bank of Venezuela implemented to enter the Bolivar Soberano into circulation.
  • Updates Venezuela currency information. This will affect the culture of “es-VE” as follows: the currency symbol is “Bs.S.” The English currency name is “Bolívar Soberano.” The local currency name is “bolívar soberano”. The International Currency Code is “VES”.
  • Addresses an issue with a dialog box that may appear with a non-applicable message beginning with the words, “Hosted by…” when first starting Microsoft Edge. The dialog box only appears if you have turned on “Block only third-party cookies” in Microsoft Edge and applied certain language packs after installing the October 9, 2018 update.
  • Addresses an issue that may cause an application that has a child window to stop processing mouse inputs.

Windows 10 build 15063.1418

The company also announced update KB4462939 for Windows 10 version 1703, and it’s referred as “October 18, 2018—KB4462939 (OS Build 15063.1418)”. If you’re already running the Windows 10 version 1703 on your PC, this update will address these issues:

  • Addresses an issue that causes high CPU usage that results in performance degradation on some systems with Family 15h and 16h AMD processors.
  • Addresses an issue that may cause the OS to stop responding when transitioning from Sleep to Hibernation.
  • Addresses an issue with navigation from the Decade view in the Japanese calendar.
  • Addresses an issue with cloud authentication performance for accounts that create logon sessions very quickly.
  • Addresses an issue that makes it impossible to disable TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 when the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) mode is enabled.
  • Addresses an issue in which applications on systems with more than 4GB of memory receive Access Denied error code “0x5” when calling CreateProcessWithLogonW().
  • Addresses an issue in which applications have handle leaks when using client authentication certificates with the TLS protocol. This issue occurs when the FreeCredentialsHandle call occurs before the DeleteSecurityContext call in application code.
  • Addresses an issue that may cause the system to stop working during the shutdown of some Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) apps because of TaskCanceledException. Apps that are vulnerable to this issue perform work involving weak events or data binding after the Application.Run() function returns values.
  • Addresses a race condition in temporary files and some antivirus scanners that causes .NET Framework applications to stop working. The error message is, “The process cannot access the file <name of temp file>”.
  • Addresses an issue that can cause App-V packages to fail because of a missing file or DLL error.
  • Addresses an issue in which the System.Security.Cryptography.Algorithms reference was not correctly loaded on .NET Framework 4.7.1 after the July 10, 2018 and August 14, 2018 patches.
  • Updates the .NET Framework support for the formatting of Japanese dates for the first year in the eras. When the format pattern is “y年”, the year format will use the symbol 元 and not use year number 1. Additionally, the .NET Framework will support dates that include 元.
  • Addresses additional issues with updated time zone information.
  • Addresses the redenomination of local currency that the Central Bank of Venezuela implemented to enter the Bolivar Soberano into circulation.
  • Updates Venezuela currency information. This will affect the culture of “es-VE” as follows: the currency symbol is “Bs.S.” The English currency name is “Bolívar Soberano.” The local currency name is “bolívar soberano”. The International Currency Code is “VES”.
  • Addresses an issue with a dialog box that may appear with a non-applicable message beginning with the words, “Hosted by…” when first starting Microsoft Edge. The dialog box only appears if you have turned on “Block only third-party cookies” in Microsoft Edge and applied certain language packs after installing the October 9, 2018 update.

Older versions of Windows 10

Although the Anniversary Update (version 1607) is no longer supported, organizations with Windows 10 Enterprise or Education are getting update KB4462928, which bumps the version to build 14393.2580, and it addresses a bunch of issues.

Download October 18 update for Windows 10

These updates are available immediately, they’ll download and install automatically, but you can always force the update from Settings Update & Security > Windows Update and clicking the Check for updates button. You can find more details in the Windows 10 update history tracker guide.