Outside of the regular Patch Tuesday schedule, Microsoft is now releasing cumulative update KB4462933 for devices running Windows 10 version 1803 (April 2018 Update) addressing a slew of problems.
KB4462933 bumps the version number to build 17134.376, and according to the software giant, the update delivers fixes problems with Microsoft Edge, Windows Defender, Bluetooth devices, Office apps, local currency settings, time zone, memory, graphics, and a lot more.
Windows 10 build 17174.376
Microsoft has announced KB4462933 in the Windows support site, and it’s referred as “October 24, 2018—KB4462933 (OS Build 17134.376)”. If you’re already running the Windows 10 version 1803 on your PC, this update will address these problems:
- Addresses an issue that sometimes prevents documents from appearing in the Microsoft Edge DevTools debugger.
- Fixes a problem that sometimes prevents Microsoft Edge extension scripts from appearing in Microsoft Edge DevTools.
- Addresses additional issues with updated time zone information.
- Addresses an issue that causes sysprep /generalize to fail in audit mode because of a race condition while deleting certain registry keys.
- Fixes a problem that causes the audio service to stop working or become unresponsive while using call control, controlling volume, and streaming music to Bluetooth audio devices.
- Addresses an issue with legacy Bluetooth Basic Rate (BR) device inbound pairing.
- Fixes a problem that causes the OS to stop working when a Bluetooth device is accidentally removed.
- Addresses an issue that causes the Event Log service to stop responding and degrades reliability in various areas of the operating system until you restart.
- Fixes a problem to support Microsoft Office events in the “Limit Enhanced” Group Policy setting list.
- 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.
- Fixes a problem in which applications on systems with more than 4 GB of memory receive Access Denied error code “0x5” when calling CreateProcessWithLogonW().
- 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.
- Fixes a problem 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.
- Fixes a problem with a warning message that appears when using Microsoft Edge to print some PDFs.
- Addresses an issue that causes the printing of PDF files from SharePoint Online to fail with the error, “Couldn’t open PDF”.
- Fixes a problem that can cause App-V packages to fail because of a missing file or DLL error.
- Addresses an issue that may cause container snapshot restoration to fail because of a missing file error.
- Fixes a problem 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 causes Scheduled Tasks to remain in a queue and not execute until the first user logs on to a Windows 10, version 1803 device.
- Scheduled Tasks that are defined in the last phase of setup won’t execute.
- “Auto-enroll” computer certificates and “root and intermediate” certificates are missing.
- Fixes a problem that prevented the launch of Windows Defender Application Guard (WDAG) on Windows 10N (Europe) devices after servicing.
- Addresses an issue that incorrectly implies that user policies have not been applied after configuring a user rights Group Policy setting.
- Fixes a problem in which connection group folders are not properly merged.
- Addresses an issue in which Scheduled Tasks configured to run on a specific day of the week don’t execute at the expected time.
- Fixes a problem 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 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.
- Fixes a problem that may cause the system to stop working during the shutdown of some Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) apps because of TaskCanceledException.
- 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’s 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. For more information, see KB4469068.
- Addresses an issue that may cause an application that has a child window to stop processing mouse inputs. This issue occurs when a precision touchpad triggers a WM_MOUSEWHEEL event.
- Fixes a problem that may cause some applications to stop working after unplugging a tablet.
- Addresses an issue in which application titles that were unexpectedly long were not predictably displayed using ellipses (…). In some cases, the text truncations that appear may confuse users.
- Fixes a problem that causes the Windows 8.1 app to stop working when it calls the ProjectionManager.StartProjectingAsync API. The error code is 0x80070057.
- Addresses an issue with Windows Text Input Framework. A layout request may cause some application text input elements to stop responding.
- Fixes a problem in which users cannot enter East Asian text when prompted to create password hints during the upgrade process.
- Addresses a multi-monitor issue that may incorrectly render an application that is in full-screen mode after changing the display mode.
- Addresses an issue with leaks of window-related Graphics Device Interface (GDI) objects during window destruction.
- Fixes a problem that occurs when typing in a text box of a Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) application using the on-screen keyboard. If you select one of the predictive text suggestions, that word appears to be entered, but will disappear when you select a different control.
- Addresses an issue that prevents applications from displaying a pop-up window or dialog box when the applications are in full-screen mode.
- Fixes a problem that causes navigation across eras to stop working in the Japanese Calendar view. For more information, see KB4469068.
- Addresses an issue related to the date format for the Japanese era calendar. For more information, see KB4469068.
- Fixes a problem that causes the GetCalendarInfo function to return a wrong value for the Japanese era. For more information, see KB4469068.
- If you installed earlier updates, only the new fixes contained in this package will be downloaded and installed on your device.
- Addresses the redenomination of local currency that the Central Bank of Venezuela implemented to enter the Bolivar Soberano into circulation.
- Updates Venezuela currency information.
Download October 24 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 about the most recent updates in the Windows 10 update history tracker guide.