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Windows 10 update KB4482887 (build 17763.348) releases

Windows 10 version 1809, October 2018 Update, receives a new quality update to address a long list of issues — Here's all you need to know.

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Outside of the regular Patch Tuesday schedule, Windows 10 version 1809, October 2018 Update, is getting update KB4482887 to address a slew of issues.

KB4482887 bumps the version number to build 17763.348, and according to the company addresses problems with Action Center, PDF in Microsoft Edge, shared folder, Windows Hello, and much more.

Windows 10 update KB4482887 for version 1809

Microsoft has announced KB4482887 in the Windows support site, and it’s referred as “March 1, 2019—KB4482887 (OS Build 17763.348)”. If you’re already running the Windows 10 version 1809 on your device, this update will address these problems:

  • Addresses an issue that may cause the Action Center to suddenly appear on the wrong side of the screen before appearing on the correct side.
  • Fixes a problem that may fail to save some inked content in a PDF in Microsoft Edge.
  • Addresses an issue that causes the republication BranchCache to take more space than it’s been assigned.
  • Addresses a reliability issue that may cause the screen to remain black after resuming from Sleep if you close a laptop lid while disconnecting the laptop from a docking station.
  • Fixes a problem that causes the overwriting of file on a shared folder to fail because of an Access Denied error.
  • Addresses an issue that may cause printing to PDF to fail during a Remote Desktop session. This issue occurs while attempting to save the file and redirect drives from the client system.
  • Addresses a reliability issue that may cause the main laptop screen to flash when resuming from Sleep.
  • Fixes a problem that displays a black screen and causes a Remote Desktop session to stop responding when using certain VPN connections.
  • Addresses an issue that fails to register USB cameras correctly for Windows Hello after the out of box experience (OOBE) setup.
  • Fixes a problem that prevents the Microsoft enhanced Point and Print compatibility driver from installing on Windows 7 clients.
  • Fixes a problem that causes Termservice to stop working when Remote Desktop is configured to use a hardware encoder for Advanced Video Coding (AVC).
  • Addresses an issue that locks a user account when you move applications to a shared platform using App-V.
  • Fixes a problem that prevents App-V applications from starting and generates error 0xc0000225 in the log.
  • Addresses an issue with evaluating the compatibility status of the Windows ecosystem to help ensure application and device compatibility for all updates to Windows.
  • Fixes a problem that may prevent some applications from displaying the Help (F1) window correctly.
  • Addresses an issue that fails to update a user hive when you publish an optional package in a Connection Group after the Connection Group was previously published.
  • Addresses a compatibility issue with parsing and playback of certain MP4 content.
  • Fixes a problem that occurs with the Internet Explorer proxy setting and the out of box experience (OOBE) setup.
  • Addresses an issue in which the desktop lock screen image set by a Group Policy will not update if the image is older than or has the same name as the previous image.
  • Fixes a problem in which the desktop wallpaper image set by a Group Policy will not update if the image has the same name as the previous image.
  • Addresses an issue that causes the TabTip.exe touchscreen keyboard to stop working in certain conditions.
  • Fixes a problem that may cause the new Miracast connection banner to remain open after a connection is closed.
  • Addresses an issue that fails to recognize the first character of the Japanese Era name as an abbreviation and may cause date parsing issues.
  • Fixes a problem that may prevent Internet Explorer from loading images that have a backslash (\) in their relative source path.
  • Addresses an issue that may cause applications that use a Microsoft Jet database with the Microsoft Access 95 file format to randomly stop working.
  • Enables peripheral role support for some Bluetooth radios.
  • Updates time zone information for Chile.
  • Improves the reliability of the UE-VAppmonitor.
  • Enables “Retpoline” for Windows on certain devices, which may improve performance of Spectre variant 2 mitigations (CVE-2017-5715).
  • Improves performance related to case-insensitive string comparison functions such as in the Universal C Runtime.
  • Fixes a problem in Windows Server 2019 that causes input and output timeouts when querying for SMART Data using Get-StorageReliabilityCounter().
  • Addresses an issue with Remote Desktop access to Hyper-V Server 2019.
  • Fixes a problem that causes flickering of the desktop and taskbar on Windows Server 2019 Terminal Server after using the User Profile Disk setup.
  • Addresses an issue  that may cause virtual disks to go offline when upgrading a 2-node Storage Space Direct (S2D) cluster from Windows Server 2016 to Windows Server 2019.
  • Addresses a performance issue when establishing a Remote Desktop connection from a web Remote Desktop client to Windows Server 2019.
  • Fixes a problem that displays the media type as “Unknown” in the Server Manager for storage class memory (SCM) disks.

Download March 1 update for Windows 10

This update is 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.