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Windows 10 update KB4512534 (build 17763.720) releases for version 1809

Windows 10 version 1809 and earlier versions receive new cumulative updates to address a bunch problems, including issues with apps written in VB6.

Outside of its Patch Tuesday schedule, Microsoft recently released update KB4512534 for devices running the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, version 1809, to address a number of issues.

KB4512534 bumps the version number to 17763.720, and according to the software giant fixes Windows Hello face recognition problem, issues with Microsoft Edge and PDF files, and downloading copyrighted media from certain websites.

In addition, the company also made available updates for Windows 10 version 1803, version 1709, version 1703, version 1607, and initial release.

Update KB4512534 for Windows 10 version 1809

Microsoft has announced KB4512534 in the Windows support site, and it’s referred as “August 17, 2019—KB4512534 (OS Build 17763.720).” If you’re already running the Windows 10 October 2018 Update on your device, this update will address these problems:

  • Addresses an issue that prevents Windows Hello Face Authentication from working after a restart.
  • Fixes a problem with downloading digital rights management (DRM) files from certain websites using Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents the Universal C Runtime Library from returning the proper value for time zone global variables in certain conditions.
  • Fixes a problem that causes Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) to intermittently stop responding while deprovisioning some pre-installed apps using the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).
  • Addresses an issue in which the default keyboard for the English (Cyprus) (en-CY) locale was not set properly.
  • Fixes a problem to enable Microsoft Edge to print PDF documents that contain landscape and portrait-oriented pages correctly.
  • Addresses an issue with PDFs that are configured to be opened only once in Microsoft Edge.
  • Addresses performance issues for the Win32 subsystem and Desktop Window Manager (DWM).
  • Fixes a problem with the input and display of special characters that occurs when an app uses imm32.dll.
  • Addresses a composition handle leak in Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps.
  • Addresses a memory leak in dwm.exe that may lead to a loss of functionality and cause a device to stop working.
  • Addresses an issue that fails to bypass automatic sign in (Autologon) when you press and hold the Shift key during startup.
  • Fixes a problem that causes the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) class Win32_PhysicalMemory to report that 32GB memory chips have a missing Capacity value.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents an App-V application from opening and displays a network failure error. This issue occurs under certain circumstances, such as when a system’s battery is low or there is an unexpected power failure.
  • Fixes a problem with User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) that may sometimes prevent exclusion paths from working.
  • Addresses a rare issue that causes Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) to temporarily prevent other processes from accessing files.
  • Addresses an issue that causes a workstation to stop working when you sign in using an updated user principal name (UPN).
  • Fixes a problem in which Windows Defender Application Control will not allow third-party binaries to be loaded from a Universal Windows Platform application.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents some Trusted Platform Module (TPM) devices from being used for Next Generation Credentials.
  • Fixes a problem that causes applications on a container host to intermittently lose connectivity because of a port conflict with applications running on a container.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents some users from receiving a TTL value when they are added as members of Shadow Principals.
  • Fixes a problem with the disabled attribute of the input element, which doesn’t allow a scope to be passed to the authorization endpoint.
  • Addresses an issue with leaks in Windows notification sockets that causes Windows to run out of ports.
  • Fixes a problem that prevents server editions from activating with a Multiple Activation Key (MAK) in the graphical user interface (GUI). The error is, “0x80070490”.
  • Addresses an issue that may break the domain trust when the Recycle Bin is configured on the domain that carries the trust.
  • Increases the number of supported interrupts per device to 512 on systems that have x2APIC enabled.
  • Fixes a problem that may prevent devices from starting when they start up using Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) images from Windows Deployment Services (WDS) or System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).
  • Addresses an issue that may cause to stop responding for apps that were made using Visual Basic 6 (VB6), macros that use Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), and scripts or apps that use Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript).

You can download the updates to install them manually with the links below:

Update KB4512509 for Windows 10 version 1803

The April 2018 Update (version 1803) is getting update KB4512509, and the Windows support site referred as “August 19, 2019—KB4512509 (OS Build 17134.984).” If you’re already running version 1803 on your device, this update will address these issues:

  • Fixes a problem with downloading digital rights management (DRM) files from certain websites using Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer.
  • Addresses an issue that causes Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) to intermittently stop responding while deprovisioning some pre-installed apps using the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).
  • Fixes a problem in which the default keyboard for the English (Cyprus) (en-CY) locale was not set properly.
  • Addresses an issue that causes the Settings page to stop working and occasionally prevents default applications from being set properly.
  • Fixes a problem that causes a query request of the Win32_LogonSession class for the StartTime to display the value of the epoch (for example, 1-1-1601 1:00:00) instead of the actual logon time.
  • Addresses an issue that causes a Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) call to connect to the Windows PE (WinPE) host fails with the error, “0x80070721.”
  • Fixes a problem that prevents an App-V application from opening and displays a network failure error.
  • Addresses an issue that unintentionally removed Windows Hello credentials after installing KB4489894.
  • Addresses a rare issue that causes Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) to temporarily prevent other processes from accessing files.
  • Fixes a problem that causes a workstation to stop working when you sign in using an updated user principal name (UPN).
  • Addresses an issue in which Windows Defender Application Control will not allow third-party binaries to be loaded from a Universal Windows Platform application.
  • Fixes a problem that may break the domain trust when the Recycle Bin is configured on the domain that carries the trust.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents some users from receiving a TTL value when they are added as members of Shadow Principals. This occurs for users who have distinguished names (DN) that contain an escape character.
  • Fixes a problem that may prevent devices from starting when they start up using Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) images from Windows Deployment Services (WDS) or System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).
  • Addresses an issue that may cause to stop responding for apps that were made using Visual Basic 6 (VB6), macros that use Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), and scripts or apps that use Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript).

Update for older versions of Windows 10

Although version 1709 (Fall Creators Update) is no longer supported, organizations running the Enterprise or Education edition of Windows 10 are getting update KB4512494, which bumps the version number to 16299.1365 and addresses several problems.

Windows 10 version 1703 (Creators Update) is no longer supported either, but organizations with computers still on this release can now download KB4512474, which fixes a few problems and ramps the version number to build 15063.2021.

Also, the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, version 1607, is getting update KB4512495 to address some problems with the no longer supported operating system bumping the version number to build 14393.3181.

Finally, the original release of Windows 10 is getting update KB4517276 bumping the version number to 10240.18308 to address a few issues.

Download August 2019 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.