As part of the last Patch Tuesday of 2019, Microsoft is rolling out update KB4530684 for devices running the Windows 10 November 2019 Update and May 2019 Update to resolve some issues and improve security.
KB4530684 bumps the version number to build 18362.535 and 18363.535 for the May 2019 Update and November 2019 Update respectively, and according to the company, addresses a problem while creating a local account, error on some devices, and improves the security of Windows 10.
Alongside the update for the most recent versions of the operating system, Microsoft is also pushing updates for Windows 10 version 1809, 1803, 1709, 1703, 1607, and initial release.
Update KB4530684 for Windows 10 version 1903 and 1909
Microsoft has announced KB4530684 in the Windows support site, and it’s referred as “December 10, 2019—KB4530684 (OS Builds 18362.535 and 18363.535).” If you’re already running the Windows 10 May 2019 Update or the November 2019 Update on your device, this update will address these problems:
- Addresses an issue that might cause error 0x3B in cldflt.sys on some devices.
- Addresses an issue that might prevent you from creating a local user account using the Input Method Editor (IME) for Chinese, Japanese, or Korean languages. This issue occurs when setting up a new Windows device during the Out of Box Experience (OOBE).
- Security updates to Windows Virtualization, Windows Kernel, the Microsoft Scripting Engine, and Windows Server.
You can download the updates to install them manually for version 1903 with the links below:
If you’re running version 1909, use these links:
Update KB4530715 for Windows 10 version 1809
Microsoft has also announced KB4530715 in the Windows support site, and it’s referred as “December 10, 2019—KB4530715 (OS Build 17763.914).” If you’re already running the Windows 10 October 2019 Update on your device, this update will address these issues:
- Addresses an issue with diagnostic data processing when a device has the Diagnostic data setting enabled and set to Basic.
- Addresses an issue in which the Microsoft Store might fail to open on Windows on Arm.
- Security updates to Windows Virtualization, Windows Kernel, Windows Peripherals, the Microsoft Scripting Engine, and Windows Server.
Update for older versions of Windows 10
The April 2018 Update, version 1803, has reached the end of support on November 12, 2019, but the company has released update KB4530717 to fix several problems and improve security while bumping the version number to build 17134.1184.
Although version 1709 (Fall Creators Update) is no longer supported, organizations running the Enterprise or Education edition of Windows 10 are getting update KB4530714 to address several issues and bumps the version number to 16299.1565.
Windows 10 version 1703 (Creators Update) is also no longer supported either, but organizations with devices still running this release can now download KB4530711, which fixes a few problems and ramps the version number to build 15063.2224.
Also, the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, version 1697, is getting update KB4530689 to address some problems with the no longer supported operating system bumping the version number to build 14393.3384.
Finally, the original release of Windows 10 is getting update KB4530681 bumping the version number to 10240.18427 to address several problems.
Uninstall update KB4530684 from Windows 10
If the KB4530684 update is causing issues on your device, you can always uninstall it to revert the changes.
Use these steps to uninstall any quality update on Windows 10:
Search for Command Prompt and click the top result to open the app.
Type the following command to view the update history and press Enter:
wmic qfe list brief /format:table
Check the Windows Update history of your device, and identify the update by its HotFixID and InstalledOn information.
Type the following command to uninstall the update from your computer and press Enter:
wusa /uninstall /kb:4530684
In the command, replace “4530684” for KB number that correspond to the update that you’re trying to remove. For instance, if you’re trying to uninstall update KB4530684, then the number that you can have to use in the command is “4530684.”
Click the Yes button.
- Continue with the on-screen directions (if applicable).
Once you complete the steps, the recently installed update will be removed from your computer fixing any issues as a result of the release.
Download December 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.