Although it’s not Patch Tuesday, Microsoft is making available KB4554364 for devices running Windows 10 version 1909 and 1903 to address connectivity issues for users using a Virtual Private Network (VPN).
KB4554364 bumps the version number to build 18362.753 and 18363.753 for the May 2019 Update and November 2019 Update respectively, and according to the company address an problem that might display a limited or no internet connection status in the notification area on computers that use a manual or auto-configured proxy, especially with a VPN.
In addition, this issue might prevent some devices from connecting to the internet using applications that use WinHTTP or WinINet.
Originally, this problem appeared after installing KB4535996, which was available an optional update, as a result, update KB4554364 is also an optional update that you can download and install manually.
If you’re running an older version of Windows 10, Microsoft is also making available the same fix for version 1809 with update KB4554354 that bumps the version to build 17763.1132. (You can download the update here.)
In the case that you’re running version 1803, you’ll need to download and install KB4554349, which after the install bumps the version number to 17134.1401. And if your device is using Windows 10 version 1709, then you’ll need to download and install update KB4554342 that fixes the VPN problem and bumps the version number to 16299.1776.
Once you download the update, you only need to double-click the file to install it.