Today (14/05/2019) Microsoft released a bunch of security updates for latest windows 10 to provide additional protection against malicious attackers. Part of May 2019 patch Tuesday update KB4494441 (OS Build 17763.503) available for Microsoft latest Windows version 10 1809, KB4499167 (OS Build 17134.765) for April 2018 Update. And also New cumulative updates available for older version Windows 10 fall creators update. And all these updats packages includes both security and non-security improvements. It’s worth noting that most of the non-security improvements included in this release are aimed at businesses and enterprises.

Patch Tuesday updates are cumulative updates that usually only include minor patches and security fixes, rather than any new features.

Download windows 10 update March 2019

All these security updates Automatically download and install via windows update. Or you force Windows update from settings, update & security check for updates to install March 2019 patch updates immediately on your device.

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Also, you can get Windows Update offline package from given download links

  1. Windows 10 1809 (October 2018 Update)
  1. Windows 10 1803 (April 2018 Update)
  1. Windows 10 1809 (Fall creators Update)

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Or Check How to Upgrade to Windows 10 version 1809 Using media creation tool.

Windows 10 Build 17763.503

New Cumulative update KB4494441 (OS Build 17763.503) available for Microsoft latest windows 10 1809. Installing Windows 10 KB4489899 bumps the build 17763.503 and focuses on Security improvements to provide additional protection against malicious attackers.

Fixes a problem with certain fonts breaking down Microsoft Excel, while also introducing additional Spectre Variant 2 mitigations. Microsoft explains the following:

“Enables “Retpoline” by default if Spectre Variant 2 (CVE-2017-5715) is enabled. Make sure previous OS protections against the Spectre Variant 2 vulnerability are enabled using the registry settings described in the Windows Client and Windows Server articles. (These registry settings are enabled by default for Windows Client OS editions, but disabled by default for Windows Server OS editions).”

Here the complete changelog, KB4489899 (OS Build 17763.503)

  • Enables “Retpoline” by default if Spectre Variant 2 (CVE-2017-5715) is enabled.
  • Provides protections against a new subclass of speculative execution side-channel vulnerabilities, known as Microarchitectural Data Sampling, for 64-Bit (x64) versions of Windows (CVE-2018-11091, CVE-2018-12126, CVE-2018-12127, CVE-2018-12130).
  • Adds “uk.gov” into the HTTP Strict Transport Security Top Level Domains (HSTS TLD) for Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.
  • Addresses an issue that may cause “Error 1309” while installing or uninstalling certain types of .msi and .msp files on a virtual drive.
  • Fixes a problem that prevents the Microsoft Visual Studio Simulator from starting.
  • Addresses an issue that may cause zone transfers between primary and secondary DNS servers over the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) to fail.
  • Fixes a problem that causes Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Management Information Base registration to fail when the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) provider uses the Windows tool SMI2SMIR.exe.
  • Addresses an issue that may cause the text, layout, or cell size to become narrower or wider than expected in Microsoft Excel when using the MS UI Gothic or MS PGothic fonts.
  • Security updates to Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Windows Graphics, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Windows Cryptography, the Microsoft JET Database Engine, Windows Kernel, Windows Virtualization, and Windows Server.

Known issues:

  • Issues using the Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) to start a device from a Windows Deployment Services (WDS) server configured to use Variable Window Extension.
  • Error STATUS_BAD_IMPERSONATION_LEVEL (0xC00000A5) when performing certain operations on files or files that are on a Cluster Shared Volume.
  • Printing issue with error “Your printer has experienced an unexpected configuration problem. 0x80070007e” in Edge and UWP apps.
  • Error “0x800f0982 – PSFX_E_MATCHING_COMPONENT_NOT_FOUND” after installing KB4493509 with certain Asian language packs installed.

Windows 10 Build 17134.765

Devices running Windows 10 April 2018 update version 1803, receive new cumulative update KB4499167 (OS Build 17134.765) Installing Windows 10 KB4499167 change build number 17134.765 and bring similar fixes as Windows 10 version 1809 with the exception of Retpoline and Simple Network Management Protocol Management Information Base registration

Here the complete changelog, KB4499167 (OS Build 17134.765)

  • Provides protections against a new subclass of speculative execution side-channel vulnerabilities, known as Microarchitectural Data Sampling, for 64-Bit (x64) versions of Windows (CVE-2018-11091, CVE-2018-12126, CVE-2018-12127, CVE-2018-12130).
  • Adds “uk.gov” into the HTTP Strict Transport Security Top Level Domains (HSTS TLD) for Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.
  • Fixes a problem that may cause “Error 1309” while installing or uninstalling certain types of .msi and .msp files on a virtual drive.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents the Microsoft Visual Studio Simulator from starting.
  • Fixes a problem that may cause zone transfers between primary and secondary DNS servers over the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) to fail.
  • Fixes a problem that may cause the text, layout, or cell size to become narrower or wider than expected in Microsoft Excel when using the MS UI Gothic or MS PGothic fonts.
  • Security updates to Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Windows Cryptography, Windows Datacenter Networking, Windows Wireless Networking, Windows Virtualization, Windows Kernel, Windows Server, and the Microsoft JET Database Engine.

Known issues:

  • Issues using the Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) to start a device from a Windows Deployment Services (WDS) server configured to use Variable Window Extension.
  • Error STATUS_BAD_IMPERSONATION_LEVEL (0xC00000A5) when performing certain operations on files or files that are on a Cluster Shared Volume.

Windows 10 build 16299.1146

Older version of Windows 10 1709, fall creators update not supported but for organizations running the Enterprise or Education edition of Windows 10 receive update KB4499179, which addresses many issues and bumps up the version number to 16299.1146.

Also there is new cumulative update KB4499181 (OS Build 15063.1805) available for Windows 10 1703 (creators update) and Windows 10 KB4494440 (OS Build 14393.2969) available for Anniversary update 1607.

If you face any difficulty while installing these updates, Check Windows 10 Update troubleshooting guide to fix windows 10 Cumulative update KB4494441, KB4499167, KB4499179 stuck downloading, failed to install with different errors etc.

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