KB4482887: Windows 10 OS Build 17763.348- March 1, 2019

Microsoft rolls out KB4482887 for Windows 10 OS Build 17763.348 on 1st Mar’ 2019. This cumulative patch update carries several fixes and improvements for Windows 10 1809. The Company doesn’t introduce any new operating features in this release. This cumulative patch brings quality refinements in addition to a few methods which will enhance system stability.

Here, in this article, we will focus on general fixes & improvements along with known issues of this knowledge base. Although, you will get this update automatically on your PC; if not, we have also included a way to have KB4482887 manually.

KB4482887

KB4482887: Windows 10 OS Build 17763.348 Details

Here is the complete guide on new features, fixes and known issues brought with KB4482887 cumulative update-

Improvements and fixes

Cumulative update KB4482887 bears multiple quality improvements, however no new OS feature. In this release, Microsoft developers address the following issue-

  • Microsoft now enables Retpoline feature on certain devices of Windows. This might improve the Spectre variant 2 mitigations i.e. CVE-2017-5715.
  • The company fixes the issue which let Action Center suddenly appear on the Wrong side of the Desktop screen.
  • Earlier we face an issue which fails to open inked documents in a PDF on Edge browser. They solve this issue and said it may occur again in case you delete some inking session. If that’s the case, try again to add some more ink.
  • They rectify the error which displays Media type as “Unknown” for SCM disks ( short for storage class memory) under Server Manager.
  • The company also solves Remote Desktop bug which can’t access Hyper-V-Server 2019.
  • Microsoft solves the issue where Republication BranchCache uses more spaces than allotted.
  • Now it enables peripheral roles to support some of the Bluetooth radios.
  • Microsoft improves the Screen reliability issue under which it becomes black or the main screen flashes the moment you resume your PC from sleep. This commonly occurs in laptops where closing its lid, disconnects the laptop from the docking station.
  • They have updated Chile time zone information.
  • Again, they improve the functionality of UE- V App monitor issue which locks up a user account after they move apps to a shared platform using App-V.
  • The company fixes Screen becoming Black along with the Error of failed printing while commanding to do so during Remote Desktop session.
  • Earlier overwriting of files on a shared folder simply fails due to Access Denied error. They resolve this bug which appears only when a filter driver is installed.
  • In certain situations, USB cameras fail to register correctly on Windows Hello. Microsoft fixes this Error which occurs after Out of Box experience setup.
  • They fix an issue which restricts Microsoft enhanced Point as well as Print compatibility driver from installing on Windows 7 clients.
  • Microsoft addresses the issue in which Term service stops working whenever a Remote Desktop is configured to use a hardware encoder for Advanced Video Coding (AVC).
  • The Company solves the issue where App-V applications were not starting smoothly. Rather, it generates error 0xc0000225 in the log. To solve this, navigate to following path in registry and set the DWORD to customize maximum time for the driver to wait for a volume to be available.
"HKLM\Software\Microsoft\AppV\MAV\Configuration\MaxAttachWaitTimeInMilliseconds"
  • They resolve an issue which evaluate the compatibility status of the Windows ecosystem so as to ensure application and device compatibility for all updates to Windows.
  • Earlier an issue which restricts some applications displaying F1 (help shortcut) window correctly is now completely solved.
  • Microsoft fixes an issue which made Desktop and Taskbar to flicker on Windows Server 2019 Terminal. This happens while using User Profile Disk Setup.
  • They address 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.
  • The Company improves performance of case-insensitive string comparison functions like _stricmp() in Universal C Runtime.
  • Again they fix a compatibility issue with parsing & playback of a few MP4 content.
  • Microsoft improves Internet Explorer proxy setting. They again do the same for out of box experience (OOBE) setup in which initial logon stops responding after Sysprep.
  • If you try to set an image/ desktop wallpaper using Group Policy Editor; GPE will not update in case Image/ Desktop Wallpaper is older or bears similar name to that of previous one. Microsoft resolves this issue and you can now upload as per your liking.
  • The issue which causes the TabTip.exe touchscreen keyboard to stop working in certain conditions is now fixed.This trouble appears only when someone uses his keyboard in a kiosk scenario instead of Default shell.
  • Microsoft fixes an issue which let the new Miracast connection banner to remain open even after a lost connection.
  • Again they fix an issue which doesn’t recognize the 1st character of Japanese Era name as an abbreviation and thus results into date parsing bugs.
  • They resolve an issue that earlier prevent Internet Explorer from loading images having a backslash (\) in their relative source path.
  • Microsoft fixes an issue that previously stops certain application randomly which use a Microsoft Jet database along with Microsoft Access 95 file format.
  • The Company resolves an issue in Windows Server 2019 which results input and output timeouts into querying for SMART Data having Get-StorageReliabilityCounter().

If you have already tried earlier updates on your System, only new features will be downloaded and subsequently applied to your device.

Known issues in this update

SymptomWorkaround

“After installing this update, Internet Explorer 11 may have authentication issues. This occurs when two or more people use the same user account for multiple, concurrent login sessions on the same Windows Server machine, including Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) and Terminal Server logons. Symptoms reported by customers include, but may not be limited to:

1. Cache size and location show zero or empty.
2. Keyboard shortcuts may not work properly.
3. Webpages may intermittently fail to load or render correctly.
4. Issues with credential prompts.
5. Issues when downloading files.”

“Create unique user accounts so that two people don’t share the same user account when logging on to a Windows Server machine. Additionally, disable multiple RDP sessions for a single user account for a specific Windows Server.

Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.”

“After installing this update, users may receive “Error 1309” while installing or uninstalling certain types of MSI and MSP files.”

“Ignore the error.

Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.”

How to get this update

Before installing knowledge base KB4482887, make sure to install the latest SSU on your system. Doing this will enhance the reliability of the Update process, subsequently, download and install LCU KB4482887.

Note: SSU stands for servicing stack updates whereas LCU for the latest cumulative update.

If you are unable to get this update automatically on your system, follow the steps written below to apply for this release manually-

At first, navigate to the following path.

Settings --> Update & Security --> Windows Update

Here on the right pane, select Check for updates option.

You can also have Standalone Package of this update from Microsoft Update Catalog.