KB4489192 cumulative update features date parsing issues

KB4489192 cumulative update rolls out on 2nd April 2019 featuring quality improvements with no new operating system attributes. This patch-up is designed to fix date parsing issues which occur in Japanese Era Calendar. This release is primarily for .NET framework 3.5 & 4.72 of Windows 10 1809 and Windows server 2019.

Here, in this article, we discuss some key changes that came along with KB4489192 cumulative update. As per Microsoft, there are no known issues that they are aware of till now. If any found, we will update the same in this article. Let’s explore the key changes and how to get this update on your System in somewhat more detail-

KB4489192 cumulative update

Key fixes and Improvements

Here is the complete description of key changes that come together with KB4489192 cumulative update.

  1. Earlier, the framework used to throw an exception whenever the parsed year date is greater or equal to that of Start year of the next era. They fix this issue in this release, thus it won’t throw any such exception.
  2. The company updates the Japanese Era dates that uses the “y年” characters for formatting purposes. Their Calendar now supports use of Symbol “元” instead of number 1 along with the new format for years. In addition to this, it supports usage of symbol “元” to format day numbers as well.
  3. They now allow formatting of the 1st year dates using Gannen characters output on Japanese Era Calendar. It doesn’t matter whether this includes single quotation marks around “年” character.

Note: Till now, there are no known issues in this update that we are aware of.

How to get this update

To apply KB4489192 cumulative update on your PC, navigate to following path-

Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update

Succeeding after, hit Check for updates option. If available, download and install the same on your PC.

If you are not able to get this patch-up file, click here to get its standalone package from Microsoft Update catalogue.

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