KB4493441-Updates Windows 10 1709 to Build 16299.1087

Microsoft rolls out KB4493441 cumulative update for Windows 10 1709 users and this will upgrade your System to build 16299.1087. Though, it is the last delta update for this version, security and quality updates will continue to come at regular intervals.

The Company has not included any new operating features, still it contains some quality fixes. Here, in this guide, we will discuss general improvements and fixes along with known issues on this build. Let’s explore this in detail-

KB4493441

General Improvements and fixes- Windows 10 1709

  1. Earlier when an exception is thrown during node operations, certain apps that use MSXML6 stop responding. They resolve this issue for now.
  2. The Company resolves the issue where editing a GPO that contains policy preferences for IE 10, results into group policy editor stop responding.
  3. They Fix the stop error which generates while attempting to start the Secure Shell (SSH) client program. It occurs only when Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) with agent forwarding enabled use a command line switch (ssh –A) or a configuration setting.
  4. Microsoft resolves the error where using per font EUDC simply results into BSOD issue.
  5. They bring security updates for Windows Input and Composition, Windows & Microsoft Graphics, Windows Server, Microsoft Scripting Engine and Filesystems. Some other core apps such as Windows App Platforms & Frameworks, Windows MSXML, Microsoft JET database engine, Windows kernel etc. receive security updates too.

In case, you have installed any earlier updates, only the new fixes which this cumulative update carries will be available to download and install on your device.

Known Issues- Build KB4493441

Issue #1

In case you install this patch-up, certain apps protocol handler’s custom URI Schemes may not start the respective app for local intranet or trusted sites on internet explorer.

Sol– To solve this bug, try following workarounds-

Fix 1: Make a right click on the URL link then choose open in new window or tab option.

Fix 2: Try to enable protected mode on Internet Explorer for either trusted sites or local intranet. Here is the procedure to follow-

  • At first, navigate to the following path.
Tools > Internet options > Security
  • Here, select local intranet option under Select a zone to view or change security settings.
  • Succeeding after, choose Enable protected mode option.

At last, hit OK and reboot your PC so that changes made so far comes into effect. Doing this will most probably solve this bug. However, if not, wait for the next release as Microsoft is working on this issue and will bring a resolution for this soon.

How to get this update

You should install the latest servicing stack update (SSU) i.e. (KB4485448) on your System before going to launch the latest cumulative update (LCU) i.e. KB4493441. It is necessary as this can enhance the reliability of the whole Update process.

Windows 10 users will get this update automatically on their PC through Windows Update. However, if you have not received the same or don’t want to wait any more, follow these steps-

  • At first, navigate to the following path.
Settings --> Update & Security --> Windows Update

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