Windows 10 v1809 receives another non-security patch update on 25 Mar 2021 i.e. KB45000854. With this release, Microsoft offers quality bug-fixes and improvements to the operating system apart from increasing the build number to 17763.1852.
As usual, the required standalone package (.msu file format) is readily available at Microsoft Update Catalog. However, we recommend getting this non-security patch from Windows Update first. If the automated search doesn’t reveal KB45000854, you may download/apply this patch manually.
|Note: The cumulative updates KB45000854 and KB5000854 are exactly similar and both point to the same Build number i.e. 17763.1852.|
Here are the key changes that came along with this cumulative update –
- Addresses the zooming issue that occurs when using the Microsoft Edge IE Mode on devices that use multiple high-DPI monitors.
- Admins may now enable the extended keyboard shortcuts like Ctrl + S for users in Microsoft Edge IE Mode by tweaking a group policy
- Windows 10 1809 users may now either adjust or turn off the touchpad while accessing administrative settings.
- You may now filter the File Explorer search results without worrying about the screen getting stuck or showing “Computing Filters” indefinitely.
- Updates the Volgograd, Russia time zone from UTC+4 to UTC+3. Similarly, they add a new time zone, UTC+2:00 Juba, for the Republic of South Sudan.
- Works upon an issue that mostly occurs while using USB 3.0 hubs. Earlier, enabling the hibernate mode on a PC simply causes the computer to stop working.
- Fixes Windows Explorer so that it doesn’t consume high amounts of memory.
- Resolves an issue related to Japanese input that is known to occur when the focus changes between boxes in Microsoft Edge Legacy.
- After upgrading to Build 17763.1852, App-V applications should work efficiently without getting into errors like 0xc0000225.
- Adds new capabilities to the Packet Monitor (PKTMON) network diagnostic tool.
- Resolves an issue that turns on Caps lock unexpectedly while using RemoteApp.
- No bugs while evaluating the compatibility status of the Windows ecosystem.
- Addresses an anomaly that causes high memory usage when performing XSLT transforms using MSXLM6.
- The developers resolve issues related to the “RSA key generation” so that it doesn’t report any damaged key.
- Works upon an issue that causes multiple instances of appidcertstorecheck.exe to run on a system when AppLocker is enabled and the system is not on the internet.
- Resolves all possible race conditions that occur when the system calls NtOpenKeyEx(), and thus no more unexpected Stop errors on the device.
- Fixes an issue on the Azure Active Directory environment wherein a prompt appears asking valid credentials when there’s no need or vice versa.
Known Bugs on KB45000854
No new bugs will appear after installing this non-security patch. The one issue that you may encounter has started after applying an earlier build i.e. KB4493509.
The error is – “0x800f0982 – PSFX_E_MATCHING_COMPONENT_NOT_FOUND” and it occurred because of having an additional language on the computer. In order to fix this, you may either uninstall then reinstall the recently added language or reset the PC using the below steps –
- Go to the Settings app > Recovery.
Get Startedunder the Reset this PC recovery option.
- Select Keep my Files.
- Follow the on-screen instructions to complete resetting your device.
How to Get this Update
You may get this non-security patch from either of the following channels –
Tip: Before going to download/install KB45000854, make sure that the recent servicing stack update is already running on your device. Doing so will ensure that the update process completes without getting into any bugs or errors.
Latest Servicing Stack for Windows 10 version 1809: KB5000859
1] Windows Update:
- Reach out to the path –
Settings (Win + I) > Update & Security, and hit the Check for updates button.
- The system will then automatically download/install the pending updates to your device.
2] Update Catalog:
In case the automated search doesn’t reveal any pending update, follow this way –
- Visit Microsoft Update Catalog, and type “KB45000854” on the search bar.
- Press Enter and you will get a list of matching results.
- Pick the one that best resembles your system architecture i.e. x86/x64 or ARM64.
- Go to the extreme right of the chosen link, and hit the Download button.
- Next, click the top link to start downloading the standalone package. Microsoft uploads this package in the “
.msu” file format.
- When the download finishes, right-click on the downloaded setup file and click Run as Administrator.
That’s it, your device is now upgraded to Build number 17763.1852.