KB4516066 updates Windows 10 1709 to Build 16299.1387

Microsoft rolls KB4516066 for Windows 10 1709 users which, in turn, updates the existing OS to build 16299.1387. This patch upgrades several Windows components, services, and IE-11 web-browser. Apart from the above changes, this even improves the security concerns over network technologies and input devices.

KB4516066 updates the verifying user names and passwords attribute onward this cumulative update. Moreover, this even renders support against a new subclass Microarchitectural Data Sampling and its vulnerabilities. The experts have suggested temporary solutions to a few known bugs and promised to fix them in an upcoming release. Let’s explore this in somewhat more detail-


Improvements and Fixes – KB4516066

  • Build 16299.1387 protects your PC against several vulnerabilities. Microarchitectural Data Sampling is one such subclass that works only on 32-bit. By default, registry settings are enabled for Windows Client OS editions. You should have a look at the following documents-
  • KB4516066 imposes security patches to Windows Components, Microsoft services, and IE-11 web-browser.

Known Issues on KB4516066

After upgrading the existing issue to Build 16299.1387, you may face this only issue. Owing to this bug, you won’t be able to perform certain operations like renaming files and folders on a Cluster Shared Volume. There appears an error message while doing so-


Solution: This bug comes into effect while using a CSV owner node that doesn’t have the administrative privilege. Hence to address this issue, you must follow any of the solutions discussed below-

  • Carry out the operation using a process that does have the administrator privilege.
  • Run such operations using a node that doesn’t require CSV ownership.

The Company is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

How to get this Update

Before proceeding ahead, make sure to install the latest SSU KB4512575 so as to prevent any errors during the update process. Once you run the servicing stack, you may download the latest cumulative update from three different channels. They are as follows-


Release Channel Availability


Windows Update and Microsoft Update Yes You need not require to do anything as your PC will automatically detect and prompt to install this patch, if available.
2 Microsoft Update Catalog Yes Click here, to get the Standalone package.
3 Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) Yes

If you have already configured products & classifications as described below, you will auto-receive this cumulative update-

  • Product: Windows 10
  • Classification: Security Updates


Source – Update Catalog