KB4516068 updates Windows 10 1703 to Build 15063.2045 – 10 Sept 2019

Microsoft releases cumulative update KB4516068 for Windows 10 1703 users which updates the existing OS to build 15063.2045. This is primarily a Patch Tuesday security update introduces a couple of issues related to Windows Search. Furthermore, they worked on the different input devices such as a mouse, keyboard, or stylus. With this tutorial, they also deal with some other updates for storing and managing files and verifying user names and passwords.

Apart from security concerns, KB4516068 improves the vulnerabilities that occur during Microarchitectural Data Sampling. The team is constantly working to remove a ]known issue that generally arrives on Build 15063.2045.


General Improvements and fixes on KB4516068

  • Build 15063.2045 brings protections against a new subclass of speculative execution side-channel vulnerabilities, depicted as Microarchitectural Data Sampling. However, this sampling is only applicable to 32-bit version Windows. To know further concerning how to use registry settings, read the articles on Windows Client and Windows Server as well. By default, the related registry entries are enabled. It can be accessed either for Windows Client OS editions or Windows Server OS editions. You may have a look at the following links to get the better idea-
  • KB4516068 announce security updates for Microsoft Scripting Engine, Microsoft JET Database Engine, and the Internet Explorer. With the above list, the company reveals the security updates for the following Windows components-
Windows App Platform and Frameworks 
Windows Input and Composition 
Windows Media 
Windows Fundamentals 
Windows Authentication 
Windows Datacenter Networking 
Windows Virtualization 
Windows Storage and Filesystems 
Windows Wireless Networking 
Windows Kernel 
Windows Server

Known issues in KB4516068


Symptom Workaround

Performing a few operations like renaming files and folders on a Cluster Shared Volume may return the following error-


Basically, this issue comes to vision when you execute the operation on a CSV owner node that requires ownership.

To resolve this bug, try any of the two methods-

  • Carry out the operation after logging in as Administrator.
  • Execute the operation on a CSV node that doesn’t require Admin privilege.

The company is working on a resolution. It will provide an update on the forthcoming release


How to get this cumulative Update

Before downloading this security patch KB4516068, do run the current SSU on your PC. The latest servicing stack for this patch is KB4511839

Besides, you will receive a by default notification regarding this patch update through the Windows Update section. However, you can download its standalone package manually as well through the Update Catalog.

In another way, navigate to the following path Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update and hit Check for updates option. 

Source – Microsoft Update Catalog.