KB4522016 update Windows 10 1903 to build 18362.357 – 23 Sept 2019

Microsoft rolls out a new cumulative update KB4522016 for Windows 10 19H1 users which updates the existing OS to build 18362.357. This is a quality improvement patch comes here to enhance security when using Internet Explorer. It also covers two known issues related to audio in certain games and about some Input Method Editor which becomes unresponsive.

With this patch update, you will enjoy the quality enhancements but no new operating system features. Besides, you can get KB4522016 as .msi files by visiting the link provided at the end of this guide. Let’s get to the changelog.


General Improvements and fixes on KB4522016

  • Microsoft team provides the security updates to Internet Explorer.

Known Issues

Symptom Workaround
Several users reported that audio in certain high rated games is lower or different than required after installing this update. At the request of some of the audio co-workers, the team performed a compatibility change that enabled certain games to query support and render multi-channel audio. Further, the company is also reverting this change as a few games and devices are not functioning multichannel audio as should be. This may consequence as weird-sounding games which customers are used to and may have missing channels.

To solve the issue, here are the following instructions –

  1. At first, click on the start button and open settings. After that, disable the multi-channel audio related to that specific game.
  2. As an alternative workaround, open the Control Panel and search for third-party audio device control panels. Once you find it, select and disable Multi-channel audio or Virtual Surround.

The team is working on a resolution. You can expect a solution will be available in late September.

On installing Build 18362.357, some Input Method Editor (IME) will be unresponsive or there’s also the chance to have huge CPU usage. Here the affected IMEs incorporate Chinese Simplified (ChsIME.EXE) and Chinese Traditional (ChtIME.EXE) with Changjie/Quick keyboard.

Basically, this issue may arise when the Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service is not configured to its default startup type of Manual. To resolve the issue, do the following steps-

  1. Click on the Start button and type services.
  2. Open the Services app from the list and locate Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service.
  3. Thereafter, double-click on Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service and select Properties.
  4. Find Startup type: and change it to Manual.
  5. Select OK.

Now, the “TabletInputService service” is in the default configuration. Also, the IME should work as expected.

How to get this cumulative Update

The company strongly recommends doing run the current SSU on your PC before downloading this security patch KB4522016. The latest servicing stack for this patch is KB4515383.

Furthermore, you will receive a by default notification regarding this patch update through the Windows Update region. But, you can download its standalone package manually as well by clicking on this link.

Alternatively, navigate to the subsequent path Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update and hit Check for updates option. 

Source – Microsoft Update Catalog.