KB4535996 for Win 10 v1903 build 18362.693 & v1909 build 18363.693

Microsoft released a new cumulative update KB4535996 to address a plethora of issues with devices running Windows 10 version 1909 and version 1903. This patch increases the version number to build 18362.693 and 18363.693 for the May 2019 Update and November 2019 Update respectively. In this patch update, the company fixes the issue associated with network printers, enhances battery performance during Modern Standby mode, and many more.

You can either download the KB4535996 update manually or let Windows do it for you. There is another way i.e. the manual installation that can be used when you fail to get the update. To do this, just open Windows Settings (Win+I) > Update & Security > Windows Update. Thereafter, go to the right pane and click on Check for updates. In order to check the complete list of the patch, open Windows 10 Cumulative Updates.

KB4535996

General Fixes and Improvements for KB4535996

Here are the new changes comes along with the build 18362.693 and 18363.693 –

Windows 10, 19H1

The key changes of this non-security update include –

  • The company works on an issue that hinders the speech platform application from opening for several minutes in a high noise environment. 
  • Microsoft team improves the image quality in the Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) home environment. 
  • The tech giant improves Urlmon resiliency. It happens when you receive incorrect Content-Length for a PeerDist response. 
  • The cumulative update works on the issue associated with rendering PeerDist-encoded content in Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge. 
  • Addresses an issue that might hamper ActiveX content from loading. 
  • KB4535996 works upon an issue that might cause Microsoft browsers to bypass proxy servers. 
  • This patch also improves battery performance during Modern Standby mode. 
  • The company works on an issue that hampers Centennial apps from opening in certain scenarios. 
  • Microsoft team works on an issue that hinders the OpenFile() function in the KernelBase.dll library from handling file paths longer than 128 characters. 
  • The team works on an issue that hinders a user from upgrading or uninstalling some Universal Windows Platforms (UWP) apps in certain scenarios. 
  • The developer team works on an issue that causes Microsoft Narrator to discontinue working when a user session is longer than 30 minutes. 
  • Windows 10 team works on an issue that adds an unwanted keyboard layout as the default after an upgrade or migration even if you have already removed it. 
  • The editing of the properties of .mov files is rectified.
  • Microsoft specialist works on an issue that causes usbvideo.sys to stop working intermittently when a device resumes from Suspend or Sleep after using the Camera app or Windows Hello. 
  • Addresses an issue that might hinder the “Allow uninstallation of language features when a language is uninstalled” Group Policy from taking effect.
  • The team works on an issue that restricts the Windows Search box from rendering fully in the space allotted for it. 
  • The cumulative update KB4535996 tries to solve an issue that hinders the Input Method Editor (IME) user dictionary from being used when leveraging folder redirection with user profiles. 
  • The company works upon an issue that might prevent the Windows Search box from showing results. 
  • Microsoft expert tries to fix an issue that causes the installation process to stop responding when installing Windows on a VMware guest machine that has a USB 3.0 hub attached. 
  • Works on an issue with Windows Autopilot self-deploying mode and white-glove deployment. 
  • Microsoft specialist attempts to solve the problem in which re-running PowerShell workflows might fail with compilation errors for long sessions. 
  • The cumulative update improves the event Forwarding scalability to ensure thread safety and increase resources. 
  • They focus on an issue in the Windows activation troubleshooter. It certainly hampers users from reactivating their copy of Windows using the product key stored in their Managed Service Account (MSA).
  • The company works on an issue that restricts some applications, which are deployed using the Microsoft Installer (MSI) from being installed using the mobile device management (MDM) platform. This problem mainly occurs because of a missing property in the MSI metadata.
  • Microsoft team works on an issue that creates an “unknown username or bad password” error when endeavoring to sign in. It mainly occurs in an environment that has a Windows Server 2003 domain controller (DC) and a Windows Server 2016 or later DC.
  • The tech giant addresses an issue with sign-in scripts that fail to run when a user signs in or signs out.
  • The developer team attempts to rectify an issue that continues to collect IsTouchCapable and GetSystemSku data. 
  • Microsoft specialist works on an issue that causes some Azure Active Directory (AAD) joined systems. It was upgraded to Windows 10, version 1903, to erroneously rejoin the AAD domain. 
  • The WinHTTP AutoProxy service now can easily comply with the value set for the maximum Time To Live (TTL) on the Proxy Auto-Configuration (PAC) file. It restricts the cached file from updating dynamically. 
  • On clicking the Print button in the SQL reporting service, you will not experience the wrong printer name.
  • The company works on an issue that restricts the printer settings user interface from displaying properly. 
  • KB4535996 works on the Network Profile Service that might cause a computer to stop responding. 
  • They address an issue that restricts some applications from printing to network printers. 
  • Microsoft team tries to fix an issue that might cause a printer to be a hidden device in Device Manager after a restart. 
  • The tech community tries to rectify an issue that causes Host Networking Service (HNS) PortMapping policies to leak when the container host is reinstated after a restart. 
  • Microsoft team tries to fix a stop error (0x000000CA). It mainly occurs when you mount a Resilient File System (ReFS) volume without a physical device. This might occur in some backup solution scenarios. 
  • The company works on an Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) issue. Because of this problem, it causes an infinite loop in the retry logic when there are several lost connections in the connection pool. 
  • Microsoft team works on an issue that causes the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service to discontinue functioning and triggers a restart of the system. It generally occurs when invalid restart data is sent with a non-critical paged search control. 
  • They work on an issue that intermittently creates Online Certificate Status Protocol (OSCP) Responder audit event 5125 to designate that a request was submitted to the OCSP Responder Service. Although, there is no reference to the serial number or the domain name (DN) of the issuer of the request.
  • The company tries to fix an issue that causes queries against large keys on Ntds.dit to fail with the error, “MAPI_E_NOT_ENOUGH_RESOURCES”.
  • Works on an issue that corrupts a log file. It happens when a storage volume is full and data is still being written to the Extensible Storage Engine Technology (ESENT) database.
  • The company works on _NFS4SRV_FILE_CACHE_ENTRY and DirectoryCacheLock. It will not stop responding which leads to error 9E.
  • They work on an issue that restricts Server Message Block (SMB) Multichannel from working within a cluster network that has IPv6 Local-Link addresses.
  • The developer team tries to fix the issue that might cause Storage Migration Service inventory operations on a Windows Server 2003 source computer to fail in clustered environments.
  • The timing issue is now resolved. It causes the stop error 0x27 in mrxsmb20!Smb2InvalidateFileInfoCacheEntry. This issue mainly occurs when you rename or delete files that have certain extensions and are stored on a network share that has client-side caching enabled.
  • The company tries to solve the issue in the Storage Migration Service. Because of this issue, it causes the Cutover stage to discontinue functioning during migration if an administrator assigns a static IP address to the source adapter.
  • Addresses an issue in which canceling a deduplication (dedup) job to rebuild hotspots hampers other deduplication PowerShell commands from responding. 
  • The giant software tries to fix an issue that might cause Remote Desktop sessions to disconnect. It is because a leak in system memory occurs when the client window they minimize or maximize.
  • Furthermore, they also address an issue that makes the Windows Defender Application Control’s Code Integrity-based events unreadable. 
  • Windows 10 team works on an issue with certificate validation that causes Internet Explorer mode on Microsoft Edge to fail.

Windows 10, 19H2

The key changes in these quality improvements are –

  • This build includes all the major changes from Windows 10, version 1903.
  • For this patch, the company doesn’t address any additional issues.

How to get this update KB4535996 

Before proceeding further, make sure to install the following Servicing stack updates on your PC-

1. Through Windows Update

You will get the new patch update KB4535996 automatically on your respective Windows 10 version 19H1 through Windows Update. Also, you may download the patch update manually by navigating to the following address –

Settings (Win+I) > Update & Security > Windows Update

After that, click on the Check for Updates button.

2. Through the Update Catalog

Download the Standalone Package for Windows 10 version: 1903 & 1909

3. Via Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)

If you configure Products and Classifications as described below, KB4535996 will auto-synchronize with WSUS.

  • Product: Windows 10
  • Classification: Security Updates

Source – Microsoft Update Catalog