KB5007189 Fixes File Explorer Issues on Windows 10 1909

Microsoft rolls a new security patch “KB5007189” for Windows 10 version 1909 PC. Though it has brought several bug fixes and improvements, don’t go for this cumulative update if you use Network Printers more often. 

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Installing this security update will resolve issues occurring with File Explorer, enhance Microsoft Security capability, and a few others outlined below. However, with this cumulative update, your device might start getting errors like 0x000006e4, 0x0000007c, 0x00000709 while printing documents. 

Patch Tuesday - KB5007189

KB5007189 Windows 10 1909 Changelog

Here are the key improvements and fixes on this security update for Windows 10 version 1909 –

  • Updates security of the whole Windows operating system, different Windows Components, and Microsoft services.
  • Brings a new feature to facilitate certain cross-browser data transfers.
  • Enhances Microsoft Defender for Endpoint’s ability to identify and intercept ransomware and advanced attacks.
  • Works upon a known issue that might prevent the successful installation of printers using the Internet Printing Protocol (IPP).
  • Resolves an issue on File Explorer because of which it stops responding and Event 1000 with exception error code 0xc0000005 is logged in. 
  • Improves a bug on JScript9.dll with PropertyGet.
  • Earlier, some of the system apps encounter unexpected results when rendering some user interface elements or when drawing within the app. This problem is triggered only when the apps use GDI+ and set a zero (0) width pen object on displays with high dots per inch (DPI) or resolution, or if the app is using scaling. With KB5007192, Microsoft resolves this problem on Windows 10 version 1607. 
  • Addresses a known issue in which Assigned Access kiosks configured with Microsoft Edge as a kiosk application would sometimes fail to restart Microsoft Edge if users closed the browser window.

Known Issues on KB5007189

After you install this patch update, your device may experience printer issues while printing documents. As of now, the company is working on a resolution to this. So, you better skip this cumulative update to avoid any issues while using your Printers. 

In case you have already installed this update, you may either rollback it or follow the solutions discussed in the posts below –

Whatever printer connection issues you are getting are related to print servers. So, it’s not going to affect your device in any way. 

How to Get this Update

If printer connection issues are the least of your concerns, get this update from either of the below channels –

Note: Make sure to install the latest servicing stack (KB5004748) before trying either of the channels below to download the latest cumulative update “KB5007192”. This will ensure the update process completes without going into any bugs or errors. 

  • Windows Update: Go to Settings (Win + I) > Update & Security > Windows update, and hit the button – Check for updates. The system will automatically download and install the updates available for your computer.
  • WSUS: This update will automatically sync with WSUS if you configure Products and Classifications as follows –
    • Product – Windows 10
    • Classification – Security updates
  • Microsoft Update Catalog: If none of the above channels work to provide the latest cumulative update for your PC, you may get the recent standalone packages from the Update Catalog. After you have downloaded the required setup file, double-click on it to begin its installation. 

Release Note

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