KB4467682 and KB4467681 for Windows 10 1803 and 1709

Martin Brinkmann
Nov 28, 2018
Windows, Windows 10

Microsoft released new cumulative updates for all supported versions of Windows 10 with the exception of Windows 10 version 1809.

The updates fix a large number of bugs in these version. The cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1809 that is about to be released is still in the release preview ring; Microsoft surely wants to get it right this time and it is possible that it won't hit release builds before Patch Tuesday on December 11, 2018.

Here is the list of updates and links to the support pages:

  • Windows 10 version 1803 -- KB4467682
  • Windows 10 version 1709 -- KB4467681
  • Windows 10 version 1703 -- KB4467699
  • Windows 10 version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 -- KB4467684

Windows 10 version 1803 -- KB4467682

KB4467682 brings the build of the operating system to version 17134.441. The update includes the following fixes:

  • Fixed an issue that prevented the removal of word spellings from Office dictionaries.
  • Russian and Moroccan daylight standard time changes.
  • GetCalendarInfo function improvements for Japanese era calendars.
  • Fixed a not responding issue with precision touchpad or keyboards caused by docking, undocking, shutting down or restarting operations.
  • Addresses an issue to allow the use of the previous barrel button and drag functionality and ensure that shim choices have priority over the registry.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the system from turning on sometimes.
  • Fixed a Microsoft Word Immersive Reader issue in Word Online in Edge that skipped the first part of a selected word.
  • Fixed an issue with missing URL shortcuts in Start.
  • Corrected that users could remove apps from the Start menu when the policy "Prevent users from uninstalling applications from Start menu" was set.
  • File Explorer would stop when users turned on the Timeline feature while the "Allow upload of user activities" policy was set to disabled.
  • Fixed the URI ms-settings:easeofaccess-cursorandpointersize.
  • Fixed issue with audio service stopping or becoming unresponsive with Bluetooth devices while using call control, controlling volume, or streaming music.
  • Third-party antivirus software may receive an  ERROR_NO_SYSTEM_RESOURCES error
  • Fixed a smart card issue that caused excessive memory usage.
  • System stopped working with error 0x120_fvevol!FveEowFinalSweepConvertSpecialRangesChunk
  • Fixed an issue with Application Guard from browsing the Internet if IP literals are used to specify web proxies in proxy auto-config files.
  • Fixed a Miracast connection issue on devices on which the allowed service set identifier is specified in Wireless Network Policies.
  • Event Tracing for Windows profiling failed when custom profiling frequencies were set.
  • Connections to eXtensible Host Controller Interface (xHCI) devices caused the system to become unresponsive.
  • Disk benchmark software could throw a bluescreen error.
  • RemoteApp window issue that caused it to be active and in the foreground all the time.
  • Allows a Bluetooth® Low Energy (LE) random address to rotate periodically even when Bluetooth LE passive scan is enabled.
  • Fixed installation and client activation issues in Windows Serve 2019 and 1809 LTSC Key Management Service host keys.
  • Fixed the "set as default apps" issue that prevent the setting of Win32 programs as the default.
  • Fixed an issue with PowerPoint files not opening when exported from Google presentation.
  • Fixed connectivity issues with old devices caused by the introduction of multicast DNS.

Windows 10 version 1709

The cumulative update brings the build of the operating system to version 16299.820. It shares fixes with the update for 1803 and includes the following updates not found in 1803:

  • Fixed an ActiveX scrolling issue in IE11.
  • Fixed an issue with the software keyboard disappearing sometimes when joining a Wi-Fi network while UWP applications are used.
  • Addresses an issue in Universal CRT that would sometimes return an incorrect FMOD result for "very large inputs".
  • Fixed a CredSSP logging issue.
  • Addressed an issue that caused ActiveX controls to be blocked in IE if a policy has been set in Windows Defender Application Control to allow all ActiveX controls to run in the browser.
  • Fixed an issue with the policy Prohibit connection to non-domain networks when connected to domain authenticated network (Wi-Fi interface disconnects over which VPN connections are established).

Windows 10 version 1703

The update brings the OS build to 15063.1478. It shares fixes with the updates for 1709 and 1803 but does not include all of them. No unique updates in this update.

Windows 10 version 1607 and Windows Server 2016

The cumulative update raises the build of the operating system to version 14393.2639. It includes fixes found in the other updates released today and some unique fixes:

  • Addresses an issue that allows mouse movements promoted by touch to bypass low-level mouse hooks designed to block mouse input. As a result, unexpected WM_MOUSEMOVE messages appear.
  • File Explorer would sometimes delete the permissions of a shared Parent folder when deleting shared child folders.
  • File Explorer would sometimes stop working on logoff.
  • Some applications could not run when Windows Defender Application Guard was set to audit mode.
  • Fixed slow performance and stop responding issues in Windows Server environments with "numerous firewall rules". Fix is to add the Dword DeleteUserAppContainersOnLogoff under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy in the Registry and set it to 1.
  • Network connectivity would fail when 802.1x authentication fails.
  • Addresses an issue that fails to clean up some Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) class registrations correctly when using Hyper-V cmdlets that have root\interop class dependencies.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented domain controllers from applying Group Policy password policies if the minimum password length was configured to be greater than 14 characters.
  • Addresses an issue with Just Enough Administration (JEA). A temporary account with the security identifier (SID) authority of “S-1-5-94-xxx” remains in the server security policy under the Log on as a service user right.
  • Addresses an issue that writes to a memory call stack with the Stop code “0xA” in Storage Replica environments.
  • Addresses an issue that causes promotions of non-root domains to fail with the error, “The replication operation encountered a database error.”
  • Addresses an issue that may cause Hyper-V servers to stop working with the error, "0x7F (UNEXPECTED_KERNEL_MODE_TRAP)".

Now You: Have you installed any of the patches? What is your experience?

KB4467682 and KB4467681 for Windows 10 1803 and 1709
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  1. Zhour said on February 4, 2019 at 4:14 pm

    I have faced a probleme with the update KB4467681 When i have tried to install it on Windows 10 version 1709 i got the error message “The update is not applicable on your computer”
    Could you please help on this

  2. Peter said on December 1, 2018 at 12:13 am

    Nice to see that default apps is fixed. I can confirm it works after updating.

  3. Account unknown said on November 28, 2018 at 11:29 am

    “Microsoft surely wants to get it right this time…” – MS doesn’t even have in-house testers, ROFL

  4. Maurice said on November 28, 2018 at 10:16 am

    Hi Martin. But the support for Windows 10 1607 and 1703 not was ended?

    1. Martin Brinkmann said on November 28, 2018 at 10:29 am

      Only for “Home” licenses.

      1. Maurice said on November 28, 2018 at 10:50 am

        In the changelog page of KB4467699 Microsoft says: “Windows 10, version 1703, reached end of service on October 8, 2018. Devices running Windows 10 Home, Pro, Pro for Workstation, and IoT Core editions will no longer receive monthly security and quality updates that contain protection from the latest security threats. To continue receiving security and quality updates, Microsoft recommends updating to the latest version of Windows 10.”

        Then the update are available only for Windows 10 Enterprise and Education editions? Sorry but i’m confused now. Thanks for you patience.

      2. Martin Brinkmann said on November 28, 2018 at 11:30 am

        Yes, that is correct. See the lifecycle page on Microsoft’s website: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/13853/windows-lifecycle-fact-sheet
        Basically, what it boils down to currently is that Enterprise and Education editions of Windows 10 are supported for longer, currently 1 year longer than Home or Pro editions.

  5. Robert G said on November 28, 2018 at 10:08 am

    Thanks Martin for the news.

  6. Franck said on November 28, 2018 at 8:13 am

    Thanks a lot for the summary !

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