Windows 10 KB4493464 comes with a bunch of security updates

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Windows 10 KB4493464 update

Microsoft recently rolled out a new cumulative update, KB4493464, as part of the Windows 10 April 2018 Update. The update takes the existing OS version to build 17134.706.

As a quick reminder, the company already announced this OS version would no longer receive new delta updates in the future. However, Microsoft promised it would keep on offering quality and security updates. 

The big M didn’t introduce any new system features this time but KB4493464 came with a handful of improvements alongside some bug fixes.

If you’re interested in updating your system, follow the download link below.

And now let’s take a look at what’s new in KB4493464.

KB4493464 improvements and fixes

A bundle of security updates 

KB4493464 brings some important security updates for the Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Windows Server, Windows Storage, Windows Virtualization, Windows Kernel, Windows Graphics, and other system components.

Fix for unresponsive apps

KB4493464 addresses another important issue related to MSXML6 applications. Previously, applications that were using MSXML6 were not responding in a few situations. This issue usually occurred during node operations as a result of an exception.

Stop error fixes

A stop error has also been fixed in KB4493464 that was introduced by the previous builds. Users experienced this error when they tried to start the Secure Shell (SSH) client program from Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL).

IE 10 bug fix

Users reported an issue regarding the Group Policy editor. When a user attempted to edit a Group Policy Object (GPO) that specifically contained  Group Policy Preferences (GPP) for Internet settings of IE10, an error occurred. You should no longer experience such issues after installing KB4493464.

KB4493464 known issues

Furthermore, Microsoft also listed some known issues related to KB4493464. For example, users might experience some launch issues for custom URI schemes for application protocol controllers.

Other users might also experience a premature disruption issues in connection to the WDS server.