KB4503279 fixes major bug preventing device connections on PCs

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Microsoft recently rolled out KB4503279 to Windows 10 version 1703 PCs. This new patch brings Windows 10 to build version 15063.1868.

This Patch Tuesday Update resolves connection issues with Bluetooth devices. Furthermore, KB4503279 brings security updates for IE11 as well as other Windows components.

As far as the bugs are concerned, as you all know, Microsoft has a bad history of Windows updates. Luckily, Microsoft didn’t acknowledge too many issues affecting this patch. In other words, the update process should go smoothly for most users.

In this article, we are going to quickly list some of the key changes and quality improvements included in KB4503279.

What’s new in KB4503279?

Windows Update will just download new fixes on your device if the previous updates are already installed on your machines.

Security vulnerability issues fixed

Microsoft fixed a security vulnerability issue that prevented connection requests between Bluetooth devices and Windows OS.

If you experienced the same issue, you need to also contact your Bluetooth device manufacturer to get the specific update for your device.

Internet Explorer 11 issues resolved

KB4503279 fixed the issue that restricted users from opening IE11. You need to install KB4503279 on your device to fix the bug.

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Security updates for Windows Components

This patch brings a bundle of security updates for various components of the Windows 10 operating system. The complete details are available on the official support page.

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Microsoft recommends its users to install the latest servicing stack updates (SSU) on your PC before downloading KB4503279.

SSUs improve the reliability of the update process to mitigate potential issues while installing the LCU.

Your system will automatically download the update. You can still manually force your system to check for update via Windows Update section.

Or you can download KB4503279 straight from the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

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