Many users already installed the July cumulative updates on their systems. These updates are availa le for all the platforms including Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10.

In this article, we are going to cover the Windows 8.1 Monthly Rollup. You will receive KB4507448 if you are running Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2.

The latest statistics prove that only a small segment of the users are currently using Windows 8.1. Microsoft recommends its users to upgrade their systems as soon as possible in order to protect them gainst the latest security threats.

KB4507448 major improvements and fixes

Microsoft rolled out KB4503283 last month. The changelog indicates that KB4507448 fixed the issues introduced by KB4507448.

BitLocker issues resolved

Microsoft pushed KB4507448 to resolve some major issues related to BitLocker. Once the update is installed, BitLocker will no longer go into the recovery mode during the update process.

General security updates

Microsoft released some general security updates for Windows Kernal and some built-in Windows components. The updates are released for Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Windows Input and Composition, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Windows Wireless Networking, Microsoft Graphics Component, and Windows Server.

KB4507448 known issues

Fortunately, the recent release didn’t introduce too many issues. However, Microsoft warns its users that they might experience two major issues after installing KB4507448.

TYou may encounter the error STATUS_BAD_IMPERSONATION_LEVEL (0xC00000A5) while performing operations on folders or files saved on Cluster Shared Volume.

Secondly, your system may fail to respond properly if you are running any of the following McAfee products: McAfee VirusScan Enterprise (VSE) 8.8, McAfee Endpoint Security (ENS) Threat Prevention 10.x and McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention (Host IPS) 8.0.

The Redmond giant is currently investigating both of these issues. Hopefully, a permanent fix will arrive within the next few weeks.

Have you installed the July Patch Tuesday updates on your Windows 8.1 systems? Comment down below if you experienced any issues so far.

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