Windows 10 KB4338819 bugs affect printers, VPN software, and more

By: Madeleine Dean
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Windows 10 KB4338819 bugs

This month’s Patch Tuesday Edition brought a series of useful updates to Windows 10 users. Microsoft rolled out KB4338819 to Windows 10 v1803 users, adding four important improvements and bug fixes to the table. Unfortunately, update KB4338819 also brings issue of its own, as many users report. In this post, we’ll list the most common KB4338819 bugs reported by Windows 10 April Update users.

Windows 10 KB4338819 issues

  • KB4338819 fails to install

We’ll kick off this list with a classic issue — the latest Windows 10 v1803 update fails to install for many users. The problem manifests itself in two different ways: the update process suddenly gets stuck or it fails with a specific error code.

KB4338819 downloaded from the microsoft update catalog with error 0x800f0922. First time was through windows update, after that failed at 95 % with message, we could not install updates, rolling back.

To fix this issue, you may try to reset the Windows Update Service and run the Windows Update troubleshooter from the Settings page.

  • App tiles disappear

If your app tiles disappeared after you installed the latest Windows 10 updates, you’re not the only one. Here’s how one user describes this issue:

Windows 10 – 64bit KB4338819
Has anybody experienced disappearing App tiles with the installation of this update. I turned off my computer (laptop) and when I powered it back on this update installed itself on to my laptop and now all the additional programs I have installed no longer have tiles on my desktop so I have to reinstall the tiles to my desktop.

To fix this issue, check out our troubleshooting guide on how to fix Start Menu tiles not showing on PC.

  • Users can’t connect to shared printers

My client pcs cannot connect to shared printer on windows 10 after security update kb4338819

If your Windows computer can’t connect to printers, maybe the instructions listed in the troubleshooting guides listed below will help you fix the problem:

  1. Windows cannot connect to printer: 8 solutions to fix the error
  2. Wi-Fi printer not recognized? Fix it with these quick solutions
  • VPN software stopped working

If you rely on a VPN software to protect your online privacy, you may have to do some troubleshooting work after you install KB4338819.

When I installed Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4338819 on my PC my VPN software stopped working and would not launch. Uninstalled update and VPN started working again. First time I installed update I downloaded the standalone update. I reinstalled update through windows update and the VPN stopped working again. Uninstalled the cumulative update and the VPN started working again.

If your VPN stopped working, here are a few troubleshooting guides to help you fix the problem:

  1. VPN blocked on Windows 10? Don’t panic, here’s the fix
  2. Is VyprVPN blocked on your Windows PC? Here are some alternatives
  3. SOLVED: VPN application blocked by security settings
  • Other KB4338819 bugs

The list of bugs affecting KB4338819 doesn’t end here. Users also complained about the following issues:

If you encountered other issues after installing KB4338819, use the comment section below to tell us more about your experience.

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