KB4338825 fixes some bugs that caused browsers to stop working

Costea Lestoc By: Costea Lestoc
2 minute read
Windows 10 KB4338825

Microsoft just released a new Windows 10 update on July Patch Tuesday (KB4338825) taking the OS build version to build 16299.547 that addresses some issues affecting Google Chrome, and Microsoft’s own browsers. Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge are getting a few security updates as well to provide enhanced security for their users.

Also, Cobalt devices owners received some great news as well, because in this patch Microsoft also included a fix that was causing the latest versions of Google Chrome to stop working on these devices. The update comes with quality improvements only, and there are no new OS features included.

KB4338825 official changelog

Apart from these fixes and enhancements mentioned above, there are other relevant key changes that are included in KB4338825:

  • The update resolves an issue which caused the wrong IME mode to be chosen on an IME-active element.
  • The issue from the submission in Internet Explorer has been fixed.
  • The update also fixes the issue where DNS requests disregarded proxy configuration in Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.
  • This patch also fixes issues involving updated time zone data.
  • The whole Windows ecosystem is evaluated to help ensure app and device compatibility for all Windows updates.
  • The update also brings security improvements to Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft scripting engine, Windows apps, Windows graphics, Windows datacenter networking, Windows virtualization, Windows kernel, and Windows Server.

There are also a few known issues that are packed in this update as well, and you can find out details about them in Microsoft’s official notes.

You can download KB4338825 via Windows Update by going to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update and selecting Check for updates. You can also download and install the update package from Microsoft’s Update Catalog website.

If you installed earlier updates, only the new fixes and improvements that are included in this package will be downloaded and installed on your system.

RELATED STORIES TO CHECK OUT:

For various PC problems, we recommend this tool.

This software will repair common computer errors, protect you from file loss, malware, hardware failure and optimize your PC for maximum performance. Fix PC issues now in 3 easy steps:

  1. Download this PC Repair Tool rated "Excellent" on TrustPilot.com.
  2. Click “Start Scan” to find Windows issues that could be causing PC problems.
  3. Click “Repair All” to fix all issues with Patented Technologies (requires upgrade).

Discussions

Next up

Surface Pro 3 gets new security updates, install goes smoothly

Giles Ensor avatar. By: Giles Ensor
2 minute read

After recent bad news stories about updates released by Microsoft for Windows 10, that you can read here and here, it is refreshing to read (or […]

Continue Reading

Best Windows 10 antivirus software to use in 2018

Radu Tyrsina By: Radu Tyrsina
7 minute read

Update – 2018 will soon come to an end and we already have a guide on what is the best antivirus you should get in […]

Continue Reading

These features are out for good with Windows 10 version 1809

Sovan Mandal avatar. By: Sovan Mandal
2 minute read

Microsoft is all set to launch its next big update, Windows 10 version 1809 in October. While that should be a nice piece of news […]

Continue Reading