Download KB4493437 to fix keyboard input issues on PC

by Milan Stanojevic
Milan Stanojevic
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Microsoft addressed a bunch of Windows 10 version 1803 issues by releasing KB4493437. The update increases the current OS build to 17134.753. 

Microsoft has a bad track record as far as the Windows 10 updates are concerned. Oftentimes, users delay the installation of new updates until the company has fixed the initial issues.

However, if you still prefer to install the updates, you should first back up your device properly. A back up always comes in handy if you need to recover your data in case anything goes wrong.

KB4493437 major improvements and fixes

The list of improvements and fixes was quite a long one for KB4493437, compared to KB4493436 and KB4493440. Let’s have a brief look at some of key improvements.

Many users reported that they failed to launch Print Workflow Applications. Users will be happy to know that the bug has been eliminated with KB4493437. 

MS Office bug fix

KB4493437 addressed an issue that disabled the new App Container feature for MS Office users.

UWP apps keyboard input fixes

Microsoft also fixed an issue with Universal Windows Platform apps. The bug was blocking input from the keyboard.

Microsoft Edge favorite list fix

Microsoft says that it fixed a bug that caused Edge to remove the Reading List or Favorites. Windows 10 users started reporting the issue right after they updated their OS.

KB4493437 bugs

Apart from the above mentioned fixes, Microsoft acknowledged two known bugs in KB4493437. The big M recommends uses to try any of these option to disable the Variable Window Extension on WDS server so as to fix the first bug.

Option 1:
Open an Administrator Command prompt and type the following:

Wdsutil /Set-TransportServer /EnableTftpVariableWindowExtension:No

Option 2:
Use the Windows Deployment Services UI.

  1. Open Windows Deployment Services from Windows Administrative Tools.
  2. Expand Servers and right-click a WDS server.
  3. Open its properties and clear the Enable Variable Window Extension box on the TFTP tab.

Furthermore, Microsoft says that users may encounter the 0xC00000A5 error while performing some specific operations. We expect a hotfix to be released with the upcoming update release.

If you want to download KB4493437 on your system, you can visit the Settings menu and navigate to Update & Security >> Windows Update and click Check for updates.


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