What bugs does KB4493441 bring to Windows 10 v1709?

Milan Stanojevic
by Milan Stanojevic
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KB4493441 bugs

The April 2019 Patch Tuesday cycle came with a new batch of interesting Windows 10 cumulative updates. Microsoft rolls out new Patch Tuesday updates every month to provide users with additional security and non-security OS improvements.

As a matter of fact, these updates often fix some of major operating system vulnerabilities. 

Microsoft recommended its users to install the April 2019 cumulative updates for Windows 10 as soon as possible. However, some of the users who installed KB4493441 are now experiencing some annoying technical issues. 

This article will provide you with a brief review on these bugs alongside some quick workarounds.

KB4493441 issues and errors

1. Windows fails to update/reset

Some users are experiencing a bug that is restricting their systems from updating Windows or resetting/refreshing their PCs. In fact, they can’t perform any changes after the reboot.

Although the root-cause of this problem has not been identified yet, you can try the following steps to reset your PC.

Use Media Creation Tool to reset your computer. You can use another system to cut Media creation tool.  Microsoft has suggested some recovery options in “Use installation media to restore or reset your PC ” section. 

2. Corresponding application startup bugs 

Microsoft warned Windows 10 users that they might face a bug that causes startup issues for some sites on Internet Explorer. The Redmond giant has described the issue as follows:

After installing this update, Custom URI Schemes for Application Protocol handlers may not start the corresponding application for local intranet and trusted sites on Internet Explorer.

Microsoft recommends its users to open the problematic websites in a new tab or window or right-click the URL link. 

Have you experienced any other issues after installing KB4493441? Let us know in the comments section below.

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  • KB4493441 tried installing on win 10 1709 VDI machines. WUAHandler log says installation completed. Reboot also done. but KB is not showing in Control panel. Tried manual installation and it shows as installed in Control panel but after reboot the machine KB4493441 disappear from Control panel. Please advise .