Download KB4499147, KB4499162 to fix looping redirects in browsers

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cumulative updates KB4499147 and KB4499162

Microsoft brought two new cumulative updates to users running older versions of Windows 10. These updates are KB4499147 for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1709) and KB4499162 for Windows 10 Creators Update (version 1703).

It is worth mentioning that Microsoft supports these versions of Windows 10 only in Enterprise, Education and IoT Enterprise editions. The Home and Pro editions won’t get these recent updates because they are no longer supported by Microsoft.

In Windows 10 version 1703, this update was preceded by KB4505055 and in Windows 10 version 1709, the recent update was preceded by KB4505062.

What’s new in KB4499147 and KB4499162?

KB4499147 increases OS Build number to 16299.1182 for Windows 10 version 1709 and KB4499162 increases OS Build number to 15063.1839 for Windows 10 version 1703.

Both updates fix an issue regarding looping redirects between Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11.

Also, they fix a plethora of problems such as an “Incorrect Username or password” login error when using an empty or null password and Windows Defender Credential Guard is enabled.

KB4499147 and KB4499162 are similar, but not the same

Taken separately, KB4499147 also solves a DNS issue in Windows 10 version 1709, as it is described on Microsoft official website:

Addresses an issue that may cause event 7600 in the Domain Name System (DNS) server event log to contain an unreadable server name.

For further details about this recent update, check out Microsoft’s website.

KB4499162 brings a major improvement for Windows 10 version 1703 as Microsoft explains on the official website:

Improves performance related to case-insensitive string comparison functions such as_stricmp()in the Universal C Runtime.

To learn more about this update, go to Microsoft’s website.

Do you still use Windows 10 version 1709 or 1709? Let us know what you think about these updates in the comments section below.

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