Microsoft releases KB4534321 outside the update schedule

by Teodor Nechita
Teodor Nechita
Teodor Nechita
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microsoft releases KB4534321

Microsoft releaser a new cumulative update called KB4534321 that is aimed specifically towards Windows 10 version 1809.

It stands out because it was released outside of the normal release schedule, and it brings plenty of fixes and improvements to the Windows 10 October Update.

What stands out most are the fixes and improvements to Microsoft’s Mixed Reality, the fixes to a long-standing issue where the Windows Out Of Box Experience (OOBE) would go in a restart loop, and more.

Most important changes in KB4534321

  • Updates an issue with Windows Mixed Reality that occurs after upgrading to a new version of Microsoft Edge
  • Updates an issue that causes a device to repeatedly go into the Windows Out Of Box Experience (OOBE) restart loop in certain situations.
  • Fixes an issue that causes the touch keyboard to close when you select any key
  • Updates an issue that prevents users from reducing the size of a window in some cases.
  • Updates an issue that changes the user-customized order of tiles in the Start menu even though the layout is locked or partially locked.
  • Fixes an issue that causes the Settings page to close unexpectedly
  • Updates an issue that might prevent a user’s settings from syncing across devices

For the full list of improvements and fixes, check out this link.

As far as issues go, there are only two noticeable issues identified by Microsoft:

  • Renaming files or folders that are on a Cluster Shared Volume can cause errors
  • After installing KB4493509, devices with some Asian language packs installed may get error messages

Get KB4534321 now

Unless Microsoft plans on releasing more updates that are out of the normal release schedule, this will most likely be the last update users will be receiving until February.

As such, if you want to get the latest fixes and test out the latest features, get the update now.

The updates are available via all known sources, which include:

  • Windows Update
  • Microsoft Update
  • Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
  • Direct downloads on the Microsoft Update Catalog website

Have any other questions or suggestions regarding the latest Cumulative Update? Don’t hesitate to leave us a message in the comments section below.

Editor’s Note: If you want to know everything there is to know on Patch Tuesday, check out this in-depth guide.


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