New Windows 10 May Update bug breaks down SAN devices

Milan Stanojevic
by Milan Stanojevic
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May 2019 Update issues

Apparently, the list of issues that came along with Windows 10 May 2019 cumulative updates is increasing day by day. Microsoft is working on fixing a new bug introduced by KB4497934.

Windows 10 cumulative update KB4497934 brings a couple of performance enhancements and fixes. The company acknowledged many issues that came along with this update.

Microsoft confirms that your systems may experience issues pairing up with Storage Area Network (SAN) devices.

Devices may have issues connecting to some Storage Area Network (SAN) devices using Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI) after installing KB4497934.

According to Microsoft, this issue affects different versions of Windows 10 including Windows 10 version 1809, Windows 10 version 1803, Windows 10 version 1709, Windows 10 version 1703, and Windows 10 version 1607.

Additionally, the bug is also affecting systems running Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019 that installed May 2019 cumulative updates

Patch coming next month

At the time of writing this article, there is no workaround available to fix this issue. But rest assured, Microsoft doesn’t usually take long to fix security loopholes and bugs in Windows 10.

Your system automatically checks for new updates and installs them on your system as soon as they’re available. However, the automatic download requires a stable internet connection.

We can not deny the fact that each new update comes with a bundle of new bugs.

Microsoft added new useful functionalities in in the May 2019 Update. Windows 10 users now have more control over feature updates.

They can choose an installation schedule for these updates. That means you can delay the installation if you want to avoid early issues. It is highly recommended that you should install security updates as soon as possible in order to protect your system against the latest security threats.

Microsoft is currently working on fixing this issue and promised to release a fix in the next days.

However, it looks like users will have to wait for Patch Tuesday to get the hotfix.


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