Today, Microsoft has released KB4284835 for Windows 10 April 2018 Update Version 1803 and Windows Server 2016. The patches apply to OS Build 17134.112 and include several important fixes. Now you will not have to face Black Screen error during Startup after installing this.
KB4284835 Windows 10 April 2018 Update Version 1803 has extra protection to mitigate Speculative Store Bypass. In addition, Microsoft claims to fix firmware updates problem that sent devices to BitLocker recovery mode.
KB4284835 Windows 10 April 2018 Update Version 1803 Details
Improvements and fixes
KB4284835 package is Cumulative and Delta updates as well. Here are key changes –
KB4284835 Windows 10 Update makes protection available to fight Speculative Store Bypass (CVE-2018-3639). CVE-2018-3639 is none other than an extra subclass of speculative execution side-channel vulnerability.
These protections are disabled by the built-in nature but Windows client (IT pro) users can follow the instructions in KB4073119. Utilize this information to enable mitigations for Speculative Store Bypass (CVE-2018-3639). Moreover, use the mitigations that have earlier been delivered for Spectre Variant 2 (CVE-2017-5715) and Meltdown (CVE-2017-5754).
Microsoft has worked hard on Intuit QuickBooks is not functioning in multi-user mode on Windows 10 v1803 devices problem. Specifically, 2017 including 2018 versions of Intuit QuickBooks is creating the issue.
They started supporting the SameSite cookie web standard in the browsers Microsoft Edge furthermore (IE) Internet Explorer.
Windows 10 developers try to settle down Internet Explorer (IE) problem that stops it from using an updated version of location services.
They work on games complications that fail to throw dialogs when connected to monitors that support interlaced display formats.
Microsoft addresses brightness control bug that is troubling on some laptops after updating to the Windows 10 April 2018 Update.
Windows 10 team works on Game Bar may fail to launch problem.
They solved firmware updates problem that sent devices to BitLocker recovery mode. This occurred when BitLocker remained enabled, but Secure Boot was either disabled or not present. This update blocks firmware installation on systems in this state. Administrators can install firmware updates by:
a) Temporarily suspension of the BitLocker,
b) Instantly installing firmware updates before the next Operating system startup,
c) And then restarting the device so that BitLocker can return back from the suspended state.
Microsoft has settled the black screen on startup problem in Windows 10 April 2018 Update 1803. This problem took place because previous updates to v1803 were incompatible with specific versions of PC tune-up utilities after installation.
Security updates to “Internet Explorer (IE)”, “Microsoft Edge Browser”, “Microsoft scripting engine”, “Windows Desktop Bridge”, “Windows apps”, Windows shell, Windows kernel, “Windows Server”, Windows storage and file systems, “Windows wireless networking”, remote code execution, and Windows virtualization and kernel.
If you have received former updates, only the fixes in this package will be downloaded and installed on your system.
For more information about the resolved security vulnerabilities, see the Security Update Guide.
Known issues in KB4284835 Windows 10
Certain laptops having Windows 10 April 2018 update V1803 may encounter an error code An invalid argument was supplied. This issue will come when opening files or running programs from a shared folder with the SMBv1 protocol.
Enable either SMBv2 or SMBv3 on both of the SMB server and the SMB client, following KB2696547.
Microsoft is working on a fix for An invalid argument was supplied error that will be provided later in June.
How to get KB4284835 Windows 10 April 2018 Update Version 1803
If you want to manually get standalone for this update click the link below –
Get the Cumulative update for Windows 10 Version 1803 – 12 June 2018
KB4284835 package will be downloaded afterward installed automatically from Windows Update. To check now –
Launch Windows Settings (Win&I) and select Update & Security.
Go to the right pane and perform a click on Check for updates.
Source: Release note