KB4512516 Windows 10 1709 16299.1331 Cumulative Update – 13 August 2019

Windows 10 1709 has got Patch Tuesday update KB4512516 for the month of August 2019. The cumulative update takes the operating system build to 16299.1331. No additional features come with KB4512516. But, it consists of a certain quality and security improvements.

The user on Windows version 1709 users should note that this edition will be reaching the end of service by April 2019. This means that no more updates will be made available for 1709 Pro for Workstation, IoT Core, Pro or Home. So as to continue enjoying regular services from Microsoft, make sure you upgrade to the latest version as soon as possible. It is a crucial step for receiving the latest features and security updates.


KB4512516 for Windows 10 1709 changelog

Following are the major highlights and improvements brought by this particular cumulative update.

  1. KB4512516 is a cumulative patch and comes with a bunch of security updates for several Windows components and Microsoft’s browsers, IE and Edge.
  2. The Patch Tuesday package also has updates towards improving security while browsing with Microsoft’s browsers, input devices, for example, keyboard, mouse, or stylus and connectivity functions like Bluetooth and networking technologies.
  3. This cumulative patch also addresses an issue which would otherwise prevent devices from starting or causes them to repeatedly restart when those devices are connected to a domain configured for using MIT Kerberos realms. This would affect both domain controllers as well as domain members.

Known issues

Following are the KB4512516 known issues –

Issue 1:

One of the main known problems with KB4512516 is that the devices which use PXE or Preboot Execution Environment images from WDS or System Center Configuration Manager for start-up are unable to start post the installation of this update on a WDS server. The error message, “Status: 0xc0000001, Info: A required device isn’t connected or can’t be accessed” will come up along.

Microsoft is actively working for a resolution for this issue and you may expect an update anytime sooner in this context.

Issue 2:

Further, there are some issues that are detected with folders or files which are on a CSV (an acronym for Cluster Shared Volume). Renaming or performing such operations on those files and folders would often fail. Such failure in operation is accompanied by an error message, ‘STATUS_BAD_IMPERSONATION_LEVEL (0xC00000A5)’.


This issue has a temporary workaround, as the developers suggest. Since the error occurs when a user tries operating in a CSV-owner node and from a process which does not have the administrative right. Therefore, as a temporary solution, try performing the operation from a process with administrator privilege and a node without a CSV ownership.

Microsoft and team are working actively on a resolution. We can expect an update in an upcoming release.

How to get the cumulative update KB4512516 Windows 10 1709

You wouldn’t have to do much in case you have the Windows Update Services uninterrupted. With these services, you will probably have the patches automatically installed on your system. Further, you can even have these updates’ standalone packages from the site for Microsoft Update Catalog. You need to, however, ensure that, before you get the cumulative patches, you have the latest SSU as well. The developer highly recommends the same.

What to do if you haven’t received the update?

  • Open up the Settings app and when it opens, head to Update & Security => Windows Update.
  • Now, hit right on ‘Check for updates’ link. With this, there will be a fresh scan for any due or new patches.
  • Then, simply download of the listed latest updates will start automatically once the scan is over. Choose a preferable time for installation or click on Restart now.
  • Alternatively, you can manually install KB4512516 after downloading a standalone package from Microsoft update catalog.

Source – Release note.

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