Microsoft has rolled out cumulative update KB4535996 to Windows Insiders in the Release Preview ring. The patch is available for Windows 10 1909 18363.693 and 1903 18362.693. However, the release notes are not provided, so this post will be updated when it is aired.
You are able to download the cumulative updates in the Release preview ring and install on the respective versions from the links in the following part.
KB4535996 Windows 10 1909 18363.693 and 1903 18362.693
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Highlights for Version 1909
This version only includes quality enhancements and includes everything from version 1903. No extra problems were documented for this release.
Highlights for Version 1903
- The patch contains updates for a complication that avoids the speech platform application from launching for quite a couple of minutes and especially in a high noise environment.
- KB4535996 focuses on the problem that decreases the image standard in the Windows Mixed Reality (viz WMR) home environment.
- Deals with an issue that might avert ActiveX content from loading.
- Enhancements for Urlmon resiliency while receiving incorrect Content-Length for a PerrDist response is out.
- An issue with rendering PeerDist-encoded content in Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge respectively receives a solution.
- Microsoft rolls out a fix for the complication that causes Microsoft browsers to bypass proxy servers.
- During Modern Standby mode, there is an enhancement in battery performance.
- In certain situations, a problem was preventing Centennial apps from launching. This release has a fix for it as well.
- A complication that stops the OpenFile() function in the KernelBase.dll library from handling file paths longer than 128 characters gots a resolution.
- The giant software concentrate on the issue that blocks a user from upgrading or uninstalling some Universal Windows Platform (aka UWP) apps in certain scenarios.
- Microsoft Narrator will no longer abort functioning when a user session is more than 30 minutes.
- One more solution is out for the problem that adds an unwanted keyboard layout as the default. It occurs after an upgrade or migration even after removing it.
- While editing the properties of .mov files, Microsoft resolves an issue related to it.
- A problem that made usbvideo.sys to stop functioning irregularly gets a solution in this release. It happens when a device resumes from Suspend or Sleep after running Windows Hello or Camera app.
- KB4535996 concentrates on the difficulty that prevents the “Allow un-installation of language features when a language is uninstalled” Group Policy from taking effect.
- Windows Search box will no longer render fully in the space provided for it.
- Post-installation of this cumulative patch avoids the Input Method Editor (viz IME) user dictionary from being used. The occurrence of this problem was evident when leveraging folder redirection with user profiles.
- Windows Search box will now onwards display results correctly.
- The installation procedure will no longer stop acknowledging while installing Windows on a VMware guest machine that has a USB 3.0 hub connected.
- Complications with Windows Autopilot self-deploying mode and white-glove deployment gets a resolution.
- For certain long sessions, the re-running PowerShell workflows might fail with compilation errors will not occur anymore after this update.
- Enhancements in Event Forwarding scalability is out. This is to make sure the thread-safety and increase resources.
- Windows activation troubleshooter will now function perfectly. It will not block users from reactivating their copy of Windows through the product key saved in their “Managed Service Account” (namely MSA).
- While dealing with the problems, the patch also fixes some applications which are deployed using the “Microsoft Installer” (MSI) from being installed using the “mobile device management” (viz MDM) platform. Missing property in the MSI metadata is the reason behind this issue.
- When users make an attempt to sign in, they come across an error “unknown username or bad password”. An environment that has a Windows Server 2003 domain controller (DC) and a Windows Server 2016 or later DC confronts this issue. Post-installation of this patch will fix the problem.
- Sign in scripts will no longer fail to operate when a user signs in or signs out.
- Collection of GetSystemSku and IsTouchCapable will continue when they were not supposed to be.
- Even after joining systems that were upgraded to Windows 10, version 1903, “Azure Active Directory” (AAD) will not inappropriately rejoin the AAD domain.
- The giant software corporation concentrates on the problem in which the WinHTTP AutoProxy service fails to comply with the value set for the maximum “Time To Live” (TTL) on the Proxy Auto-Configuration (viz PAC) file. This eventually averts the cached file from updating dynamically.
- The wrong printer name will not be selected after clicking the Print button in the SQL reporting service.
- One more issue gets a solution where a complication was preventing the printer settings UI from showing accurately.
- Network Profile Service will not cause a computer to stop acknowledging.
- Certain applications were averted from printing to network printers. This issue will not occur anymore.
- After a restart, the printer will no longer hide in Device Manager.
- Microsoft concentrates on a problem that results in Host Networking Service (HNS) PortMapping policies to leak when the container host is reinstated after a reboot.
- A stop error 0x000000CA gets a fix. It occurs when a user mounts a Resilient File System (ReFS) volume without a physical device. This might appear in certain backup solution situations.
- This release deals with Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) complications. It leads to an infinite loop in the retry logic when there is a wide range of lost connections in the connection pool.
- Focus on the issue that leads the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS) to stop functioning which further triggers a reboot. Basically, it appears when invalid restart data is sent with a non-critical paged search control.
- Microsoft updates a problem that discontinuously generates Online Certificate Status Protocol (OSCP) Responder audit event 5125 to indicate that a request was submitted to the OCSP Responder Service. Till now, there is no reference to the serial number or the domain name (DN) of the issuer of the request.
- An update to the problem is out that causes queries against large keys on Ntds.dit to fail with the error, “MAPI_E_NOT_ENOUGH_RESOURCES”. This issue might force users to view limited meeting room availability because “Exchange Messaging Application Programming Interface” (MAPI) fails to administer extra memory for the meeting requests.
- Moving on with the list of fixes, KB4535996 also fixes the issue that corrupts a log file when a storage volume runs out of space and data is still being written to the Extensible Storage Engine Technology (aka ESENT) database.
- Furthermore, the patch updates the problem that results in _NFS4SRV_FILE_CACHE_ENTRY and DirectoryCacheLock to cease responding and leads to error 9E.
- Microsoft team provides an update that prevents “Server Message Block” (SMB) Multichannel from functioning within a cluster network that has IPv6 Local-Link addresses.
- The list for the fixes goes on as a problem that causes Storage Migration Service inventory operations on a Windows Server 2003 source computer to fail in clustered environments is over.
- A timing complication that results in stop error 0x27 in mrxsmb20!Smb2InvalidateFileInfoCacheEntry gets a solution. Generally, it occurs when you rename or eradicate files that have certain extensions and are saved on a network share that has client-side caching enabled.
- An issue in the “Storage Migration Service” that causes the Cutover stage to cease functioning during migration. It happens if an administrator assigns a static IP address to the source adapter is updated.
- A complicated problem gets a solution in which canceling a deduplication (dedup) job to rebuild hotspots impede other deduplication PowerShell commands from responding.
- While proceeding with the updates, this patch also addresses an issue that might cause Remote Desktop sessions to disconnect due to a leak in system memory occurs when the client window is minimized or maximized.
- Windows Defender Application Control’s Code Integrity-based events will become readable post-installation of this update.
- Last but not least, the patch addresses an issue with certificate validation that generate Internet Explorer mode on Microsoft Edge to fail.
KB4535996 Known Issues
As of now, Microsoft has not documented any problems with this update.
How to Get KB4535996
There are certain things that a user should keep in mind while grabbing KB4535996. Firstly, ensure to install the latest servicing stack update (SSU). This becomes quite necessary as it mitigates several potential problems that might occur during the installation of LCU.
Thirdly, manually grab the standalone package by visiting the Microsoft Update Catalog site. Just carefully see the architecture details and download the compatible one.
Source – Release Note