Patchday Windows 10-Updates (October 9, 2018)

[German]As of October 9, 2018 (second Tuesday of the month, patchday at Microsoft), several cumulative updates have been released for the supported Windows 10 builds. Here are some details about each update.


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A list of the updates can be found on this Microsoft Web page. In August 2018, Microsoft revised the display format to make it easier to get the information. I’ve pulled out the details below.

Updates for Windows 10 Version 1809

The following updates are available for Windows 10 October 2018 Update (Version 1809).

Update KB4464330 for Windows 10 Version 1809

Cumulative update KB4464330 includes quality improvements but no new operating system features and raises the OS build to 17763.55. Here is the list of fixes:

  • Addresses an issue where an incorrect timing calculation may prematurely delete user profiles on devices subject to the “Delete user profiles older than a specified number of day” group policy.
  • Security updates to Windows Kernel, Microsoft Graphics Component, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Internet Explorer, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Windows Linux, Windows Wireless Networking, Windows MSXML, the Microsoft JET Database Engine, Windows Peripherals, Microsoft Edge, Windows Media Player, and Internet Explorer.

There are no known issues with the update. The update is distributed automatically via Windows Update, but can also be downloaded and installed from the Microsoft Update Catalog. Manual installation of the update requires the Servicing Stack Update (SSU) KB4465477 to be installed first. This is ensured when installing via Windows Update.

Update KB4465477 (SSU) for Windows 10 Version 1809

Update KB4465477 is a Servicing Stack Update (SSU) for Windows 10 Version 1803. This must be installed before update KB4464330. The update is offered via Windows Update, via WSUS or via the Microsoft Update Catalog.


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Updates for Windows 10 Version 1803

The following updates are available for Windows 10 April Update (version 1803).

Update KB4462919 for Windows 10 Version 1803

Cumulative update KB4462919 contains quality improvements but no new operating system functions and raises the OS build to 17134.345. The update also includes an update for Microsoft HoloLens (OS Build 17134.345). Here is the list of fixes:

Security updates to Internet Explorer, Windows Media Player, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Peripherals, Windows Shell, Windows Kernel, Windows Datacenter Networking, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows Linux, and the Microsoft JET Database Engine.

The update is distributed via Windows Update, but should also be available via WSUS or the Microsoft Update Catalog. Microsoft (currently) is not aware of any problems with the update. Manual installation of the update requires that the current Servicing Stack Update (SSU) KB445665 from September 2018 is installed. This is ensured when installing via Windows Update.

Dynamisches Update KB4459502 for Windows 10 Version 1803

According to deskmodder.de Microsoft has also released a dynamic update KB4459502 for Windows 10 version 1803. This update is only used during installation to update. There is no KB article, nor is the update available in the Microsoft Update Catalog.

Updates for Windows 10 Version 1709

The following updates are available for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1709).

Update KB4462918 for Windows 10 Version 1709

Cumulative Update KB4462918 for Windows 10 Version 1709 (Fall Creators Update) raises the OS build to 16299.726 and includes quality improvements and the following fixes:

Security updates to Internet Explorer, Windows Media Player, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Shell, Windows Kernel, Windows Datacenter Networking, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Microsoft Scripting Engine, and the Microsoft JET Database Engine.

The update is distributed via Windows Update, but can also be downloaded via Microsoft Update Catalog. Manual installation of the update requires that the current Servicing Stack Update (SSU) KB4339420 is installed. This is ensured when installing via Windows Update.

As a known issue, some users see a message after installing this update that starts with the words “Hosted by…” the first time they start Microsoft Edge. The message should simply be clicked away and is good. This dialog only appears once if you have enabled “Block third-party cookies only” in Microsoft Edge and have installed certain language packs before installing this update.

Updates for Windows 10 Version 1703

The following updates are available for Windows 10 Creators Update (version 1703).

Update KB4462937 for Windows 10 Version 1703

Cumulative Update KB4462937 for Windows 10 Version 1703 (Creators Update) raises the OS build to 15063.1387 and includes quality improvements. The update is also available for Windows 10 Mobile (OS Build 15063.1390). It addresses the following security vulnerabilities and issues:

Security updates to Internet Explorer, Windows Media Player, Microsoft Graphics Component, Microsoft Edge, Windows Kernel, Windows Storage and Filesystems, and Microsoft Scripting Engine.

The update is distributed via Windows Update, but can also be downloaded via Microsoft Update Catalog. Manual installation of the update requires that the current Servicing Stack Update (SSU) KB4132649 is installed. This is ensured when installing via Windows Update. There is the same issue as for Update KB4462918 for Windows 10 Version 1709.

Windows Update Improvements

Microsoft has released an update directly to the Windows Update Client to increase its reliability. Any Windows 10 device that is configured to automatically update with Windows Update will receive the feature update (to V1803). Windows 10 Enterprise and the Pro Edition also receive the feature update (on V1803) based on device compatibility and the update delay (defer) set in Windows Update for Business Deferral Policy. This does not apply to LTSC versions.

Updates for Windows 10 Version 1507 till 1607

Various updates are available for Windows 10 RTM to Windows 10 Anniversary Update (Version 1607). Here is a brief overview.

  • Windows 10 Version 1607: Update KB4462917 is only available for Enterprise and Education as well as Windows Server 2016. The update raises the OS build to 14393.2551 and includes the fixes mentioned above for other updates. This update is automatically downloaded and installed by Windows Update, but can be downloaded from the Microsoft Update Catalog. Before manual installation, the Servicing Stack Update (SSU) (KB4132216) must be installed. Details, also the known problem with the KMS, can be found in the KB article.
  • Windows 10 Version 1507: Update KB4462922 is available for the RTM version (LTSC). This update raises the OS build to 10240.18005 and includes the fixes mentioned in the KB article. This update is automatically downloaded and installed by Windows Update, but can be downloaded from the Microsoft Update Catalog. Similar to Windows 10 Version 1703, there are also improvements to Windows Update (see note above). Details can be found in the KB article

For Windows 10 V1511 there was no update, that this version fell on the support. Details about the above updates can be found in the respective Microsoft KB articles in case of doubt.

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