Patchday Windows 10 Updates (February 12, 2019)

[German]February 12, 2019 (second Tuesday of the month, Patchday at Microsoft) released several cumulative updates for the supported Windows 10 builds. Here are some details about each update.


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For a list of updates, visit this Microsoft Web page. I’ve pulled out the details below. The update installation requires an existing current Servicing Stack Updates (SSUs). Microsoft now publishes an overview of current Servicing Stack Updates (SSUs) under ADV990001.

Addendum: Known issues

When I wrote this article, there were no known issues mentioned with the updates. A few hours ago, Microsoft made an addition to the Know Issues section of all Windows 10 February 2019 updates.

After installing this update, previously abbreviated Japanese date and time strings no longer parse.

They propose a workaround to fix this issue until a patch is available. Details may be found within the kb articles linked below.

Updates for Windows 10 Version 1809

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

Update KB4487044 for Windows 10 Version 1809

Cumulative Update KB4487044 raises the OS build to 17763.316 and includes quality improvements but no new operating system features. Here is the list of fixes:


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  • Addresses an issue that fails to set the LmCompatibilityLevel value correctly. LmCompatibilityLevel specifies the authentication mode and session security.
  • Addresses an issue that may prevent applications that use a Microsoft Jet database with the Microsoft Access 97 file format from opening. This issue occurs if the database has column names greater than 32 characters. The database fails to open with the error, “Unrecognized Database Format”.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents Microsoft Edge from connecting using an IP address.
  • Addresses an issue that causes the Windows Hello for Business Hybrid Key Trust deployment sign-in to fail if Windows 2019 Server domain controllers (DC) are used for authentication. The error is, “That option is temporarily unavailable. For now, please use a different method to sign in”. If Active Directory (AD) activity tracing is enabled, a Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS) exception may occur in the Windows 2019 DC when processing a user’s sign in.NoteThe AD Data Collector Set and Microsoft Azure Advanced Threat Protection (AATP) enable Active Directory activity tracing by default.
  • Addresses an issue in Microsoft HoloLens that allows users to bypass the lock screen sign in process in some work flows.
  • Security updates to Microsoft Scripting Engine, Microsoft Edge, Windows Server, the Microsoft JET Database Engine, Internet Explorer, Windows Wireless Networking, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Windows Input and Composition, Windows Graphics, and Windows App Platform and Frameworks.

The update is automatically distributed via Windows Update, no update search is necessary anymore. The update can also be downloaded and installed from the Microsoft Update Catalog. The manual installation of the update requires that the Servicing Stack Update (SSU) KB4470788 (Microsoft Update Catalog, WSUS) is installed. This is ensured when installing via Windows Update. There are no known issues with this update.

Updates for Windows 10 Version 1803

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

Update KB4487017 for Windows 10 Version 1803

Cumulative Update KB4487017 contains quality improvements but no new operating system functions and raises the OS build to 17134.590. Here is the list of fixes:

  • Addresses an issue that fails to set the LmCompatibilityLevel value correctly. LmCompatibilityLevel specifies the authentication mode and session security.
  • Addresses an issue that may prevent applications that use a Microsoft Jet database with the Microsoft Access 97 file format from opening. This issue occurs if the database has column names greater than 32 characters. The database fails to open with the error, “Unrecognized Database Format”.
  • Adds top-level domain support to HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) Preload for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents Microsoft Edge from connecting using an IP address.
  • Security updates to Microsoft Scripting Engine, Internet Explorer, Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Windows Graphics, Windows Input and Composition, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Windows Server, and the Microsoft JET Database Engine.

The update is distributed via Windows Update, but should also be available via WSUS or Microsoft Update Catalog.  Manual installation of the update requires the current Servicing Stack Update (SSU) KB4485449 (Microsoft Update Catalog) to be installed. This is ensured when installing via Windows Update.

Microsoft is aware of the following issues with this update: After you install this update, some users may no longer be able to place a Web link in the Start menu or taskbar. Microsoft is working on a solution and will release an update in a future release.

Updates for Windows 10 Version 1709

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

Update KB4486996 for Windows 10 Version 1709

Cumulative Update KB4486996 for Windows 10 Version 1709 (Fall Creators Update) raises the OS build to 16299.967 and includes quality improvements and the following fixes:

  • Addresses an issue that fails to set the LmCompatibilityLevel value correctly. LmCompatibilityLevel specifies the authentication mode and session security.
  • Addresses an issue that may prevent applications that use a Microsoft Jet database with the Microsoft Access 97 file format from opening. This issue occurs if the database has column names greater than 32 characters. The database fails to open with the error, “Unrecognized Database Format”.
  • Adds top-level domain support to HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) Preload for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents Microsoft Edge from connecting using an IP address.
  • Security updates to Microsoft Scripting Engine, Internet Explorer, Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Windows Graphics, Windows Input and Composition, Microsoft Edge, Windows Wireless Networking, Windows Server, 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 the current Servicing Stack Update (SSU) KB4485448 to be installed. This is ensured when installing via Windows Update. There are no known issues with this update.

Updates for Windows 10 Version 1507 bis 1703

or Windows 10 RTM up to version 1703 different updates are available for the LTSC versions and Enterprise versions. Here is a short overview.

  • Windows 10 Version 1703: Update KB4487020 is only available for Enterprise and Education. The update raises the OS build to 15063.1631. The fixes mentioned in the KB article are included. This update is automatically downloaded and installed by Windows Update, but can be downloaded from automatisch von Windows Update heruntergeladen und installiert, steht aber im Microsoft Update Catalog. The latest Servicing Stack Update (SSU) must be installed prior to manual installation. Details, including known issues, can be found in the KB article.
  • Windows 10 Version 1607: Update KB4487026 is only available for Enterprise and Education and Windows Server 2016. The update raises the OS build to 14393.2791 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. The latest Servicing Stack Update (SSU) must be installed prior to manual installation. Details, including known issues, can be found in the KB article.
  • Windows 10 Version 1507: Update KB4487018 steht is available for the RTM version (LTSC). The update lifts the OS build to 10240.180132 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. The latest Servicing Stack Update (SSU) must be installed prior to manual installation. Details, also on known issues, can be found in the KB article. Details can be found in the KB article.

There was no update for Windows 10 V1511, because this version was dropped from support. Details about the above updates can be found in the respective Microsoft KB articles in case of doubt.

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1 Response to Patchday Windows 10 Updates (February 12, 2019)

  1. Crysta T Lacey says:

    Again, In 1809 CU’s .NET CU’s are now Separate.

    Update Details
    2019-02 Cumulative Update for .NET Framework 3.5 and 4.7.2 for Windows 10 Version 1809 for x64 (KB4483452)
    Last Modified: 2/7/2019
    Size: 61.7 MB

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4483452/february-12-2019-kb4483452

    Crysta

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