Patchday Windows 10-Updates (February 11, 2020)

[German]On February 11, 2020 (second Tuesday of the month, Patchday at Microsoft) several cumulative updates for the supported Windows 10 builds were released. Here are some details about the respective updates.


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A list of the updates can be found on this Microsoft website. I have extracted 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 (if it is not up to date, please check the Microsoft Update Catalog for Servicing Stack Updates).

Updates for Windows 10 Version 190x

Microsoft provides the same update packages for the Windows 10 builds 1903 and 1909 that were released in 2019. The following updates are available for the Windows 10 May 2019 Update (Version 1903) and the Windows 10 November 2019 Update (Version 1909).

Update KB4532693 for Windows 10 Version 190x

Cumulative Update KB4532693 raises the OS build to 18362.657 (Windows 10 V1903) or 18363.657 (Windows 10 V1909). The update is available for Windows 10 version 1903, for Windows 10 version 1909, and for Windows Server version 1903 and Windows Server version 1909. It contains quality improvements but no new operating system features. Here is the list of improvements, referred to by Microsoft as highlights:

  • Improves the installation experience when updating to Windows 10, version 1903.
  • Updates to improve security when using Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.
  • Updates to improve security when using Microsoft Office products.
  • Updates to improve security when using input devices such as a mouse, keyboard, or stylus.

The following fixes and improvements to Windows 10 version 1909 are added:

  • Addresses an issue that occurs when migrating cloud printers during an upgrade.
  • Improves the installation experience when updating to Windows 10, version 1903.
  • Security updates to Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Windows Fundamentals, Windows Cryptography, Windows Virtualization, Windows Network Security and Containers, Windows Server, Windows Management, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Input and Composition, Windows Media, the Microsoft Scripting Engine, and Windows Shell.

This update is automatically downloaded and installed by Windows Update. This update is also available in the Microsoft Update Catalog and via WSUS. Microsoft strongly recommends that you install the latest service stack update (SSU) for your operating system before you install the latest cumulative update (LCU). Microsoft does not report any known issues with this update.


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In addition, Microsoft has released an update directly to the Windows Update client to improve its reliability. This is rolled out outside of Windows Update if the machine is compatible and is not an LTSC variant and updates are not blocked by GPO.

Servicing Stack Update KB4538674

On February 11, Microsoft also released the SSU KB453867 for Windows 10 Version 1903 and 1909 freigegeben. Microsoft says:

This update makes quality improvements to the servicing stack, which is the component that installs Windows updates. Servicing stack updates (SSU) makes sure that you have a robust and reliable servicing stack so that your devices can receive and install Microsoft updates.

Before installing further cumulative updates, the SSU should have been installed

Updates for Windows 10 Version 1809

The following updates are available for Windows 10 October 2018 Update (Version 1809) and Windows Server 2019.

Update KB4532691 for Windows 10 Version 1809

Cumulative Update KB4532691 the OS build (according to MS) to 17763.1039 and includes quality improvements but no new operating system features. Here is the list of improvements, called highlights by Microsoft:

  • Updates to improve security when using Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.
  • Updates for storing and managing files.
  • Updates to improve security when using external devices (such as game controllers, printers, and web cameras) and input devices such as a mouse, keyboard, or stylus.
  • Updates to improve security when using Microsoft Office products.

Added the following fixes and improvements to the Windows version:

Security updates to Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Input and Composition, Windows Media, Windows Shell, the Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows Fundamentals, Windows Management, Windows Cryptography, Windows Virtualization, Windows Hyper-V, Windows Core Networking, Windows Peripherals, Windows Network Security and Containers, Windows Storage and Filesystems, and Windows Server.

This update is automatically downloaded and installed by Windows Update. This update is also available in the Microsoft Update Catalog. Microsoft strongly recommends that you install the latest service stack update (SSU) for your operating system before you install the latest cumulative update (LCU). Microsoft lists several known issues that this update causes. For details, see the KB article.

Microsoft has also released an update directly to the Windows Update Client to improve its reliability. This is rolled out outside of Windows Update if the machine is compatible and not an LTSC variant and updates have not been blocked by GPO.

Updates for Windows 10 Version 1507 till 1803

For Windows 10 RTM up to version 1803, various updates are available for the LTSC versions and, if necessary, the Enterprise versions. The Home and Pro versions, however, have been dropped from support. Here is a short overview.

  • Windows 10 Version 1803: Update KB4537762  is only available for Enterprise and Education. The update raises the OS build to 17134.1304. The fixes mentioned in the KB article are included. This update is automatically downloaded and installed by Windows Update, but is available for download from the Microsoft Update Catalog. Before manual installation, the latest Servicing Stack Update (SSU) must be installed. Details, including known issues, can be found in the KB article. .
  • Windows 10 Version 1709: Update KB4537789 is only available for Enterprise and Education. The update raises the OS build to 16299.1686. The fixes mentioned in the KB article are included. This update is automatically downloaded and installed by Windows Update, but is available for download from the Microsoft Update Catalog. Before manual installation, the latest Servicing Stack Update (SSU) must be installed. Details, including known issues, can be found in the KB article.
  • Windows 10 Version 1607: Update KB4537764 is only available for Enterprise and Education. The update raises the OS build to 14393.3504. The fixes mentioned in the KB article are included. This update is automatically downloaded and installed by Windows Update, but is available for download from the Microsoft Update Catalog. Before manual installation, the latest Servicing Stack Update (SSU) must be installed. Details, including known issues, can be found in the KB article.
  • Windows 10 Version 1507: Update KB4537776 is only available for Enterprise LTSC. The update raises the OS build to 14393.3504. The fixes mentioned in the KB article are included. This update is automatically downloaded and installed by Windows Update, but is available for download from the Microsoft Update Catalog. Before manual installation, the latest Servicing Stack Update (SSU) must be installed. Details, including known issues, can be found in the KB article.

Windows 10 version 1703 has reached the end of support in November 2019. Updates are only available for Surface Hub devices. There was no update for Windows 10 V1511 because this version has dropped out of support. Details about the above updates can be found in the respective Microsoft KB articles in case of doubt.

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