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[What’s new] Windows 10 Build 16299.64 (KB4048955) for Fall Creators update now available

Windows 10

Microsoft today pushed the “Patch Tuesday” update KB4048955 or Windows 10 Build 16299.64 (10.0.16299.64) for PCs running the Fall Creators update. The cumulative update for Version 1709 is now available to install via Windows update.

You can check for the update by going to Settings–>Update & Security–>Windows update–>Check for updates. Coming to what is there in changes/fixes/improvements, there are expectedly no significant changes. But there are lots of fixes and improvements.

You can check the full changelog of Windows 10 Build 16299.64 (KB4048955) below.

Changelog:

This update includes quality improvements. No new operating system features are being introduced in this update. Key changes include:

  • Addressed issue that causes the Mixed Reality Portal to stop responding on launch.
  • Addressed issue that causes a black screen to appear when you switch between windowed and full-screen modes when playing some Microsoft DirectX games.
  • Addressed a compatibility issue that occurs when you play back a Game DVR PC recording using Android or iOS devices.
  • Addressed issue where the functional keys stop working on Microsoft Designer Keyboards.
  • Addressed issue to ensure that certain USB devices and head-mounted displays (HMD) are enumerated properly after the system wakes up from Connected Standby.
  • Addressed issue where the virtual smart card doesn’t assess the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) vulnerability correctly.
  • Addressed issue where Get-StorageJob returns nothing when there are storage jobs running on the machine.
  • Addressed issue where applications based on the Microsoft JET Database Engine (Microsoft Access 2007 and older or non-Microsoft applications) fail when creating or opening Microsoft Excel .xls files. The error message is: “Unexpected error from external database driver (1). (Microsoft JET Database Engine)”.
  • Addressed issue where application tiles are missing from the Start menu. Additionally, applications that the Store app show as installed don’t appear on the application list of the Start menu. Computers that have Internet connectivity and upgrade on or after November 14, 2017 will receive this preventative solution and avoid this issue. Machines that lack network connectivity or have already encountered this issue should follow the steps in the Microsoft Answers thread “Missing apps after installing Windows 10 Fall Creators Update”. Microsoft will release and document an additional solution in a future release.
  • Addressed issue where Microsoft Edge cannot create a WARP support process and appears to stop responding for up to 3 seconds during a wait timeout. During the timeout period, users cannot navigate or interact with the requested page.
  • Security updates to Microsoft Scripting Engine, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows kernel, Internet Explorer, and Windows Media Player.

If you installed earlier updates, only the new fixes contained in this package will be downloaded and installed on your device.

Nayan

Nayan has more than 10 years of experience of covering Technology and innovations. He is a big Nokia fan and Tech disruptions aficionado. He loves to review new cool gadgets and writing about Windows, Gadgets and general Technology stuff.
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  • JGM van der Zanden

    Why does the AMD version install on a Intel platform?

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