Today is Patch Tuesday and Microsoft is rolling out new security updates to all versions of Windows 10. Direct download links for Windows 10 KB4074588 is now available on the company’s update catalog website. Windows 10 KB4074588 offline installer that can be downloaded from Microsoft’s servers and it would allow you to upgrade multiple systems at the same time.
Today’s the moment of the month again when Microsoft rolls out updates for Windows 10 operating system, these are usually important update since it includes security fixes for the found vulnerabilities. The February 2018 Patch Tuesday rollout began an hour ago and the updates can be downloaded from Settings -> Update & Security -> Windows Update.
Just like any typical monthly cumulative update, this one also includes both security fixes and performance improvements. This update comes after a huge processors vulnerabilities fiasco that happened in January.
KB4074588 Download Links for Windows 10
Windows 10 KB4074588 Direct Download Links: 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit.
KB4074588 Windows 10 16299.248 Full Changelog
The changelog of Windows 10 KB4074588 is huge, the company has fixed a number of bugs with this release. Microsoft has addressed an issue where the child accounts are able to access InPrivate mode on ARM devices despite the restrictions. In the changelog, Microsoft explains the bug was affecting a number of child accounts regardless of the native browsers; Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer.
This release fixes an issue with docking and undocking in Internet Explorer. Another issue where the delete key wasn’t working as intended has been addressed, Microsoft explains that the use of delete key would have inserted a new line in input boxes in an application.
Microsoft Edge, on the other hand, is getting a fix for an issue where logging into websites when using third-party account credentials failed.
The software giant is also rolling out to security updates to Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Windows Authentication, Device Guard, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows storage file systems, Microsoft Windows Search component, Common Log File System driver and Windows Kernel.
Microsoft is addressing issues with the keyboard, browser compatibility, DirectX and more in today’s update for Windows 10. Another issue where Bluetooth keyboards drop keys during reconnection scenarios has been fixed. Microsoft is also fixing an issue that results in incorrect battery level status.
Apart from above-mentioned changes, you can expect an increase in performance of your device since Microsoft has also fixed general bugs.