Microsoft has today released a new patch for Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803), and as always the direct download links for KB4100403 are also live on Microsoft’s Update Catalog. You can grab the KB4100403 offline installer from Microsoft’s website and patch your PC manually with latest fixes.
The KB4100403 (Build 17134.81) is the second cumulative update that Microsoft has released for Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803) in May. Windows 10 Build 17134.81 includes fixes for some of the bugs reported lately.
First and foremost, Microsoft is finally allowing the users to download Windows 10 April 2018 Update on devices with previously affected Intel and Toshiba SSDs. This means that Microsoft has fixed a compatibility issue with certain Intel and Toshiba drives, and it is one of the most important changes in this cumulative update.
KB4100403 Download Links for Windows 10
Windows 10 KB4100403 Direct Download Links: 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit.
KB4100403 Windows 10 17134.81 Full Changelog
Microsoft has addressed an issue with Internet Explorer where the browser’s web workers may fail to work in certain asynchronous scenarios. Microsoft has also fixed issues with updated time zone information, and a bug where the system preserved closed-caption settings after upgrade.
As expected, Microsoft is also rolling out reliability update to Edge with a fix for an issue where the browser might stop responding when you create a new audio endpoint or video playback is starting. Last but not the least, Microsoft has included fixes for power regression on systems with NVMe devices and Windows Hello enrollment compatibility issues on certain hardware that has dGPUs.
The patch will download and install automatically if your PC is already running on Windows 10 April 2018 Update. The patch advances PC to Build 17134.81 and you can type “winver” in Cortana to check if your PC is up to date.
If you would like to install Windows 10 April 2018 Update, also known as version 1803, you can manually check for updates in Settings > Update & Security.
Windows 10 April 2018 Update was released on April 30 as a manual download and while it’s one of the stable version of the OS, it appears to be causing more harm than good on some systems as new issues are discovered on a daily basis.
Some users who upgraded to Windows 10 April 2018 Update claims that the update broke their PCs with a black screen and blank desktop, with no workaround available either than reinstall the OS.