Microsoft today released new cumulative updates for all supported versions of Windows 10 operating system. Windows 10 is getting both security and non-security improvements, as part of the company’s June 2018 Patch Tuesday rollout. It’s worth noting that only April 2018 Update, Fall Creators Update and Creators Update devices are supported.
In other words, if your device is still running the old Windows 10 Anniversary Update, the patch will be offered to you only if the device is enrolled in the LTSC (Long-Term Servicing Channel). You’d need to switch to a newer Windows 10 version, like the April 2018 Update or Fall Creators Update.
You can press Win key + R and then type winver to check the version number of your Windows 10 device.
The Windows 10 versions and their build number:
- Build 17134 represents Windows 10 April 2018 Update.
- Build 16299 represents Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.
- Build 15063 represents Windows 10 Creators Update.
- Build 14393 represents Windows 10 Anniversary Update.
June 2018 cumulative updates are the following:
- KB4284835 for Windows 10 April 2018 Update brings Build 17134.112.
- KB4284819 for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update brings Build 16299.492
- KB4284874 for Windows 10 Creators Update brings Build 15063.1155.
If your computer is running the old Windows 10 Creators Update, you can download and install Windows 10 April 2018 Update to get new features. June 2018 update only includes the bug fixes.
It’s worth noting that Windows 10 April 2018 Update is the latest version of the OS. Microsoft has also released a patch for Windows 10 April 2018 Update and as well as for the older versions.
We’re going to detail each update in this article and you can learn more about the specific updates in our articles linked above.
What’s new in Build 17134.112 for Windows 10 April 2018 Update
The June 2018 patch for Windows 10 April 2018 Update bumps the OS build to 17134.112. The cumulative update brings both security and non-security improvements to Windows 10 April 2018 Update.
Microsoft is fixing both non-security and security bugs in Edge and Internet Explorer. The Graphics component, the Windows Kernel and the Scripting engine are also receiving updates with the fix for the reported vulnerabilities.
Microsoft finally fixed a critical issue causing a black screen on some systems after upgrading to the newest version of the Windows 10.
“Addresses an issue that caused the system to start up to a black screen. This issue occurs because previous updates to the Spring Creators Update were incompatible with specific versions of PC tune-up utilities after installation,” the company explains.
The patch for Windows 10 April 2018 Update offers a smooth installation experience, and there are no reports of failed installs the OS.
It remains to be seen if anyone is going to experience bugs after installing the update. We’ll keep an eye on forums and update the article if necessary.
What’s new in Build 16299.492 for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
Today’s patch for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update would push the system to Build 16299.492, and it is the newest patch you can get for this version of the OS at the moment.
Windows 10 Build 16299.492 brings all fixes and patches to your system. The changes included in today’s update for all Windows 10 version is very similar.
As you might have guessed already, the update also resolves security vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer. It’s always recommended to install the cumulative update as it includes the security fixes, so it’s better if you install this update as soon as possible.
According to the changelog, Microsoft Edge is getting an important fix for an issue that generates incorrect responses to XML requests. The company has also addressed glitches in Internet Explorer that blocked it from using location services.
Microsoft is also releasing additional fixes for the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities disclosed earlier this year.
Just like the patch for April 2018 Update, this cumulative update also appears to install correctly on all systems.
What’s new in Build 15063.1155 for Windows 10 Creators Update
Microsoft is making some new changes to Internet Explorer, and the update has increased the cookie limit from 50 to stay on a par with the latest industry standards.
The company is also addressing boot issues with Unified Write Filter (UWF) where it may lead to errors in embedded devices.
The security update is rolling out to the two web browsers, Windows Desktop Bridge, wireless networking, app platform and frameworks, Microsoft scripting engine and other components.
You can check for updates in Settings -> Update & Security -> Windows Update.