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Microsoft has just released a new cumulative update for Windows 10 and it advances the OS to Build 17134.254. The direct download links for Windows 10 KB4346783 are also available and you can manually upgrade your PC.

As it’s not Patch Tuesday, the update doesn’t come with any new features and security improvements. The focus of new patch for Windows 10 April 2018 Update is entirely on non-security fixes.

Windows 10 KB4346783 is available right now from Windows Update and the OS build will bump to 17134.254 after installing the patch. Your computer should download and install the patch automatically but you can also manually check for updates from the Settings app. If you’re interested, you download the offline installers from the below links.

KB4346783 Download Links for Windows 10

Windows 10 KB4346783 Direct Download Links: 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit.

KB4346783 Windows 10 17134.254 Full Changelog

As we noted above, the changelog of the update is huge and Microsoft has addressed a long list of issues. First off, the software maker has addressed issues with Microsoft Foundation Class that may cause it to flicker. The update also comes with a fix for an issue where touch and mouse events were handled differently in apps that uses (WPF).

Microsoft has also addressed an issue in apps that have extensive window nesting. Microsoft Edge and other UWP apps are getting a fix for an issue where the client authentication may fail to function on certain devices.

There are several other improvements but most of them are aimed at enterprises and businesses. For example, the software maker has included a fix for an issue that causes the Wi-Fi EAP-TTLS authentication to fail.

If you’re unfamiliar with the version of Windows 10 you have, here’s how you can check build and OS version:

  • Open the start menu and look for Settings cog icon located at the left pane.
  • In the Settings app, open System.
  • Select About and you’ll find the system details under the Windows specifications section.

At the time of writing this story, the latest version is 1803 and build is 17134.254.

As Windows 10 April 2018 Update is getting better with every cumulative update, more and more users are upgrading to this release. Windows 10 April 2018 Update is broadly available for systems worldwide and a data provided by analysts firm AdDuplex shows the Windows 10 version 1803 as the leading choice with a share of 86.7 percent.

The data suggest that majority of users have already upgraded their devices to the April 2018 Update.

The next Windows 10 major update will arrive later this year

Microsoft has already started working on Windows 10 October 2018 Update and if everything goes as per the plan the next release will be finalized in September. According to the schedule that Microsoft follows, the next major Windows 10 update with several new features will be out in October.