Windows Updates

If you haven’t received the October 2018 Update or you using for April 2018 Update for some other reasons, a new cumulative update is now available for your PC. Direct download links for Windows 10 KB4487029 are also live on Microsoft Update Catalog.

Windows 10 KB4487029 comes with several bug fixes aimed at both consumers and businesses. Installing February 19 update will advance April 2018 Update PCs to Windows 10 Build 17134.590.

It’s worth noting that Windows 10 Build 17134.590 (KB4487029) is for PCs running April 2018 Update (version 1803) only and it contains general improvements. If you’re looking for new features, you should consider upgrading to Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809).

While the new build is available for April 2018 Update computers only, some of the changes included in today’s update could be rolled out to October 2018 Update devices later this month.

KB4487029 Download Links for Windows 10

Windows 10 KB4487029 Direct Download Links: 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit.

KB4487029 Windows 10 Build 17134.619 Full Changelog

Build 17134.619 updates Microsoft Edge with the ability to play media content such as e-learning content with plug and play USB adapter cables.

Internet Explorer is also getting some changes in this release. Microsoft says this update would ensure that windowed ActiveX content inside an iframe scroll along with other page content in the browser.

Internet Explorer is being also updated with a fix for an issue where the browser may fail to load images that have a backslash in the source path.

For power users, this update fixes an issue where the app-specific registry are removed after updating the app.

It also addresses an audio compatibility issue which was experienced when users played new-generation games with 3D Spatial Audio mode enabled. Microsoft says that users may have experienced audio compatibility issue if they used multichannel audio devices or Windows Sonic for Headphones.

Microsoft is also fixing an issue where users cannot pin a web link to the Start menu or the taskbar.

The software giant has fixed another bug where File Explorer will stop working on some PCs when the Timeline feature is accessed. The company says this release also fixes an issue which resulted in unexpected problems when accessing Photos app from the Mail app.

Last but the not least, the update has finally addressed a bug where certain apps stopped working if they used Microsoft Jet database with Microsoft Access 95 file format.

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