March 2019 cumulative updates are out with a bunch of fixes and improvements aimed at Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809). Direct download links for Windows 10 KB4489899 are also live on Microsoft Update Catalog.
After installing today’s update on your device, the system will advance to Windows 10 Build 17763.379 and it addresses issues associated with the gaming performance. Last week, Microsoft confirmed that Windows 10’s March 1st 2019 update hampered performance in certain games.
According to reports from social media platforms, users experienced problems when playing certain games. For instance, a group of users reported issues when working with the mouse inside games and frame rates were also reduced. Today’s update has finally addressed all the gaming issues and you can update the PC by navigating to the Settings app.
KB4489899 Download Links for Windows 10
Windows 10 KB4489899 Direct Download Links: 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit.
KB4489899 Windows 10 Build 17763.379 Full Changelog
Microsoft says this update has addressed a bug where graphics and mouse performance degraded when playing certain games. The update also addresses an issue with Microsoft HoloLens where the tracking and device calibration were affected for some users.
- Microsoft says the update has also fixed an issue that may cause users to receive “Error 1309” when installing/uninstalling certain types of MSI and MSP files.
- General bug fixes and improvements.
It also includes security updates for Windows Kernel, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Windows Datacenter Networking, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Windows Server, Microsoft JET Database Engine, Windows Wireless Networking, Windows Linux, Windows Shell, Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers, Windows Hyper-V, and Windows Fundamentals.
Recently, Microsoft quietly published a support document to announce that Windows 10 will be able to automatically block and uninstall the updates that could lead to potential problems on the device.
In some cases, Windows Updates could cause multiple issues on PCs with certain configurations and devices are pushed to BSOD or reboot loop. The support document details a new approach where Windows 10 will detect a failed update on its own and remove the update automatically to address the problems.
Microsoft says that updates can be removed only when all other automatic recovery attempts are unsuccessful. After 30 days of testing with partners, the same update could be pushed again when the device is compatible.
It’s not known when this feature will be deployed to Windows 10 devices.