Microsoft releases Windows 10 Build 10586.494 for PCs and Mobile

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Today, Microsoft has released Windows 10 Build 10586.494 to users as a cumulative update. The company today released cumulative update KB3163912 and KB3172985 which bring a couple of bug fixes and improvements. Cumulative updates don’t usually introduce any new features, and the latest one isn’t an exception. Here is the changelog:

  • Improved reliability of Windows Media Player, Internet Explorer 11, Windows Explorer, Miracast, and Windows kernel.
  • Fixed issue with some people seeing a black screen instead of the lock screen when resuming from connected standby.
  • Fixed issue with DirectAccess where the Disconnect button appears in some cases when the connection isn’t fully established.
  • Fixed issue where local user accounts weren’t locked after a number of failed sign in attempts.
  • Improved support for video playback in certain apps that didn’t render video correctly after resuming from sleep.
  • Fixed issue with Windows Phone losing user authentication certificates after upgrading to Windows 10 Mobile in some cases.
  • Improved support of the backup settings of apps on Windows 10 Mobile.
  • Fixed issue where Microsoft Silverlight based apps wouldn’t install on Windows 10 Mobile after joining Azure Active Directory.
  • Fixed additional issues in .NET, Windows Kernel, Windows Update, authentication, revised daylight saving time, support for PDF files, Bluetooth, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, networking, and Wi-Fi connectivity.
  • Security updates for Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Kernel Mode Drivers, Windows Kernel, .NET Framework, Windows Secure Kernel Mode, and Microsoft Print Spooler.

The latest build of Windows 10 is available for both PCs and Mobile, and if you are running the November Update, you should be able to get it by heading over to the Settings app > Update & Security and then check for updates.

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