Late last month, Microsoft released Windows 10 Build 14393.479 to Windows Insiders in the Release Preview ring. Today, the company is rolling the update out to all Windows 10 users via a new cumulative update (KB3201845). The update is, of course, available to users running the Windows 10 Anniversary Update (version 1607) only. As usual with cumulative updates, the latest update does not introduce any new features and it only focuses on bug fixes and other improvements behind the scenes. Notable improvements in the update include improvements to the reliability of MDM, PowerShell, and more. The update also addresses issues related to Windows Explorer and Windows Hello.
Here’s the detailed changelog:
- Improved the reliability of mobile device management (MDM) disenrollment, Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM), Peripheral Component Interface and PowerShell.
- Addressed issue that causes excessive battery drain if you have a Chinese Input Method Editor installed and use Windows Hello to log in.
- Addressed issue with OLE drag and drop that prevents users from downloading a SharePoint document library as a file.
- Addressed issue with Super Floppy-formatted fixed media devices that are not recognized by Windows 10 Anniversary Update or accessible in Windows Explorer.
- Addressed issue that causes the System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) client to fail installation when a device is re-imaged using the SCCM task sequence.
- Addressed issue that causes the loss of optional component (OC) state information, including all Hyper-V virtual machines, after upgrade.
- Addressed issue that causes Windows Explorer to display information that’s inconsistent with what’s stored on the Floppy disk.
- Addressed issue that, after connecting a shared CD/DVD-hosted drive with no media inserted, causes some of the commands, like DIR and NET USE, to hang.
- Addressed issue where customers cannot use directory cache sizes greater than 64 KB.
- Addressed issue where Windows Explorer sometimes does not prompt for credentials when a user logs on using a Microsoft account.
- Addressed additional issues with application compatibility and Internet Explorer
It is worth noting that the update might break the internet connection for some users, according to several reports around the world. If you are a Windows 10 user running the Anniversary Update, you will be able to get the latest update from Windows Update in the Settings app.