Along with the monthly security patches on Tuesday, Microsoft has released new versions of Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 for users in the April 2018 updates and the October 2018 updates.
The Windows update of October 10, 2018, or version 1809, has now been increased to the number of compilation 17763.316. Fixes several errors but does not contain new features.
The update fixes an error in Microsoft Edge that prevents the browser from connecting to a site using an IP address. It also fixes an error that causes the Hello for Business Hybrid Key Trust Windows deployment login to fail if the Windows 2019 Server domain controllers are used for authentication.
Additionally, it fixed a security bug in Microsoft's HoloLens that allows users to bypass the lock screen in some circumstances.
The build contains the patches on Tuesday from Microsoft patches that fixed 77 security flaws for all supported versions of Windows, including some that affect Windows 10.
Security patches for address failures of version 1809 in Microsoft Scripting Engine, Microsoft Edge, Windows Server, Microsoft JET Database Engine, Internet Explorer, Windows wireless networks, Windows storage and file systems, Windows input and composition, Windows graphics and Windows applications platform and Frames
There is a known problem in this update that causes the abbreviated data of the previously abbreviated Japanese data and time chains to no longer be analyzed. Microsoft has described a solution.
The update of April 2018, or version 1803, moves this version update to compilation 17134.590. It largely contains the same errors and security solutions, but it also adds top-level domain support in Edge and Internet Explorer for strict HTTP transport (HSTS) security preload.
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Microsoft notes that after installing this update, some users of the 1803 version can not set a web link in the Start menu or in the taskbar. Microsoft is working on a resolution.
Fortunately, Windows users should be able to use Windows Update after recent DNS problems. Microsoft explained last week that Windows Update could not be accessed due to an interruption in an external DNS service provider. But just before Patch Tuesday, he offered a clearer explanation of why users could not connect to Windows Update, even though the interruption was resolved on January 30.
Microsoft clarified that the problem was not due to a problem with its services, but said it will work with its partners to avoid future interruptions for its customers. If customers still can not access Windows Update, Microsoft recommends that users communicate with their ISP, which should have already updated their DNS servers.
"A software update for the external provider's DNS servers resulted in the distribution of corrupted DNS records that affected connectivity to the Windows update service." DNS records were restored until January 30, 2019 (00:10 UTC), but the subsequent effects continued, "Microsoft explained.
"We believe that the problem has been completely mitigated because most of the local Internet service providers have updated their DNS servers and services have been restored to the client, if you still have download failures, contact your local ISP."
Microsoft added: "While this was not a problem with Microsoft services, we take any interruption of service seriously for our customers, we will work with partners to better understand this in order to offer a higher quality service in the future, including through from various global network providers. "
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