Microsoft Allows More Users to Install Windows 10 Version 1903

As you may remember, Microsoft has postponed public rollout of Windows 10 version 1903 '19H1' on April 4, 2019. By shifting the release from April to May, the company has allotted more time for testing. Also, there was a number of conditions Microsoft has defined to prevent certain PCs from upgrade to the latest feature update.

WIndows 10 May 2019 Update Banner

On May 21, 2019 Microsoft released Windows 10 version 1903 to "seekers". This means that you had to open Settings >Update & recovery > Windows Update and explicitly confirm your intention to get May 2019 Update by clicking on the "Download and install" link.

Windows 10 Download And Install Update Notification

On June 7, 2019 Microsoft has rolled out their latest Windows 10 version to users who manually click on the Check for updates button.

There are a number of known issues in this release that prevent the company from pushing version 1903 to all users via Windows Update. Earlier, the list was pretty long.

Today, Microsoft revealed that the company has resolved issues affecting a number of Windows 10 devices. The list of resolved issues can be found HERE. The newly resolved issues are:

  • Loss of functionality in Dynabook Smartphone Link app
  • Audio not working with Dolby Atmos headphones and home theater
  • Error attempting to update with external USB device or memory card attached

This allows more users to finally get version 1903 installed on their computers. The remaining issues include:

Windows Sandbox may fail to start with error code “0x80070002”
Windows Sandbox may fail to start with "ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND (0x80070002)" on devices in which the operating system language was changed between updatesSee details >
OS Build 18362.116

May 20, 2019
KB4505057

InvestigatingJune 10, 2019
06:06 PM PT

Display brightness may not respond to adjustments
Microsoft and Intel have identified a driver compatibility issue on devices configured with certain Intel display drivers.

See details >

OS Build 18362.116

May 21, 2019
KB4505057

InvestigatingMay 21, 2019
04:47 PM PT

Devices starting using PXE from a WDS or SCCM servers may fail to start
Devices that start up using Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) images from Windows Deployment Services (WDS) may fail to start with error "0xc0000001."

See details >

OS Build 18362.175

June 11, 2019
KB4503293

MitigatedJuly 10, 2019
07:09 PM PT

RASMAN service may stop working and result in the error “0xc0000005”
The Remote Access Connection Manager (RASMAN) service may stop working and result in the error “0xc0000005” with VPN profiles configured as an Always On VPN connection.

See details >

OS Build 18362.145

May 29, 2019
KB4497935

MitigatedJuly 01, 2019
05:04 PM PT

Gamma ramps, color profiles, and night light settings do not apply in some cases
Microsoft has identified some scenarios where gamma ramps, color profiles and night light settings may stop working.

See details >

OS Build 18362.116

May 21, 2019
KB4505057

MitigatedMay 24, 2019
11:02 AM PT

Unable to discover or connect to Bluetooth devices
Microsoft has identified compatibility issues with some versions of Realtek and Qualcomm Bluetooth radio drivers.

See details >

OS Build 18362.116

May 21, 2019
KB4505057

MitigatedMay 21, 2019
04:48 PM PT

Intel Audio displays an intcdaud.sys notification
Microsoft and Intel have identified an issue with a range of Intel Display Audio device drivers that may result in battery drain.

See details >

OS Build 18362.116

May 21, 2019
KB4505057

MitigatedMay 21, 2019
04:47 PM PT

Cannot launch Camera app 
Microsoft and Intel have identified an issue affecting Intel RealSense SR300 or Intel RealSense S200 camera apps.

See details >

OS Build 18362.116

May 21, 2019
KB4505057

MitigatedMay 21, 2019
04:47 PM PT

Intermittent loss of Wi-Fi connectivity
Some older devices may experience loss of Wi-Fi connectivity due to an outdated Qualcomm driver.

See details >

OS Build 18362.116

May 21, 2019
KB4505057

MitigatedMay 21, 2019
04:46 PM PT

If you are affected by the upgrade block, it is a good idea to check for updates right now. Quite possible that you will be able to install Windows 10 version 1903 this time.

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