Windows 10 Build 17763.168 is out with KB4469342

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Microsoft today released a new cumulative update for the Windows 10 version 1809 "October 2018 Update". This is the first update released by the company for version 1809. The patch is KB4469342, and it raises the Windows build number to 17763.168.

Earlier, the same update was released to the Release Preview ring. The change log for KB4469342 looks as follows.

KB4469342 Change Log

  • Addresses an issue in Microsoft Edge with using the drag-and-drop feature to upload folders from the Windows desktop to a file hosting service website, such as Microsoft OneDrive. In some scenarios, files contained in the folders fail to upload, with possibly no error reported on the web page to the user.
  • Addresses an issue that degrades Internet Explorer performance when you use roaming profiles or you don't use the Microsoft Compatibility List.
  • Addresses updated time zone information for Fiji.
  • Addresses time zone changes for Moroccan daylight standard time.
  • Addresses time zone changes for Russian daylight standard time.
  • Addresses an issue that causes display settings to stop working when changing a multi-monitor configuration.
  • Addresses an issue that displays a black screen on some servers when waking a display from sleep.
  • Addresses an issue with long delays in taking a photo when using the Camera app in certain lighting conditions.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents live TV Hulu content from playing in Microsoft Edge; instead, a black screen appears.
  • Addresses an issue that stops Bluetooth® headsets from receiving audio input after several minutes of listening.
  • Addresses an issue that causes the Brightness slider preference to be reset to 50% when the device restarts.
  • Addresses an issue with the OEM manufacturing processes when running sysprep /generalize.
  • Addresses an issue with Microsoft Intune that causes devices to be incorrectly marked as not compliant because a firewall incorrectly returns a 'Poor' status. As a result, the affected devices will not receive conditional access compliance approval and may be blocked from access to corporate resources such as email.
  • Addresses a performance issue with vSwitch on network interface cards (NIC) that do not support Large Send Offload (LSO) and Checksum Offload (CSO).
  • Updates the Wi-Fi policy for service set identifier (SSID) filtering to avoid filtering out Wi-Fi Direct devices.
  • Addresses an issue that causes rasman.exe to stop responding.
  • Addresses an issue in which regedit.exe fails to add double null terminator to REG_MULTI_SZvalues in the Windows registry. The missing terminator may prevent services and applications from reading REG_MULTI_SZ values that regedit.exe adds after installing the operating system.
  • Addresses an issue with RemoteApp visibility that may cause the main window to disappear until the user clicks the screen.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents some users from setting Win32 program defaults for certain app and file type combinations using the Open with… command or Settings > Apps >Default apps.
  • Addresses an issue that may cause mapped drives to fail to reconnect after starting and logging onto a Windows device.

Also, there is a couple of known issues.

Known issues

Symptom Workaround
After installing this update, users may not be able to use the Seek Bar in Windows Media Player when playing specific files. This issue does not affect normal playback. Microsoft is working on a resolution and estimates a solution will be available mid-December 2018.
nVidia has notified Microsoft of an issue where Microsoft Edge may crash or hang while playing video. This issue occurs following an nVidia driver update. nVidia has released an updated driver to address this issue. Please follow the instructions found in nVidia's support article.

While the issue with the nVidia driver is already resolved, the Media Player bug is still exists and is not fixed in this update. It affects all modern Windows versions including Windows 8 and Windows 7.

Download KB4469342

To get the update, open Settings - > Update &recovery and click on the Check for Updates button on the right. Alternatively, you can get it from the Windows Update online catalog. Also, see How to install CAB and MSU updates in Windows 10.

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

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One thought on “Windows 10 Build 17763.168 is out with KB4469342”

  1. I lost sharing on my network after this update. Had gone trought all the necessary steps to share disk and folder on my home network; Advanced sharing….., adding everybody to users in security, starting services: Function discoovery….etc

    I really don’t know if this update is the reason for me losing sharing. Uninstalled the update, but sharing did not come back

    I am really frustrated why Microsoft did make it so difficult to share folders and disks with the 1803 and 1809 update

    Tried everything to get it back (seached the internet), but still unsucessfull

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