Windows 10 Cumulative Updates of March 10, 2020

Today's Patch Tuesday, so Microsoft releases a set of cumulative updates to Windows 10. There are a number of patches that improve reliability of the OS, and include general improvements.

KB4540673 (OS Builds 18362.719 and 18363.719) for Windows 10, version 1909, and version 1903

  • Addresses an issue that prevents certain users from upgrading the OS because of corrupted third-party assemblies.
  • Security updates to Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Windows Media, Windows Silicon Platform, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Windows Fundamentals, Windows Authentication, Windows Peripherals, Windows Update Stack, and Windows Server.

KB4538461 (OS Build 17763.1098) for Windows 10, version 1809

  • Updates to improve security when using Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer.
  • Updates for verifying user names and passwords.
  • Updates to improve security when Windows performs basic operations.
  • Updates for storing and managing files.
  • Updates to improve security when using external devices (such as game controllers, printers, and web cameras).

KB4540689 (OS Build 17134.1365) for Windows 10, version 1803

Security updates to Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Windows Graphics, Windows Media, Windows Silicon Platform, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Windows Fundamentals, Windows Authentication, Windows Kernel, Windows Core Networking, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Windows Peripherals, Windows Update Stack, and Windows Server.

KB4540681 (OS Build 16299.1747) for Windows 10, version 1709

  • Addresses an issue that might prevent icons and cursors from appearing as expected.
  • Security updates to Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Media, Windows Silicon Platform, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Windows Fundamentals, Windows Authentication, Windows Cryptography, Windows Kernel, Windows Core Networking, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Windows Peripherals, Windows Network Security and Containers, Windows Update Stack, and Windows Server.

KB4540705 (OS Build 15063.2313) for Windows 10, version 1703

  • Addresses an issue that might cause Microsoft browsers to bypass proxy servers.
  • Addresses an issue that might prevent icons and cursors from appearing as expected.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents machines that have Credential Guard enabled from joining a domain. The error message is "The server's clock is not synchronized with the primary domain controller's clock."
  • Addresses an issue with evaluating the compatibility status of the Windows ecosystem to help ensure application and device compatibility for all updates to Windows.
  • Security updates to Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Media, Windows Silicon Platform, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Windows Fundamentals, Windows Authentication, Windows Cryptography, Windows Kernel, Windows Core Networking, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Windows Peripherals, Windows Network Security and Containers, Windows Update Stack, and Windows Server.

KB4540670 (OS Build 14393.3564) for Windows 10, version 1607

  • Addresses an issue that might prevent icons and cursors from appearing as expected.
  • Security updates to Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Media, Windows Silicon Platform, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Windows Fundamentals, Windows Authentication, Windows Cryptography, Windows Kernel, Windows Core Networking, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Windows Peripherals, Windows Network Security and Containers, Windows Update Stack, and Windows Server.

KB4540693 (OS Build 10240.18519) for Windows 10, initial version

  • Updates an issue that might prevent icons and cursors from appearing as expected.
  • Updates to improve security when using Microsoft Office products.
  • Updates to improve security when using Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer.
  • Updates for verifying user names and passwords.
  • Updates for storing and managing files.
  • Updates to improve security when Windows performs basic operations.
  • Updates to improve security when using external devices (such as game controllers, printers, and web cameras).

Check out the Windows Update History web site to see prerequisites for the packages, and read about known issues (if any).

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How to install the updates

To download these updates, 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.

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