Windows 10 May 2019 Update

April 2019 Cumulative Updates available for Windows 7 SP1 and 8.1

Along with a bunch of cumulative updates KB4493509, KB4493464, KB4493441, for Windows 10 Devices Microsoft Today also released new KB4493446 Monthly Rollup and KB4493467 Security-only Update for Windows 8.1 and KB4493472 Monthly Rollup and KB4493448 Security only update for Windows 7 sp1 that comes with general security fixes and improvements.

Windows 7 SP1 update KB4493472 and KB4493448

If you are running Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 cumulative update KB4493472 (Security-only update) and KB4493448 (Monthly Rollup) is applicable on your Device which contains the following fixes:

KB4493472 Monthly Rollup

  • Provides protections against Spectre Variant 2 (CVE-2017-5715) and Meltdown (CVE-2017-5754) for VIA-based computers.
  • Addresses an issue that causes the error “0x3B_c0000005_win32k!vSetPointer” when the kernel mode driver, win32k.sys, accesses an invalid memory location.
  • Addresses an issue in which netdom.exe fails to run, and the error, “The command failed to complete successfully” appears.
  • Addresses an issue that may prevent Custom URI Schemes for Application Protocol handlers from starting the corresponding application for local intranet and trusted sites on Internet Explorer.
  • An issue that may cause authentication issues for Internet Explorer 11 and other applications that use WININET.DLL, now fixed.
  • Security updates to Windows Kernel, Windows Server, Graphics Component, Windows Input and Composition, Windows Datacenter Networking, Windows MSXML, and the Microsoft JET Database Engine.

KB4493448 — Security only update

  • Same as monthly rollup except for error “0x3B_c0000005_win32k!vSetPointer” and Custom URI Schemes.

Known issue:

After installing this update, there may be issues using the Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) to start a device from a Windows Deployment Services (WDS) server configured to use Variable Window Extension.

To mitigate this issue, use one of the following options:

Option 1: Purge the Kerberos tickets on the application server. After the Kerberos ticket expires, the issue will occur again, and you must purge the tickets again.

Option 2: If purging does not mitigate the issue, restart the application; for example, restart the Internet Information Services (IIS) app pool associated with the SQL server.

Option 3: Use constrained delegation.

Download Windows 7 Cumulative updates

This update will be downloaded and installed automatically via Windows Update on all compatible devices Running Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 SP1 and connected to Microsoft server. To check and install updates manually

check for updates on windows 7

  1. Open the Start. menu. …
  2. Open Control Panel. Click the Control Panel on the right column of Start.
  3. Go to “System and Security”. Click on the green header.
  4. Open Windows Update. Choose “Windows Update” from the middle of the list.
  5. Check for updates. Click the Check for updates button on the main screen.

Also, you can get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Windows 8.1 update KB4493446 and KB4493467

For devices running Windows 8.1 update KB4493446 and KB4493467 available with the same bug fixes and security improvements for Windows 7 SP1.

KB4493446 Monthly Rollup

  • Provides protections against Spectre Variant 2 (CVE-2017-5715) and Meltdown (CVE-2017-5754) for VIA-based computers.
  • Addresses an issue that may cause applications that use MSXML6 to stop responding
  • Addresses an issue that causes the Group Policy editor to stop responding when editing a Group Policy Object (GPO) that contains Group Policy Preferences (GPP) for Internet Explorer 10 Internet settings
  • Addresses an issue with Custom URI Schemes for Application Protocol handlers, which may not start the corresponding application for local intranet and trusted sites on Internet Explorer.
  • An authentication issue in Internet Explorer 11 and other apps that use WININET.DLL now fixed.
  • Security updates to Internet Explorer, Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Windows Cryptography, Windows Hyper-V, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Windows Fundamentals, Windows Server, Windows Kernel, Windows MSXML, and the Microsoft JET Database Engine.

KB4493467 — Security-only Update

  • Additional Custom URI schemes fixes.
  • Same as Monthly Rollup.

Known issue: After installing this update, there may be issues using the Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) to start a device from a Windows Deployment Services (WDS) server configured to use Variable Window Extension.

Workaround: To mitigate the issue, disable the Variable Window Extension on WDS server using one of the following options:

Option 1:
Open an Administrator Command prompt and type the following:

Wdsutil /Set-TransportServer /EnableTftpVariableWindowExtension:No

Option 2:
Use the Windows Deployment Services UI.

  1. Open Windows Deployment Services from Windows Administrative Tools.
  2. Expand Servers and right-click a WDS server.
  3. Open its properties and clear the Enable Variable Window Extension box on the TFTP tab.

Option 3:
Set the following registry value to 0:

“HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\WDSServer\Providers\WDSTFTP\EnableVariableWindowExtension”.

Restart the WDSServer service after disabling the Variable Window Extension.

Again this update KB4493446 and KB4493467 also automatically get installed via windows update or you can manually check for updates from Click Control Panel -> “System and Security”. Click on the green header. Open Windows Update. Choose “Windows Update” from the middle of the list. Check for updates. Click the Check for updates button on the main screen. Also you can download the standalone package for this update, from the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

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