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KB4469342 (OS build 17763.168) available for Windows 10 1809 with ton of bug fixes

Microsoft has finally released a stable cumulative update KB4469342 (OS build 17763.168) for its latest Windows 10 October 2018 update that includes a ton of bug fixes. According to the company installing KB4469342 bumps, the OS to Windows 10 Build 17763.168 and address several problems (users report) that caused mapped network drives to disconnect at startup, issue trying to set an app as default, problems with adjusting brightness, Bluetooth, black screen, Microsoft Edge and more.




Download Windows 10 Build 17763.168

Cumulative update KB4469342 Automatically download and install via Windows Update on all devices running Windows 10 October 2018 Update. If you still have not received the update KB4469342, you can force Windows Update from Settings -> Update & Security -> check for updates to install the same.

Download Windows 10 Build 17763.168

Note: If you are still running Windows 10 1803, Check How to upgrade to Windows 10 October 2018 update version 1809 now.

And KB4469342 (OS build 17763.168) offline package also available for download you can get it from the link below.




What’s new Windows 10 Build 17763.168?

The latest update comes with several bug fixes, As per Microsoft support page, installing KB4469342 address the following points:

  • Addresses an issue that causes brightness slider preference to reset to 50% when the device restarts.
  • 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 > Defaults App > Apps.
  • Addresses an issue that may cause mapped drives to fail to reconnect after starting and logging onto a Windows device.
  • Addresses an issue that causes display settings to stop working when changing a multi-monitor configuration.
  • Addresses an issue with long delays in taking a photo when using the Camera app in certain lighting conditions.
  • Addresses an issue that stops Bluetooth® headsets from receiving audio input after several minutes of listening.

There are also improvements for enterprise users, including for Microsoft Intune. The company explains:
“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.”




Two  known issues

Also, the company mentions two known issues in this cumulative update, both of which have been there in the previous Windows 10 updates too. One affects Windows Media Player and hides the seek bar, with a fix coming next week. The other one leads to crashes in Microsoft Edge due to NVIDIA drivers. Note:  Nvidia has released an updated driver to address this issue. Please follow the instructions found in NVidia’s support article.

If you face any difficulty while installing KB4469342 (OS build 17763.168) such as 2018-11 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1809 for x64-based System (KB4469342) stuck downloading, failed to install with different errors check our windows update troubleshooting guide.

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