Windows 10 version 1703

10.0.15063 · Redstone 2 · Creators Update


20 Mar '17 23 Mar '17 30 Mar '17


  • You can now hide the apps list in the start menu
  • The "All apps" button in Start will now show a badge with the number of new apps
  • Tiles can now dragged on top of each other to create live folders
  • The default tile lay-out has been updated

Cortana + search

  • Cortana can now shut down, restart and lock your device
  • Cortana can now change the volume of your device
  • You can now use Cortana to control music playback on more apps
  • Cortana will now remember what music app was used last time and open it by default if no app is specified
  • While listening to a radio station, you can ask Cortana to identify the song
  • Cortana can now recognize music in Chinese
  • If the device is idle, saying "Hey Cortana" will show a full screen UI optimized for long distance reading
  • Cortana now supports sign-in with Azure Active Directory identity to allow you to sign-in with your work or school account
  • The microphone icon for Cortana has been updated
  • You can now set Cortana to not listen when Windows + C is used
  • When searching for an app in Cortana, it will now show you commands that work within that app
  • Time-based reminders can now be recurring every month or year
  • Cortana can now provide links to Microsoft Edge tabs and SharePoint documents to let you continue where you left on another device
  • Cortana can now use notification grouping
  • Cortana text notifications now use the accent color and are larger
  • "Pick up where you left off" has been added

Taskbar + Action center

  • You'll now get a notification welcoming you to Action center
  • "Control Panel" has been replaced with "Settings" in the Win+X menu
  • "Programs and Features", "Power Options", "System" and "Network Settings" now link to the Settings app instead of Control Panel in the Win+X menu
  • Command Prompt has been replaced with PowerShell in the Win + X menu by default
  • The Win + X menu now says "Apps and Features" instead of "Programs and Features"
  • The "Settings" entry in the taskbar context menu has been renamed "Taskbar settings"
  • Developers can now make custom groups for notifications
  • Developers will be able to overwrite the timestamp in notifications
  • You can now connect to a VPN from within the Network fly-out after selecting it
  • The Calendar fly-out now supports additional calendars, like the Lunar calendar
  • The volume icon will now indicate support for Spatial Audio
  • Notifications in the Action center now support inline progress bars
  • The mail app is now a default pinned app in the taskbar
  • The same app will no longer appear multiple times in the Action center icon when receiving multiple notifications from that app after logging in
  • When using Win + V to focus on a notification, there will now be a white focus rectangle around the X if you tab over to it
  • Stylized buttons in notifications are now aligned to the right to match other dialogs
  • The VPN button in the Wi-Fi fly-out is now aligned to the right and no longer shows a border
  • The Windows Defender icon has been removed from the system tray
  • The Windows Defender Security Center icon has been added to the system tray

User Interface

  • In a dual monitor setup, you can now show a on-screen touchpad to navigate the mouse on other screens with touch if the screen on which the touchpad is displayed supports touch
  • Desktop wizards like "Map a network drive" and "Extract from zip" will now scale properly when moving from one monitor to another
  • The Windows 8-era share UI has been replaced with a new floating window
  • Resizing windows will now look smoother
  • The share icon in the Segoe MDL2 font has been updated

File Explorer

  • PowerShell is now the default command shell, replacing Command Prompt
  • The "Open command window here" context menu item has been replaced with "Open PowerShell window here"

Microsoft Edge

Edge 40.15063

  • You can now use Ctrl + O to move focus to the address bar
  • You can now import and export favorites from and to a file
  • Improved ES6 Modules debugging in F12 Developer Tools
  • Edge now supports the EPUB file format
  • Icons of pages in the hub are now larger
  • Console filter settings will persist for buttons and context menu
  • Improved ES6 Modules debugging experience
  • You can now "Set tabs aside" to view them later
  • You can now view all tab previews at once with a new button in the tab bar
  • Edge now has a jump list menu that allows you to open a new window or a new InPrivate window
  • Favorites settings have been merged in the main Settings-page
  • Improved visual tree and new input model for Edge’s multi-process model
  • Flash now works with a click-to-run system for untrusted Flash content
  • If Cortana has a tip but the window is to narrow, Cortana will now only show an icon in the address bar
  • Tooltips for longer website names in the favorites bar will now wrap instead of truncate
  • You can now share a group of tabs you've set aside
  • Import from another browser now brings favorites, browsing history, saved passwords and other data
  • You can now run a download without saving it
  • A "Save as" link has been added in addition to "Save"
  • Web Notes now use the Windows Ink API instead of its own implementation
  • Apps for Websites will now work
  • You can now right-click on PDF documents and choose to show the toolbar
  • The PDF toolbar now shown an option to search in the document for words
  • The PDF toolbar has an updated design, altering the look of the pagination field
  • "Books" has been added as a new page in the Hub
  • Web Notes has a new icon
  • You can now enable sites to open in apps if that is supported
  • You can now let Edge read books aloud to you
  • If you click on an image, you can now use Ctrl + Mouse wheel to zoom in the e-book viewer
  • When Flash is being blocked, you'll now get a question that allows you to allow Flash once or always on that website
  • Tabs will now show a book icon when reading a book
  • If a book is being read aloud, switching the page will now make the reader jump to that page
  • Edge will now remember your read aloud-settings for other books
  • Improves the behavior of the "Find on page" feature to show the found result more central in the page
  • Edge will now open the Connect pane when clicking "Cast media to device"

EdgeHTML 15.15063

  • Partial support for Webkit-Text-Stroke and outline-offset
  • Improved performance on websites that change a large number of HTML Elements by improving the spellchecker efficiency
  • H.264/AVC is now enabled by default for RTC
  • Improved support for Service Workers (behind flags)
  • General performance improvements
  • Support for the Brotli compressed data format (on by default) as an HTTP content-encoding method
  • Updated the MS-prefixed FIDO 2.0 implementation to match the latest W3C Web Authentication specification
  • Support for CSS Custom Properties (aka CSS Variables)
  • Preliminary support for the IntersectionObserver API
  • Async/await is on by default
  • DOM performance improvements
  • Support for WebVR
  • Support for Content Security Policy 2
  • Flash content is now blocked by default
  • Preview support for Web Payments
  • First stage of render refactor to broaden support for independent composition
  • When using emoji’s, Edge will now render them in full color by default
  • WebRTC 1.0 support
  • Re-deferral support
  • Chakra JIT is not out-of-process by default
  • Support for SharedArrayBuffer behind the Experimental JavaScript Features flag
  • Support for WebAssembly behind the Experimental JavaScript Features flag


  • "Service Workers" has been added
  • "TCP Fast Open" has been added
  • "Enable New Editing Command Implementation" has been added
  • "Enable New Serialization for Clipboard Implementation" has been added
  • "Enable TSF 3D Implementation" has been added
  • "Disable navigator.pointerEnabled API" has been added
  • "Only execute timers once per second in nonvisible tabs to improve battery life" has been removed
  • "Use legacy setInterval behavior" has been removed
  • "Enable Media Downloads over Fetch" has been added
  • "Enable CSS Downloads over Fetch" has been added
  • "Enable Web Authentication APIs for accessing scoped credentials" has been added
  • "Core platform support for Fetch abstraction" has been added
  • "Preliminary implementation of the Payment Request DOM API" has been added
  • "Support for the individual transform syntax for CSS transforms" has been added
  • "Allow independent rendering of HTML5 Video elements" has been added
  • "Enable individual transforms" has been added
  • "Enable Input Interleaved Tasks" has been added
  • "Allow background tabs to be put into a low power mode" has been added
  • "Enable experimental networking features" has been added
  • "Enable experimental H.264/AVC support" has been removed
  • You can now set the composition engine

Internet Explorer

  • Internet Explorer now has a new "new tab" page that resembles that of Edge, additional to the old Internet Explorer version
  • A new "New tab" button has been added to open Edge



  • Storage Usage now shows icons for each type of file
  • Offline maps storage location has been moved from "Offline maps" to "Storage"
  • The settings to change saving locations have been moved to their own page in Storage settings
  • The Storage usage page has been redesigned and categories are now ordered from highest usage to lowest
  • You can now let Windows reduce the blue light emitted from the screen with Night light
  • A link to manage Storage Spaces has been added under "Storage"
  • Cross-Device Experiences can now be set to share with your devices or everyone
  • The screen resolution setting has been moved to the main "Display" panel
  • "Continue App Experiences" has been renamed to "Cross-Device Experiences"
  • A new option has been added under "Storage" to allow you to let Windows remove unused temporary files and files that have been in the recycle bin for longer than 30 days
  • You can now choose to optimize for battery use or video quality when watching a video on battery
  • Custom scaling has been added as a subpage


  • You can now set basic swipe gestures to alter the audio and volume
  • Adds support to record a key combo under Advanced gestures
  • Resetting the gestures page will now result in a progress circle and a checkmark when it is finished
  • There is now a link to handwriting training under "Pen & Windows Ink"
  • You can now disable the "Recommended app" in the Windows Ink Workspace
  • A new Enterprise Cloud Printers discovery UI is now available
  • "Bluetooth" and "Connected Devices" has been merged into "Bluetooth & other devices"
  • Bluetooth audio devices can now be disconnected and reconnected
  • The options accessible through devices like the Surface Dial can now be set on a per-app base
  • You can now set keyboard shortcuts that include several common symbols
  • Improved design on the Printers & Scanners settings page

Network & Internet

  • Wi-Fi Calling has been added
  • You can now set a time for when the Wi-Fi connection on your device has to be turned on again
  • The Data usage page now shows a bar graph instead of a circle
  • Data usage details for individual apps now show usage as a bar
  • LANs can now be set to be a Metered Connection
  • "Wi-Fi Sense" and "Paid Wi-Fi Services" have been merged into the new "Wi-Fi Services" on the "Wi-Fi" page


  • You can now enable the Virtual Touchpad icon from within settings
  • You can now change your theme on the "Theme" page
  • You can now pick colors from your "Recent colors"
  • You can now set a custom accent color
  • You can now set a custom background color
  • Improved design on the Background settings page


  • Apps has been added as a new category
  • "Apps & features", "Default apps", "Offline maps" and "Apps for websites" have been moved from System to Apps
  • You can now sort app extensions
  • You can now let Windows block all non-Store apps or ask for confirmation before installing


  • Windows Anywhere has been added under Account
  • Windows can now lock the device dynamically when you leave it with Windows Hello
  • Settings up Windows Hello now provides visual guidance which tracks your face in real-time
  • The progress indicator for Windows Hello has been improved
  • You can now enable Dynamic Lock to lock your device when your phone goes out of reach

Time & language

  • You can now download support for braille
  • You can now enable the Lunar calendar to be shown in the Calendar fly-out


  • Gaming has been added as a new category in the Settings app
  • "Game bar" has been added and allows you to manage the Game bar and hotkeys
  • "Game DVR" has been added with settings like storage location, FPS and more
  • "Broadcasting" has been added with settings to manage your broadcasts like audio quality and more
  • "Game Mode" has been added and allows you to enable Game Mode which will improve overall performance while playing a game

Ease of Access

  • You can now set audio to use mono
  • You can now install Braille


  • A new page "Tasks" to manage which apps can access your tasks
  • A new page "App diagnostics" has been added allowing you to allow apps to use diagnostics
  • You're now either in the "Basic" or "Full" group for feedback and diagnostics, with "Enhanced" removed
  • You can now disable Microsoft from using diagnostic data to provide a tailored experience

Update & security

  • Delivery Optimization is now enabled for Insiders
  • Windows Update now divides the update history in categories
  • The range for Active Hours has been enlarged to 18 hours, up from 12
  • Windows Update has a new icon, resembling the outline of the Windows-logo with two circling arrows in it
  • Windows Update will now ask you to schedule a pending update if no good timeslot to automatically update can be found
  • You can now suspend updates for 35 days
  • Windows Update now better understands if the screen is being used for projecting, etc. and not attempt to restart
  • Windows Update now has a new icon to show you if you're up-to-date
  • You can now select from which branch you are served with a dropdown
  • You can now defer feature updates for up to 365 days
  • You can now defer quality updates for up to 30 days
  • "Removable drives" has been added as a new panel
  • Troubleshoot has been added as a new page and allows you to easily start troubleshooting a number of features in Windows
  • Under "Restart settings" you can now require Windows Update to show more notifications before restarting
  • Windows Defender settings have been removed


  • The icons for full screen searches have been made smaller to allow for more results
  • A sidebar is now shown offering help and links to related settings
  • When scrolling in Settings, the header will now stay visible on top

Ink Workspace

  • You can now change both color and thickness of pencils without having to reopen the dropdown
  • The protractor tool has been added with a compass included
  • The protractor will now keep showing the degree until you start drawing again
  • The degree visual will now have a white background instead of red
  • The number of Recently Used apps is now 6 instead of 5
  • When a lot of ink is present on a sketch, the Ink Workspace will now load faster
  • You can now make the protractor larger and smaller with the scroll-wheel on your mouse
  • When using Ink, the cursor will no longer be displayed
  • Improved reliability when using the protractor
  • You can now start working on a previous screen sketch
  • The ink pen, pencil and highlighter now show a preview of what it looks like to use the currently selected color and thickness
  • The ruler can now be rotated in sub degree increments
  • The cursor will no longer be shown when you are using ink
  • The color of the pen, pencil and marker is now indicated in the icon instead of in a circle
  • You can now remove ink with a point eraser, additional to "Line eraser" and "Remove all ink"
  • In a multi-monitor setup with the Ink Workspace icon enabled, clicking the icon will now open it on the screen it was clicked on
  • Ink now has a rich color range when High Contrast is enabled
  • Improved copy reliability in Screen Sketch
  • Improved performance when using the point eraser in Sketchpad
  • Windows Ink will now remember your most recently used stencil


  • Windows 10 S has been added as a new edition
  • Kernel debugging over 1394 has been removed
  • Built-in support for USB Audio 2.0
  • You can now uninstall a number of stock apps that previously did not support this
  • Shared devices on your home network will only show up when the network is changed to "private" or "enterprise"
  • Apps that have been de-provisioned from your OS image won't install again automatically unless you reinstalled them yourself
  • On devices with more than 3.5 GB memory, service hosts will be split into individual processes
  • When one process fails, it will no longer take down the whole service host
  • Task Manager will give a better overview of what Windows is doing in these background processes
  • It will be easier to troubleshoot which process is causing issues for both IT pros and Microsoft
  • Process will now all have their own individual permissions, improving security
  • Custom printer names will now be remembered after upgrading
  • Optional components will now stay installed after upgrading to this build
  • PCs will no longer have to reboot after turning on Developer Mode
  • Upgrading will now migrate custom scan code mappings
  • You can now override the scaling in Hyper-V Virtual Machines
  • You can now use Ctrl + L to set focus to the address bar in the Registry Editor
  • You can now use short notations for HKEY names (for example, HKCU instead of HKEY_CURRENT_USER)
  • Hyper-V instances will now remember your zoom level for the next session
  • Upgrades will now remember UAC settings, startup shortcuts and File Explorer folders pinned to the Start menu
  • This update is being rolled out with the Unified Update Platform
  • New rendering technology for content in UWP apps
  • Windows will now temporarily prefer the Microsoft driver for USB Audio 2.0 over a third party driver
  • The handwriting panel will now float next to the input field by default rather than being docked
  • Windows Hello recognition has been improved
  • The default user's numlock settings is now preserved after upgrading
  • Windows will try to reapply power settings that got lost in previous upgrades
  • Uploading crash data will no longer interfere with other network-intensive activities
  • Improved scaling in Microsoft Management Console and Disk Management
  • You can now use File Explorer keyboard navigation shortcuts in the Registry Editor
  • Some users will now see apps being throttled to improve battery life
  • The OOBE has been redesigned
  • The OOBE can now be controlled with Cortana’s voice commands
  • The OOBE experience now includes a number of new privacy settings like Location, Speech recognition and Diagnostics
  • The OOBE now supports captive portal Wi-Fi connections
  • The OOBE has an updated design for signing into or signing up for a Microsoft Account
  • The OOBE now has pagination to indicate your progress
  • The OOBE now uses the new Windows Hello implementation to enroll
  • The OOBE now uses a recorded voice instead of a synthetic voice
  • The OOBE now supports subtitles
  • While your account is being prepared after an upgrade or after installation, new strings will appear
  • Bugcheck screens are now green instead of blue for Insider Previews
  • If Windows shutdown abnormal, a new Abnormal Shutdown Diagnosis will run after booting to diagnose the issue
  • Performance Monitor now handles High-DPI screens better
  • In Properties for programs, a new setting has been added under Compatibility which will enable improved High-DPI rendering
  • Windows will now better handle desktop icons when changes to the device's setup are made (like removing a screen)
  • "Quick Create" has been added as a new option to create Virtual Machines in Hyper-V
  • When an Hyper-V Machine is turned off a start button will be shown
  • Behavior of the scrollbar has been improved for apps using the Creators Update SDK
  • Updated Bluetooth API with GATT Server, Bluetooth LE Peripheral role and unpaired Bluetooth LE device connectivity support
  • The OOBE will now skip Cortana if an audio output device isn't found
  • Improved recognition for 3 finger gestures


  • Narrator now supports form field navigation and a number of new keyboard shortcuts to navigate forms
  • Narrator will now read the content of the page before the content on the bottom app bar if an app has one
  • Narrator will now indicate when it is exiting
  • Narrator can now explain context of whatever it is reading
  • You can now use Caps Lock + / to read the current active window title
  • Narrator will now recognize edit boxes better in Scan Mode on the web
  • Improved reliability of continuous reading when changing focus
  • Narrator can now tell you about fonts, colors, line spacing, margins and more
  • The default Context Awareness level for Narrator is now set to 2
  • The shortcut to get advanced information about the element with focus in Narrator has been changed to Caps Lock + F
  • The Narrator hotkey is being changed from Win + Enter to Ctrl + Win + Enter
  • Narrator is now supported in WinPE and WinRE
  • Narrator can now more to a heading level by typing that number in scan mode, number + Shift for the previous heading with that level
  • You can now use Home and End to move to the start or end of a line of text in scan mode
  • You can now use Ctrl + Home and Ctrl + End to move to the start of end of a web page or other reaching content
  • Support for braille has been added
  • Improved XAML framework to make UWP apps work better in high contrast
  • Improved keyboard accessibility for the Snipping Tool


  • A number of improvements have been made to translations
  • Windows will now better handle fuzzy matching for pinyin with an updated Microsoft Pinyin IME candidate pane experience
  • The IME mode indicator in the taskbar now has a context menu
  • You can now import and export self-learned phrases in the Pinyin IME
  • The Wubi IME now support self-learned phrases
  • You can now enter text in linemode for Chinese (Simplified)
  • You can now remove text predictions from the Japanese IME
  • Improved conversion accuracy and responsiveness in the Japanese IME
  • The language bar for Pinyin IME now opens IME settings as well when clicking the settings icon
  • The Pinyin settings page has been revamped into 5 new categories
  • Several new hotkeys have been added for Pinyin IME
  • Self-learned phrases will now roam between your devices when using the same Microsoft Account
  • The Pinyin IME emoji panel has been redesigned
  • In Pinyin IME, U-mode can now be used for advanced input features and V-mode can be used to input content which normally is not easy/quick to type
  • Name input mode has been added for the Pinyin IME
  • Pinyin IME users can now add, edit, or delete custom double pinyin schemes
  • When the Japanese IME is turned on or off, a large icon will be shown in the middle of the screen to indicate this
  • The composition string to now show 3 predictive candidates by default in the Japanese IME
  • English words are now shown more frequently as predictive candidates to make it easier to insert English words
  • Latin-based languages now have an ellipsis child key when holding the period key on the touch keyboard
  • The text after upgrading has been changed from "Might take several minutes" instead of "Might take several minutes or so"


  • Paint 3D Preview is now included as a default app
  • View 3D Preview has been added as a default app
  • Contact Support has been renamed Get Help
  • Learn Gestures has been added as a default app
  • The Mixed Reality Portal has been added as a default app
  • The Get Help-app has a new icon
  • 3D Builder has been moved to the Windows Accessories folder in start
  • Searching and launching mspaint.exe will no longer launch Paint 3D

Windows Defender Security Center

  • Windows Defender has been added as a default app
  • You can now run a quick, advanced and full scan
  • "Device performance & Health" had been added
  • You can now check for updates directly from the "Virus & threat protection" page
  • You can now change the Windows Defender settings in Defender itself
  • Windows Defenders settings are now functional
  • Family options now help you set up a family or view device information
  • You can now refresh your PC in Windows Defender
  • You can now manage SmartScreen for apps, Edge and Windows Store

Windows Store

  • You can now buy books through the Windows Store
  • The Store will now show a progress bar in the Action center

Other features

  • The PIN field on the logon screen will now register keys as numbers no matter if NumLock is on or off
  • Improved scaling for games that have a different aspect ratio than the native display resolution
  • The Registry Editor now has an address bar
  • Improved precision touchpad recognitions for left and right clicks, two-finger taps, improving pin-to-zoom and two-finger tap detection
  • Improved framerates when the Game bar is being shown on full screen games
  • Installing Bash on Ubuntu on Windows will now install version 16.04 instead of 14.04
  • You can now launch Windows binaries from a WSL command prompt
  • Updated advanced properties in Sounds control panel to allow you to select 24 and 32 bit at 176400Hz, and 16, 24 and 32 bit at 352800 Hz as the default format for devices that support it
  • USB Audio 2.0 devices are now named by using the make/model instead of a generic name
  • Yahoo Mail accounts will now be able to use OAuth
  • Copying Windows Information Protection files or saving them to a removable drive will now ask you if you want to keep it a Work file, make it Personal or cancel the action
  • When opening a Windows Information Protection file in an unauthorized app, Windows will now warn the user
  • When changing the volume with Precision Touchpad gestures, the volume UI will now be shown and the gesture can be shorter
  • When you should sign-in to an app and multiple accounts are available, Windows will now show you all your accounts and allow you to add more
  • You can now capture a region of your screen with Win + Shift + S
  • The Speaker Properties dialog now allows you to configure Spatial Audio for different endpoints
  • When using Miracast to a device that supports input, a notification will be shown to help you enable input on that device
  • The Virtual Touchpad is slightly larger
  • You can now use Alt + N to use the snipping tool and navigate with the arrow keys to select the area that has to be snapped
  • The Win + Shift + S snipping tool now supports navigating with the arrow keys as well
  • You can now enable and disable Game Mode in the game settings
  • A broadcast icon has been added to the Game Bar
  • Snipping tool has a new Mode-button allowing you to choose which mode the snip should be made in while new immediately starts the snip and new icons
  • You can now record with Beam
  • You can now resize Hyper-V windows in Enhanced session mode
  • Paint now has a "Open Paint 3D" button in the ribbon
  • The on-screen touchpad has a new design to make to left and right button better visible
  • Apps can now request users to pin their primary tile
  • Apps can now implement compact mode, which allows an app to be shown on the screen in a small window on top of the window that's currently in focus
  • Game Bar now provides support in full screen for an additional 88 titles: ARMA 3, Battlefield 1, Civilization V, Dark Souls III, Fallout 4, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, Mad Max, Mafia 2, NBA 2K16, Overwatch, Star Wars: The Old Republic, StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm, The Binding of Isaac, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Terraria, Tom Clancy’s The Division, Total War: WARHAMMER, Warframe, World of Tanks, Battlefield 3, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 – Zombies, FIFA 14, FIFA 17, FIFA Manager 14, Grim Dawn, Guild Wars 2, Left 4 Dead 2, MapleStory, Paragon, Payday 2, Rocket League, The Elder Scrolls Online, The Sims 4, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, Warface, Aion, Borderlands 2, Call of Duty Black Ops III, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Civilization VI, Company of Heroes 2, Crusader Kings 2, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Dishonored 2, Elite: Dangerous, Euro Trucks 2 Simulator, Europa Universalis IV, Eve Online, F1 2016, Fallout New Vegas, Far Cry 4, Football Manager 2016, Football Manager 2017, Garry’s Mod, Grand Theft Auto IV: Complete Edition, Grand Theft Auto V, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Hearts of Iron IV, Hitman – Full Experience, Killing Floor 2, Lineage 2 – The Chaotic Throne, Mafia III, Mass Effect 3, Mechwarrior Online, Metro 2033 Redux, Metro Last Light Redux, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Mirror’s Edge Catalyst, Need for Speed, Path Of Exile, Planet Coaster, Planetside 2, Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare: Deluxe Edition, Pro Evolution Soccer 2016, Project CARS, Roblox, Smite, Source Engine Titles/Half Life 2, Team Fortress 2, TERA, The Sims 3, The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, Titanfall 2, Total War: Attila, Watch_Dogs 2, World of Warplanes and XCOM 2
  • Right-clicking an app suggestion in the Share UI now allows you to turn them off
  • The Win32 Windows Defender has been removed

And further

  • The Trusted Platform Module Management control panel has been updated to provide more info when the TPM is "Not ready for use" or "Ready for use, with reduced functionality"
  • Windows will now respond better when Win + L is pressed when playing a full screen game
  • The Alt + F4 Shutdown dialog has been improved to better handle DPI changes with external monitors
  • Improved logic to handle how users connect to devices
  • The rainbow flag emoji is now supported
  • Build branch strings and timestamps have been replaced with static values in the version resources of OS binaries
  • Improves the system tray logic to be more robust when bad data is presented
  • The System (Enhanced) setting is now available in the Windows ADK for IT Professionals
  • Improved Settings reliability
  • Windows Defender has been renamed Windows Defender Antivirus
  • Improved reliability when handling malformed Gifs in XAML-based apps
  • Windows now identifies itself as version 1703

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where Edge would hang and become completely unresponsive
  • Fixes an issue where the localized files and registry keys associated with any additional language packs on the system would not be installed after enabling .NET Framework 3.5

Known issues

  • Your PC might fail to install this build on reboot with 8024a112
  • Your PC might appear to hang during reboot when installing this build
  • You may encounter a "Some updates were cancelled. We’ll keep trying in case new updates become available"-error in Windows Update
  • Some apps might crash due to a misconfiguration of advertising ID caused by creating a new account in build 15031
  • The Windows Update dialog that prompts you to restart might not appear
  • The broadcast live review window in the Game bar may flash green when broadcasting


31 Mar '17 31 Mar '17 31 Mar '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where Bluetooth radio fails to re-enumerate during hibernate/resume on Surface devices
  • Fixes an issue where McAfee Enterprise would cause a system crash when the product driver is installed on build 15060 with Device Guard


3 Apr '17 3 Apr '17 5 Apr '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue with Windows audio devicegraph isolation burning CPU-endless loop due to defective APOs
  • Fixes an installation issue with V3 XPS-based printer connections from non-1703 clients to 1703
  • Fixes an issue with Surface USB: Bluetooth radio sometimes fails to re-enumerate during hibernate/resume
  • Fixes an issue with virus protection product driver install triggering a system crash on build 15060 configured with DeviceGuard


3 Apr '17 5 Apr '17 5 Apr '17 5 Apr '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where non-suspendable processes would get suspended when the device is being waked up


11 Apr '17 11 Apr '17 11 Apr '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes issues with updated time zone information
  • Security updates to Scripting Engine, libjpeg image-processing library, Hyper-V, Windows kernel-mode drivers, Adobe Type Manager Font Driver, Internet Explorer, Graphics Component, Active Directory Federation Services, .NET Framework, Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, Microsoft Edge and Windows OLE


25 Apr '17 25 Apr '17 25 Apr '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where VMs might experience loss in network connectivity while provisioning IP addresses
  • Fixes an issue that does not initiate a remote ring on the device when RemoteRing Configuration Service Provider (CSP) is used
  • Fixes an issue where a memory leak occurs in Internet Explorer when hosting pages containing nested framesets that load cross-domain content
  • Fixes an issue where Internet Explorer 11 does not save JavaScript files when exporting to an MHT file
  • Fixes an issue that causes users to get logged out from Web applications intermittently
  • Fixes an issue with a very dim internal monitor that may occur when booting with the external monitor only and then switching to the built-in panel only
  • Fixes an issue where running Win32 Direct3D applications or games in full-screen exclusive mode causes the system to become unresponsive when resuming from Connected Standby
  • Fixes an issue where when upgrading to Windows 10, version 1703, with the system language set to Chinese, the progress page displays geometric shapes instead of the correct localized strings
  • Fixes an issue that prevents the lock screen from being disabled using Group Policy on Professional SKUs
  • Fixes an issue in Windows Forms configuration options, which causes antivirus applications to stop working at startup
  • Fixes additional issues with compatibility, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Edge


9 May '17 9 May '17 9 May '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue with Surface Hub devices waking from sleep approximately every four minutes after the first two hours
  • Fixes an issue where autochk.exe can randomly skip drive checks and not fix corruptions, which may lead to data loss
  • Fixes an issue where Microsoft Edge users in networking environments that do not fully support the TCP Fast Open standard may have problems connecting to some websites. Users can re-enable TCP Fast Open in about:flags
  • Fixes an issues with Arc Touch mouse Bluetooth connectivity
  • Security updates to Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows SMB Server, Windows COM, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows kernel, Windows Server, and the .NET Framework


25 May '17 25 May '17 25 May '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where NTLM fails to generate a challenge response when CredGuard is enabled, NTLMv2 is used, and no target information is provided by the server
  • Fixes an issue where Internet Explorer does not respect the “Send all sites not included in the Enterprise Mode Site List to Microsoft Edge” policy when opening favorites
  • Fixes an issue in Internet Explorer 11 where a non-administrator user is not able to install an ActiveX control
  • Fixes an issue where, after starting Split View, some apps (Microsoft Edge, Hub, Cortana, etc.) no longer receive input when multiple displays are in use
  • Fixes an issue with an unnecessary scrollbar in the logon credential provider dialog, which may block use of other fields when the dialog has multiple fields
  • Fixes an issue where, during a VM reset, the VM goes into Second Level Paging (SLP) even if there is enough balancer available memory on the host
  • Fixes an issue where some non-Unicode fonts (Courier, MS Sans Serif, etc.) do not render characters correctly on non-Latin, single-byte system locales (Greek, Hebrew, Arabic, etc.). Black bars or other artifacts appear instead
  • Fixes an issue with an SMS/messaging app that stops working when attempting to delete messages
  • Fixes an issue where, after installing the Creators Update, audio output through external decoders no longer works
  • Fixes an issue where the IoT shell fails to keep monitored background applications running
  • Fixes an issue with high latency when using the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) MIDI API
  • Fixes an issue where network printers may fail to install when using the printer vendor’s setup software on machines with less than 4GB of RAM, these printers will install if you install from the Settings app or from Devices and Printer in Control Panel
  • Fixes an issue where PrintBRM fails to restore the Print Queue Configurations when printer names are identical and a port is set to FILE:
  • Fixes an issue with per user proxy settings not migrating to machine proxy settings


13 Jun '17 13 Jun '17 13 Jun '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where the user may need to press the space bar to dismiss the lock screen on a Windows 10 machine to log in, even after the logon is authenticated using a companion device
  • Fixes an issue with slow firewall operations that sometimes results in timeouts of Surface Hub's cleanup operation
  • Fixes an issue with a race condition that prevents Cortana cross-device notification reply from working; users will not be able to use the remote toast activation feature set
  • Fixes an issue where the Privacy Separator feature of a Wireless Access Point does not block communication between wireless devices on local subnets
  • Fixes an issue on the Surface Hub device where using ink may cause a break in the touch trace that could result in a break in inks from the pen
  • Fixes an issue where Internet Explorer 11 may ignore the “Send all sites not included in the Enterprise Mode Site List to Microsoft Edge” policy when opening a Favorites link
  • Fixes additional issues with time-zone information and Internet Explorer
  • Security updates to Windows kernel, Microsoft Windows PDF, Windows kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Uniscribe, Device Guard, Internet Explorer, Windows Shell and Microsoft Edge


27 Jun '17 27 Jun '17 27 Jun '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue introduced by KB4022725 where Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge printing from a frame may result in 404 not found or blank page printed
  • Fixes an issue where network printers may fail to install when using the printer vendor’s setup software on machines with less than 4 GB of RAM. These printers will install properly if you install using the Settings app or from Devices and Printers in Control Panel
  • Fixes an issue that causes high memory usage for the Camera app on mobile platforms, which reduces battery life. Any app that uses a media capture element (MCE) or media element (ME) and plays 1080p will consume a lot of power, which will significantly reduce battery life
  • Fixes an issue where, after updating to the Creators Update, devices that have Receive Segment Coalescing (RSC) enabled have significantly low wireless throughput
  • Fixes an issue (Error 0x7F) with Windows Forms (WinForms) that causes the system to crash after upgrading to the Creators Update
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from connecting to the Terminal Services Gateway (TSG) running on Windows Server 2008 SP2 after upgrading to the Creators Update. As a result, users cannot access Remote Desktop Services or remote apps
  • Fixes an issue where, if you specify an auto-logon configuration in Unattend.xml, auto-logon only works on the first logon, but will not work again when the device is restarted
  • Fixes an issue where users cannot sign in with Face after upgrading to Windows 10 RS2
  • Fixes an issue where, after upgrading to Windows 10 RS2, modem dial-up fails with Error 633
  • Fixes an issue where the smartcard service (sccardsvr.exe) stops periodically and never restarts when the smart card application attempts to access the cards
  • Fixes an issue where, when a laptop connected to an ISCSI disk leaves the corporate network, an error may occur when it resumes if it does not connect to the VPN fast enough
  • Fixes an issue where a remote desktop connection with Windows 2016 RDS server fails authentication when using smartcards
  • Fixes an issue where Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) Device Management (DM) uses the wrong interface to index the on-demand APN
  • Fixes an issue with a memory leak in the camera platform across all devices for PC (MIPI and USB cameras)
  • Fixes an issue where, if the device lid close action was set to "Do Nothing", closing and re-opening the lid causes all Universal Windows Platform apps to stop responding
  • Fixes an issue with failed login scenarios that occur because the device does not reconnect to the host PC
  • Fixes an issue where users must wait between 40 to 60 minutes after a print spooler restart before attempting to change any printer settings
  • Fixes an issue where the cursor type does not maintain the arrow shape when the user mouses over a select option in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an issue where searching for a string on a page that has many iframes causes Internet Explorer to stop working
  • Fixes an issue where Internet Explorer stops responding when a user clicks on an empty column header and then immediately holds down the SHIFT key and double clicks
  • Fixes an issue where the onhashchange event is not called when navigating hashed URLs in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an issue to improve pairing, connecting, synchronizing, and notifications experiences for a third-party wearable device
  • Fixes an issue to improve Bluetooth connectivity to wearable devices
  • Fixes an issue where the NewWindow3 event is not called in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an issue with a memory leak that occurs when calling BluetoothGATTRegisterEvent() and BluetoothGATTUnregisterEvent() functions for an NFC card reader
  • Fixes an issue where a clear (x) button inside HTML text fields cannot be disabled using the ::ms-clear attribute when Document Modes are less than 10 in Internet Explorer 11
  • Fixes an issue where Internet Explorer 11 would fail to load HTML page after installing KB3021952
  • Fixes an issue where a Windows Phone experiences data loss (email, contact, SMS, etc.) caused by Unistore database corruption
  • Fixes an issue where guest VMs bound to a wireless NIC can lose network connectivity if the guest does not send an Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) packet in the fixed timeout window (5 minutes)
  • Fixes an issue where certain elements (input or select) cannot be active targets of any action in Internet Explorer 11. This occurs after removing an iframe that contained a cursor inside certain elements (input or select) and then adding a new iframe
  • Fixes an issue with NVIDIA drivers that stop working (Error 0x9f) when the system goes to sleep. This also causes a shutdown of Microsoft Surface Hubs
  • Fixes an issue to improve Remote Desktop Protocol connections to an RD Gateway configured for RPC over HTTP
  • Fixes an issue with non-UWP applications calling into Windows.Devices.Bluetooth API's to register callbacks or Async operations
  • Fixes an issue with an NFC driver that becomes non-functional because of improperly tracked timer handles
  • Fixes an issue with Centennial apps that fail if they try to use the Payment Request API
  • Fixes an issue where the Disk Cleanup and the Storage Settings tool remove files from system32 when file paths exceed the MAX_PATH size; as a result, the machine cannot be booted
  • Fixes an issue to set the default cellular data roaming setting to “Don’t roam” when upgrading to Windows 10 Version 1703
  • Fixes a reliability issue in Windows Search
  • Fixes an issue that lead to the loss of functionality on certain third-party network adapters after upgrading to Windows 10 Version 1703


11 Jul '17 11 Jul '17 27 Jul '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue introduced by KB4022716 where Internet Explorer 11 may close unexpectedly when you visit some websites
  • Fixes an issue to improve MediaCreationTool.exe support for Setup Tourniquet scenarios
  • Fixes an issue with CoreMessaging.dll that may cause 32-bit apps to crash on the 64-bit version of the Windows OS
  • Fixes an issue where Visual Studio or a WPF application may terminate unexpectedly (stops responding, followed by a crash) when running on a pen and/or touch enabled machine with Windows 10 Creators Update
  • Fixes an issue that causes the system to crash when certain USB devices are unplugged while the system is asleep
  • Fixes issues with screen orientation that stops working after lid close and lid open transitions
  • Fixes an issue that causes .jpx and .jbig2 images to stop rendering in PDF files
  • Fixes an issue where users could not elevate to Administrator through the User Account Control (UAC) dialog when using a smart card.
  • Fixes an issue where input using the Korean handwriting feature dropped the last character of a word or moved it to the next line incorrectly
  • Fixes an issue with a race condition between the App-V Catalog Manager and the Profile Roaming Service. A new registry key is available to control the waiting period for App-V Catalog Manager, which allows any third-party Profile Roaming Service to complete
  • Fixes an issue where controls in Win32 applications intermittently fail to render correctly when started from a logoff script using the "run shutdown scripts visible" policy described in Security updates to Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, Windows Search, Windows kernel, Windows shell, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows Virtualization, Datacenter Networking, Windows Server, Windows Storage and File Systems, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows kernel-mode drivers, ASP.NET, Microsoft PowerShell, and the .NET Framework


1 Aug '17 1 Aug '17 1 Aug '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that causes a Microsoft Installer (MSI) application to fail for standard (non-admin) users when installed on a per user basis
  • Fixes an issue to enable support in the DevDetail Configuration Service Provider (CSP) to return the UBR number in the D part of the SwV node
  • Fixes an issue where NTFS sparse files were unexpectedly truncated (NTFS sparse files are used by Data Deduplication—deduplicated files may be unexpectedly corrupted as a result). Also updated chkdsk to detect which files are corrupted
  • Fixes an issue where the IME pad was not launching correctly in the Microsoft Edge browser for certain markets
  • Fixes an issue to allow Win32 applications to work with various Bluetooth LE devices including head tracking devices
  • Fixes an issue in the Mobile Device Manager Enterprise feature to allow headsets to work correctly
  • Fixes an issue where device drivers are not loading
  • Fixes a reliability issue when playing specific types of spatial sound content
  • Fixes an issue with a dropped key on Microsoft Surface Keyboard and Microsoft Surface Ergo Keyboard, and addressed Wacom active pen connection failures
  • Fixes an issue to improve stability for USB type C during device arrival and removal during system power changes
  • Fixes an USB host controller issue where the host controller no longer responds to the attached peripherals
  • Fixes an MP4 compatibility issue while playing content from a social media site in Microsoft Edge
  • Fixes an issue with audio headsets connected to a PC through Xbox 360 controllers
  • Fixes a reliability issue with launching a Settings app while another application is using the camera device concurrently.
  • Fixes an issue with notifications (SMS, Calendar) for an activity tracker
  • Fixes an issue with video playback artifacts during transitions from portrait to landscape on mobile devices
  • Fixes an issue with Skype calls becoming unresponsive after about 20 minutes when using Bluetooth headsets with Hands-Free Profile (HFP) connections with negotiated mSBC codec (Wideband Speech)
  • Fixes an issue where a service using a Managed Service Account (MSA) fails to connect to the domain after an automatic password update
  • Fixes an issue where, in some cases, a drive that utilizes on-drive hardware encryption would not automatically unlock at system startup
  • Fixes an issue where “cipher.exe /u” fails on client machines that are deployed with InTune, Windows Information Protection (WIP), and an updated Data Recovery Agent (DRA) certificate. Cipher.exe will fail with one of the following errors: “The request is not supported" or "The system cannot find the file specified”
  • Fixes an issue where a memory leak occurs in a nonpaged pool with the “NDnd” memory tag when you have a network bridge set up.
  • Fixes an issue where you cannot add Work and School accounts in Windows Store, and you may get an error that reads, “We encountered an error; please try signing in again later.”
  • Fixes an issue where if a Surface Hub enters Sleep mode and then resumes, it may require the user to sign in to Skype again
  • Fixes an issue where some Windows Forms (WinForms) applications that use DataGridView, Menu controls, or call a constructor for a Screen object experienced performance regressions in .NET 4.7. This was caused by additional Garbage Collections. In some cases, there was an empty UI because of a lack of GDI+ handles
  • Fixes an issue where Magnifier Lens users cannot click on buttons or select web content in Microsoft Edge or Cortana results
  • Fixes an issue introduced in the June updates where some applications may not launch when a device resumes from Connected Standby mode


8 Aug '17 8 Aug '17 8 Aug '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where the policies provisioned using Mobile Device Management (MDM) should take precedence over policies set by provisioning packages
  • Fixes an issue where the Site to Zone Assignment List group policy (GPO) was not set on machines when it was enabled
  • Fixes an issue where the AppLocker rules wizard crashes when selecting accounts
  • Fixes an issue where the primary computer relationship is not determined when you have a disjoint NetBIOS domain name for your DNS Name. This prevents folder redirection and roaming profiles from successfully blocking your profile or redirects folders to a non-primary computer
  • Fixes an issue where an access violation in the Mobile Device Manager Enterprise feature causes stop errors
  • Security updates to Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Windows Search Component, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Microsoft Windows PDF Library, Windows Hyper-V, Windows Server, Windows kernel-mode drivers, Windows Subsystem for Linux, Windows shell, Common Log File System Driver, Internet Explorer, and the Microsoft JET Database Engine


12 Sep '17 12 Sep '17 12 Sep '17

Microsoft Edge

Internet Explorer

Updates to Internet Explorer 11’s navigation bar with search box

And further

Updated HDR feature to be turned off by default in the OS

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where the color profiles do not revert to the user-specified settings after playing a full-screen game.
  • Fixes an issue where you can't open the Start menu when you add a third-party IME
  • Fixes an issue with scanners that rely on inbox driver support
  • Fixes an issue in a Mobile Device Manager Enterprise feature to allow headsets to work correctly
  • Fixes an issue where some machines fail to load wireless WAN devices when they resume from Sleep
  • Fixes an issue where Windows Error Reporting doesn't clean up temporary files when there is a redirection on a folder
  • Fixes an issue where revoking a certificate associated with a disabled user account in the CA management console fails. The error is "The user name or password is incorrect. 0x8007052e (WIN32: 1326 ERROR_LOGON_FAILURE)”
  • Fixes an issue where LSASS is leaking large amounts of memory
  • Fixes an issue where enabling encryption using syskey.exe renders the system unbootable Updated the BitLocker.psm1 PowerShell script to not log passwords when logging is enabled
  • Fixes an issue where saving a credential with an empty password to Credential Manager causes the system to crash when attempting to use that credential
  • Fixes an issue in Internet Explorer where undo is broken if character conversion is canceled using IME
  • Fixes an issue with the EMIE where Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer repeatedly switched between each other
  • Fixes an issue where a device may stop responding for several minutes and then stop working with error 0x9F (SYSTEM_POWER_STATE_FAILURE) when a USB network adapter is attached
  • Fixes an issue where some apps cannot be opened because the IPHlpSvc service stops responding during the Windows boot procedure
  • Fixes an issue where spoolsv.exe stops working
  • Fixes an issue where the Get-AuthenticodeSignature cmdlet does not list TimeStamperCertificate even though the file is time stamped
  • Fixes an issue where, after upgrading to Windows 10, users may experience long delays when running applications hosted on Windows Server 2008 SP2
  • Fixes an RemoteApp display issues that occur when you minimize and restore a RemoteApp to full-screen mode
  • Fixes an issue that sometimes causes Windows File Explorer to stop responding and causes the system to stop working
  • Fixes an issue that causes the Export-StartLayout cmdlet to fail when exporting the layout of tiles at startup
  • Fixes an issue where the option to join Azure AAD is sometimes unavailable during the out-of-box experience
  • Fixes an issue where clicking the buttons on Windows Action center notifications results in no action being taken
  • Re-release of MS16-087- Security update for Windows print spooler components
  • Security updates to Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows kernel-mode drivers, Windows shell, Microsoft Uniscribe, Microsoft Edge, Device Guard, Windows TPM, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows Hyper-V, Windows kernel and Windows Virtualization

Known issues

  • Czech and Arabic languages in Microsoft Edge and other applications may change to English


25 Sep '17 25 Sep '17 25 Sep '17

Fixed issues

  • Reliability improvements and fixes for cellular connectivity
  • Fixes an issue in Microsoft Edge where on first launch after installing KB4038788, or periodically thereafter, users may observe performance issues or unresponsiveness until the next launch of the browser

Known issues

  • Czech and Arabic languages may be set to English in Edge and other applications
  • Systems with support for USB Type-C Connector System Software Interface may bugcheck of see a black screen when a shutdown is initiated


10 Oct '17 10 Oct '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where some UWP and Centennial apps show a gray icon and display the error message "This app can't open" on launch
  • Fixes a reliability issue that causes the AppReadiness service to stop working
  • Fixes an issue where applications that use the Silverlight map stack stop working
  • Fixes an issue where VSync prevents devices from entering Panel Self Refresh mode, which can lead to reduced battery life
  • Fixes an issue where user customizations (like pinned tiles) made to an enforced partial Start layout are lost when upgrading to Windows 10 1703
  • Fixes an issue where the Universal CRT caused the linker (link.exe) to stop working for large projects
  • Fixes an issue that prevents Windows Error Reporting from saving error reports in a temporary folder that is recreated with incorrect permissions. Instead, the temporary folder is inadvertently deleted
  • Fixes an issue where the MSMQ performance counter (MSMQ Queue) may not populate queue instances when the server hosts a clustered MSMQ role
  • Fixes an issue with the token broker where it was leaking a token that caused sessions to remain allocated after logoff
  • Fixes an issue where Personal Identity Verification (PIV) smart card PINs are not cached on a per-application basis. This caused users to see the PIN prompt multiple times in a short time period; normally, the PIN prompt only displays once
  • Fixes an issue where using the Cipher.exe /u tool to update Data Recovery Agent (DRA) encryption keys fails unless user certification encryption already exists on the machine
  • Fixes an issue where using AppLocker to block a Modern app fails. This issue occurs only with Modern apps that come pre-installed with Windows
  • Fixes an issue with form submissions in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an issue with the rendering of a graphics element in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an issue that prevents an element from receiving focus in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an issue with the docking and undocking of Internet Explorer windows
  • Fixes an issue caused by a pop-up window in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an issue where a Vendor API deleted data unexpectedly
  • Fixes an issue where using the Robocopy utility to copy a SharePoint document library, which is mounted as a drive letter, fails to copy files. However, in this scenario, Robocopy will copy folders successfully
  • Fixes an issue where MDM USB restrictions did not disable the USB port as expected
  • Fixes an issue where creating an iSCSI session on a new OS installation may result in the "Initiator instance does not exist" error when attempting to connect to a target
  • Fixes an issue where connecting to RDS applications published using Azure App Proxy fails. The error message is, “Your computer can’t connect to the Remote Desktop Gateway server. Contact your network administrator for assistance”. The error can occur when the RDP cookie size limit is exceeded. This update increased the size of the RDP cookie limit
  • Fixes an issue where USBHUB.SYS randomly causes memory corruption that results in random system crashes that are extremely difficult to diagnose
  • Fixes an issue that affects the download of some games from the Microsoft Store during the pre-order phase. Download fails with the error code 0x80070005, and the device attempts to restart the download from the beginning
  • Fixes an issue where the ServerSecurityDescriptor registry value does not migrate when you upgrade to Windows 10 1703. As a result, users might not be able to add a printer using the Citrix Print Manager service. Additionally, they might not be able to print to a client redirected printer, a Citrix universal print driver, or a network printer driver using the Citrix universal print driver
  • Security updates to Microsoft Windows Search Component, Windows kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Graphics Component, Internet Explorer, Windows kernel, Microsoft Edge, Windows Authentication, Windows TPM, Device Guard, Windows Wireless Networking, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Microsoft Windows DNS, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows Server, Windows Subsystem for Linux, Microsoft JET Database Engine, and the Windows SMB Server

Known issues

  • Czech and Arabic languages may be set to English in Edge and other applications
  • Systems with support for USB Type-C Connector System Software Interface may bugcheck of see a black screen when a shutdown is initiated


2 Nov '17 2 Nov '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where after installing KB4038788, some Microsoft Surface Laptops boot to a black screen. Additionally, you must press the power button for a long time to recover


14 Nov '17 14 Nov '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where applications based on the Microsoft JET Database Engine (Microsoft Access 2007 and older or non-Microsoft applications) fail when creating or opening Microsoft Excel .xls files. The error message is: “Unexpected error from external database driver (1). (Microsoft JET Database Engine)"
  • Fixes an issue where the RDP Connection from a Windows 10 1703 client to Windows Server 2008 R2 fails with the error: "An internal error occurred". This problem occurs when the server is configured in RemoteFX mode. You may also see a black or incorrectly painted screen
  • Fixes an issue where, after an OS upgrade, setting an offline schedule in the Sync Center applet of Control Panel fails. The error message that appears is: "Sync Center Error. An error occurred displaying sync schedules. Error: 0x80070005. Access Denied."
  • Fixes an issue where RemoteApp and Desktop Connection settings fail to apply when you set them using Group Policy or a script
  • Fixes an issue where the virtual smart card doesn't assess the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) vulnerability correctly
  • Fixes an issue where opening Microsoft Office files from a file server that has Windows Information Protection enabled fails with the error: “Sorry we couldn't open document xxxx”
  • Fixes an issue where, when using the FDVDenyWriteAccess policy, Windows will continue to prevent a drive from being made writable even after BitLocker encryption completes
  • Fixes an issue where Surface Hub devices cannot connect to Azure Active Directory to log on when they are behind a proxy server
  • Fixes an issue where attempting to clean temporary files on the Windows Phone results in the error code “E_FAIL”
  • Fixes an issue where the functional keys stop working on Microsoft Designer Keyboards
  • Fixes an issue where modern applications built using JavaScript may fail to initialize
  • Fixes an issue where GetWindowLong may fail when called on a window whose thread isn't processing Windows messages
  • Fixes an issue where, after installing KB4038788 and rebooting, a black screen appears with only a cursor, and you must reboot in order to log in successfully
  • Fixes an issue in Internet Explorer where an intranet site was being treated as an internet site
  • Fixes a memory leak in Microsoft Edge caused by the startup of an internal process
  • Fixes an issue with the launch of HTML dialogs in Windows PE systems
  • Fixes an issue with scrolling that sometimes causes Microsoft Edge to stop responding
  • Fixes a crash in Internet Explorer that was seen in machines that used large font-size settings
  • Fixes an issue where the PDF download progress bar stops when opening a PDF file from a cloud-backed web services site
  • Fixes an issue where Universal Windows Platform (UWP) applications that use JavaScript and asm.js may stop working and require reinstallation
  • Fixes an issue in the Network Flyout where closing the sign-in dialog unexpectedly (e.g., clicking outside the window) prevents further sign-in dialogs from appearing when the user tries to connect to the same network
  • Security updates to Internet Explorer, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Microsoft Edge, Windows kernel, Windows kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Graphics Component, the Microsoft Windows Search Component, and Windows Media Player


22 Nov '17 22 Nov '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that affects some Epson SIDM (Dot Matrix) and TM (POS) printers that won't print on x86-based and x64-based systems


12 Dec '17 12 Dec '17

Microsoft Edge

Internet Explorer

  • Updates Internet Explorer’s default visibility for the button that launches Microsoft Edge

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where users of SQL Server Reporting Services may not be able to use the scrollbar in a drop-down list
  • Fixes an issue that caused Windows Pro devices on the Current Branch for Business (CBB) to upgrade unexpectedly
  • Fixes an issue where applications may stop responding for customers who have internet or web proxies enabled using PAC script configurations
  • Fixes additional issues with updated time zone information
  • Security updates to the Microsoft Scripting Engine, Microsoft Edge, and Windows Server


3 Jan '18 3 Jan '18

Fixed issues

Security updates to Internet Explorer, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Microsoft Edge, Windows Graphics, Windows Kernel, Windows Subsystem for Linux, and the Windows SMB Server


17 Jan '18 17 Jan '18

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where some customers on a small subset of older AMD processors get into an unbootable state
  • Fixes an issue with printing PDFs in Microsoft Edge
  • Fixes an issue with the App-V package folder access that cause the access control list to be handled incorrectly
  • Fixes an issue where backwards compatibility for managing Microsoft User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) with group policy is lost. Windows 10 version 1607 group policy isn't compatible with Windows 10 version 1703 or higher group policy. Because of this bug, the new Windows 10 Administrative Templates (.admx) cannot be deployed to the Group Policy Central Store. This means that some of the new, additional settings for Windows 10 aren't available
  • Fixes an issue where some Microsoft-signed ActiveX controls don't work when Windows Defender Application Control (Device Guard) is enabled. Specifically, class IDs related to XMLHTTP in msxml6.dll don't work
  • Fixes an issue where, when attempting to change the Smart Card for Windows service start type from Disabled to Manual or Automatic, the system reports an error: “Cannot create a file when that file already exists.”
  • Fixes an issue where some applications are blocked from running by Windows Defender Device Guard or Windows Defender Application Control when the application runs in Audit only enforcement mode
  • Fixes an issue where the virtual TPM self-test isn't run as part of virtual TPM initialization
  • Fixes an issue with NoToastApplicationNotificationOnLockScreen GPO that causes Toast notifications to appear on the lock screen
  • Fixes an issue originally called out in KB4056891 where calling CoInitializeSecurity with the authentication parameter set to RPC_C_AUTHN_LEVEL_NONE resulted in the error STATUS_BAD_IMPERSONATION_LEVEL


13 Feb '18 13 Feb '18

And further

  • Improves performance of Intel processors that have Hardware P-States (HWP) enabled
  • Updates time zone information

Fixed issues

  • Fixed issues issue with a fragment identifier contained in links opened using the Enterprise Mode Site List to redirect from Microsoft Edge to Internet Explorer
  • Fixed issues issue with scrolling through customer applications in Microsoft Edge
  • Fixed issues a script-related issue that caused Internet Explorer to stop working in some cases
  • Fixed issues issue with launching files using linked shortcuts in Internet Explorer
  • Fixed issues issue with rendering graphics elements in Internet Explorer
  • Fixed issues issue in Internet Explorer where pressing the Delete key inserted a new line in input boxes in an application
  • Fixed issues issue where some users may have experienced issues logging into some websites when using third-party account credentials in Microsoft Edge
  • Fixed issues issue where telemetry data couldn't be uploaded using UTC because of networking environments that prevent access to the necessary CRL servers
  • Fixed issues issue where the certutil.exe -MergePfx feature couldn't produce a merged EPF file for multiple V1 certificates
  • Fixed issues issue where MMC application snap-ins—such as Services, Local Policy Admin, and Printer Management—fail to run when Windows Defender Application Control (Device Guard) is turned on. The error is "Object doesn't support this property or method."
  • Fixed issues issue where booting with Unified Write Filter (UWF) turned on may lead to stop error 0xE1 in embedded devices, particularly when using a USB HUB
  • Fixed issues issue where customers sometimes see the error message "Something went wrong" after completing the out-of-box experience Security updates to Microsoft Scripting Engine, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Windows Search component, Windows Kernel, Device Guard, Windows storage and file systems, and the Common Log File System driver


8 Mar '18 8 Mar '18

And further

  • Provides additional logging for administrators to take action, such as picking a proper configuration for their App-V package, when there are multiple configuration files for a single package

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where an application cannot read or write attributes of windows that belong to another process using Get/SetWindowWord, Get/SetWindowLong, or Get/SetWindowLongPtr
  • Fixes an issue where Internet Explorer stops responding, which delays the desktop appearing, makes the Start menu unresponsive, and causes some system tray icons to disappear
  • Fixes an issue where members of the Performance Log Users group receive the error “Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED))”. The error appears while trying to schedule logging of performance counters, enable trace providers, or collect trace information
  • Fixes an issue where authentication to Microsoft Outlook fails when using conditional access
  • Fixes an reliability issue where certain Device Guard rules may cause the system to stop working
  • Fixes an issue where a 0x06d9 failure occurs when a user attempts an OS upgrade or an LCU update. The system automatically reverts to a previous version of the upgrade or update
  • Fixes an issue where a server error occurs occasionally during file transfer. The error is “Stop D1 in tcpip!TcpSegmentTcbSend”
  • Fixes an issue where a print server name containing a wildcard character (*, ?) prevents the Point and Print Restrictions Group Policy from taking effect
  • Fixes an issue where the Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) server name isn't authenticated while connecting to a wireless network
  • Fixes an issue where iSCSI target redirection during login might lead to stop error 9f
  • Fixes an issue that causes server-side performance regression and poor transfer rates for high-latency scenarios
  • Fixes an issue where the Internet connection service (ICS) connections don't persist across OS restarts or ICS service restarts. You can also activate this solution using an optional EnableRebootPersistConnection registry key described in KB4055559
  • Fixes an issue with the Auto-register Inbox templates feature for UEV where the Scheduled Task didn't have the proper trigger
  • Fixes an issue where the App-V client didn't read the policy for SyncOnBatteriesEnabled when the policy was set using a Group Policy Object (GPO)
  • Fixes an issue where the Supported On field for the Enable App-V Client policy is blank in the Group Policy editor
  • Fixes an issue where the user’s hive data in the registry is not maintained correctly when some App-V packages belong to the connection group
  • Fixes an issue with App-V packages that aren't compatible with registry virtualization using kernel containers. To address the issue, we changed the registry virtualization to use the earlier (non-container) method by default. Customers who would like to use the new (kernel container) method for registry virtualization can still switch to it by setting the following registry value to 1:
    • Path: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\AppV\Client\Compatibility
    • Setting: ContainerRegistryEnabled
    • DataType: DWORD
  • Fixes an issue where opening a handle to a user mode service marked for deletion incorrectly returns “ERROR_SERVICE_DOES_NOT_EXIST”. This makes it impossible to stop a service marked for deletion

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where, after installing this update, some localized devices have incorrect strings or unusual behavior in different areas of the user interface (UI) that make the UI unusable


13 Mar '18 13 Mar '18

And further

  • Updates legacy Document Mode cell visibility in Internet Explorer

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue with printing XML documents in Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge
  • Fixes an issue where Internet Explorer stops working when using F12-based developer tools
  • Fixes an issue where Internet Explorer is unresponsive in certain scenarios when a Browser Helper Object is installed
  • Fixes an issue that causes online video playback to stop responding
  • Fixes an issue where, after installing KB4056891, KB4057144, or KB4074592 on a server, you may not be able to access SMB shared files in directory junction points or volume mount points hosted on that server. The error is "ERROR_INVALID_REPARSE_DATA”. As a result, editing some group policies using GPMC or AGPM 4.0 may fail with the error "The data present in the reparse point buffer is invalid. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80071128)"
  • Fixes an issue in which WPF applications that are running on touch or stylus-enabled systems may stop working or stop responding after some time without any touch activity
  • Fixes an issue in which PDFs cannot be rendered in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Phones.
  • Security updates to Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows Desktop Bridge, Microsoft Graphics component, Windows Kernel, Windows Shell, Windows MSXML, Windows Installer, and Windows Hyper-V


22 Mar '18 22 Mar '18

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue with a GDI handle leak in the Windows Ribbon control
  • Fixes an issue where, during BitLocker decryption or encryption of a drive, files protected with the Encrypting File System (EFS) may become corrupted
  • Fixes an issue where, when an iSCSI request contains an incomplete header in the first packet, iSCSI may not recognize when a request has been sent Adds support in stornvme for additional SSDs
  • Fixes an issue where the Japanese keyboard layout was not functioning properly during a Remote Assistance session
  • Fixes an rendering issue in Microsoft Edge for PDF documents with backgrounds created using various third-party publishing tools
  • Fixes an issue that decreases the Universal CRT’s performance in the _gcvt and _gcvt_s functions
  • Fixes an issue in which the output to a file or pipe was fully buffered in the Universal CRT for the standard error (STDERR) stream
  • Fixes an issue in the Universal CRT by adding the "x" access mode flag to support the fopen() function
  • Fixes an issue with a race condition in the Universal C Runtime (CRT) that occurs when you update the global locale. The issue corrupts the current locale reference count and triggers a double free condition


10 Apr '18 10 Apr '18

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that generates an access violation on certain pages in Internet Explorer when it renders SVGs under a high load
  • Fixes an issue with printing content generated by ActiveX in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes additional issues with updated time zone information
  • Fixes an issue that might cause the App-V service to stop working on an RDS server that hosts many users
  • Fixes an issue where user accounts are locked when applications are moved to a shared platform using App-V (e.g., XenApp 7.15+ with Windows Server 2016, where Kerberos authentication isn't available)
  • Fixes an issue that, in some instances, prevents Internet Explorer from identifying custom controls
  • Security updates to Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Windows app platform and frameworks, Microsoft scripting engine, Windows graphics, Windows Server, Windows kernel, Windows datacenter networking, Windows wireless networking, Windows Hyper-V, and Windows virtualization and kernel


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