Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Redstone 3

10.0.16179 · Version 1709

10.0.16179.1000 19 April 2017


  • "Turn Live Tile on/off"-option now has an icon

Other features

  • Hyper-V will now make automatic checkpoints so you can always revert
  • The policy to disable the lock screen is now available for Windows 10 Pro

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that caused your PC to bugcheck when using Deskop Bridge apps
  • Fixes an issue where adding Hindi to your language list and downloading on-demand language resources would result in Edge not launching while Cortana and File Explorer wouldn't be able to show results in search
  • Fixes an issue where icons would move around on the desktop when "Auto arrange icons" was enabled and "Align icons to grid" was disabled
  • Fixes an issue where multi-monitor and projection configurations would render incorrectly or the screen would flicker
  • Fixes an issue where the location icon would show on the taskbar after the first time the Action center was opened if the night light quick action was enabled

Known issues

  • You may encounter a "Some updates were cancelled. We’ll keep trying in case new updates become available"-error in Windows Update
  • Double clicking the Windows Defender icon in the notification area doesn't open Windows Defender
  • Surface 3 devices fail to update if a SD card is inserted
  • Pressing F12 in Edge to open and close the F12 Tools might not return focus to the tab the F12 Tools were opened against
  • Tapping an app listed in the Windows Ink Workspace's Recent Apps section will cause explorer.exe to crash
  • When using the Simplified Chinese IMEs or the Traditional Chinese Changjie or Quick IME to input text the candidate window won't show
  • Opening Windows Update might crash the settings app
  • The "Save"-dialog is broken in several Win32 apps