There is little chance that you are not using the latest version of Windows 10, version 1903. And after some recent data, about 30% of Windows 10 users are still on version 1809, also known as the October update 2018  Microsoft released a massive cumulative update for those 30% users running version 1809 last night with a wide range of operating system fixes. The new update, KB4505658, brings the number to 17763.652. Along with the usual security patches, the update introduces a number of fixes that affect ordinary users, including:
- Updates a problem that may cause Internet Explorer to stop when you drag a tab to create a new window.
- Updates problem that prevents newly installed or updated applications from appearing in Windows search results.
- Updates a problem that prevents saving and saving options as in Microsoft Office 2010 applications when the high contrast mode is turned on.
- Updates a problem that prevents a device from recognizing a Microsoft account until you log out or sign in again.
- Updates a problem that affects apps that manage files, folders, and device settings.
- Update a problem to save your permissions settings for apps when you reset your device.
- Improves upgrade reliability from Windows 10, version 1703.
The complete update update registry is available here, where you can find all the minor fixes included in this update. Interestingly, Microsoft does not publish a cumulative update for Windows 10, version 1903, and this is probably due to the fact that Microsoft no longer follows a strict routine procedure for cumulative updates like this one. In recent months, the company has released more than one cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1903 and other older versions, so do not be shocked if a new update for version 1903 appears next week.
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