Windows 10 Cumulative update KB4598291 arrived on 21 January 2021. There are no new amendments in this version but it addresses alot of issues that were found in the previous edition. Let’s have a look at what KB4598291 has brought with it.
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Improvements and Fixes
This update includes the following fixes and improvements:
- We updated the default values for the following Internet Explorer registry keys:
- svcKBFWLink = “ ” (empty string)
- svcKBNumber = “ ” (empty string)
- svcUpdateVersion = 11.0.1000.
In addition, these values will no longer be updated automatically.
- We enabled administrators to disable standalone Internet Explorer using a Group Policy while continuing to use Microsoft Edge’s IE Mode.
- We enabled you to configure certain policies that support Microsoft Edge IE Mode using mobile device management (MDM).
- We fixed an issue in the Universal C Run-time Library (UCRT) that causes print() to incorrectly round floating-point values.
- We fixed an issue that displays a User Account Control (UAC) dialog box unexpectedly when you turn on speech recognition.
- We fixed an issue that fails to notify the target application when you select the Copy link command on the Share menu.
- We fixed an issue that causes the 64-bit mode() and remainder() functions to damage the Floating Point Unit (FPU) stack.
- We fixed an issue that causes a stop error or causes a device to stop responding when you play a game in full-screen or tablet mode.
- We fixed an issue with using Ctrl+Caps Lock and Alt+Caps Lock to switch to Hiragana or Katakana mode respectively after upgrading to Windows 10, version 2004.
- We fixed an issue that prevents you from opening a document that is on the Windows desktop and generates the error, “The directory name is invalid.” This issue occurs after changing the desktop location in the Location tab of the Desktop Properties dialog box (File Explorer -> This PC -> Desktop).
- We fixed an issue that creates duplicate cloud provider folders in the File Explorer navigation pane.
- We fixed an issue that occurs when the Mandatory Profile check box is selected when you copy a user profile.
- We fixed an issue that might cause the Alt+Tab order to change unexpectedly and cause you to switch to the wrong window.
- We fixed an issue that prevents ImmGetCompositionString() from returning the white space for furigana when using the Japanese Input Method Editor (IME).
- We fixed an issue with some special key combinations used in DaYi, Yi, and Array IMEs that might cause an application to stop working.
- We fixed an issue that displays a blank lock screen after a device wakes up from Hibernate.
- We corrected historical daylight savings time (DST) information for the Palestinian Authority.
- We added support for serial number control using the registry.
- We fixed an issue that incorrectly deactivates some Windows 10 Education devices after upgrading to Windows 10, version 2004.
- We fixed an issue that causes the upload of diagnostic logs to a management service, such as Microsoft Intune, to fail. The failure occurs because of a network time-out on a slow network.
- We displayed a notification to a user when the administrator signs in to an MDM service, such as Microsoft Intune, to find the location of a managed device.
- We fixed an issue that prevents users from using their smart card credentials when the user hint is the domain credential name (domain\username).
- We fixed an issue in which using local Service for User (S4U) affects Data Protection API (DPAPI) credential keys and causes users to sign out unexpectedly.
- We fixed an issue that causes the silent mode deployment of BitLocker to fail with the error 0x80310001. This issue occurs when deploying BitLocker encryption to Hybrid Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) joined devices.
- We fixed an issue that might cause a black screen to appear or delay signing in to Hybrid Azure Active Directory joined machines. Additionally, there is no access to login.microsoftonline.com.
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Install Through Update Catalog:
You can also download and install KB4598291 Windows 10 Cumulative Update through the Microsoft Windows update catalog. Once the file downloaded. you can install it on a computer without any Internet connection.
Download links for KB4598291 Version 20H2 Cumulative Build 19042.782
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