June 2018 cumulative update for Windows 10: All you need to know

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Windows 10 June 2018 update
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Microsoft today released new cumulative updates for all
supported versions of Windows 10 operating system. Windows 10
is getting both security and non-security improvements, as
part of the company’s June 2018 Patch Tuesday rollout. It’s
worth noting that only April 2018 Update, Fall Creators Update
and Creators Update devices are supported.

In other words, if your device is still running the old Windows
10 Anniversary Update, the patch will be offered to you
only if the device is enrolled in the LTSC (Long-Term Servicing
Channel). You’d need to switch to a newer Windows 10 version,
like the April 2018 Update or Fall Creators Update.

You can press Win key + R and then type winver
to check the version number of your Windows 10 device.

The Windows 10 versions and their build number:

  • Build 17134 represents Windows 10 April 2018 Update.
  • Build 16299 represents Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.
  • Build 15063 represents Windows 10 Creators Update.
  • Build 14393 represents Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

June 2018 cumulative updates are the following:

If your computer is running the old Windows 10 Creators Update,
you can
download and install Windows 10 April 2018 Update to get
new features. June 2018 update only includes the bug fixes.

It’s worth noting that Windows 10 April 2018 Update is the
latest version of the OS. Microsoft has also released a patch
for Windows 10 April 2018 Update and as well as for the older
versions.

We’re going to detail each update in this article and you can
learn more about the specific updates in our articles linked
above.

What’s new in Build 17134.112 for Windows 10 April
2018 Update

The June 2018 patch for Windows 10 April 2018 Update bumps the
OS build to 17134.112. The cumulative update brings both
security and non-security improvements to Windows 10 April 2018
Update.

Microsoft is fixing both non-security and security bugs in Edge
and Internet Explorer. The Graphics component, the Windows
Kernel and the Scripting engine are also receiving updates with
the fix for the reported vulnerabilities.

Microsoft finally fixed a critical issue causing a
black screen on some systems after upgrading to the newest
version of the Windows 10.

“Addresses an issue that caused the system to start up to a
black screen. This issue occurs because previous updates to the
Spring Creators Update were incompatible with specific versions
of PC tune-up utilities after installation,” the company
explains.

The patch for Windows 10 April 2018 Update offers a smooth
installation experience, and there are no reports of failed
installs the OS.

It remains to be seen if anyone is going to experience bugs
after installing the update. We’ll keep an eye on forums and
update the article if necessary.

What’s new in Build 16299.492 for Windows 10 Fall Creators
Update

Today’s patch for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update would push
the system to Build 16299.492, and it is the newest patch you
can get for this version of the OS at the moment.

Windows 10 Build 16299.492 brings all fixes and patches to your
system. The changes included in today’s update for all Windows
10 version is very similar.

As you might have guessed already, the update also resolves
security vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge and Internet
Explorer. It’s always recommended to install the cumulative
update as it includes the security fixes, so it’s better if you
install this update as soon as possible.

According to the changelog, Microsoft Edge is getting an
important fix for an issue that generates incorrect
responses to XML requests. The company has also addressed
glitches in Internet Explorer that blocked it from using
location services.

Microsoft is also releasing additional fixes for the Meltdown
and Spectre vulnerabilities disclosed earlier this year.

Just like the patch for April 2018 Update, this cumulative
update also appears to install correctly on all systems.

What’s new in Build 15063.1155 for Windows 10 Creators
Update

Microsoft is making some new changes to Internet Explorer, and
the update has increased the cookie limit from 50 to stay on a
par with the latest industry standards.

The company is also addressing boot issues with Unified Write
Filter (UWF) where it may lead to errors in embedded devices.

The security update is rolling out to the two web browsers,
Windows Desktop Bridge, wireless networking, app platform and
frameworks, Microsoft scripting engine and other components.

You can check for updates in Settings -> Update & Security
-> Windows Update.



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