If you’re still running Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, a new
patch is now available for you. For those planning to upgrade
their PCs manually, the direct download links for Windows
10 KB4343897 are also available.
KB4343897 for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1709)
advances the system to Build 16299.611. It comes with a
long list of fixes and improvements, aimed at enterprises and
as well as the normal consumers.
The patch for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1703)
introduces a series of quality improvements and Microsoft
has published a long changelog that you can read below. There
are several improvements worth highlighting, for example,
Microsoft is improving both Microsoft Edge and Internet
Explorer with today’s patch and as well as addresses other
KB4343897 is offered via Windows Update, and is also available
as a manual download from Microsoft’s Update Catalog page from
below links. A system reboot is required after installing it.
KB4343897 Download Links for Windows 10
Windows 10 KB4343897 Direct Download Links: 32-bit (x86) and
KB4343897 Windows 10 16299.611 Full Changelog
First and foremost, this patch addresses the newly
discovered execution side-channel vulnerability called as
L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF) that affects Intel processors. With
today’s patch, Microsoft has also fixed a bug that may cause
high CPU usage and performance degradation on some systems with
Family 15h and 16h AMD processors.
The company is adding support for the draft version of the
Token Binding protocol v0.16. The Internet Explorer and
Microsoft Edge are also getting support for the preload=”none”
tag. Internet Explorer has been updated to address an issue
that adds additional spaces to content that’s copied from it to
On the other hand, this update does come with known issues, but
it would not affect the overall experience of the normal
consumers. Microsoft says it is not aware of any other major
issues. It’s worth noting that other fixes and improvements
would be included in a future cumulative update which could be
released later this month.
At this point, we’re not aware of any failed installs report
but we’ll update the article should such problems be reported.
The other changes are aimed at enterprises and have nothing to
do with the overall performance of your computer. As always,
you can grab this new version of Windows 10 from Settings ->
Update & Security -> Check for updates.