Windows 10’s October 2019 cumulative updates are now available
for all supported versions of the OS. The May 2019 Update PCs
are receiving Windows 10 Build 18362.418 with a fix for
printing problems. Direct download links for Windows 10
KB4517389 offline installers are also available.
The Patch Tuesday updates main focus is on fixing security
problems in Windows 10 version 1903 and older. It also appears
that Microsoft has finally resolved the printing issues that
affected devices from manufacturers like HP.
The firm hasn’t acknowledged bugs with Start menu, Windows
Search and VMware Workstation Pro 14. Smaller refinements and
bug fixes are included in October 8 cumulative update as well,
but Microsoft still has a bunch of annoying bugs to resolve
before pushing out the next feature update.
You can grab Windows 10 Build 18362.418 by checking for updates
on Windows Update or you can install the patch by downloading
Download Links for Windows 10 KB4517389
Windows 10 KB4517389 Direct Download Links: 32-bit (x86)
Windows 10 KB4517389 (Build 18362.418) Full Changelog
Microsoft has fixed a security bug that causes some computers
to have increased connection latency and problems with CPU
utilization. There are other security fixes and improvements
included in this patch as well, and most of the changes are
aimed at enterprises or businesses.
Installing this patch could also resolve a problem where apps
print jobs may not work properly.
As always, Microsoft has included security refinements for
Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Windows Kernel, Windows
Authentication, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Microsoft
Scripting Engine, Windows Cryptography, Windows Shell, and
If you installed earlier patches, only fixes contained in this
patch will be downloaded and applied. That means the update
will download and install faster than previous updates.
No known issues
Microsoft says it’s not aware of any potential issues with
Build 18362.418. However, as it’s the case of every Patch
Tuesday, it’s possible that the new cumulative update could
break down some Windows 10 feature.
Updates breaking down some features of the OS have become
common behaviour lately. For example, Microsoft shipped
multiple updates in September that broke down
Printers and Windows Search for some, while an
emergency patch broke down Start menu for some customers