KB4345421 Released

KB4345421 is applicable for Windows 10, version 1803. This update was released by Microsoft on 16th July,2018.

This update includes quality improvements. No new operating system features are being introduced in this update. Key changes include:

Addresses an issue that may cause some devices running network monitoring workloads to receive the 0xD1 Stop error because of a race condition after installing the July update.

Addresses an issue with the DHCP Failover server that may cause enterprise clients to receive an invalid configuration when requesting a new IP address. This results in a loss of connectivity.

Addresses an issue that may cause the restart of the SQL Server service to fail occasionally with the error, “Tcp port is already in use”.

Addresses an issue that occurs when an administrator tries to stop the World Wide Web Publishing Service (W3SVC). The W3SVC remains in a “stopping” state, but cannot fully stop or it cannot be restarted.

If you installed earlier updates, only the new fixes contained in this package will be downloaded and installed on your device.

How to get this update

This update will be downloaded and installed automatically from Windows Update. To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

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Surface Touchscreen Troubleshooting

Check the display panel carefully. If the glass on your Surface touchscreen is cracked or broken, touch may not work.

Sometimes it has been found that if you have trouble touching just the item you want, consider using a Surface Pen or another capacitive stylus.

Clean your Surface display panel with a soft, lint-free cloth dampened with water or eyeglass cleaner. But never spray directly on panel.

Sometimes non-responsive screens back to normal after a simple restart.

Uninstall and reinstall Touch Screen driver via device manager. Make sure the related driver is the latest one.

  • Open device manager
  • Locate Human Interface Devices.
  • Right click on HID-compliant touch screen > Uninstall

Calibration is another tool which is used for Touchscreen troubleshoot.

  • Type Calibrate in the search box
  • use the arrow keys to highlight Calibrate the screen for pen or touch input, and then press Enter.
  • There is a Reset button which can be used to get factory settings.

Make sure that your Surface is not adjacent to  other electronic devices ,which can interfere with the touchscreen or make the cursor on your Surface move around unexpectedly.

How To Disable Windows Update For Standard or, Non Administrative Users

Problem:

I have a third party app that installs Updates. I would like to disable the ability to manually update windows by non administrative users in Windows 10.

Resolution:

In Start Search type Gpedit.msc and press the Enter Key.

Now locate:

Under Local Computer Policy:

Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Update

Scroll down to Allow non-administrators to receive update notifications.
If you disable this policy setting, then only administrative users will receive update notifications.

KB4284848

KB4284848 will bring Your Windows 10 to Build 17134.137.

How Will You get it?

To download and install this update, go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Updateand select Check for updates.

To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

What will it change?

This update includes quality improvements. No new operating system features are being introduced in this update. Key changes include:

Addresses an issue that causes the Video Settings HDR streaming calibration slider to stop working. This is caused by a conflict with the panel brightness intensity settings configured by certain OEMs.
Addresses streaming compatibility issues with certain live TV streaming content providers.
Addresses an issue where media content previously generated by Media Center doesn’t play after installing the Windows 10 April 2018 update.
Addresses an issue in which SmartHeap didn’t work with UCRT.
Addresses performance regression in App-V, which slows many actions in Windows 10.
Addresses an issue that causes Appmonitor to stop working at logoff if the Settingstoragepath is set incorrectly.
Addresses an issue that causes Appmonitor to stop working at logoff, and user settings are not saved.
Addresses an issue where client applications running in a container image don’t conform to the dynamic port range.
Addresses an issue where the DNS server might stop working when using DNS Query Resolution Policies with a “Not Equal” (NE) condition.
Addresses an issue with T1 and T2 custom values after configuring DHCP failover.
Addresses an issue that causes the latest versions of Google Chrome (67.0.3396.79+) to stop working on some devices.
Addresses issues with the Remote Desktop client in which pop-up windows and drop-down menus don’t appear and right-clicking doesn’t work properly. These issues occur when using remote applications.
Addresses an issue that causes a connection failure when a Remote Desktop connection doesn’t read the bypass list for a proxy that has multiple entries.
Addresses an issue that may cause Microsoft Edge to stop working when it initializes the download of a font from a malformed (not RFC compliant) URL.
Addresses an issue where some users may receive an error when accessing files or running programs from a shared folder using the SMBv1 protocol. The error is “An invalid argument was supplied”.
Addresses an issue that causes Task Scheduler tasks configured with an S4U logon to fail with the error “ERROR_NO_SUCH_LOGON_SESSION/STATUS_NO_TRUST_SAM_ACCOUNT”.
Addresses a performance issue with Windows Mixed Reality on some laptops with hybrid graphics adapters, such as Surface Book 2.

If you installed earlier updates, only the new fixes in this package will be downloaded and installed on your device.

June 26, 2018—KB4284848 (OS Build 17134.137)
Applies to: Windows 10, version 1803

KB4284822 : June 21, 2018

This cumulative update applies to: Windows 10 version 1709.

No new operating system features are being introduced in this update. This update includes quality improvements.

  • Addresses an application performance degradation issue in operating system functions. This degradation locks and frees large blocks of memory (such as VirtualLock and Heapfreeafter installing KB4056892 and superseding fixes.
  • Addresses performance regression in App-V that slows many actions in Windows 10.
  • Adds a new MDM Policy, “DisallowCloudNotification”, for enterprises to turn off Windows Notification traffic.
  • Changes the music metadata service provider used by Windows Media Player.
  • Addresses an issue with the placement of text symbols in right-to-left languages.
  • Addresses an issue with editing web password fields using a touch keyboard.
  • Adds a Group Policy that provides the ability to hide recently added apps from the Start menu.
  • Updates the Segoe UI Emoji font to use a water gun to represent a pistol emoji.
  • Addresses a reliability issue with resuming from hibernation.
  • Addresses an issue where SmartHeap doesn’t work with UCRT.
  • Addresses an issue to ensure that Windows Defender Application Guard endpoints comply with regional policies.
  • Increases the user account minimum password length in Group Policy from 14 to 20 characters.
  • Addresses an issue that causes sporadic authentication issues when using Windows Authentication Manager.
  • Addresses an issue where an Azure Active Directory account domain change prevents customers from logging on.
  • Addresses an issue that displays unnecessary “Credential Required” and “Do you want to allow the app to access your private key?” messages. This issue occurs when running a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) application.
  • Addresses an issue that causes the LSASS service to become unresponsive, and the system needs to be restarted to recover.
  • Addresses an issue where client applications running in a container image don’t conform to the dynamic port range.
  • Adds a new registry key that prevents access to the Internet using WWAN if a non-routable ethernet is connected. To use this new registry key, add IgnoreNonRoutableEthernet” (Dword) on HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Wcmsvc using regedit, and set it to 1.
  • Adds a new registry key that allows customers to control access to the Internet using WWAN without using the default connection manager. To use this new registry key, fMinimizeConnections” (Dword) on HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\WcmSvc\Local using regedit, and set it to 0.
  • Addresses an issue that prevented ISO/DVD mounts and eject from working using VM settings and Powershell because of menu transition issues in VMConnect.
  • Addresses an issue where restarting the Hyper-V host with Hyper-V Replica (HVR) enabled could cause replication to stop. It may also require a manual restart to resume the replication from a suspended state. The replication state should be normal after the Hyper-V host/VMMS is restarted.
  • Addresses an issue that might cause the Mitigation Options Group Policy client-side extension to fail during GPO processing. The possible errors are “Windows failed to apply the MitigationOptions settings. MitigationOptions settings might have its own log file” or “ProcessGPOList: Extension MitigationOptions returned 0xea.” This issue occurs when Mitigation Options have been defined using Group Policy, the Windows Defender Security Center, or the PowerShell Set-ProcessMitigation cmdlet.
  • Addresses an issue that causes a connection failure when a Remote Desktop connection doesn’t read the bypass list for a proxy that has multiple entries.
  • Addresses an issue where Windows Defender Security Center and the Firewall Pillar app stop working when opened. This is caused by a race condition that occurs if third-party antivirus software has been installed.
  • Addresses an issue that causes Task Scheduler tasks configured with an S4U logon to fail with the error, “ERROR_NO_SUCH_LOGON_SESSION/STATUS_NO_TRUST_SAM_ACCOUNT”.

If you installed earlier updates, only the new fixes in this package will be downloaded and installed on your device.

For more information about the resolved security vulnerabilities, see the Security Update Guide.

Known issues in this update

Symptom Workaround
Some non-English platforms may display the following string in English instead of the localized language: ”Reading scheduled jobs from file is not supported in this language mode.” This error appears when you try to read the scheduled jobs you’ve created and Device Guard is enabled Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.
When Device Guard is enabled, some non-English platforms may display the following strings in English instead of the localized language:

  • “Cannot use ‘&’ or ‘.’ operators to invoke a module scope command across language boundaries.”
  • “‘Script’ resource from ‘PSDesiredStateConfiguration’ module is not supported when Device Guard is enabled. Please use ‘Script’ resource published by PSDscResources module from PowerShell Gallery.”
Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.
How to get this update

To download and install this update, go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Updateand select Check for updates.

To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

 

Fixing 0x80080005 Error in Windows 10 Insider Preview Build #17686

Problem:

When You are trying to update Windows 10 Insider Preview Build #17686 to #17692, You are getting the following error:

There were some problems installing updates, but we’ll try again later. If you keep seeing this and want to search the web or contact support for information, this may help: (0x80080005)

Resolution:

Open Settings

In Search box type troubleshooting

Locate Windows Update

Select Windows Update and click on Run the troubleshooter.

Once done recheck.

 

Slow Charging of Surface Devices

Problem:

My Surface device won’t charge faster. How to fix?

Resolution:

Here are the a few recommendations from Microsoft:

  1. Always try to charge your Surface device  with the  Connect charger that came with your Surface for faster charging.
  2. If You use the USB-C port to charge your Surface then Surface devices will only charge with USB 2.0 or 3.0 compliant chargers. Chargers that provide 5 volts, 1.5 amps, or 7.5 watts can charge, but they’ll be so slow that they should only be used if there’s no other option. Low voltage USB A chargers with a USB A to USB-C cable won’t work at all.
    3. If the battery is drained, and the charger you’re using uses 60 watts or above, your Surface will instantly turn on when you plug it in. If you’re using a charger that uses less than 60 watts, your Surface must charge to 10% before it will turn on.
    4.For Surface Book without the NVIDIA GPU with the regular base, we recommend a charging power of 33 watts, and for Surface Book with the NVIDIA GPU we recommend 93 watts.

If You are still facing problem then there may be problems with the charger adapter or power cable or the charging port or, faulty battery.