Windows 10 version 1709

10.0.16299 · Redstone 3 · Fall Creators Update


29 Sep '17

And further

  • Unknown fixes and enhancements


4 Oct '17 17 Oct '17


  • New API for system time


  • Enabled secureboot to boot with cross signed devices
  • Enabled Azure Active Directory
  • Support for Universal BSP
  • Adds SMSC network driver
  • Enables exclusive mode audio for IoT Core
  • Add support for memory-mapped 16550 UART in EMS, boot and kernel debugger
  • Enables the ability to create a WIFI AP without a password
  • Enables hardware keyword
  • IOT_WEBB_EXT has been refactored to remove the on boarding feature

Device specific improvements

  • Support for Boot Volume Monitor with updated RPI UEFI
  • Dragonboard BSP has been updated to version 2112.0.0.0

And further

  • Improved Cortana UI for devices with a 480x272 resolution
  • The Z-Wave adapter has been removed
  • Provisioning versioning number is now a four part number
  • The tag is now under
  • Update Intel display driver

And further

  • Unknown fixes and enhancements


17 Oct '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where, after removing apps, they’re reinstalled on every restart, logoff, and login
  • Fixes an issue where localization of the error output from a JET database is broken. Only English error strings are reported
  • Security updates to Windows kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Graphics Component, Internet Explorer, Windows kernel, Microsoft Windows Search Component, Windows TPM, Windows NTLM, Device Guard, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows Wireless Networking, Microsoft Windows DNS, Windows Server, Microsoft JET Database Engine, and the Windows SMB Server


14 Nov '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that causes the Mixed Reality Portal to stop responding on launch
  • Fixes an issue that causes a black screen to appear when you switch between windowed and full-screen modes when playing some Microsoft DirectX games
  • Fixes a compatibility issue that occurs when you play back a Game DVR PC recording using Android or iOS devices
  • Fixes an issue where the functional keys stop working on Microsoft Designer Keyboards
  • Fixes an issue to ensure that certain USB devices and head-mounted displays (HMD) are enumerated properly after the system wakes up from Connected Standby
  • Fixes an issue where the virtual smart card doesn't assess the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) vulnerability correctly
  • Fixes an issue where Get-StorageJob returns nothing when there are storage jobs running on the machine
  • Fixes an issue where applications based on the Microsoft JET Database Engine (Microsoft Access 2007 and older or non-Microsoft applications) fail when creating or opening Microsoft Excel .xls files. The error message is: “Unexpected error from external database driver (1). (Microsoft JET Database Engine)"
  • Fixes an issue where application tiles are missing from the Start menu
  • Fixes an issue where applications that the Store app show as installed don't appear on the application list of the Start menu
  • Fixes an issue where Microsoft Edge cannot create a WARP support process and appears to stop responding for up to 3 seconds during a wait timeout. During the timeout period, users cannot navigate or interact with the requested page
  • Fixes an issue where Universal Windows Platform (UWP) applications that use JavaScript and asm.js may stop working and require reinstallation
  • Security updates to Microsoft Scripting Engine, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows kernel, Internet Explorer, and Windows Media Player


12 Dec '17

Microsoft Edge

Internet Explorer

  • Updates Internet Explorer’s default visibility for the button that launches Microsoft Edge

Fixed issues

  • Fixed an issue where Windows Defender Device Guard and Application Control block some applications from running, even in Audit-Only Enforcement Mode
  • Fixed an issue to reset PLC bit on U0/U3 transitions
  • Fixed an issue with personalized Bluetooth devices that don't support bonding
  • Fixed an issue where the touch keyboard doesn’t support the standard layout for 88 languages
  • Fixed an issue where the touch keyboard for a third-party Input Method Editor (IME) has no IME ON/OFF key
  • Fixed an additional issues with updated time zone information
  • Fixed an issue where, when using System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM), the user can't copy or clone virtual machines (VM). The error message is "0x80070057- Invalid parameter"
  • Security updates to the Microsoft Scripting Engine, Microsoft Edge, and Windows Server


5 Jan '18 18 Jan '18

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that may uninstall some Microsoft Store apps on systems that have KB4054517 installed
  • Fixes an issue where event logs stop receiving events when a maximum file size policy is applied to the channel
  • Fixes an issue where printing an Office Online document in Microsoft Edge fails
  • Fixes an issue where the touch keyboard doesn’t support the standard layout for 109 keyboards
  • Fixes an video playback issues in applications such as Microsoft Edge that affect some devices when playing back video on a monitor and a secondary, duplicated display
  • Fixes an issue where Microsoft Edge stops responding for up to 3 seconds while displaying content from a software rendering path
  • Fixes an issue where only 4 TB of memory is shown as available in Task Manager in Windows Server version 1709 when more memory is actually installed, configured, and available
  • Fixes an issue where update installation may stop at 99% and may show elevated CPU or disk utilization. This occurs if a device was reset using the Reset this PC functionality after installing KB4054022
  • Security updates to Windows SMB Server, the Windows Subsystem for Linux, Windows Kernel, Windows Datacenter Networking, Windows Graphics, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, and the Microsoft Scripting Engine


13 Feb '18 13 Feb '18

And further

  • Updates time zone information

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where child accounts are able to access InPrivate mode on ARM devices even though their browsing and search history is sent to their parents. This occurs only on Microsoft accounts belonging to children that are managed using the Microsoft Family service and for which parents have enabled activity reporting. This applies to Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an issue with docking and undocking Internet Explorer windows
  • Fixes an issue in Internet Explorer where pressing the delete key inserted a new line in input boxes in an application
  • Fixes an issue in Internet Explorer where selected elements wouldn't update under certain circumstances
  • Fixes an issue where some users may have experienced issues logging into some websites when using third-party account credentials in Microsoft Edge
  • Fixes an issue with browser Compatibility View settings that occurs during updates
  • Fixes an issue where, in certain hardware configurations, the frame rates of DirectX Games were unintentionally limited to a factor of the display's vertical synchronization
  • Fixes an issue that causes delays when switching keyboard languages using Alt+Shift
  • Fixes an issue where surround sound audio endpoints reverted to stereo after restarting Improves and reduces conditions where certain Bluetooth keyboards drop keys during reconnection scenarios
  • Corrects mouse delays for devices that incorrectly report the battery level status.
  • Fixes an issue where MMC application snap-ins—such as Services, Local Policy Admin, and Printer Management—fail to run when Windows Defender Application Control (Device Guard) is turned on. The error is "Object doesn't support this property or method" Prevents use of the Pre-production Onesettings endpoint for Windows Setup when test signing is enabled
  • Fixes an issue where installations of Windows Server, version 1709 are not automatically activated using the Automated Virtual Machine Activation (AVMA) feature on Hyper-V hosts that have been activated
  • Fixes an issue with the Auto-register Inbox templates feature for UEV where the Scheduled Task didn't have the proper trigger
  • Fixes an issue where the App-V client didn't read the policy for SyncOnBatteriesEnabled when the policy was set using a Group Policy Object (GPO)
  • Fixes an issue where the Supported On field for the Enable App-V Client policy is blank in the Group Policy editor
  • Fixes an issue where the user’s hive data in the registry is not maintained correctly when some App-V packages belong to the connection group
  • Provides additional logging for administrators to take action, such as picking a proper configuration for their App-V package, when there are multiple configuration files for a single package
  • Fixes an issue with App-V packages that aren't compatible with registry virtualization using kernel containers. To address the issue, we changed the registry virtualization to use the earlier (non-container) method by default. Customers who would like to use the new (kernel container) method for registry virtualization can still switch to it by setting the following registry value to 1:
    • Path: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\AppV\Client\Compatibility
    • Setting: ContainerRegistryEnabled
    • DataType: DWORD
  • Fixes an issue in which WPF applications that are running on touch or stylus-enabled systems may stop working or stop responding after some time without any touch activity.
  • Security updates to Microsoft Scripting Engine, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Windows Search component, Windows Kernel, Windows Authentication, Device Guard, Common Log File System driver, and the Windows storage and file systems


13 Mar '18 13 Mar '18

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where Internet Explorer stops working when using F12-based developer tools
  • Fixes an issue with printing XML documents with Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge Updates legacy Document Mode cell visibility in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an issue with pinch and zoom gestures on some hardware in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an issue where Internet Explorer is unresponsive in certain scenarios when a Browser Helper Object is installed
  • Fixes an issue to prevent media and other applications from becoming unresponsive or failing when upgrading graphics drivers
  • Fixes an issue where customers receive "Check your account, you don't own this content” errors when attempting to play or install owned content. This issue can also result in customers getting kicked out of a game in the middle of play
  • Fixes an issue where, after installing KB4056892,KB4073291, KB4058258, KB4077675, or KB4074588 on a server, you may not be able to access SMB shared files in directory junction points or volume mount points hosted on that server. The error is "ERROR_INVALID_REPARSE_DATA”. As a result, editing some group policies using GPMC or AGPM 4.0 may fail with the error "The data present in the reparse point buffer is invalid. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80071128)"
  • Fixes an issue where an AD FS server issue causes the WID AD FS database to become unusable after a restart. This might prevent the AD FS service from starting
  • Fixes an issue where, after installing KB4090913, the Mixed Reality Portal may fail to initialize. This results in an “SXXXXXXX-X” error or a “We couldn’t download the Windows Mixed Reality Software” message may appear after the software is successfully downloaded
  • Security updates to Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows Desktop Bridge, Windows Kernel, Windows Shell, Windows MSXML, Device Guard, Windows Hyper-V, Windows Installer, and the Microsoft Scripting Engine


10 Apr '18 10 Apr '18

And further

  • Provides support to control usage of Indirect Branch Prediction Barrier (IBPB) within some AMD processors (CPUs) for mitigating CVE-2017-5715, Spectre Variant 2 when switching from user context to kernel context

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an an issue that causes an access violation in Internet Explorer when it runs on the Microsoft Application Virtualization platform
  • Fixes an an issue in Enterprise Mode related to redirects in Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge
  • Fixes an an issue that generates an access violation on certain pages in Internet Explorer when it renders SVGs under a high load
  • Fixes an additional issues with updated time zone information
  • Fixes an an issue that might cause the App-V service to stop working on an RDS server that hosts many users
  • Fixes an an issue where user accounts are locked when applications are moved to a shared platform using App-V (e.g., XenApp 7.15+ with Windows Server 2016, where Kerberos authentication isn't available)
  • Fixes an an issue with printing content generated by ActiveX in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an an issue that causes document.execCommand("copy") to always return False in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an an issue that, in some instances, prevents Internet Explorer from identifying custom controls
  • Security updates to Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Windows kpp platform and frameworks, Microsoft scripting engine, Windows graphics, Windows Server, Windows kernel, Windows datacenter networking, Windows wireless networking, Windows virtualization and Kernel, and Windows Hyper-V


8 May '18 8 May '18

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12 Jun '18 12 Jun '18

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10 Jul '18 10 Jul '18

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9 Oct '18 9 Oct '18

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13 Nov '18 13 Nov '18

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