It’s that time of the month again. Microsoft is today carrying out July’s Patch Tuesday, which will hopefully shore up Windows 10 for PC and Mobile for another month. As always, Microsoft is patching the platform across the board, so users with all versions will get an update.

Interestingly, this still includes build 1507. That is otherwise known as the first ever Windows 10 build. Microsoft said it would end support for this build in May, but the company has continued to keep it patched each month.

Of course, since then Microsoft has rolled out the Anniversary Update and the most recent Creators Update. For the latter, users will be seeing build 15063.483 (KB4025342) this Patch Tuesday. Microsoft is rolling out a patch for the Creators Update on PC and Windows 10 Mobile.

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As usual, there are no new features. Instead these are cumulative updates that protect the platform from security flaws, makes fixes, and squashes bugs. You can find all the releases in the Microsoft Update Catalog.

You can check out the changelogs for all the builds below:

Creators Update

  • Addressed issue introduced by KB4022716 where Internet Explorer 11 may close unexpectedly when you visit some websites.
  • Addressed issue to improve MediaCreationTool.exe support for Setup Tourniquet scenarios.
  • Addressed issue with CoreMessaging.dll that may cause 32-bit apps to crash on the 64-bit version of the Windows OS.
  • Addressed an issue where Visual Studio or a WPF application may terminate unexpectedly (stops responding, followed by a crash) when running on a pen and/or touch enabled machine with Windows 10 Creators Update.
  • Addressed issue that causes the system to crash when certain USB devices are unplugged while the system is asleep.
  • Addressed issues with screen orientation that stops working after lid close and lid open transitions.
  • Addressed issue that causes .jpx and .jbig2 images to stop rendering in PDF files.
  • Addressed issue where users could not elevate to Administrator through the User Account Control (UAC) dialog when using a smart card.
  • Addressed issue where input using the Korean handwriting feature dropped the last character of a word or moved it to the next line incorrectly.
  • Addressed issue with a race condition between the App-V Catalog Manager and the Profile Roaming Service. A new registry key is available to control the waiting period for App-V Catalog Manager, which allows any third-party Profile Roaming Service to complete.
  • Security updates to Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, Windows Search, Windows kernel, Windows shell, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows Virtualization, Datacenter Networking, Windows Server, Windows Storage and File Systems, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows kernel-mode drivers, ASP.NET, Microsoft PowerShell, and the .NET Framework.

Anniversary Update

As you may know, Microsoft is rolling the Creators Update out in stages. This means there are still millions of users on the Anniversary Update (version 1607). This Patch Tuesday Next up is build is getting build 14393.1480 for PC and mobile. Here’s what’s coming:

  • Addressed issue introduced by KB4022723 where Internet Explorer 11 may close unexpectedly when you visit some websites.
  • Addressed issue with race condition that causes Lync Edge servers to randomly crash (Stop Error D1). Any active, open session within a federated domain loses connectivity for conference calls, instant messaging, etc.
  • Addressed issue with memory leaks in the nonpaged pool with the “NDnd” tag, which causes the OS to crash.
  • Addressed issue with race condition that occurs when two threads try to reconstruct the hash table simultaneously.
  • Addressed issue where Internet Explorer 11 stops responding when a user clicks an empty column header and then immediately holds down the SHIFT key and double-clicks.
  • Addressed issue where the NewWindow3 event handler is never called in a managed WebBrowser class of .NET 4.6.
  • Addressed issue in Internet Explorer 11 where a text node returned from the DOMParser may be incorrect when MutationObserver for childList and subtree is active.
  • Addressed issue in Internet Explorer 11 where a crash can occur in limited scenarios when using the Find feature (Ctrl+F).
  • Security updates to the Windows shell, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Search, Windows kernel, Windows kernel-mode drivers, the .NET Framework, Windows Server, Windows Virtualization, Windows Storage and File Systems, Datacenter Networking, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft PowerShell, Microsoft Edge, and the Microsoft Scripting Engine.
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