Improvements and fixes
This update includes quality improvements. Key changes include:
Addresses an issue that occurs on machines that have multiple audio devices. Applications that provide advanced options for internal or external audio output devices may stop working unexpectedly. This issue occurs for users that select an audio output device different from the “Default Audio Device”. Examples of applications that may stop working include Windows Media Player, Realtek HD Audio Manager, and the Sound Blaster Control Panel.
Includes a fix for Game Mode that ensures the feature will no longer impact your experiences when using the industry’s top streaming and recording software.
Enables activation of insider builds of Windows 10 Enterprise for Virtual Desktops in Microsoft Azure. Microsoft Azure is the only tested and supported platform to host Windows 10 Enterprise for Virtual Desktops, which is a key part of Windows Virtual Desktop.
Addresses an issue that may cause the loss of Favorites or the Reading List in Microsoft Edge after updating the operating system.
Addresses an issue that causes Internet Explorer to randomly stop working while browsing.
Addresses an issue with scrolling ActiveX content in a window in Internet Explorer 11 during a user-triggered scroll operation.
Addresses an issue that prevents the operating system from loading new icon files if it encounters a badly formatted icon file.
Updates time zone information for São Tomé and Príncipe.
Updates time zone information for Kazakhstan.
Updates time zone information for Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Addresses an issue that prevents the “Turn off app notifications on the lock screen" policy from working. The path is "Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\System\Logo".
Addresses an issue in which the graphics device interface (GDI) DeleteObject() may cause the calling process to stop working when both of the following conditions are true:
The calling process is a WOW64 process that handles memory addresses larger than 2 GB.
The DeleteObject() is called with a device context that is compatible with a printer device context.
Addresses an issue that prevents applications and callers from connecting to destination endpoints when they use network interfaces that don’t have a default gateway. This issue affects the following:
Internet access fails on devices with DSL modems and PPPoE dial-up Internet connections (commonly used with DSL modems).
Modern and Microsoft Store apps behave as if there is no Internet access on devices with DSL modems.
Web browsers and Win32 applications that are connected to the Internet are not affected by this issue.
Addresses an issue that causes Windows to reuse an expired Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) lease if the lease expired while the OS was shutdown.
Addresses an issue that causes the RemoteApp window to come to the foreground and to always remain active after closing a window.
Addresses an issue that prevents the authentication credentials dialog from appearing when an enterprise web server attempts to connect to the Internet.
Addresses an issue that may prevent Modern apps icons from appearing in the Taskbar and the Task Switcher during a RemoteApps connection.
Addresses an issue that causes certain Microsoft Store applications to fail to launch or stop working, including WeChat on the Universal Windows Platform (UWP).
Addresses an issue that fails to register USB cameras correctly for Windows Hello after the out of box experience (OOBE) setup.
Adds a new Group Policy setting called “Enable Windows to soft-disconnect a computer from a network”. This determines how Windows will disconnect a computer from a network when it determines that the computer should no longer be connected to the network.
If enabled, Windows will soft-disconnect (disconnection is not immediate or abrupt) a computer from a network.
If disabled, Windows disconnects a computer from a network immediately.
If not configured, the default behavior is soft-disconnect. For more information about soft-disconnect, see Understanding and configuring Windows Connection Manager.
Path: Computer Configuration\Policies\Administrative Templates\Network\Windows Connection Manager
Addresses an issue that prevents a virtual smart card from starting when running in conjunction with Citrix 7.15.2000 Workstation VDA software.
Addresses an issue that prevents users from configuring their screens for high-dynamic-range (HDR) video playback.