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Microsoft Releases Cumulative Update KB4501835 for Windows 10 1809

Microsoft today released new cumulative update KB4501835 for Windows 10 1809 aka “October 2018 Update”. Here is a look at what’s new in today’s latest update.

Microsoft today is rolling out new cumulative update KB4501835 for Windows 10 1809 aka “October 2018 Update”. As with most cumulative updates, there are new features included. But there are several important fixes and overall system improvements. After installing this update, your build number will be bumped to 17763.439. Here is a look at what you can expect.

Cumulative Update KB4501835 for Windows 10 1809

Here is the list of fixes and improvements included in today’s update:

  • Addresses an issue that prevents the CALDATETIME structure from handling more than four Japanese Eras. For more information, see KB4469068.
  • Updates the NLS registry to support the new Japanese Era. For more information, see KB4469068.
  • Addresses an issue that causes the DateTimePicker to display the date incorrectly in the Japanese date format. For more information, see KB4469068.
  • Addresses an issue that causes the Date and Time Settings control to cache old Eras and prevents the control from refreshing when the time enters the new Japanese Era. For more information, see KB4469068.
  • Updates fonts to support the new Japanese Era. For more information, see KB4469068.
  • Addresses an issue that prevents an input method editor (IME) from supporting the new Japanese Era character. For more information, see KB4469068.
  • Addresses an issue that causes the Clock and Calendar flyout control to display the day of the week incorrectly mapped to a date in the month of the new Japanese Era. For more information, see KB4469068.
  • Adds alternative fonts for the new Japanese Era fonts. For more information, see KB4469068.
  • Enables Text-To-Speech (TTS) functionality to support new Japanese Era characters. For more information, see KB4469068.
  • Addresses an issue in Unified Write Filter (UWF) that prevents Hibernate Once/Resume Many (HORM) from working as expected on Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) systems.

Since this is a cumulative update you should get it automatically in the next couple of days. Or, if you want to stay to on top of things you can check for it manually by heading to Settings > Update & security > Windows Update and check for updates. Or, you can manually download and install the update from Microsoft Update Catalog.

Also, remember that if you have any issues with this or any other cumulative update for Windows 10, you can roll it back. For more on that, read our article: How to Uninstall a Windows 10 Cumulative Update.


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