Microsoft today rolled out new Cumulative Update KB3135173 for Windows 10. The update contains bug fixes, security updates, and performance enhancements. It also brings the previous Build 10586.71 all the way up to Build10586.104. Here’s a look at installing the update and what you can expect.
Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3135173
There aren’t any noticeable changes to the UI in this update, everything that’s included in this update is under the hood bug fixes to enhance the functionality of Windows 10.
According to Microsoft’s new Windows 10 Update History page this update addresses the following:
This update includes quality improvements and security fixes. No new operating system features are being introduced this month. Key changes in this update include:
- Fixed issues with authentication, update installation, and operating system installation.
- Fixed issue with Microsoft Edge browser caching visited URLs while using InPrivate browsing.
- Fixed issue that didn’t allow simultaneous install of apps from the Windows Store and updates from Windows Update.
- Fixed issue that delayed the availability of songs added to the Groove Music app in Windows 10 Mobile.
- Improved security in the Windows kernel.
- Fixed security issues that could allow remote code execution when malware is run on a target system.
- Fixed security issues in Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 that could allow code from a malicious website to be installed and run on a device.
- Fixed additional issues with the Windows UX, Windows 10 Mobile, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, and taskbar.
- Fixed additional security issues with .NET Framework, Windows Journal, Active Directory Federation Services, NPS Radius Server, kernel-mode drivers, and WebDAV.
For more info about the security fixes in this update and a complete list of affected files, see KB3135173.
Finishing the Update
You’ll get this latest update automatically at some point, but if you don’t want to wait, you can grab it manually by going to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update.
You also will need to reboot your PC to complete the update process. But you can always schedule the restart for a time that works best for you. For more on that, read our guide on how to schedule Windows 10 Update restarts.
After the update process has completed, you can check out the new build number by launching the hidden quick access menu and selecting Run or by hitting Windows key + R and then type: winver and hit Enter.
There you can see that your Windows 10 build number has jumped up a bit.
After you get this latest Cumulative update installed, let us know how things are running on your Windows 10 system in our comment section below. If something is not working correctly and you need more help, hop into our free Windows 10 Forums for more discussion and help.