Patch Tuesday Brings Windows 10 Cumulative Build 10586.218 to PC Users

Rafia Shaikh
Posted Apr 12, 2016
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Microsoft has started rolling out April’s Windows 10 cumulative update to PC users. In today’s Patch Tuesday, Windows 10 users on PCs will receive build number 10586.218, with support numbers KB3147458 and KB3147461.

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Windows 10 cumulative updates for April:

Along with pushing a new build to Windows 10 Mobile users, Microsoft has also started sending out monthly maintenance updates to Windows 10 desktop users, bringing them to Windows 10 build number 10586.218. Bringing the operating system up from 10586.165 to 10586.218, the latest update brings many improvements to the OS.

Following is the complete changelog of what this month’s Patch Tuesday has brought in for the desktop operating system:

This update includes quality improvements and security fixes. No new operating system features are being introduced in this update. Key changes include:

Improved reliability for Internet Explorer 11, .NET Framework, wireless LAN, Microsoft Edge, Windows Update, logon, Bluetooth, network connectivity, map apps, video playback, Cortana, USB, Windows Explorer, and Narrator.

Fixed issue with connectivity of USB devices until OS restart.

Improved discoverability of printers when a device resumes from sleep.

Fixed issues with lock screen.

Support for visual voicemail on dual SIM phones.

Fixed issue with audio playback using Groove music and other music apps on a phone.

Fixed issue with revised daylight savings time.

Fixed additional issues with shutdown delays, Narrator, Cortana, roaming data usage, buying apps in the Store, video playback, facial recognition, Bluetooth pairing, Microsoft Edge, logon, Internet Explorer 11, Live Tile updates, .NET Framework, and Microsoft Installer (MSI).

Improved security for CSRSS to address security feature bypass.

Fixed additional security issues with Security Account Manager Remote Protocol, HTTP.sys, secondary logon, Microsoft Graphics component, .NET Framework, CSRSS, Microsoft Edge, and Internet Explorer 11.

You can download the latest Windows 10 cumulative updates from Settings > Update & security > Windows Update > Check for updates.

Microsoft Breaks the Twice-a-Year Windows 10 Upgrade Pattern for 2016

Microsoft’s Windows 10 update team member John Wink tweeted earlier that users facing any issues with the two updates can tweet the problems to Wink.

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