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Microsoft has released KB5018482 (OS Builds 19042.2193, 19043.2193, and 19044.2193) preview for Windows 10 Enterprise Multi-Session, version 20H2 Windows 10 Enterprise and Education, version 20H2 Windows 10 IoT Enterprise, version 20H2 Windows 10 on Surface Hub Windows 10, version 21H1, all editions and Windows 10, version 21H2, all editions.



October 25, 2022—KB5018482 (OS Builds 19042.2193, 19043.2193, and 19044.2193) Preview

Highlights

  • It addresses an issue that causes an OS upgrade to stop responding, and then it fails. 

  • It addresses an issue that affects the font of three Chinese characters. When you format these characters as bold, the width size is wrong. 

  • It addresses an issue that affects Microsoft Direct3D 9 games. The graphics hardware stops working if the hardware does not have a native Direct3D 9 driver.

  • It addresses graphical issues in games that use Microsoft D3D9 on some platforms.

  • It addresses an issue that affects Microsoft Edge when it is in IE Mode. The titles of pop-up windows and tabs are wrong.

  • It addresses an issue that affects the lasso tool in a graphics editing program.

  • It stops the start of daylight saving time in Jordan at the end of October 2022. The Jordan time zone will permanently shift to the UTC + 3 time zone.

Improvements

Windows 10, version 21H2

Important: Use EKB  KB5003791 to update to Windows 10, version 21H2.

This non-security update includes quality improvements. Key changes include:

  • This build includes all the improvements from the supported Windows 10, version 20H2 editions.

  • No additional issues were documented for this release. 

 Windows 10, version 21H1

Important: Use EKB  KB5000736 to update to Windows 10, version 21H1.

This non-security update includes quality improvements. Key changes include:

  • This build includes all the improvements from the supported Windows 10, version 20H2 editions.

  • No additional issues were documented for this release. 

Windows 10, version 20H2 editions: Windows 10 Enterprise Multi-Session, Windows 10 Enterprise and Education, Windows 10 IoT Enterprise

Important: Use EKB  KB4562830 to update to the supported editions of Windows 10, version 20H2.

This non-security update includes quality improvements. When you install this KB:

  • It addresses an issue that affects Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM) authentication hardening. It automatically raises the authentication level for all non-anonymous activation requests from DCOM clients to RPC_C_AUTHN_LEVEL_PKT_INTEGRITY. This occurs if the authentication level is below Packet Integrity.

  • It addresses a DCOM issue that affects the Remote Procedure Call Service (rpcss.exe). It raises the authentication level to RPC_C_AUTHN_LEVEL_PKT_INTEGRITY instead of RPC_C_AUTHN_LEVEL_CONNECT if RPC_C_AUTHN_LEVEL_NONE is specified.

  • It addresses an issue that causes an OS upgrade to stop responding, and then it fails.

  • It addresses an issue that affects the Microsoft Azure Active Directory (AAD) Application Proxy connector. It cannot retrieve a Kerberos ticket on behalf of the user. The error message is, “The handle specified is invalid (0x80090301).”

  • It addresses an issue that affects the font of three Chinese characters. When you format these characters as bold, the width size is wrong.

  • It addresses an issue that affects Microsoft Direct3D 9 games. The graphics hardware stops working if the hardware does not have a native Direct3D 9 driver.

  • It addresses graphical issues in games that use Microsoft D3D9 on some platforms.

  • It addresses an issue that affects Microsoft Edge when it is in IE Mode. The titles of pop-up windows and tabs are wrong.

  • It addresses an issue that affects Microsoft Edge IE mode. It stops you from opening webpages. This occurs when you enable Windows Defender Application Guard (WDAG) and you do not configure Network Isolation policies.

  • It addresses an issue that might cause an application to stop responding. This might occur when the input queue overflows.

  • It addresses an issue that affects input method editors (IME) from Microsoft and third parties. They stop working when you close the IME window. This occurs if the IME uses Windows Text Services Framework (TSF) 1.0.

  • It addresses an issue that affects the lasso tool in a graphics editing program.

  • It addresses an issue that affects Miracast advertisements. This issue occurs on Surface Hub devices under certain conditions.

  • It addresses an issue that affects some drivers. They use more power when you play hardware-protected digital rights management (DRM) content.

  • It addresses an issue that affects .msi files. Windows Defender Application Control (WDAC) will ignore them when you disable script enforcement.

  • It addresses an issue that affects a remote desktop virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) scenario. The session might use the wrong time zone.

  • It updates the Windows kernel vulnerable driver blocklist that is in the DriverSiPolicy.p7b file. This update also ensures that the blocklist is the same across Windows 10 and Windows 11. For more information, see  KB5020779.

  • It makes Microsoft compliant with US Government (USG) version 6 revision 1 ( USGv6-r1).

  • It stops the start of daylight saving time in Jordan at the end of October 2022. The Jordan time zone will permanently shift to the UTC + 3 time zone.

If you installed earlier updates, only the new updates contained in this package will be downloaded and installed on your device.

Windows 10 servicing stack update - 19042.2180, 19043.2180, and 19044.2180

This update makes quality improvements to the servicing stack, which is the component that installs Windows updates. Servicing stack updates (SSU) ensure that you have a robust and reliable servicing stack so that your devices can receive and install Microsoft updates.


October 25, 2022—KB5018482 (OS Builds 19042.2193, 19043.2193, and 19044.2193) Preview