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  • For some, this month’s Win10 1809 cumulative update installs twice twice

    Posted on May 16th, 2019 at 07:01 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Microsoft has finally acknowledged what’s been going around since Tuesday. On some machines, installing KB 4494441 — this month’s cumulative update for Win10 version 1809 — takes two tries.

    The KB article now says:

    Some customers report that KB4494441 installed twice on their device. 

    In certain situations, installing an update requires multiple download and restart steps. If two intermediate steps of the installation complete successfully, the View your Update history page will report that installation completed successfully twice.

    No action is required on your part. The update installation may take longer and may require more than one restart, but will install successfully after all intermediate installation steps have completed.

    We are working on improving this update experience to ensure the Update history correctly reflects the installation of the latest cumulative update (LCU).

    Fair enough, but it’d be nice to have an update only throw one reboot, yes?

    Who tests this stuff anyway?

    Snarky sidenote: the shiny new official Release Information page says the problem’s been Resolved.

    Thx Martin Brinkmann, ghacks.net

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