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  • Third Tuesday patches are out, but not for Win10 1903

    Posted on June 19th, 2019 at 07:46 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    As is common (but not obligatory), the third Tuesday in June brought a couple of non-security* patches:

    Win10 1809 gets KB 4501371, with dozens of bug fixes, including fixes for two bugs introduced in earlier security patches:

    • Addresses an issue that may display the error, “MMC has detected an error in a snap-in and will unload it.” when you try to expand, view, or create Custom Views in Event Viewer. Additionally, the application may stop responding or close. You may also receive the same error when using Filter Current Log in the Action menu with built-in views or logs.
    • Addresses an issue that may cause Realtek Bluetooth radio drivers to not pair or connect in some circumstances after installing the May 14, 2019 update.

    Win10 1803 gets KB 4503288, which also covers dozens of bugs including the Custom Views bug.

    There are also patches for the various LTSC versions that predate 1803.

    As of early Wednesday morning, there are no new patches for Win10 1903, or new Monthly Rollup previews for Win7 or 8.1.

    Of course you don’t want to install any of them. We’re still at MS-DEFCON 2.

    *To be clear: Microsoft labels these as “optional” because you only get them if you manually download and install them, or if you’re gullible enough to click “Check for updates.” Microsoft also calls them non-security updates when, in fact, they contain fixes for bugs introduced in earlier security-only patches.