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  • Master Patch List – April 2019

    April’s updates

    1809 is ready for business.  Get ready for 1903.

    Install updates UNLESS you are using Sophos, Avast, Avira or McAfee. Check for updates for your antivirus. I’ve installed with no issues in my office.

    Previous months:

    March 2019 2019-03 February 2019 2019-02 January 2019 2019-01 December 2018 2018-12 November 2018 2018-11 October 2018 2018-10 September 2018 2018-09 August 2018: 2018-08 July 2018 2018-07 June: 2018-06 May: 2018-05 April: 2018-04 March: 2018-03 February 2018: 2018-02

    Master listing of Group B (Security only) releases for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1

    Historical listing of Windows 7 updates

    Windows 10

    1809 has been re-released, 1803 not seeing issues at my office, 1709 okay, 1703 okay

    Day/Month released Patch Knowledge Base Article Operating System Safe to install? Issues being tracked Fixing or Patching
    04/9/2019 KB 4493509 Windows 10 1809 and Server 2019 Okay Several, none appear to be deal breakers at this time Various issues
    4/9/2019 KB4490480 Windows 1809 compat Okay None Compat issues to upgrade to 1903
    4/9/2019 KB4493510 1809 Servicing stack update Okay None Fixing device drivers may not properly load
    4/25/2019 KB4493437 Windows 10 1803 Hold for now Japanese era fixes
    04/9/2019 KB 4493464 Windows 10 1803 Okay Several, none appear to be deal breakers at this time Various issues
    4/25/2019 KB4493440 Windows 10 1709 Hold for now Japanese era fixes
    04/9/2019 KB 4493441 Windows 10 1709 Okay Several, none appear to be deal breakers at this time Various issues
    4/25/2019 KB4493436 Windows 10 1703 Hold for now Japanese era
    04/9/2019 KB 4493474 Windows 10 1703 Okay Several, none appear to be deal breakers at this time Various issues
    4/25/2019 KB4493473 Windows 10 1607 and Server 2016 Hold for now Japanese era
    04/9/2019 KB 4493470 Windows 10 1607 and Server 2016 Okay Several, none appear to be deal breakers at this time Various issues
    04/9/2019 KB 4493478 Adobe Flash Install No issues Flash security patch

    Windows 10 Servicing stack releases

    Day/Month released Patch Knowledge Base Article Operating System Safe to install? Issues being tracked Fixing or Patching
    4/9/2019 KB4493510 Windows 10 1809 and Server 2019 OK None Servicing Stack
    02/12/2019 KB 4485449 Windows 10 1803 OK None Servicing Stack
    02/12/2019 KB 4485448 Windows 10 1709 OK None Servicing Stack
    02/12/2019 KB 4487327 Windows 10 1703 OK None Servicing Stack
    02/12/2019 KB 4485447 Windows 10 1607 and Server 2016 OK None Servicing Stack

     

    Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2

    8.1 not tracking issues

    Day/Month released Patch Knowledge Base Article Operating System Safe to install? Issues being tracked Fixing or Patching
    4/25/2019 4493443 Windows 8.1 update rollup preview Hold Japanese era fixes
    4/9/2019 4493446 Windows 8.1 update rollup Okay Tracking side effects with Avast/McAfee/Avira Various issues
    4/9/2019 4493467 Windows 8.1 security only Okay Tracking side effects with Avast/McAfee/Avira Various issues
    4/9/2019 4493435 Internet Explorer Install No earth shattering side effects Various issues
    4/9/2019 4489907 Flash Install No earth shattering side effects Various issues

    Windows Server 2012

    Server 2012 not tracking issues

    Day/Month released Patch Knowledge Base Article Operating System Safe to install? Issues being tracked Fixing or Patching
    4/25/2019 4493462 Server 2012 rollup Hold for now No earth shattering side effects Various issues
    4/9/2019 4493450 Server 2012 rollup Okay Tracking side effects with Avast/McAfee/Avira/Sophos Various issues
    4/9/2019 4493451 Server 2012 security only Okay Tracking side effects with Avast/McAfee/Avira/Sophos Various issues
    4/9/2019 4489873 Internet Explorer Hold for now No earth shattering side effects Various issues

     

    Windows 7/Server 208 R2

    KB4493132 has been released to alert you to end of life on Windows 7. Do not install this update.

    Windows 7 – KB still notes loss of networking, but it’s been the same since March. Trigger appears to be VMware related

    Day/Month released Patch Knowledge Base Article Operating System Safe to install? Issues being tracked Fixing or Patching
    4/25/2019 4493453 Windows 7 rollup Hold for now Japanese era fixes Various security issues
    4/9/2019 4493448 Windows 7 security only Okay Tracking side effects with Avast/McAfee/Avira/Sophos Various security issues
    4/9/2019 4493472 Windows 7 rollup Okay Tracking side effects with Avast/McAfee/Avira/Sophos Various security issues
    4/9/2019 4493435 Internet Explorer Okay None earth shattering Various security issues

     

    Office updates

    Day/Month released Patch Knowledge Base Article Platform Safe to install? Issues being tracked Fixing or Patching
    4/9/2019 4462236 Excel 2016 Okay No major issues Remote code/various Japanese era bugs
    4/9/2019 4462242 Office 2016 Okay No major issues Remote code/various Japanese era bugs
    4/9/2019 4462213 Office 2016 Okay No major issues Remote code/various Japanese era bugs
    4/9/2019 4462209 Excel 2013 Okay No major issues Remote code/various Japanese era bugs
    4/9/2019 4464504 Office 2013 Okay No major issues Remote code/various Japanese era bugs
    4/9/2019 4462204 Office 2013 Okay No major issues Remote code/various Japanese era bugs
    4/9/2019 4462230 Excel 2010 Okay No major issues Remote code/various Japanese era bugs
    4/9/2019 4462223 Office 2010 Okay No major issues Remote code/various Japanese era bugs
    4/9/2019 4464520 Office 2010 Okay No major issues Remote code/various Japanese era bugs

    (*) These updates will only be released for volume license versions. All Office 365 releases are on the click to run model that install silently and in the background. Ensure that you are on the Semi-Annual channel and not the monthly channel.

    .NET updates – included no new security updates, thus can be skipped this month

    Day/Month released Patch Knowledge Base Article Operating System Safe to install? Issues being tracked Fixing or Patching

    Optional updates:

    Day/Month released Patch Knowledge Base Article Office version Safe to install? Issues being tracked Fixing or Patching

    Non security updates released for Office as noted by PCKano

    Day/Month released Patch Knowledge Base Article Office version Safe to install? Issues being tracked Fixing or Patching
    4/2/2019 4011666 Office 2016(*) Okay Nothing earth shattering Fixes Czech proofting tools
    4/2/2019 4462116 Office 2016(*) Okay Nothing earth shattering Various issues
    4/2/2019 4464501 Office 2016(*) Okay Nothing earth shattering Various issues
    4/2/2019 4462239 Office 2016(*) Okay Nothing earth shattering Various issues
    4/2/2019 4418380 PowerPoint 2016(*) Okay Nothing earth shattering Various issues
    4/2/2019 4462241 Office Language Interface Pack 2016(*) Okay Nothing earth shattering Various issues
    4/2/2019 4464502 Outlook 2016(*) Okay Nothing earth shattering Various issues
    4/2/2019 4462235 PowerPoint 2016(*) Okay Nothing earth shattering Various issues
    4/2/2019 4464503 Project 2016(*) Okay Nothing earth shattering Various issues
    4/2/2019 4462234 Skype for Business 2016(*) Okay Nothing earth shattering Various issues
    4/2/2019 4462240 Word 2016(*) Okay Nothing earth shattering Various issues
    4/2/2019 4462203 Office 2013 Okay Nothing earth shattering Various issues
    4/2/2019 4462200 Office 2013 Okay Nothing earth shattering Various issues
    4/2/2019 4464507 Outlook 2013 Okay Nothing earth shattering Various issues
    4/2/2019 4462136 Project 2013 Okay Nothing earth shattering Various issues
    4/2/2019 4464505 Visio 2013 Okay Nothing earth shattering Various issues
    4/2/2019 4462207 Skype 2013 Okay Nothing earth shattering Various issues
    4/2/2019 4462140 Word 2013 Okay Nothing earth shattering Various issues
    4/2/2019 3114559 Office 2010 Okay Nothing earth shattering Various issues

    (*) These updates are for volume license customers, Click to run customers will not see these updates