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Release Date:

23/05/2019

Version:

Preview of Monthly Rollup

Starting with KB4493472 Monthly Rollup updates will no longer include PciClearStaleCache.exe. This installation utility addressees inconsistencies in the internal PCI cache. This can cause the symptoms listed below when installing monthly updates that do NOT include PciClearStaleCache:

These symptoms are especially common on guest virtual machines and on machines which have not been updated since March, 2018.

Administrators should ensure that any one or more of the Monthly rollups released between April 10, 2018 (KB4093118) and March 12, 2019 (KB4489878) have been installed prior to installing April 2019 and later updates. Each of these rollup updates includes PciClearStaleCache.exe.

  • Existing NIC definitions in control panel networks may be replaced with a new Ethernet Network Interface Card (NIC) but with default settings. Any custom settings on the previously NIC persist in the registry but were unused.

  • Static IP address settings were lost on network interfaces.

  • Wi-Fi profile settings were not displayed in the network flyout.

  • WIFI network adapters were disabled

 

Improvements and fixes

This non-security update includes improvements and fixes that were a part of KB4499164 (released May 14, 2019) and also includes these new quality improvements as a preview of the next Monthly Rollup update:

  • Addresses an issue to set the date separator properly in the Japanese short date format. For more information, see KB4469068.

  • Updates time zone information for Morocco.

  • Updates time zone information for the Palestinian Authority.

  • Improves performance related to case-insensitive string comparison functions such as _stricmp() in the Universal C Runtime.

  • Addresses an issue that may cause event 7600 in the Domain Name System (DNS) server event log to contain an unreadable server name.

  • Addresses an issue that causes applications built with the Universal CRT (UCRT) to receive the missing export message, “__C_specific_handler_noexcept”.

  • Addresses a rare issue that prevents fmod() from returning “-0” when expected.

Known issues in this update

Symptom

Workaround

Microsoft and McAfee have identified an issue on devices with McAfee Endpoint Security (ENS) Threat Prevention 10.x or McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention (Host IPS) 8.0 or McAfee VirusScan Enterprise (VSE) 8.8 installed. It may cause the system to have slow startup or become unresponsive at restart after installing this update.

This issue has been resolved. McAfee has released an automatic update to address this issue.

Guidance for McAfee customers can be found in the following McAfee support articles:

Internet Explorer 11 may stop working when loading or interacting with Power BI reports that have line charts with markers. This issue may also occur when viewing other content that contains Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) markers.

This issue is resolved in KB4503277.

How to get this update

Before installing this update

Microsoft strongly recommends you install the latest servicing stack update (SSU) for your operating system before installing the latest Rollup. SSUs improve the reliability of the update process to mitigate potential issues while installing the Rollup. 

If you are using Windows Update, the latest SSU (KB4490628) will be offered to you automatically. To get the standalone package for the latest SSU, search for it in the Microsoft Update Catalog

Install this update

This is provided as an Optional update on Windows Update. For more information about how to run Windows Update, see How to get an update through Windows Update.

To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

File information

For a list of the files that are provided in this update, download the file information for update 4499178

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