Windows 10 July 'Patch Tuesday' fixes fan favorite feature

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What you need to know

  • July's "Patch Tuesday" updates for Windows 10 are rolling out now.
  • The updates bring several security fixes for the Microsoft Store, Microsoft Edge Legacy, and more.
  • The updates fix an issue that prevented PCs from connecting to OneDrive.
  • Supported versions of Windows 10 can grab the updates now via Windows Update.

It's the second Tuesday of the month, which means it's "Patch Tuesday" time again for Windows 10. The latest round of cumulative updates is now rolling out for supported versions of Windows 10, bringing security and bug fixes. As usual, don't expect any new features here.

While the updates don't include any new features, they does include fixes to some issues that caused people headaches. If you're on Windows 10 version 2004, an update fixes an issue that can prevent PCs from connecting to OneDrive. That version of Windows also receives a fix for an issue that stopped some people from printing large files.

For Windows 10 version 2004, you'll get OS build 19041.388 (opens in new tab). Here are the highlights from Microsoft:

  • Improves security in the Microsoft Store.
  • Updates to improve security when using input devices (such as a mouse, keyboard, or stylus).
  • Updates to improve security when Windows performs basic operations.
  • Updates for storing and managing files.
  • Updates an issue that might cause certain games and applications to have visual distortion when resizing in windowed mode or switching from full screen to window mode.
  • Updates to improve security when using Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge Legacy.
  • Updates an issue that might prevent some applications from printing documents that contain graphics or large files.
  • Updates an issue that might prevent you from connecting to OneDrive using the OneDrive app.

Windows 10 versions 1909 and 1903 will see a similar set of security fixes with builds 18362.959 and 18363.959. Here's a look at the highlights:

  • Updates to improve security when using Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge Legacy.
  • Updates to improve security when using Microsoft Office products.
  • Updates to improve security when using input devices (such as a mouse, keyboard, or stylus).
  • Improves security in the Microsoft Store.
  • Updates to improve security when Windows performs basic operations.
  • Updates for storing and managing files.
  • Updates an issue that might prevent some applications from printing documents that contain graphics or large files.

Windows 10 version 1809 gets OS build 17763.1339. Here's a look at the highlights:

  • Updates to improve security when using Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge Legacy.
  • Updates to improve security when Windows performs basic operations.
  • Updates to improve security when using Microsoft Office products.
  • Updates to improve security when using input devices (such as a mouse, keyboard, or stylus).
  • Improves security in the Microsoft Store.
  • Updates an issue that might prevent some applications from printing documents that contain graphics or large files.

Finally, Windows 10 builds 1803 and older feature the same highlighted fixes as Windows 10 build 1809.

You can grab these latest cumulative updates now via Windows Update. For more on each release, you can also check out Microsoft's full release notes (opens in new tab) for each build.

Dan Thorp-Lancaster

Dan Thorp-Lancaster is the former Editor-in-Chief of Windows Central. He began working with Windows Central, Android Central, and iMore as a news writer in 2014 and is obsessed with tech of all sorts. You can follow Dan on Twitter @DthorpL and Instagram @heyitsdtl

4 Comments
  • The Disk Defrag bug still isn't fixed
  • Do you expect Microsoft to fix it?
  • Installed it on my HP laptop and Surface Go and neither device bootlooped/melted down, so everything OK, I guess.
  • As usual, I guess.