Microsoft releases Build 19042.608 on the Beta channel and Insider release preview

Microsoft is already working to improve the recent release of the latest Windows 10 update, also known as 20H2 u October 2020 Update. That is why it has launched the Build 19042.608 (KB4580364) for all users of the Release Preview channel and soon Windows Insider Beta.

Insider Build 19042.608 fixes

  • Fixed an issue with using Group Policy preferences to configure the home page in Internet Explorer.
  • Administrators are given the ability to use Group Policy to enable Save Target As for users in Microsoft Edge IE mode.
  • Fixed an issue with untrusted address navigations from Internet Explorer 11 opening them in Microsoft Defender Application Guard using Microsoft Edge.
  • Fixed an issue that occurs when using the full suite of developer tools in Microsoft Edge for remote debugging on a Windows 10 device.
  • Fixed an issue where nothing was displayed on the screen for five minutes or more during the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) session.
  • Amended an issue that prevented certain Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) users from searching for files using File Explorer.
  • Fixed an issue that caused a device to stop responding after a pen has been used for several hours.
  • Addressed an issue that caused an application to temporarily stop responding, causing additional z-order operations affecting the Topmost property of a window.
  • Eliminated an issue that could cause DDE applications to stop working.
    Localized an issue that caused the ImmGetCompositionString () function to return the full width of Hiragana when using the Microsoft Input Method Editor (IME) for Japanese instead of returning the half width Katakana.
  • Found and fixed an issue that occurs when you first log in to an account or unlock an existing user session using Remote Desktop Services (RDS). If you enter an incorrect password, the current keyboard layout unexpectedly changes to the system’s default keyboard layout. This keyboard layout change can cause additional logon attempts to fail or account locks in domains with low account lockout thresholds.
  • They have fixed an issue that shows the wrong CPU frequency for certain processors.
  • Completed a performance issue that occurs when PowerShell reads the registry to check if the ScriptBlockLogging registry key is in the registry.
  • Found and fixed what randomly changes the time offset of the time format returned by the exe OS Get localdatetime / value command.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented Microsoft User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) from assigning Microsoft Outlook signatures.
    Located and fixed preventing Hybrid Azure Active Directory joined devices from updating portal information when a device name or Windows version changes.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent the Smart Card service for Windows from starting.
    We have added a new Microsoft Event Tracking Provider for Windows (ETW) called “Microsoft-Antimalware-UacScan.” This ETW provider reports the context details for each User Account Control (UAC) request in the ETW provider manifest.
  • They have fixed an issue with virtual private network (VPN) connections that use password protected (EAP-MSCHAP v2) for authentication and have enabled the “Automatically use my Windows login username and password” property. When you connect to this type of VPN, an authentication dialog incorrectly prompts for your credentials.
  • Recovery Partitions are now displayed in the diskpart utility.
  • Seen and fixed a problem that caused the stop error 0xd1 in sys. This problem occurs when moving certain arrays from one cluster node to another.
  • Observed and fixed an issue that caused the IAutomaticUpdatesResults :: get_LastInstallationSuccessDate method to return 1601/01/01 when there are no active updates.
  • Added support for transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.1 and 1.2 protocols when connecting to SQL Server using data providers in Windows Defender Application Control (WDAC).
  • Learned and fixed an issue with SQL Server that could cause performance issues if you configure a linked server provider to load out of process.
  • Found an issue that could degrade Windows performance and prevent the LanmanServer service from starting when third-party software uses LanmanServer Custom File System Controls (FSCTL).
  • Fixed an issue with deduplication that caused long wait times on Resilient File System (ReFS) Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV).
  • Amended an issue that could prevent some applications from behaving correctly. This occurs when they are published as Locally Integrated Remote Application (RAIL) applications using Remote Desktop Services (RDS) and an AppBar is docked
  • Fixed an issue with a deadlock in the Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol (TCPIP) driver that causes the operating system to stop working or stop responding.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Routing and Remote Access Service (RRAS) to stop responding for new connections. However, RRAS continues to work for existing connections.
  • Resolved an issue that caused the RRAS Microsoft Management Console (MMC) administrator to randomly stop responding when performing administrative tasks or at startup.
  • Fixed a problem starting the Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL2) on ARM64 devices that occurs after installing KB4579311.


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