Microsoft released another cumulative update for Windows 10 Version 1703 as part of November 2017 patch Tuesday with KB4048954. The cumulative update includes security updates for Internet Explorer, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Microsoft Edge, Windows Kernel, Windows Kernel Mode Driver, Microsoft Graphics Component, Microsoft Windows Search Component, and Windows Media Player. These are almost the same fixes which have been released for Windows 10 Version 1709 KB4048955 update.
A total of 12 critical vulnerabilities have been fixed in this update. Let’s go through the important fixes in this update. Please note that this is majorly a quality update. This means that it has quality and security improvements and no new Operating System features have been offered in this update.
This update addresses Microsoft JET database bug.
Another important issue which was fixed where opening Microsoft Office files from a file server that has Windows Information Protection enabled fails with the error: “Sorry we couldn’t open document xxxx”
Another bug which had caused a lot of trouble for me was about Bitlocker. The encrypted drives would not open even after unlocking Bitlocker drives. This update fixes the Bitlocker bug.
If you want to go through the list of all fixes, you may visit this link.
This update will be automatically installed in your Windows 10 system but if you want to keep an offline copy of this update, you may download it from the links given below. After installing this update, the build number of your Windows 10 system will become 15063.728.
Please note that this update can be uninstalled using Uninstall updates in Windows Updates history.
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