Cumulative Update KB4043961 (16299.19) Available for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Hours after rolling out the Fall Creators Update yesterday, Microsoft also released the update KB4043961 (OS Build 16299.19) for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update to fix issues in the new version of Windows 10.

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KB4043961 – Improvements & Fixes

KB4043961 update includes quality improvements. No new operating system features are being introduced in this update. Key changes include:

  • Addressed issue where, after removing apps, they’re reinstalled on every restart, logoff, and login.
  • Addressed issue where localization of the error output from a JET database is broken. Only English error strings are reported.
  • Security updates to Windows kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Graphics Component, Internet Explorer, Windows kernel, Microsoft Windows Search Component, Windows TPM, Windows NTLM, Device Guard, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows Wireless Networking, Microsoft Windows DNS, Windows Server, Microsoft JET Database Engine, and the Windows SMB Server.

If you installed earlier updates, only the new fixes contained in this package will be downloaded and installed on your device.

Known issues in this update


Universal Windows Platform (UWP) applications that use JavaScript and asm.js may stop working after installing KB4043961.


Uninstall the application. Once this is complete, reinstall it. Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

How to get this update

This update will be downloaded and installed automatically from Windows Update. To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

KB4043961 direct download links

windows10.0-kb4043961-x64_5fb7d7bf32e79ea9debe8fb51af2a0c2e296e935.msu - [for Windows 10 64-bit 234.6 MB]
windows10.0-kb4043961-x86_9d19c05727dd3960a4a64f58fe81c6a5d276af01.msu - [for Windows 10 32-bit 99.3 MB]

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