Microsoft rolls out KB3213986 Build 14393.693 for Windows 10 PCs and Mobile devices

Yesterday, Microsoft released a new build for Windows 10 users as part of its Patch Tuesday. The company released the update KB3213986 to Windows 10 users bringing the Build number to 14393.693. Contrary to other cumulative updates where new features were introduced, KB3213986 includes only the quality improvements and bug fixes.



This Patch Tuesday update is available to all non-Insider PC and Mobile users. Unlike previous updates, this time Microsoft has also published a known issues list along with the Improvements and fixes.

Below are key changes that KB3213986 is bringing,

  • Improved the reliability of Groove Music playback in the background, App-V, video playback and Remote Desktop.
  • Addressed issue where after successful fingerprint authentication on a device with the screen off, the screen does not turn back on.
  • Addressed issue where only one input device works when you connect two similar input devices to the same machine.
  • Addressed issue in the App-V Connection Group that allows users to have access to pieces of functionality that they were not designated to for access.
  • Addressed issue that prevents users from selecting multiple certificates simultaneously through the UI.
  • Addressed issue where the Request Control function does not work with Remote Assistance if the user being assisted is on Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012.
  • Addressed issue that prevents a smart card module from pairing with a contactless smart card reader.
  • Addressed issue with license conversion of Server Core from evaluation version to a retail version.
  • Addressed issue that prevents users from opening Internet shortcut (.URL) files with Internet Explorer when Enhanced Protected Mode is enabled.
  • Addressed issue that prevents users from logging on if a device has been away from the corporate network over a period of time.
  • Addressed additional issues with Microsoft Edge, clustering, Internet Explorer, Windows Update, input devices, facial recognition, Logon, Hyper-V, PCI bus drivers and Windows Kernel.

To update, go to Settings > Update and Security and then check for updates.

Just before KB3213986, Microsoft also released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 15002 for PC Insiders in the Fast ring. Most likely this could be the last update before we see the release of Windows 10 Creators Update in April.

For more information on the update visit Microsoft site here.

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