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Download KB4598298 Offline Installer for Windows 10

KB4598298 fixes the spontaneous system restarts and crashes. Use these links to download KB4598298 offline installer for Windows 10 v1909.

Out of the blue, Microsoft released another update for Windows 10 v1909 users. This is a non-security and optional update that mainly fixes the recent unwarranted crashes and system restarts caused by another bug in the recent update. Generally, the update should be auto download and install on all affected and supported machines. However, being an optional update, it will not be auto-installed. As such, if your system is encountering random crashes or auto restarts, I recommend you install the update manually as soon as possible to fix the issue.

You can still install the update by clicking on the “Check for updates” button in the Settings app and then clicking on the Download link under the Optional Updates section. Alternatively, you can also download the KB4598298 offline installer and install it like any other software. This is very useful if the Windows Update is not working or to install the update on an offline machine. Do keep in mind that this update is only applicable to Windows 10 v1909. If you try to install the update in another version, the installation will fail.

Download KB4598298 offline installer

To make things easier for you, I found the direct download links for KB4598298 for both Windows 10 32-bit and 64-bit systems. Depending on your system type, download the update using the below links and install it like any other Windows software. After installing, restart the system and you are good to go.

For v1909:

KB4598298 x86 (32-bit) offline installer (download size: 221.1 MB)

KB4598298 x64 (64-bit) offline installer (download size: 449.7 MB)

If you want KB4598298 download links for Windows Server, ARM64 based systems, or some other version then go to the Microsoft update catalog website to find the appropriate links. All you have to do is click on the Download button next to the appropriate version.

KB4598298 Changelog

  • Enables administrators to disable standalone Internet Explorer using a Group Policy while continuing to use Microsoft Edge’s IE Mode.

  • Enables you to configure certain policies that support Microsoft Edge IE Mode using mobile device management (MDM).

  • Addresses an issue that displays a User Account Control (UAC) dialog box unexpectedly when you turn on speech recognition.

  • Addresses an issue that fails to notify the target application when you select the Copy link command on the Share menu.

  • Changes the way DirectX 12 runtime components load by splitting the d3d12.dll binary into two pieces: d3d12.dll and d3d12core.dll. This change improves versioning and updating for these components.

  • Addresses an issue that prevents JumpList items from functioning. This occurs when you create them using the Windows Runtime (WinRT) Windows.UI.StartScreen API for desktop applications that are packaged in the MSIX format.

  • Addresses an issue that occurs when the Mandatory Profile check box is selected when you copy a user profile.

  • Addresses an issue with some special key combinations used in DaYi, Yi, and Array IMEs that might cause an application to stop working.

  • Addresses an issue that prevents you from opening a document that is on the Windows desktop and generates the error, “The directory name is invalid.” This issue occurs after changing the desktop location in the Location tab of the Desktop Properties dialog box (File Explorer > This PC > Desktop).

  • Addresses an issue that displays a blank lock screen after a device wakes up from Hibernate.

  • Corrects historical daylight savings time (DST) information for the Palestinian Authority.

  • Addresses an issue with German translations of Central European Time.

  • Adds support for serial number control using the registry.

  • Addresses an issue that causes the upload of diagnostic logs to a management service, such as Microsoft Intune, to fail. The failure occurs because of a network time-out on a slow network.

  • Displays a notification to a user when an administrator signs in to an MDM service, such as Microsoft Intune, to find the location of a managed device.

  • Addresses an issue that causes the silent mode deployment of BitLocker to fail with the error 0x80310001. This issue occurs when deploying BitLocker encryption to Hybrid Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) joined devices.

  • Addresses an issue that causes an unexpected system restart because of exception code 0xc0000005 (Access Violation) in LSASS.exe; the faulting module is webio.dll.

  • Addresses an issue that might cause systems that use BitLocker to stop working with the error 0x120 (BITLOCKER_FATAL_ERROR).

  • Addresses an issue that causes a device to stop working when deploying Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager if AppLocker is enabled on the device.

  • Addresses an issue that might cause a black screen to appear or delay signing in to Hybrid Azure Active Directory joined machines. Additionally, there is no access to login.microsoftonline.com.

  • Addresses an issue that cause the LSASS.exe process to leak memory on a server that is under a heavy authentication load when Kerberos Armoring (Flexible Authentication Secure Tunneling (FAST)) is enabled.

  • Addresses a memory leak on Windows servers that are configured as Active Directory domain controllers. This issue occurs when the Key Distribution Center (KDC) attempts to fetch the Service for User (S4U) client name during certificate authentication.

  • Addresses an issue that causes LSASS.exe to stop working because of a race condition that results in a double free error in Schannel. The exception code is c0000374, and the Event Log displays Schannel event 36888, fatal error code 20, and error state 960. This issue occurs after installing Windows updates from September 2020 and later.

  • Addresses an issue in which a principal in a trusted MIT realm fails to obtain a Kerberos service ticket from Active Directory domain controllers (DC). This occurs on devices that installed Windows Updates that contain CVE-2020-17049 protections and configured PerfromTicketSignature to 1 or higher. These updates were released between November 10, 2020 and December 8, 2020. Ticket acquisition also fails with the error, “KRB_GENERIC_ERROR”, if callers submit a PAC-less Ticket Granting Ticket (TGT) as an evidence ticket without providing the USER_NO_AUTH_DATA_REQUIRED flag.

  • Addresses an issue with HTTP caching that interferes with kiosk mode that targets Azure AD groups.

  • Addresses an issue with using Windows Defender Application Control (WDAC) and running a file while Managed Installer (MI) or Intelligent Security Graph (ISG) is enabled. You can now use fsutil to look for the $KERNEL.SMARTLOCKER.ORIGINCLAIM extended-attribute (EA) on a file. If this EA is present, then MI or ISG can run the file. You can use fsutil in conjunction with Enabling ISG and MI diagnostic events.

  • Addresses an issue that allows an app that has been blocked from hydrating files to continue hydrating files in some cases.

  • Addresses an issue that prevents access to a Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) snapshot of Resilient File System (ReFS) volumes for 30 minutes. This occurs when the ReFS volumes contain 100,000 or more concurrently open files. As a result, a time-out occurs, which causes backups of the first and third applications to fail.

  • Adds a notification that tells you when your device is close to end of service (EOS). At EOS, your device will stop receiving important quality and security updates.

  • Addresses an issue with Administrative Template settings you configure using a Group Policy Object (GPO). When you change the value of the policy settings to NOT CONFIGURED, the system fails to remove the previous settings. This issue is most noticeable with roaming user profiles.

  • Addresses an issue that fails to show Extract all on the shortcut menu when you right-click an online-only ZIP file.

  • Updates the process for enrolling in online speech recognition. If you are already enrolled, you will see a message that asks you to review the new settings. If you choose not to contribute your speech data for human review, you can still use online speech recognition. The new settings contain one button to turn on online speech recognition and another button that turns on the collection of your voice clips. If you turn on the collection of your voice clips, you can turn it off at any time using the same button in the new settings page.

That is it.

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