Windows 10 update: Microsoft fixes issues on Intel and Toshiba SSDs

Microsoft recently released its second new build of Windows 10 (April 2018) with six fixes and a resolution for the boot problems that are affecting PCs with Intel and Toshiba SSDs.

Users with an Intel SSD 600p or Pro 600p were before asked to stay away from the updates, until and unless unspecified issued doesn’t get resolved. But they are now resolved and the users can proceed with the updates downloading.

Microsoft fixes issue Intel and Toshiba

KB4100403, the new update makes the Windows 10 April 2018 Update or Windows 10 version 1803 to OS Build 17134.81.  The users can check for the updates in ‘Settings’ or get the package from Microsoft Update Catalog.

Microsoft notes that KB4100403 gets resolved as the issues which were troubling certain Intel SSDs which used to stick on UEFI screen or stop working when the users try to upgrade to the version of 1803.

Now, Microsoft is asking its average users to wait until the release of version 1803 for some device models. Moreover, the advanced users from 25th May can manually obtain 1803 version via, Settings, at the same time Intel SSD issues will be fixed.

The Toshiba SSD issues are little different and the upgrade version 1803 has resulted in certain SSDs with lower battery life.

Toshiba XG4 Series, Toshiba XG5 Series, or Toshiba BG3 Series SSDs users were advised by the Microsoft to wait till they offer the update after the upcoming June Patch.  The advanced users can get the updates manually from the ‘Settings’ section along with the fix.

No doubt, the upgrade version 1803 has brought many new features and security hardening but it wasn’t smooth functioning for some early adopters.

Now, in this very week users have reported that they have been facing issues like black screen and faded icons issues while upgrading. Microsoft also needs to fix an issue which freezes the devices while using Chrome.

Microsoft has also started blocking now some of the Dell Alienware devices from getting installed the 1803 versions because of the incompatible issue which is causing the devices to display a black screen after getting a restart from the battery-saver mode.

The same problem started arising on the laptops with the discrete GPU (dGPU) while getting connected to display.

KB4100403 may not address the Alienware dGPU issue but it does fix issues which may cause Windows Hello enrollment to fail certain hardware that contains dGPUs.

Microsoft fixes a bug that causes Edge or other apps to stop responding while creating a new audio endpoint such as Speakers or Headphones at the time of audio or video playback get started.

There are also issues got solved for Internet Explorer as well as time zone information fixes.

Maria Williams is a renowned technical writer with five years of experience. Through her blogs and articles, she tries to make her readers aware of all the latest updates and useful information associated with Microsoft Office setup that further help them in troubleshooting or fixing the minor or major issues.

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