Microsoft releases KB4464330 for Windows 10 version 1809 to fix the issue that resulted in the deletion of user profile when upgrading to the OS. After the release of Windows 10 version 1809 (October 2018 update), a lot of users reported a serious issue with this update. As the users started to install the latest update, they reported that the upgrade process is wiping out their data from user profile. This included documents, pictures, and personal files along with other installed programs. After the upgrade, the data was not found and this annoyed the Windows 10 users.
Microsoft had to pause the rollout of Windows 10 October 2018 update. Microsoft published this issue in the Windows 10 update history. They also mentioned that “We have paused the rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update for all users. We will investigate isolated reports of users missing some files after updating“.
Microsoft releases KB4464330 for Windows 10
After a week, we have an update KB4464330 for Windows 10. If you are using Windows Update, the latest SSU (KB4465477) will be offered to you automatically. Else you can download this SSU from Microsoft update catalog.This update includes quality improvements. There are no new operating system features introduced in this update. This update arrived today on my laptop running Windows 10 version 1809. The update needs a reboot once it’s installed. I have installed this update and I haven’t noticed any other issues after installing KB4464330 update.
KB4464330 for Windows 10 Includes the following changes :-
- Addresses an issue where user profiles gets deleted on devices subject to the “Delete user profiles older than a specified number of day” group policy.
- Security updates to Windows Kernel, Microsoft Graphics Component, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows Storage and Filesystems. Security updates to Windows Linux, Wireless Networking, Windows MSXML, the Microsoft JET Database Engine, Windows Peripherals, Edge browser, Windows Media Player, and IE.