Microsoft confirms performance degradation in Windows 10 with KB4482887

A week ago Microsoft rolled out KB4482887, which brought the build number of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update to 17763.348, it could be manually downloaded here and added a bunch of fixes as well as one known issue with Internet Explorer 11.

However, today, as discovered by WindowsLatest, Microsoft has updated the KB4482887 support page to add two additional known issues that address performance degradation, as well as an issue with using MSI or MSP files, they are as follows:

Symptom Workaround

After installing this update, users may receive “Error 1309” while installing or uninstalling certain types of MSI and MSP files.

Ignore the error.

Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

After installing KB4482887, users may notice graphics and mouse performance degradation with desktop gaming when playing certain games (eg: Destiny 2).

Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

As a short-term resolution, users can uninstall KB4482887 to regain performance.


Microsoft suggests that users ignore the Error 1309 message, which will be fixed "in an upcoming release", as for the graphics and mouse issues in certain games like Destiny 2, the company advises that users uninstall the KB4482887 update as a short-term solution if they can't wait for an update.

To uninstall the KB4482887 update, open Settings (from the Start menu, or 'All settings' from the action center slide out) select Update & Security, then click on the "View update history" link on the Windows Update page, then the "Uninstall updates" link; the classic Control Panel will open, after which you can select the KB4482887 update and right click to uninstall it.

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