Microsoft has released KB4554364 update to fix internet connectivity issues on devices using proxies or virtual private networks (VPNs). These issues were reported after users installed the previous KB4541335 update released few days back.
If you are the one using VPN and facing the issue you need to download and install KB4554364 offline installer from the direct download links provided at the end of the blog post.
After the previous KB4541335 update some users were not able to connect to internet. They were getting either limited connectivity or no net connectivity notifications on Taskbar.
Earlier Microsoft has stated that some of the popular applications like Outlook, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Teams are affected with this bug. Nearly all the Windows 10 Windows server version starting from version 1709 to the latest 1909 are affected with this bug.
As Microsoft was going to release a fix for this KB4554364 bug in upcoming patch Tuesday. But keeping in mind that corona virus has forced companies around the world to allow its employees to work remotely from homes Microsoft expedited the release of KB4554364 .
Devices using a proxy might show limited or no internet connection statusDevices using a manual or auto-configured proxy, especially with a virtual private network (VPN), might show limited or no internet connection status in the Network Connectivity Status Indicator (NCSI) in the notification area. This might happen when connected or disconnected to a VPN or after changing state between the two. Devices with this issue, might also have issues reaching the internet using applications that use WinHTTP or WinInet. Examples of apps that might be affected on devices in this state are as follows but not limited to Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Office, Office365, Outlook, Internet Explorer 11, and some version of Microsoft Edge.
How to Install KB4554364 Windows 10 Updates Manually using Windows Update
- Open the Settings app on your PC.
- Click on Windows Update.
- Click on View optional updates link.
- Now check the optional update KB4554364.
- Hit Download and Install button.
How to Install KB4554364 Windows 10 Updates Manually using Offline Installer
- Download KB4554364 offline installer using below given direct download links.
- Double click the downloaded full setup and follow the instructions.
- After completion of the installation process, reboot your PC to apply the optional Windows 10 Update.
Download KB4554364 Windows 10 Version 1909 Cumulative Update Standalone installers
Download KB4554364 Windows 10 Version 1903 Cumulative Update Offline Installer