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Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3105213

Q: Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3105213

Basically, this cumulative update, labeled as KB3105213, includes security fixes specifically aimed at Windows 10 or other OS components, such as Microsoft Edge, which got its very own share of patches this month.

Here?s what?s included in the update, as explained by Microsoft:



3105256 MS15-122: Security update for Kerberos to address security feature bypass: November 10, 2015
3104521 MS15-119: Security update in TDX.sys to address elevation of privilege: November 10, 2015
3104507 MS15-118: Security updates in the .NET Framework to address elevation of privilege: November 10, 2015
3105864 MS15-115: Security update for Windows to address remote code execution: November 10, 2015
3104519 MS15-113: Cumulative security update for Microsoft Edge: November 10, 2015
3104517 MS15-112: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer: November 10, 2015Click to expand...

Source: Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3105213

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Microsoft has just rolled out a new cumulative update for PCs running Windows 10 preview builds, so if you?re not part of the Insider program, you?re not going to see it.

What?s odd with this update is that it takes the version number to Windows 10 14393.82, which the exact same version that another cumulative update released by the company earlier this week brought. In fact, Microsoft even says that if you have the old update running on your computer, you?re not going to see the new one, which is kind of weird, given the fact that it also includes an exclusive change.

Microsoft explains that this new update brings the same fixes as the previous one, with just one exception, but because you can?t see it, you?re not going be able to get this improvement - the chances are that it?ll be part of another cumulative update planned for the next weeks, so you should receive it anyway at some point in the near future.

?We have released Cumulative Update (KB3176934) to Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14393 on PCs which will bring the build number to 14393.82. This Cumulative Update includes the same fixes as KB3176932 but with an additional fix: Improved download size optimization of updates,? Microsoft explains.

Could be released to retail users soon

What?s also interesting is that these cumulative updates are currently available for insiders only, so retailer users are very likely to get them in the coming weeks when all the testing is completed.

Windows 10... Read more

A:Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3176934

Installed great again. Win 10 AU is love Win 10 AU is life.
 

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From Softpedia

Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 cumulative update for systems running the Anniversary Update (1607), but the company hasn?t provided any release notes, so it?s hard to tell what exactly it?s improving.

Windows 10 cumulative update KB3199209 is now available for download via Windows Update, and Microsoft isn?t saying a single thing about it, even though interest in such updates has been fairly big lately. There?s no KB page just yet, and the Windows 10 update history page hasn?t received an update, so there?s absolutely no info on it.

But even so, users are strongly recommended to download and install this new cumulative update, and until now, there are no reports of failed installs or any other issues experienced after deploying it. But as always, it could take a while until more users get to install it, so we?ll be keeping an eye out on reports to see if there?s something wrong with it.

Botched cumulative updates
The latest cumulative updates released by Microsoft have caused problems on quite a lot of computers, and in most of the cases, they failed to install with error messages that said almost nothing about what went wrong. Microsoft investigated all these complaints and released fixes, but even so, there are users who?re still unable to install cumulative updates.

In the case of KB3199209, Microsoft might be trying to fix issues that users have been reporting with previous cumulative updates, as the download size is quit... Read more

A:Microsoft Releases Cumulative Update KB3199209

They can't say what it's effecting, most likely I will skip it till they open up.
Cool share Bora
 

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It's Patch Tuesday, and that means software updates for all. New cumulative updates are rolling out for Windows 10 PCs, tablets, and phones, bringing the build number to 10586.318.

It's available for everyone, including non-Insiders as well as Insiders that are using the Release Preview ring. This update skips over the last one - build 10586.240 for PCs and 10586.242 for Mobile - which shipped to the Release Preview ring, but never to Production.

As with most cumulative updates, there are no new features. Instead, the new build focuses on fixes and stability improvements.

Here's what's new in build 10586.318 for PCs:

Improved reliability in a number of areas including Cortana, Bluetooth, Shell, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, Miracast, and USB.
Fixed memory leak that occurs when opening a portable document format (PDF) form multiple times.
Fixed issues with text alignment for right to left languages in Internet Explorer 11 and Microsoft Edge.
Fixed issue that affected Bluetooth function when a PC resumes from sleep.
Fixed issue where user accounts weren't locked out after a number of failed sign in attempts.
Fixed issue with revised daylight saving time.
Fixed issue that sometimes corrupts CompactFlash cards inserted into a card reader.
Fixed issue that caused recorded video to be lost when answering an incoming call on some phones.
Fixed issue that could result in unexpected battery drain while the phone screen is off.
Fix... Read more

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REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft Corp. released a long-awaited security update for Windows XP (news - web sites) computers on Friday, a response to the growing number of security shortcomings in the market-dominant operating system.

The free upgrade won't be available to everyone right away, however. Microsoft said the timing will depend on several factors, including customers' Internet usage, location and language as well as the overall demand for the package, dubbed Service Pack 2.
Customizing the fixes in 25 languages will take two months, the company said.
English-language users will get the update earlier as Microsoft distributes it to computer manufacturers, companies and home users through downloads, free CDs and other means.
The upgrade, which Chairman Bill Gates (news - web sites) said modifies less than 5 percent of the nearly 3-year-old operating system, is designed to make users safer from cyberattacks by sealing entries to viruses, better protecting personal data and fending off spyware.
For regular users, the most noticeable change will be a series of new prompts users will see. Users will be asked to actively give permission for programs to interact with their computers, so there is less chance they will be hit by a virus or inadvertently allow malicious software that can monitor computer activities.
 

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Less than a week after Microsoft released the first cumulative update to Windows 10, they have pushed out another cumulative release via Windows Update. At this time, it is not known what this release includes - but many users will be hoping that it contains a fix for issues that were causing some machines to enter a reboot loop while trying to install the first update.

This particular update is KB3081436 and you can find the support page here and the update log is posted below.Click to expand...

Read more: http://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-rolls-out-second-cumulative-update-for-windows-10
 

A:Microsoft rolls out second cumulative update for Windows 10

aye, just got this one, been out all day ... no idea what it fixes, or breaks, yet ... may try and reinstall Skype to see if it's fixed. Then again I may not.
 

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Microsoft is rolling out the first cumulative package of non-security-focused updates and fixes for Windows 10 one week after the company began making available to users the release-to-manufacturing (RTM) version of the operating system.

Referred to by some company watchers as "Service Release 1," the actual update package is officially known as KB3081424. (Thanks to The Verge's Tom Warren for a pointer to the KB.)

There's not a lot of information so far about what's in today's update, which Microsoft is delivering via Windows Update. The KB page says the following:"This update includes non-security-related changes to enhance the functionality of Windows 10 through new features and improvements.Windows 10 updates are cumulative. Therefore, this package contains all previously-released fixes (see KB 3074683). If you have installed previous updates, only the new fixes that are contained in this package will be downloaded and installed to your computer."





Microsoft delivers first cumulative Windows 10 update | ZDNet

A:Microsoft delivers first cumulative Windows 10 update

Microsoft Delivers Windows 10 SR1


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I know what you?re thinking. SR1? Seriously? But it?s true: just a week after the initial release of Windows 10, Microsoft has delivered the first major update to its latest OS. Dubbed Service Release 1 (SR1) internally, this cumulative update for Windows 10 provides no new features but does offer a ton of small fixes.

?This update includes non?security-related changes to enhance the functionality of Windows 10 through new features and improvements, the Knowledge Base article for this update blandly notes. ?Windows 10 updates are cumulative. Therefore, this package contains all previously-released fixes (see KB 3074683). If you have installed previous updates, only the new fixes that are contained in this package will be downloaded and installed to your computer.?




https://www.thurrott.com/windows/win...windows-10-sr1

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http://news.softpedia.com/news/micr...lemetry-update-for-windows-7-pcs-508991.shtml

Believe it or not, one of the updates that made it possible for Microsoft to bring the Get Windows 10 nagware app on so many Windows 7 computers is back, this time without a clear reason.

KB2952664 landed on Windows 7 PCs on October 4, and Microsoft hasn?t yet provided us with information on why exactly it re-released this patch given the fact that it doesn?t seem to bring any notable changes.

According to the official KB page, this update is only supposed to improve the upgrade experience to Windows 10, but given the fact that free upgrades are no longer available, it?s hard to believe that this makes sense for anyone.



Telemetry update
On the other hand, it?s important to note that this is a telemetry update, so it helps Microsoft collect information on compatibility issues that might be experienced during the upgrade to Windows 10.

?This update performs diagnostics on the Windows systems that participate in the Windows Customer Experience Improvement Program. These diagnostics help determine whether compatibility issues may be encountered when the latest Windows operating system is installed. This update will help Microsoft and its partners ensure compatibility for customers who want to install the latest Windows operating system,? the official KB page reads.

And, of course, users have already started asking questions about this new update, with some believing th... Read more

A:Microsoft Re-Releases KB2952664 Telemetry Update for Windows 7 PCs

Probably intentional to get more users to upgrade to Windows 10.
 

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After what seems like an eternity of waiting, Microsoft has finally released the Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update. The news comes two weeks after all of the other Windows 10 platforms saw the update, and Dona Sarkar said it would be available in the coming weeks.

The build that you'll be seeing today is 14393.67, which is a cumulative update that was offered to Insiders a week ago. If it's not entirely obvious, you'll need a phone that's officially supported for Windows 10 Mobile to grab today's update.

The Anniversary Update brings quite a few new features to your device. For one thing, Wallet now supports tap-to-pay. Well, to be more specific, it only supports NFC payments if you subscribe to one of seven banks and your phone is a Lumia 650, 950, or 950 XL.

You'll also find a few camera improvements, which is also exclusive to certain devices. Windows Camera will now have a panorama feature, and on the lock screen, you'll notice that the back button turns into a camera button.

Aside from improvements to Cortana and the Action Center, perhaps the most important improvement is the new UWP Skype Preview app. One of its biggest new features is that it won't beshut down in early 2017 like its Windows Phone 8 predecessor. It also supports light and dark themes, which is something that's huge in the Windows world.

Those are just a few of the improvements that you'll see in today's update. You can check out our full re... Read more

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Microsoft officials say the latest Windows 10 cumulative update fixes problems some users were having with Windows Store. What else is in it? We have no idea.
 
The newest cumulative update is KB3081438. The Microsoft Support page says nothing about the specific features and fixes that are new to this update beyond "This update includes improvements to enhance the functionality of Windows 10."
 

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A:Microsoft's third Windows 10 cumulative update said to fix Store issues

"This update includes improvements to enhance the functionality"
Any update with a vague description like that should be considered suspicious. If I were offered an update worded like that for my windows 8.1 machine I would definitely refuse it, if they won't say what it is for it is either not important or not pleasant. Remember that this is the sort of language which was the wording used for the KB page of kb3035583 when it was first released (it's page has been updated since to give a more accurate description of what it does, but when that update first came out it's page was all vague like that).

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Microsoft Releases Windows 7 and 8.1 Preview Update Rollups for December

Microsoft has rolled out new update rollup previews for Windows 7 and 8.1 to provide users with early access to next month?s patching cycle as per the company?s new approach that came into effect in October.

Specifically, Microsoft is no longer releasing individual patches, but rollups that include all updates for every month, and the company is giving users the chance to try out the next month's updates with so-called Security Monthly Quality Rollups available as optional.

Basically, these updates are only aimed at users who want to test in advance the company?s latest patches, but also for IT admins who need to prepare for the next Patch Tuesday cycle in their organizations. These updates are released on the third Tuesday of each month and can be downloaded from Microsoft?s Update Catalog.

A few hours ago, the company pushed this month?s preview for Windows 7 and 8.1 systems, and if you?re planning to install them, KB3197869 and KB3197875, respectively, are the ones you should be looking for.

What?s in these updates?
Individually, KB3197869 is called November 2016 Preview of Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and comes with improvements and bug fixes for the operating system and some of the built-in features - you can check out the full changelog in the box after the jump.

Additionally, KB3197875 is the November 2016 Preview of Monthly Qua... Read more

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http://news.softpedia.com/news/micr...te-kb3194496-installation-issues-508844.shtml

Microsoft rolled out a new Windows 10 cumulative update for PCs running version 1607 (Anniversary Update), and just as we reported yesterday, there were plenty of users who experienced installation issues.

In a post on the firm?s Community forums, Microsoft engineers confirm the installation problems and explain that the team is already investigating and developing a fix.

?Investigating?
There are no details as to when exactly this new cumulative update fix could be released, but it?s worth noting that Microsoft itself says that there?s no point in trying to install this cumulative update because it?ll keep failing anyway.

?Teams have dug into this issue and do believe the cause has been identified. The correct team is developing a fix/workaround and once we have the full details, we'll be posting that information. For your affected machines, there's no need to keep attempting the install. It'll keep failing. In the mean time, hold tight! We're all over this and will keep sharing information along the way,? Microsoft says.

Several company engineers have already joined the discussion thread on the Community forums, asking for more details on the problem, so it?s very clear that the firm is actively investigating the problem.

What?s more frustrating, however, is that this cumulative update actually experienced the exact same issues when being tested ... Read more

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Microsoft Releases Biggest-ever Security Update





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There are 16 groups of patches (called updates) in total. Microsoft says that two of them -- the Internet Explorer fix numbered MS10-071 and a Windows patch numbered MS10-076 -- should get top priority. Microsoft thinks attack code is likely to be developed that will target bugs fixed by both of those updates.







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Just because the other fixes are not rated critical does not mean they can be ignored. Symantec says 35 of the 49 bugs fixed on Tuesday could give hackers a way to run unauthorized software on a victim's machines, and Microsoft says attacks are likely to be developed that exploit some of the lower-rated issues as well.


Read the above link to see more...

And, here...

A:Microsoft Releases Biggest-ever Security Update

Tell me about it, going to be a long, busy weekend at work...

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Good to know about this Microsoft update. I find it strange that it wasn't installed automatically by Microsoft (Windows). I guess they know what they're doing. Sometimes i ask myself, do they really know??? Good news for XP users.....
 
 
You can get the security patch HERE >>>>>    https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-021

A:Microsoft releases MS14-021 update to address 0-day vulnerability

Thank You
I went to Windows Update and there it was, It is installing now.
Roger

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Just out today through Automatic Updates...

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/940510

This update enables Windows Vista to detect activation exploits that bypass product activation and that interfere with usual Windows operation. An exploit is a form of software that replaces or modifies authentic Windows components. When exploits are present on a system, it indicates that a software or hardware vendor may have tampered with genuine Windows to enable the sale of counterfeit software. Therefore, the security and the privacy of the computer are put at risk. After this update is installed, you will know if exploits are present on the system.Click to expand...

I wonder how many goofy pirates will install this without thinking?
 

A:Microsoft releases anti-pirate update (KB940510)

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Good to know about this Microsoft update. I find it strange that it wasn't installed automatically by Microsoft (Windows). I guess they know what they're doing. Sometimes i ask myself, do they really know??? Good news for XP users.....
GET THE SECURITY PATCH HERE >>>>> https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-021
 

A:Microsoft releases MS14-021 update to address 0-day vulnerability

On my computer it has been offered for 8.1 and 7
It appears that whether it is offered depends on this

For systems running Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2:
The 2964358 update is for systems that have the 2929437 update installed.
The 2964444 update is for systems without the 2929437 update installed.
As if you install it without 2929437 IE11 will crash
Customers running Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2, must first install the 2929437 update released in April, 2014 before installing the 2964358 update.
Thanks for the post and welcome to Tech Support Guy
 

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A new cumulative update is available for non-Insiders that are already running the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, build 14393.351. Insiders on the Release Preview ring got the update early this morning, but it's not available in the Production ring (non-Insiders).

As with all PC updates that show up in the Production ring, there is a changelog (Insiders are rarely so lucky when it comes to cumulative updates). Here's what's new:

Improved reliability of Internet Explorer 11, Start, File Explorer, action center, graphics, and the Windows kernel.
Addressed issue that was causing System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) Management Console to crash in State view.
Addressed connectivity issue from a 32-bit application to a Remote Desktop Gateway that doesn?t have HTTP tunneling enabled.
Addressed issue of updates not being restored when doing a system reset, even if those updates were permanently installed.
Addressed issue that was causing domain logon attempts to fail on a Windows 10 Pro device after upgrading from Windows 10 Home.
Addressed issue that was causing failed logon counts of non-admin users without network logon permissions to be counted as cumulative, resulting in devices going into BitLocker recovery more frequently.
Improved support for websites by updating the HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) preload list.
Improved support for IT administrators using Group Policy to block users updating the operating system from Windows Update.
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Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Build 14371 for PC

Microsoft rolled out Windows 10 Mobile build 14371 for the fast ring a few hours ago and it?s the turn of PCs to receive the very same build if they are enrolled in this fast track.

Windows 10 build 14371 for PCs brings just a new feature that concerns the way activation is performed on a desktop computer.

Microsoft says that it received plenty of complaints from users who were unable to activate their copies of Windows after changing hardware such as hard drives or motherboards so with this new build, it introduces a new Activation Troubleshooter (available in Settings > Update & security > Activation > Troubleshoot) that guides you through the necessary steps to activate your PC successfully.

?For example ? if your device has a digital license (formerly called ?digital entitlement?) for Windows 10 Pro from a previously installed activated Windows 10 build but you accidentally re-installed Windows 10 Home on such a device, the troubleshooter will automatically guide you through upgrading to Windows 10 Pro and activate Windows,? Dona Sarkar, head of the Windows Insider program, explained.



Just one known issue
Furthermore, with this build the company is also introducing a new option that lets you link Microsoft accounts to the activation digital license.

?If you already used an MSA to log in to your activated Windows 10 Home or Pro device, your MSA will be automatically linked. You can... Read more

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Hi All,
Your can read about here.
Barry
 

A:Microsoft Releases Patch for Windows Flaw

Run a scan at the Windows Updates site and the KB912919 patch should appear in the critical updates section.

Microsoft has released it 5 days early.

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http://news.softpedia.com/news/micr...-8-1-will-get-cumulative-updates-509130.shtml

Microsoft will make substantial changes to the way it delivers updates to Windows 7 and 8.1 computers tomorrow when it starts the rollout of this month?s Patch Tuesday, switching to a new servicing model that?s inspired by Windows 10.

Specifically, Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 will start getting rollup updates every month, which are supposed to make it easier for users and IT admins to install them on Patch Tuesdays.

Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 computers will get a security-only quality update every month, and this will be published as ?Security Update? with a unique KB number. Additionally, there?ll be a security monthly quality rollup which is more of a monthly rollup containing all security fixes needed to bring a computer fully up to date.

?This will be published to Windows Update (where all consumer PCs will install it), WSUS, and the Windows Update Catalog. The initial monthly rollup released in October will only have new security updates from October, as well as the non-security updates from September,? Microsoft says.



Non-security fixes
And last but not least, there?ll be a third update that will include non-security fixes and which will be rolled on the third Tuesday of the month ? this means that you?ll get it a week after Patch Tuesday.

?An additional monthly rollup containing a preview of new non-security fixes that will be included in the next mo... Read more

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Microsoft has today released a critical out-of-band security update for all supported versions of Windows, addressing a serious flaw that could potentially lead to remote code execution on unpatched systems.

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A:Microsoft releases critical security patch for Windows

"Gee Wally, I didn't think Windows 10 would ever need any security patches because everybody is always screaming how secure it is already. What's going on Wally?".

"You believed what Microsoft said Beaver. That was your first mistake".

Same ole whack-a-mole game. No reason to move off Windows 7 yet that I can see.

In fact, if you think about it, the more popular post "Windows 7" operating systems become the more likely they are to be the main targets of hackers. Which means less attacks on older operating systems which means, older operating systems will be more secure by default. Because nobody is concerned about them anymore. Ah, I can sleep soundly tonight.

Now...where were those people calling for the death of Adobe Flash again?
Do we call for the death of Windows 10 now? Or do you wanna wait a month until the next security breach is discovered?

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2949...ill-receive-security-fixes-for-ten-years.html

Let the hacking begin.
 

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Microsoft today released a new cumulative update for Windows 10 Insiders on the Release Preview and Slow rings. Build 14393.222 comes one day after the company offered Mobile build 14393.221 to Insiders.

Unlike when the Windows 10 Mobile build was released, today's update comes with a changelog, which can be found in the Feedback Hub. Fortunately, the release notes for today's build also applies to the one for phones.

Improved reliability of the Windows Update Agent, shared drives, virtual private network (VPN), clustering, HTTP downloads, Internet Explorer 11, Hyper-V platform, multimedia playback, and Microsoft Edge.
Improved performance of push and local notifications, Hyper-V platform, and some social media websites using Microsoft Edge.
Addressed issue where mapping a drive from an elevated command prompt doesn?t work with administrator credentials.
Addressed issue causing movies that were ripped using the transport stream (.ts) format to play without sound in Windows Media Player and the Xbox One Media Player app.
Addressed issue causing the Movies & TV app on the Xbox to stop working when attempting to play content that was just purchased from the Store.
Improved support for networks by adding new entries to the Access Point Name (APN) database.
Addressed issue causing ?Print all linked documents? to not work in Internet Explorer 11.
Addressed issue preventing some users from changing the default download location in Windows 10 Mobil... Read more

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Microsoft Releases Windows Vista SP1 To Businesses This Weekhttp://www.informationweek.com/windows/sho...cleID=206401787

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Microsoft today released a new cumulative update for Windows 10 PCs and phones, bringing the build number to 10586.494.

KB3172985 is a bit of a mystery at the moment, as Microsoft hasn't published a changelog for either version. Typically, the PC release notes would be published to the Windows 10 Update History page, which isn't currently showing anything new.

The Mobile version is always a bit of a jumble, the release notes sometimes showing up in Microsoft's Answers forum and occasionally, in the Feedback Hub. Perhaps most interesting is that the changelog for phones is almost never available at the time that the update is offered.

The last cumulative update that we saw was 10586.454 in the Release Preview ring. No Release Preview update has ever made it to the Production ring, so the last public update was 10586.420.
 

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Microsoft today released yet another cumulative update for Windows 10 PCs that are running the Anniversary Update, bringing the build number to 14393.187. KB3189866 brings a number of improvements.

Today is Patch Tuesday, so the update isn't a surprise. Unfortunately, nothing is available for Windows 10 Mobile yet, even though 14393.105 was offered to the Release Preview and Slow rings last week.

Microsoft has been releasing updates rather frequently for the Anniversary Update since its release, as the last one was only two weeks ago. We found out today that the full rollout for the AU may not be completed until November, so it's clear that the firm wants to get as many bugs squashed as possible before then.

Here's what's new in today's update:
Improved reliability of Windows Shell, map apps, Internet Explorer 11, and Microsoft Edge.
Addressed issue causing push-button reset to not work correctly and roll back on devices with language set to any of the Unicode languages.
Addressed issue causing devices to crash after disconnecting an e-reader that was attached to the device.
Addressed issue causing devices to not recognize a Secure Digital (SD) card if it is inserted and removed multiple times.
Addressed issue causing some apps to not respond to the commands in the app bar in Windows 10 Mobile.
Addressed issue that sometimes blocks alarm notifications in Windows 10 Mobile.
Improved support for using the camera app in Windows 10 Mobile... Read more

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You can put your tinfoil hats away now.Two weeks ahead of the global launch of Windows 10, Microsoft has finalized the terms of its license agreements for the new operating system. I've had several days to study the documents in detail, and I can report that there are no surprises, no gotchas, and no hidden subscription traps waiting to be sprung in two or three or four years.Sorry to disappoint you, conspiracy theorists.Microsoft has consistently said that its new "Windows as a service" model doesn't change the basic licensing terms for Windows. Based on these documents, that's still true.Microsoft releases new license terms for Windows 10: Biggest surprise? No gotchas

A:"Microsoft releases new license terms for Windows 10 ...", via ZDNet

Been trying to tell y'all over & over... in spite of all the (fiction) novels being written.

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It's Patch Tuesday, and you know what that means. It's time for cumulative updates. Today's update is for both Windows 10 PCs and phones, and it brings the build number to 10586.420.

The update is available to both the Production ring and the Release Preview ring, continuing an interesting trend. Since the Release Preview ring was made available back in February, not a single cumulative update has been made available to the ring and later to the Production ring.

For example, builds 10586.242 and 10586.338 were offered up to Release Preview, but they never made it to Production. The updates that do make it to Production show up in the RP ring at the exact same time.

Here's what's new in Windows 10 for PCs build 10586.420:




Improved reliability of Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, Cortana, audio playback, audio playback in Groove Music app, Maps app, Miracast, and Windows Explorer.
Fixed issue with balloon tip notifications always appearing in the upper left side of the screen.
Fixed issue that caused VPN to not work properly when switching between different network interfaces (for example, switching between Wi-Fi and cellular).
Improved Narrator?s ability to read bulleted lists, hyperlinks, and image information.
Fixed issue in location that caused navigation apps to lag behind user?s actual location.
Improved performance of loading webpages in Internet Explorer 11 when roaming user profiles are used.
Fixed issue that... Read more

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Microsoft today released the first cumulative update for the Windows 10 Anniversary Update since its release a week ago. KB3176495 brings the build number to 14393.51.

As with most cumulative updates, don't expect to see any new features. Instead, it focuses on fixes and improvements.

Here's what's new:

Improved reliability for Internet Explorer 11.
Addressed issue to keep pen click settings after updating to Windows 10 Version 1607.
Addressed issue that may cause Windows 10 Mobile devices to hang after turning Bluetooth on and off very quickly.
Security updates to Kernel Mode Drivers, Microsoft Graphics Component, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, and Windows Authentication Methods.
Of course, not everyone is on the Anniversary Update yet, and today is Patch Tuesday, so everyone gets a patch. Microsoft also released build 10586.545 (for the November Update, Version 1511) and 10240.17071 (for the original Windows 10 release, 1507).

Here are the improvements in 10586.545:

Improved reliability by allowing more time for devices to recover from connected standby mode.
Addressed issue affecting some devices with Bitlocker enabled that didn?t start up to the BitLocker password entry screen.
Addressed issue with MouseUp and MouseDown events not working correctly when using a scroll bar in an Inline Frame (IFrame).
Addressed issue that delays the display of content when resizing the Internet Explorer 11 browser window.
Addressed issue with special ke... Read more

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How do I reset the cumulative score on Windows 8 Microsoft games, specifically Spider?

A:Reset cumulative score on Windows 8 Microsoft games

Microsoft Solitaire Collection is a combination of card games and it does not have a Common reset option for all the games. Therefore, I'm afraid it cannot be reset.Niki Han
TechNet Community Support

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Hi All

Opened WIndows update today to check something, and it found KB3172985 and one Defender definitons update, but I installed the KB one on Tuesday, and restarted then, it was in successfully so why a second time?, says NO restart this time, and successfully installed

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The KB3081424 have been rolled out today for Windows 10, and it's a Cumulative Update. It'll update a lot of files that are coming out in users' SFC and DISM scans as corrupted. Installing it could fix these files, so I suggest you to install it.Cumulative Update for Windows 10: August 5, 2015This update includes nonsecurity-related changes to enhance the functionality of Windows 10 through new features and improvements.Windows 10 updates are cumulative. Therefore, this package contains all previously-released fixes (see KB 3074683). If you have installed previous updates, only the new fixes that are contained in this package will be downloaded and installed to your computer.

A:[Update] Cumulative Update for Windows 10: KB3081424

Check your settings.  There are a lot of new settings in every category.  I only went through System and Privacy, so far.  Am taking a break now.  This stuff makes my eyes glaze over with all the bizarre organization, so I can't even tell you what the changes are. 

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It's been just three weeks since Microsoft released Windows 10 to the public, but the company is back at it again with a new Windows 10 Insider Preview build for users on the Fast Ring.

Read more
 

A:Microsoft releases first Windows 10 Insider Preview build post-launch

Well whaddya know, Julio lays out his desktop almost identical to mine, apart from the jump lists which I have no use for and a 12 hour clock.
 

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Microsoft today released the second Redstone 2 Insider Preview build 14905, this time for both PCs and phones. That makes it the first Windows 10 Mobile Redstone 2 build.

The news isn't particularly surprising. Yesterday, the company released 14393.82 to the Release Preview ring; however, both the Fast and Slow rings saw nothing new.

There weren't any new features listed for the PC build, but there are a number of fixes, improvements, and known issues.

Here are the fixes and improvements:

We have fixed an issue causing a large blank space to appear between the address bar and web content after the address bar moves back to the top when opening a new tab in Microsoft Edge.
We have updated Narrator Scan mode for table navigation to now support CTRL + ALT + HOME to go to the beginning of the table CTRL + ALT + END to go to the end of the table.
Microsoft Edge now supports the CTRL + O keyboard shortcut for setting focus to the address bar.
We fixed an issue resulting in Sketchpad and Screen Sketch crashing after trying to change the ink color twice in a row when the ruler was visible.
Here are the known issues:

Support for kernel debugging over 1394 has been removed, but will be available in an upcoming kit release. A work-around will be posted to the Debugging Tools for Windows Blog shortly.
Adobe Acrobat Reader crashes when you try to launch it.
Cortana?s text to speech capabilities is not working in this build. For example, Cortana won?t be able t... Read more

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Microsoft has begun to rollout Build 14393.82 for Windows Insiders in the Release Preview ring. On PC, the latest update is KB3176932. This is a cumulative update so, while the release notes haven?t been published yet, it?s safe to say that it contains mostly bug fixes and small improvements instead of launching any major new features.

It?s important to emphasise that this update is for those special Windows 10 andWindows 10 Mobile users who have been enrolled in the Windows Insiders program. This program consists of volunteers who offer to run preview builds of the Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile operating systems on their own devices. Microsoft uses these users as a way to test the stability and security of special features and functions before rolling them out to the general population.
 

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I'm hoping somebody might be able to advise me on an issue I'm having. I'm not the most techy so I'm hoping I can explain it accurately.

It seems to be (from what I have discovered) linked to the Windows 10 Cumulative Updates.

Issue 1 began on the 28/01/16 as soon as Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems (KB3124262) was installed

I noticed that there was now a delay of about 30-40 seconds between switching the laptop on and the Windows log in screen appearing. During this time is the annoying rotating circle.
Then once my username and password were entered, there was another longer delay (complete with rotating circle) before taking me to the desktop.

Issue 2 began a few days later when Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems (KB3135173) was installed. I no longer had access to the windows start menu (I had to right click) or the Action menu. Issue 1 also persisted.

I did some googling and discovered that these issues may be because of the updates themselves (not installing properly) and found the page for a manual download for (KB3135173)

I'm just wondering if I did the right thing. I uninstalled (manually) both the Cumulative and security Updates for (KB3124262) and (KB3135173) and manually reinstalled (KB3135173) .

I now have access to my Windows start bar and action centre again but the slow start up persists. I'm just hoping I did the right thing. Was it ok to uninstall both the Cumulative and Security upd... Read more

A:Windows 10 Cumulative update issues - can anyone help?

I should also add that when it finally does get to the desktop.....there is yet another delay and spinning small blue circle before apps are launched. (they finally all flicker) I don't even have that many of them. It really seems like the OS is delaying as it is doing something.....and all of this suddenly in the past two weeks.

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I'm hoping somebody might be able to advise me on an issue I'm having. I'm not the most techy so I'm hoping I can explain it accurately.

It seems to be (from what I have discovered) linked to the Windows 10 Cumulative Updates.

Issue 1 began on the 28/01/16 as soon as Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems (KB3124262) was installed

I noticed that there was now a delay of about 30-40 seconds between switching the laptop on and the Windows log in screen appearing. During this time is the annoying rotating circle.
Then once my username and password were entered, there was another longer delay (complete with rotating circle) before taking me to the desktop.

Issue 2 began a few days later when Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems (KB3135173) was installed. I no longer had access to the windows start menu (I had to right click) or the Action menu. Issue 1 also persisted.

I did some googling and discovered that these issues may be because of the updates themselves (not installing properly) and found the page for a manual download for (KB3135173)

I'm just wondering if I did the right thing. I uninstalled (manually) both the Cumulative and security Updates for (KB3124262) and (KB3135173) and manually reinstalled (KB3135173) .

I now have access to my Windows start bar and action centre again but the slow start up persists. I'm just hoping I did the right thing. Was it ok to uninstall both the Cumulative and Security upd... Read more

A:Windows 10 Cumulative update issues - can anyone help?

I should also add that when it finally does get to the desktop.....there is yet another delay and spinning small blue circle before apps are launched. (they finally all flicker) I don't even have that many of them. It really seems like the OS is delaying as it is doing something.....and all of this suddenly in the past two weeks.

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hi i try to update the my windows 10 desktop Pc and iam getting the 0x80070005 error on windows update .. Also i had some ms office 2013 updates succesfully installed how do i fix it ?

And iam runing the
Code:
@echo off
subinacl /subkeyreg HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE /grant=administrators=f /grant=system=f
subinacl /subkeyreg HKEY_CURRENT_USER /grant=administrators=f /grant=system=f
subinacl /subkeyreg HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT /grant=administrators=f /grant=system=f
subinacl /subdirectories %windir% /grant=administrators=f /grant=system=f
@Echo =========================
@Echo Finished.
@Echo =========================
@pause
which it updates the number of failed changes in the HKEY_Classes_Root is it normal ?

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Microsoft today released a late-afternoon cumulative update today for PCs in the Release Preview rings of the Windows Insider Program today. KB3176938 brings the build number to 14393.105.

In case you've got some type of photographic memory and KB3176938 looks familiar to you, that's because it is. It's the same KB number as was seen in the last cumulative update that Insiders got, 14393.103, which was for PC and Mobile. Today's update does not have a counterpart for Windows phones.

The last update to hit the Production ring (non-Insiders) for PCs was 14393.82, which broke PowerShell DSC. At the time, Microsoft promised to have a fix available on August 30, which happens to be today. That update wouldn't happen as planned.

It was assumed that today's update (had it been released) would have been 14393.103. Presumably, the company found a bug in last week's cumulative update that prevented it from being shipped to non-Insiders, forcing today's 14393.105 release.

There is no changelog available yet for today's update, which isn't entirely surprising. It's likely, however, that it's almost the same as 14393.103 was, since it has the same KB number.
 

A:Microsoft releases Windows 10 for PCs build 14393.105 to the Release Preview and Slow rings

Thanks Kardo, I will retry this version and see if I get the same boot loop.
I sure hope not, I hate having updates disabled.
Thanks for the Heads Up
 

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KB3176938 was downloaded and installed automatically today (restart required). It applies to Windows 10 Version 1607. This update includes improvements and fixes to enhance the functionality of Windows 10 Version 1607. Fixes and improvements:August 31, 2016 — KB3176938 (OS Build 14393.105)This update includes quality improvements. No new operating system features are being introduced in this update. Key changes include:    Improved reliability of Windows Ink Workspace, Microsoft Edge, File Server, Windows kernel, Microsoft Component Object Model (COM), Cluster Health Service, Hyper-V, multi-factor authentication (MFA), NTFS file system, PowerShell, Internet Explorer 11, facial recognition, graphics, Windows Store, and Windows Shell.    Improved performance related to purchasing Windows Store apps.    Improved battery life of wearable devices (such as the Microsoft Band) while Bluetooth is connected and idle.    Improved compatibility of using Xbox One controllers with various games.    Addressed issue with incorrect character mapping between Japanese and Unicode for the question mark.    Addressed issue that prevents the download and initialization of .NET objects in Internet Explorer 11.    Improved support of new near-field communication (NFC) chips for Windows 10 Mobile.    Addressed issue with game or app audio not resuming after ending a call on W... Read more

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Hello,
I'm trying to install the latest Windows Update - Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems (KB3189866) - however it's stuck at 45%. Restart won't help. Did you had this issue?



Helpful article: Here's how to install balky Windows 10 cumulative patch KB 3189866

Here's how to install balky Windows 10 cumulative patch KB 318986

I'm seeing posts all over the web from folks trying to install the latest Windows 10 Anniversary Update (version 1607) cumulative update. KB 3189866 is supposed to bring Windows 10 AU to build 14393.187, but reports say the installer gets stuck at 45 percent, 48 percent, 95 percent, and various other points along the way.

The problem's widespread, and Microsoft has known about it since shortly after the patch dropped. Since it's a cumulative update, there's no easy solution.

Microsoft will certainly figure out what's blocking the patch, but in order to fix it the company will have to release a new cumulative update. Unless it can find a magic way to modify a released cumulative update, the only solution is a new cumulative update that absolves the sins of the original. That's one of the big problems with these massive, one-way "as a service" patches. It's also a totally predictable problem, as I've been saying for almost two years.

If you're faced with this issue, be of good cheer: There's an easy solution. Some suggest th... Read more

A:Cumulative Update KB3189866 for Windows 10 stuck at 45%

I had this issue but got it to install by manually downloading it myself!
 

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You can read about it here and view its exhaustive list of updates.

http://betanews.com/2015/08/05/microsoft-update-for-windows-10/

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3081424

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A:Large Cumulative Update Released For Windows 10

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Failed to install,
I have tried several times , but each time msg appears
failed to update, and system undoes changes .
First time for me this
( several occasions over the years have led to me needing to
reinstall updates, but this one is pretty unforgiving )

I need a trick to start the whole process from scratch I think
but how?
Can't restore to a previous version as option no longer available

A:Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607

Originally Posted by smileye


Failed to install,
I have tried several times , but each time msg appears
failed to update, and system undoes changes .
First time for me this
( several occasions over the years have led to me needing to
reinstall updates, but this one is pretty unforgiving )

I need a trick to start the whole process from scratch I think
but how?
Can't restore to a previous version as option no longer available



I had that also with this update.
So here is what I did to get over it.
I restarted it then ran the Disc Clean Up app
Which cleared all traces from the Disc
Then let it download and install, which took some time
Then it installed to 30% then Restarted then finished at 100%
Which again sat there for some time then flashed up it had finished and now running all ok on all my systems
Hope that may hopefully help you with your problem
Let us know how you get on
The one thing I found with this one, you cant rush it

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Am unable install this large update. Have tried several posted fixes I.e registry fix to delete orphaned account(there wasn't one), install update standalone(didn't work), applying windows update fix(didn't work)
and also amending windows update service(didn't work).
It appears that quite a few people are having this problem and some of these remedies work and others don't. Anyone with the same problem and ideas how to fix?
 

A:Windows 10 cumulative update kb3081424 not installing

Should be a Non-problem now
 

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HiI have upgraded to Windows 10 and my Windows says that its activated. Now the problem is that there is a Cumulative Update KB3081424 that won't install. Its stuck at 0% (preparing to install update) and I have also tried the standalone update installer (manually installing the update) and it stays at initializing installation. I have searched around on the internet and many people have this issue but they seem to get stuck at 30% and mine doesn't even go past 0%.I have checked for the registry problem like most people mentioned and looked at the ProfileList and everything was in order.Please if you guys know anything I would appreciate that.Tek Ideas Unlimited

A:Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3081424 not installing

Use this until they sort it out.How to temporarily prevent a Windows or driver update from reinstalling in Windows 10 https://support.microsoft.com/en-us...

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I know most people here are complaining about anniversary update 1607 but Im not able to even reach that, Update KB3176493 is causing me a huge headache, it installed and reversed install about 20 times now, I almost cant use the computer any more. Ive tried every possible guide and solution I could find, including applying the update from a full offline installer, nothing works.

I have a different laptop that had no problems at all with this particular update. Just for the sake of clarity the ONLY thing I changed in this Windows installation was changing the directory of user files, if that's whats causing it I would happily change it back.

A:Cumulative update for Windows 10 Version 1511 (KB3176493)=Please help=

Originally Posted by hatemf23


I know most people here are complaining about anniversary update 1607 but Im not able to even reach that, Update KB3176493 is causing me a huge headache, it installed and reversed install about 20 times now, I almost cant use the computer any more. Ive tried every possible guide and solution I could find, including applying the update from a full offline installer, nothing works.

I have a different laptop that had no problems at all with this particular update. Just for the sake of clarity the ONLY thing I changed in this Windows installation was changing the directory of user files, if that's whats causing it I would happily change it back.



I would change it back and then see if you are then able to install the update.
If it still does not do it then you can always revert back to what you changed
Remember before you do create a restore point.
Good luck and keep us posted on how you get on

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Hi i have a windows 10 Desktop Pc and recently the update" Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems (KB3156421)" shows - Error 0x80070005

i done everything the internet told me , even deleting the softwaredistribution directory, trying to change permissions to registry folders based on some batch files , but in some keys it failed

I also noticed that a Ms Office 2010 update was successfully updated .. it the windows update broken ?



Also the dism , and sfc/scannow does not work it shows software protection does not work error....


Also the sfc/scannow works only in recovery.

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IE 11 cumulative security update for Windows 7 fails to configure after reboot. It then reverts and restarts. Everything else appears to be operating normally. 
 
This is the only update that fails to configure. Install finishes without error, but it won't configure on the boot. 
 
Tried (not in this order):
   Removed IE 11 and added it back through WIndows update. 
   Reset Windows update components. 
   Downloaded and installed update specifically (KB2909921). 
   Ran the "Fix it" (it says it fixes a few things, but doesn't change the problem)
   Installed update with Trend Micro turned off
   *probably other things I can't recall, because I've been at it for too long. 
 
**I have limited time with this machine, because it is otherwise perfectly functional. 

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It is 2 days this try to install on Lenovo Z50 and it is not completed, when the computer restart for installing it is rollback the update, ((Cumulative Update for Windows 10 for x64-based Systems (KB3081424)), also Windows Defender update are making problems not installed after Disable it ?

A:(Cumulative Update for Windows 10 for x64-based Systems (KB3081424) no

The only thing I've seen on this so far is you might have users on your computer who no longer exist. Delete them and try updating again.

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   on ipdating goes thro laborious process of trying to install then telling me it cant install then goung thro a time wasting uninstall process - for Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems (KB3198586). error code -given 0x800004005

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Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3197954 Fails to Install as Well

Windows 10 cumulative updates are certainly pretty helpful for the majority of users running Microsoft?s latest OS version, but at the same time, they are turning into sort of nightmare for others who can?t simply install them successfully.

Issues with Windows 10 cumulative updates have been around for a while, and Microsoft has tried to fix them on several occasions, but for some reason, they keep coming back pretty much in the same form.

KB3197954 makes no exception, and after being pushed to Windows 10 users last week, it appears that it fails to install on a number of machines due to a cause that?s yet to be determined.

More than just installation issues
Posts on Microsoft?s Community forums are pointing towards various problems experienced with cumulative update KB3197954, including system freezes, but in most of the cases, it?s the typical ?failing to install? issue that makes it impossible for some users to deploy the patch on their computers.

?Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems (KB3197954) keeps failing to install on my system. The install starts fine but while restarting claims the install has failed and reverts everything. Windows update history only tells me that the update ?failed to install,?? one user is reporting, adding that the error that he gets is ?Installation Failure: Windows failed to install the following update with error 0x800F... Read more

A:Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3197954 Fails to Install as Well

Checked, not available in my area as of yet.
Valuable share Exterminator, thanks.
 

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Hi:

Where to find KB3190507x-64 to get manual download?
Thanks, dbwin10

A:Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64 KB3190507

Normally, you check the Microsoft Update Catalog to grab stuff. But this is a cumulative update that's been superseded by a later update. Looks like MS is removing older cumulative updates when they post newer ones.

HTH,
--Ed--

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I contacted MS tech support Wednesday and the support tech was unable to resolve the issue after deleting my update logs and running some utility software. The case was escalated Yesterday, the level two tech indicated that some services were corrupted and just initiated a repair install. I just completed the repair install with all the updates and the issue is still not resolved. My update that keeps failing is also called cumulative security update for internet explorer 11 for windows 7 64-bit (KB3038314)

A:cumulative security update for internet explorer 11 for windows 7

As ThrashZone and Ex_Brit commented: hide them and be done with the annoyance.

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Did a quick google search but came out empty, where can I find a legitimate (I'm a Dreamspark Premium member) Windows 8 Pro Image with the Cumulative Patch already included in the .iso?

Thanks!

A:Windows 8 Pro Image with the Cumulative Update patch included?

What cumulative patch - did I miss something?

I haven't got win8 installed atm.

You can put the updates into your installation image easily enough - just pop the .msu files in with dism.

Win7 dism will do it fine.

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http://news.softpedia.com/news/wind...b3193494-also-failing-to-install-508542.shtml

Microsoft has recently released Windows 10 cumulative update KB3193494 in order to bring the KB3189866 saga to an end, but it turns out that there are users who are experiencing issues with this new patch as well.

Some of those who were offered the new cumulative update are reporting problems when attempting to install it, and the way it happens looks very similar to what others have experienced in the past.

In most of the cases, the cumulative update fails to install, and it simply rolls back before getting users back to the desktop. The update is then reoffered and redownloaded before the system is once again rebooted to attempt the install.

Users who couldn?t install the original KB3189866 update were confident that this new one fixes the problems, so they rushed to install it.

?I have already read some issues with this update and that you should install the offline updater. It has the same problem. Microsoft released KB3193494 to resolve the download issue, so I tried again. Still the same problem,? one of them explains on Microsoft?s Community forums.



Post-installation problems
Others are reporting issues spotted after the update successfully installed on their computers and upon removal, everything seems to be returning to normal, which is living proof that this latest cumulative update is the source of the problems.

?The latest update KB3193494 makes my netwo... Read more

A:Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3193494 Also Failing to Install

http://news.softpedia.com/news/micr...e-kb3193494-to-replace-kb3189866-508538.shtml
 

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Quote:




The update fails to install on some computers, users claim

Microsoft rolled out Windows 10 cumulative update KB3097617 earlier today and the first reports pointing to problems experienced during installation or even after that are already reaching the web.

For example, a number of users who turned to Microsoft's Community forums explain that KB3097617 fails to install on their PCs, undoes all changes and then restarts the machine, pushing it in an infinite reboot loop just like it happened with previous cumulative updates.

Microsoft user Darkc0de explains what happens on his Windows 10 computer:

?The update is just not installing, after asking for a restart windows update, initializes goes till 30% Then PC restarts and from 30, goes till 54% and restarts again this time it says We Could Not complete undoing changes and updates 2- 3 Team PC restarts again saying undoing changes and finally finally PC starts.?




Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3097617 Installation Problems - Softpedia

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http://news.softpedia.com/news/how-...te-kb3194496-installation-issues-508877.shtml

Microsoft rolled out Windows 10 cumulative update KB3194496 for computers running 1607 last week, but as we reported recently, there are plenty of users out there who are experiencing problems when trying to install it.

While this isn?t surprising at all given the fact that similar issues were spotted with many other cumulative updates, Microsoft has already confirmed that it?s investigating reports and that a fix is on its way.

Fortunately, someone on the Microsoft Community forums has found a workaround for this problem in order to successfully install the cumulative update on any Windows 10 computer.



The workaround
What you need to do is to fire up File Explorer and delete the entire folder at the following location (administrator privileges are needed, so make sure you are logged in with an admin account):


Code:
C: > Windows > System32 > Tasks > Microsoft > XblGameSave
After that, launch the Registry Editor by typing regedit.exe in the Start menu and delete the following registry key ? once again, administrator privileges are needed to do this:


Code:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Microsoft > WindowsNT > CurrentVersion > Schedule > TaskCache > Tree > Microsoft > XblGameSave
According to users who have already tried this, all you need to do next is to launch Windows Update once again and try to download and instal... Read more

A:How to Fix Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3194496 Installation Issues

Also, if you have completely uninstalled (deleted) XBox and all associated items from your system, then KB3194496 will not install.

To get KB1394496 to install, you have to completely re-install XBox - and not forget to install all associated items.

There is a DISM re-install package method for advanced users, and then for everyone else there is a clean install of Windows 10.

Don't you just love it... ?

* * * * *

The better solution is to disable Windows Update service and only re-enable it to install any cumulative updates -- after waiting for at least two months for a "fixed" cumulative update.

Don't be one of Microsoft's guinea pigs...
 

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Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems (KB3194496)

Three days ago my desktop tried to update 1607 3 times. Each time on reboot it says failed to update and reverts. Each day it tries again at shutdown.

Yesterday my second(son's) computer updated and all I could see was a black screen with a circle. Had to do a repair and it reverted back 2 two updates. Note, this computer does not have integrated graphics - so that fix process would not work.

Now the wife's computer wants to update but I am not restarting it - if hers goes down it will be hell in my household.

I looked on the web and don't see much about this update getting fixed by Microsoft. Any ideas what I should do? My main computer is asking to try again and it will just fail or worse - black screen. I told the family not to shutdown the wife's but I know at some point it will try to do the update on its own.

This is the worst mess we have ever had, but all I see are web pages about the anniversary update - not this one.

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Now I go to updates and I get this Error can any one help please

Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems (KB3176495) - Error 0x80070015

A:Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 Failed

Solved

Downloaded this tool
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...troubleshooter

go to Settings update Advanced options click Give me update from other Microsoft //////

it worked

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Hi i have a windows 10 Desktop Pc and recently the update" Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems (KB3156421)" shows - Error 0x80070005

i done everything the internet told me , even deleting the softwaredistribution directory, trying to change permissions to registry folders based on some batch files , but in some keys it failed

I also noticed that a Ms Office 2010 update was successfully updated .. it the windows update broken ?



Also the dism , and sfc/scannow does not work it shows software protection does not work error....


Also the sfc/scannow works only in recovery.

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Hi

I was wondering if you could help me find this update Cumulative update KB316908 for version 1511 December 2nd 2015 as a stand alone version. I never got it and when I hit the update button in the updates and security it shows no updates listed. I have a desktop and windows 10 home and I have the 1511 version of windows 10 and the revision number is. 10586.63

A:Windows 10 Cumulative update KB316908 for version 1511 December 2nd 20

Hi if you go to support link
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=3116908
That will tell you if you need it and what it was for and give you the link to install it

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I have a Windows 10 system upgraded from Win7. Windows Update failed on this recent cumulative update. The web has lots of hits about this. After trying a number of fixes, the following worked for me:

1. I went into Disk Management and saw that my System Reserved Partition was 100MB vs the minimum recommended (according to some sites) of 400MB.

2. I used MiniTool Partition Wizard (free edition) to resize the System Reserved Partition to 450MB. That required burning a CD from a downloaded ISO.

3. Since the Windows update failed again, I deleted the contents of C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download (I did NOT delete the DOWNLOAD folder itself, just the contents)

4. BINGO! The update installed.

Hope this helps someone else who may have this problem.

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Okay I just had my son build me a new coimputer and installed my windows xp pro on it and downloaded sp3 everything went fine and then I got a messge that I had an update to install whic is the title of this thread and it fails and gives me an error code. Whats going on and what do I need to do to fix this. Your help would be appreciated very much.

A:Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP (KB961260

YOu have to post here the exact error message and associated code when the update fails so that someone can look it up for you on the MS website or on google and suggest solutions to resolve the issue. Also take a look at the section "how to obtain help and support..." on this website.

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Hi,
The Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 (KB3116900) Failed to Install,
It showed a split second error code on the windows loading screen (The black Screen with windows logo and the loading dots.) and then on the second screen it said windows couldn't install this update, rolling back changes and things and went back to desktop and in Updates the Update is listed as "Failed to Install"

I tried the normal measures of Disable Av and Trouble shoot the Updater.
If any one has any other ways to get this update installed, then please share.
Update : Found out the error code which it shows up

Code:
Fatal error C00000D4 applying update operation 94 of 1912 (iexplorer.exe)

A:Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 (KB3116900) Failed.

The same update caused my wifi to be unstable

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having problems with the update: code error 80073712

A:cumulative security update failed for IE11 for windows 7 64bit

You have a large number of Manifest file problems.

Please download and save the CheckSUR tool from http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947821
(you'll need to look in the details for Windows 7, downloading from the Microsoft Download Center)

Run it - The tool can take anywhere from 5 mins to a couple of hours to run (or 'Install') depending on how much it has to do, and may exit silently - it may appear to freeze for most of that time, but be patient.
The result is logged in the C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CheckSUR.log file - and an archive …\checksur.persist.log file

Then zip the CheckSUR.log and upload it to your reply.

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Can't install cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems (KB3197954) Failed to install several time, any help thx.

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Hi,

I am having problems installing the update in the subject cited as I keep getting the message below, even after repeated attempts:.

"The Version of Internet Explorer You Have Installed Does Not Match The Update You Are Trying To Install"

( You may also view the screen shot attached )

And the IE7 setup version Ihave is

IE7-WindowsXP-x86-enu , File Version 6.2.29.0

Coudl someone help me with the installation of the security update?

Thanks

A:Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP (KB963027)

Try to manually install/reinstall IE 7, reboot, and run update.

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Microsoft's first cumulative update for Windows 10 - KB3081424 - is causing havoc for some users. How do I know this? Because I spent a good part of my Sunday morning dealing with it, that's how.

The problem, in a nutshell, is that the update puts affected systems into an endless crash loop. The update tries to install, gets to a certain point, fails, and then displays the unhelpful "We couldn't complete the updates, undoing the changes."

If it stopped there things wouldn't be too bad, but because Microsoft now forces updates onto Windows 10 users, the OS kept trying - and failing - to install the update, which in turn placed the system into a periodic crash/reboot loop that put quite a dent in my productivity.




Windows 10 cumulative update causes 'reboot loop' havoc for some users | ZDNet

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Lenovo Releases BIOS Update to Allow Linux Installation on Windows 10 Devices

Back in September, complaints that reached the web (and even got confirmed by a supposed Lenovo official) claimed that installing Linux on a Yoga 900 was impossible because the operating system was blocked as part of a deal between Microsoft and Lenovo.

Both Microsoft and Lenovo denied that such an agreement existed, explaining that installing Linux was actually impossible because Windows 10 was running on a SSD locked in a proprietary RAID mode that could only be read by Redmond?s operating system.

And yet, following all this controversy Lenovo has released a new BIOS update for Yoga 900 that unlocks this proprietary RAID mode and allows the installation of Linux on the device.

?This BIOS creates an AHCI SATA Controller Mode selection to allow for the installation of the Linux operating system. This BIOS is NOT intended for use with machines running a Windows operation system,? the official changelog of the new BIOS version reads.

Drivers should allow Linux installation on any device
Lenovo confirmed from the very beginning that installation of Linux on its devices was possible with the right drivers, but the company didn?t say a single thing about updates that would be provided for the Yoga 900 Signature Edition.

?To improve system performance, Lenovo is leading an industry trend of adopting RAID on the SSDs in certain product configurations. Lenovo does not intentionally block cus... Read more

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Microsoft rolls out cumulative updates to Windows 10 PCs | Windows Central Issues? Bugs? Solutions? For all things Build 14393.82 of Windows 10. Discuss it all here. Basic tip
If you're having any issues with your device, try a reset.
Settings > Update & security > Recovery > Reset this PC > This provides you with two options: 1. keep my files and 2. remove everything Keep my files
Does just as its name describes. If you choose the setting you can reinstall Windows 10 without having to back up any of the pictures, videos, music and documents that you have stored on it. You absolutely should back up these things just in case, but you shouldn?t need to use that back up. Keep My Files requires a certain amount of free space on your device. As such, it may be unavailable to you if your device is stuffed with a lot of files. If you get an error message asking for more storage when you choose this option you?ll need to back up your files and choose the remove everything option. You could also delete any files that you aren?t using on your device and try the option again. This option will take longer than the other options. Remove Everything
Deletes every file, every setting from your device and gives you a blank copy of Windows 10 to work with. You?ll need to add any files you have backed up to your device again

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A:Windows 10 Official/Production: Cumulative Update 14393.82 (Redstone 1, Inactive)

After the 23 of August update bookmarks don't show up in the Edge bookmarks toolbar. I import them from IE or chrome and after that they still don't show up. They're in the correct folder, though, I checked.
Is anyone else experiencing this?

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Windows 10 PC cumulative build 14393.105 rolls out to all users | Windows Central Issues? Bugs? Solutions? For all things Build 14393.105 of Windows 10. Discuss it here. Basic tip
If you're having any issues with your device, try a reset.
Settings > Update & security > Recovery > Reset this PC > This provides you with two options: 1. keep my files and 2. remove everything Keep my files
Does just as its name describes. If you choose the setting you can reinstall Windows 10 without having to back up any of the pictures, videos, music and documents that you have stored on it. You absolutely should back up these things just in case, but you shouldn?t need to use that back up. Keep My Files requires a certain amount of free space on your device. As such, it may be unavailable to you if your device is stuffed with a lot of files. If you get an error message asking for more storage when you choose this option you?ll need to back up your files and choose the remove everything option. You could also delete any files that you aren?t using on your device and try the option again. This option will take longer than the other options. Remove Everything
Deletes every file, every setting from your device and gives you a blank copy of Windows 10 to work with. You?ll need to add any files you have backed up to your device again Here's a Changelog: Improved reliability of the Windows Ink Workspace, Microsoft Edge, File Server, Windows kernel, Microsoft ... Read more

A:Windows 10 Official/Production: Cumulative Update 14393.105 (Redstone 1, Inactive)

How much size of This CU ?

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Windows 10 gets its first post-Anniversary Update cumulative patch with build 14393.51 | Windows Central Issues? Bugs? Solutions? For all things Build 14393.51 of Windows 10. Discuss it all here. Basic tip
If you're having any issues with your device, try a reset.
Settings > Update & security > Recovery > Reset this PC > This provides you with two options: 1. keep my files and 2. remove everything Keep my files
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Deletes every file, every setting from your device and gives you a blank copy of Windows 10 to work with. You?ll need to add any files you have backed up to your device again Here is the full change log for the patch: Improved reliability for Internet Explorer 11.Addressed i... Read more

A:Windows 10 Official/Production: Cumulative Update 14393.51 (Redstone 1, Inactive)

This broke the camera on my Surface Pro 4. The latest ***. update 14393.67 still hasn't fixed it. Camera just displays black screen. Not good...
Edit - can't believe it censored c u m as in cumulative. Ridiculous!

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Microsoft pushes out batch of cumulative updates for Windows 10 | Windows Central Issues? Bugs? Solutions? For all things Build 14393.187 of Windows 10. Discuss it here. Basic tip
If you're having any issues with your device, try a reset.
Settings > Update & security > Recovery > Reset this PC > This provides you with two options: 1. keep my files and 2. remove everything Keep my files
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Microsoft rolls out cumulative updates to Windows 10 PCs | Windows Central Issues? Bugs? Solutions? For all things Build 14393.82 of Windows 10. Discuss it all here. Basic tip
If you're having any issues with your device, try a reset.
Settings > Update & security > Recovery > Reset this PC > This provides you with two options: 1. keep my files and 2. remove everything Keep my files
Does just as its name describes. If you choose the setting you can reinstall Windows 10 without having to back up any of the pictures, videos, music and documents that you have stored on it. You absolutely should back up these things just in case, but you shouldn?t need to use that back up. Keep My Files requires a certain amount of free space on your device. As such, it may be unavailable to you if your device is stuffed with a lot of files. If you get an error message asking for more storage when you choose this option you?ll need to back up your files and choose the remove everything option. You could also delete any files that you aren?t using on your device and try the option again. This option will take longer than the other options. Remove Everything
Deletes every file, every setting from your device and gives you a blank copy of Windows 10 to work with. You?ll need to add any files you have backed up to your device again

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Windows 10 gets its first post-Anniversary Update cumulative patch with build 14393.51 | Windows Central Issues? Bugs? Solutions? For all things Build 14393.51 of Windows 10. Discuss it all here. Basic tip
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Settings > Update & security > Recovery > Reset this PC > This provides you with two options: 1. keep my files and 2. remove everything Keep my files
Does just as its name describes. If you choose the setting you can reinstall Windows 10 without having to back up any of the pictures, videos, music and documents that you have stored on it. You absolutely should back up these things just in case, but you shouldn?t need to use that back up. Keep My Files requires a certain amount of free space on your device. As such, it may be unavailable to you if your device is stuffed with a lot of files. If you get an error message asking for more storage when you choose this option you?ll need to back up your files and choose the remove everything option. You could also delete any files that you aren?t using on your device and try the option again. This option will take longer than the other options. Remove Everything
Deletes every file, every setting from your device and gives you a blank copy of Windows 10 to work with. You?ll need to add any files you have backed up to your device again Here is the full change log for the patch: Improved reliability for Internet Explorer 11.Addressed i... Read more

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Recent (Oct 15th) huge number of security updates, caused grief on 32bit Vista SP2 which I have narrowed down to the IE8 Cumulative Security Update by a process of elimination re-applying patchsets & testing the box.

With IE8 cumaltive security, in Stage 3 of "Configuring Update" it seems to be stuck at 0%, the chime occurs, but after a while the screen blanks, and the hardware resets a little later causing a reboot.

Updated ATI Radeon Video driver to latest has been to no avail; the machine seems solid in use and is also running Linux (and updated an old install with 10 months of patches) perfectly. Checking BIOS & drivers are up to date hasn't turned anything up, and the box and install generally solid. I tried booting with 'Safe options' to configure the update, but that did not help, so it would appear unlikely the resets are a driver issue.

Whilst I have the system back through system restore to checkpoint before the update, and have now hidden this patch, this leaves me with an insecure IE8.

1) Can I report the problem with the update anywhere?
2) Could I obtain smaller patchsets to find the likely culprit?
3) Can I downgrade IE8 to IE7?

Obviously I can use FF-3.5 for normal browsing, but some Windows programs & sites try to force use of IE, so the security issue does matter. This has caused much inconvenience and time, to a relatively tech savvy user, so one would hope a cumumaltive patch becomes available which does not have t... Read more

A:Solved: Windows Cumulative Security Update IE8 - Causes Reboot during stage 3 configu

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Windows 10 PC cumulative build 14393.105 rolls out to all users | Windows Central Issues? Bugs? Solutions? For all things Build 14393.105 of Windows 10. Discuss it here. Basic tip
If you're having any issues with your device, try a reset.
Settings > Update & security > Recovery > Reset this PC > This provides you with two options: 1. keep my files and 2. remove everything Keep my files
Does just as its name describes. If you choose the setting you can reinstall Windows 10 without having to back up any of the pictures, videos, music and documents that you have stored on it. You absolutely should back up these things just in case, but you shouldn?t need to use that back up. Keep My Files requires a certain amount of free space on your device. As such, it may be unavailable to you if your device is stuffed with a lot of files. If you get an error message asking for more storage when you choose this option you?ll need to back up your files and choose the remove everything option. You could also delete any files that you aren?t using on your device and try the option again. This option will take longer than the other options. Remove Everything
Deletes every file, every setting from your device and gives you a blank copy of Windows 10 to work with. You?ll need to add any files you have backed up to your device again Here's a Changelog: Improved reliability of the Windows Ink Workspace, Microsoft Edge, File Server, Windows kernel, Microsoft ... Read more

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In a surprise move (to me at least), Microsoft has issued a Cumulative Update to holdouts who turned down the Anniversary Update or those who were unable to Update due to technical issues. This Update offers a whole package of fixes and improvements. Microsoft pushes out batch of cumulative updates for Windows 10 | Windows Central Issues? Bugs? Solutions? For all things Build 10586.589 of Windows 10. Discuss it here. Basic tip
If you're having any issues with your device, try a reset.
Settings > Update & security > Recovery > Reset this PC > This provides you with two options: 1. keep my files and 2. remove everything Keep my files
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We have released a Cumulative Update (KB3176925) to Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14393 on PCs and Mobile devices which will bring the build number to 14393.3. This Cumulative Update includes a handful of fixes:

We have fixed an issue where keyboard input on some Windows tablet devices would not rotate to landscape normally.We have fixed an issue that results in Windows Updates being delayed on systems with Connected Standby.We have fixed a problem with text input with Korean Input Method Editor (IME) in some Store apps.We fixed an issue causing Store apps to stop launching due to a licensing issue.We have fixed an issue with apps that synchronize using DDE for inter-process communication.






Source: Cumulative Update to Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14393 now available - Feedback Hub

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Update to the WMP patch of June 26, 2002. angelize56

Who should read this bulletin:

Customers using Microsoft® Windows Media™ Player 6.4, 7.1 or Windows Media Player for Windows XP.

Impact of vulnerability: Three vulnerabilities, first reported on June 26 2002, the most serious of which could be used to run code of attacker's choice.

Maximum Severity Rating: Critical

Recommendation: Customers running affected products should apply the patch immediately. Customers who are still running Windows Media Player 7.0 should upgrade to Windows Media Player 7.1 first and then apply the patch immediately.

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?url=/technet/security/bulletin/ms02-032.asp
 

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Microsoft pushes out batch of cumulative updates for Windows 10 | Windows Central Issues? Bugs? Solutions? For all things Build 14393.187 of Windows 10. Discuss it here. Basic tip
If you're having any issues with your device, try a reset.
Settings > Update & security > Recovery > Reset this PC > This provides you with two options: 1. keep my files and 2. remove everything Keep my files
Does just as its name describes. If you choose the setting you can reinstall Windows 10 without having to back up any of the pictures, videos, music and documents that you have stored on it. You absolutely should back up these things just in case, but you shouldn?t need to use that back up. Keep My Files requires a certain amount of free space on your device. As such, it may be unavailable to you if your device is stuffed with a lot of files. If you get an error message asking for more storage when you choose this option you?ll need to back up your files and choose the remove everything option. You could also delete any files that you aren?t using on your device and try the option again. This option will take longer than the other options. Remove Everything
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A:Windows 10 Official/Production: Cumulative Update 14393.447 (Redstone 1, non-Insider)

The Anniversary update went ok on my home PC but on my Chuwi HI12 tablet Edge become very unstable, webpages stopped responding very often but this last update seems to have fixed that...anyone felt the same?
Cheers

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Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Vista (KB2559049)
Installation date: ‎18/‎08/‎2011 10:08
Installation status: Failed
Error details: Code 80070005
Update type: Important
Security issues have been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise a system that is running Microsoft Internet Explorer and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
More information:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=221946
Help and Support:
Microsoft Support

Why o why is Microsoft so slapdash with its updates. The error code I am getting covers everything under the sun and offers no solutions to the problem.
I am so fed up following so many leads from its advice pages but can never get to resolving the problem. Is there anyone anywhere that has overcome this problem.
I am running Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit IE9.0.1

Thanks

A:Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Vista (KB2559049)

I can't help as I would also like to know the answer, but I can reassure you that you are not the only one with this problem.

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http://news.softpedia.com/news/wind...-99-tb-data-size-in-disk-cleanup-509258.shtml

Windows 10 cumulative update KB3194798 is failing to install for some users, but on the other hand, a number of those who actually manage to deploy it successfully are reporting a different bug.

Disk Cleanup is reporting a disk size of 3.99 TB after installing this cumulative update and users are claiming that this is happening no matter how much storage they have on their computers.

?Disk Cleanup listed the size of the Windows Update files that could be deleted as 3.99 TB, yes terabytes! What was shocking was the fact that I only have a 250 GB SSD drive on my laptop, one PC has a 256 GB SSD main drive and a 2 TB secondary, and the third has a 500 GB SSD with a 2 TB secondary drive,? one user explained on Microsoft?s Community forums.

In most of the cases, cleaning the disk still works correctly, although some are complaining that it still takes too long to complete. The process indeed seems to be rather slow after installing this cumulative update, but other than the incorrect data size, no issue appears to be caused to Disk Cleanup.

Installation issues
Microsoft hasn?t yet acknowledged the bug, and a workaround is not yet available, but the company is very unlikely to fix the problem too fast since it doesn?t cause anything beside the incorrect data size in Disk Cleanup.

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A:Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3194798 Causes 3.99 TB Data Size in Disk Cleanup

Yeah another goon one Microsoft, been seeing this on lots of sites today. Only a 5.02mb clean up here though.
 

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This is an interesting move. So those running 7 and 8, how do you feel about this move?



What Microsoft won't be doing after October, however, is shipping the individual hotfixes any more. Fixes will only be available through the Monthly Rollup or security-only update. This means that the ability to pick and choose individual fixes to apply will be removed; they'll be distributed and deployed as a singular all-or-nothing proposition. Microsoft argues that this will improve patch and system reliability.Click to expand...

Windows 7, 8.1 moving to Windows 10?s cumulative update model
 

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hello guys, my laptop wont install this latest update by microsoft, it has tryed about twenty times now, Can anyone help.

windows vista premium.
 

A:Solved: Cumulative Security Update for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Vista (KB973346)

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In a surprise move (to me at least), Microsoft has issued a Cumulative Update to holdouts who turned down the November 2015 Update or those who were unable to Update due to technical issues. This Update offers a whole package of fixes and improvements. Microsoft pushes out batch of cumulative updates for Windows 10 | Windows Central Issues? Bugs? Solutions? For all things Build 10240.17113 of Windows 10. Discuss it here. Basic tip
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I'm having no luck installing KB2977629 (Cumulative Security Update IE11). I repeatedly get the error 8007371B.

SURT installs with no errors. SFC /SCANNOW runs with no errors. I am uploading the requested screenshots and ZIP file.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thank you!!!!

PS- well, I WAS uploading. My screencaptures upload great, but my CBS.zip fails with "Server error 500".
My zip file is 9.6mb-- over the 8mb limit. What can I delete from the directory to get under the 8mb limit?


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A:Update Error Code 80073712-Cumulative Security Update IE11, Win 7(64)

I've found a way to get the CBS zip uploaded. I divided it into 4 parts. All of the CBS folder's files are included. Sorry I didn't see this earlier.


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Microsoft Releases Silverlight 2, Already Reaching One in Four Consumers Worldwide!






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?We launched Silverlight just over a year ago, and already one in four consumers worldwide has access to a computer with Silverlight already installed,? said Scott Guthrie, corporate vice president of the .NET Developer Division at Microsoft. ?Silverlight represents a radical improvement in the way developers and designers build applications on the Web. This release will further accelerate our efforts to make Silverlight, Visual Studio and Microsoft Expression Studio the preeminent solutions for the creation and delivery of media and rich Internet application experiences.?


Silverlight adoption continues to grow rapidly, with penetration in some countries approaching 50 percent and a growing ecosystem that includes more than 150 partners and tens of thousands of applications. During the 17 days of the 2008 Olympics Games in Beijing, NBCOlympics.com, powered by Silverlight, had more than 50 million unique visitors, resulting in 1.3 billion page views, 70 million video streams and 600 million minutes of video watched, increasing the average time on the site (from 3 minutes to 27 minutes) and Silverlight market penetration in the U.S. by more than 30 percent. Broadcasters in France (France Televisions SA), the Netherlands (NOS), Russia (Sportbox.ru) and Italy (RAI) also chose Silverlight to deliver Olympics coverage online. In addition, leading companies such... Read more

A:Microsoft Releases Silverlight 2

A few websites I go on to watch stuff has switched to Silverlight 2, and things do appear to stream and be more stable, so seems to be quite good.

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http://download.microsoft.com/download/whistler/SP/SP1/WXP/en-us/xpsp1_en_x86.exe
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I just got this update and restarted my PC. Now Cortana is not there even after I set my region language and speech to united states. Help
Posted via the Windows Central App for Android

A:Cortana disappeared from anniversary update after getting the cumulative update 14393.10

Originally Posted by buddy007 I just got this update and restarted my PC. Now Cortana is not there even after I set my region language and speech to united states. Help
Posted via the Windows Central App for Android try a restart and check again
It does not appear in apps list?

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I have a new laptop with Windows XP SP2 on it, IE6 (though I use Firefox, not IE), and MS Office 2003 Student Edition. The latest update that popped up as "high priority" from Windows Update is this GDI+ Detection Tool (KB873374).

It sounds like you have to install it then run it and then visit MS Office website to check for updates...? Is this worth doing? Can it cause more problems than it will help? (I thought I've read about issues when updating MS Office with security patches...? And that you have to download yet something else to even check for Office security updates...?)

Or do Office security updates come through Windows Update, and I don't need to worry about this? (But if that's the case, then why even have this GDI+ thing available?)

I'm always worried about ending up with a bunch of conflicts with other programs like AVG, ZA, AutoGK, DVDShrink, etc. And I'm always hesitant to install something that has to run on my system.

I've got AVG and ZA, keep both up to date, and I have Automatic Updates turned on just to let me know when there's a critical update (so I don't have to visit the Windows Update site to get updates).

I was thinking I would only do the updates to Office that come through Automatic Updates and not worry about any others...

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A:Questions About Microsoft Gdi+ Detection Tool & Microsoft Update Vs. Windows Update

Well to start off the difference between windows update and microsoft update is as follows. Windows update is what originally comes with the computer and only updates the windows platform. If you choose to upgrade to the microsoft update it will check all of your microsoft programs for updates.
As far as going to the office website for updates... unless you want to install non-critical updates to your office suite then you shouldn't have to at all. Finally - that GDI+ detection tool is the little program microsoft uses to scan your computer for any of their products - that is if you use microsoft update and not the original windows update.
So if you like your computer to maintain critical updates by itself for the microsoft programs than yes use microsoft update and yes install the GDI+ decection tools.

Hope this helps you out!

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Quote:

Today we released Security Advisory 2458511 to address a new vulnerability that could impact Internet Explorer users if they visit a website hosting malicious code. As of now, the impact of this vulnerability is extremely limited and we are not aware of any affected customers. The exploit code was discovered on a single website which is no longer hosting the malicious code. When a website is discovered to host malicious software, we work through legal channels to take the site down. These kinds of attempts to exploit systems and the people using technology are the activity of criminals. Microsoft takes this very seriously and where possible, we will take legal action against those responsible.

Internet Explorer 9 Beta users are not affected by this issue and any customers who wish to upgrade their browser to this version can do so freely at www.microsoft.com/ie. Impacted versions include Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8, although our ongoing investigation confirms that default installations of Internet Explorer 8 are unlikely to be exploited by this issue. This is due to the defense in depth protections offered from Data Execution Prevention (DEP), which is enabled by default in Internet Explorer 8 on all supported Windows platforms. For supported versions of Windows running earlier versions of Internet Explorer, please review this blog post from our Security Research & Defense team describing how to enable DEP.

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A:Microsoft Releases Security Advisory 2458511

thank you for the heads up !!!!

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