Microsoft released today KB3197954. A cumulative update for Windows 10 PC version 1607. It includes reliability improvements to Internet Explorer 11, Start, action center, and fixes issues to USB, Wi-Fi, clustering, setup, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, licensing, PowerShell, Component Object Model (COM), Windows kernel, graphics, and Bluetooth. The update is currently available to PCs only. Next Mobile cumulative update is expected on November’s Patch Tuesday.

Changelog

This update includes quality improvements. No new operating system features are being introduced in this update. Key changes include:
  • 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.
  • Improved reliability and stability of the notification framework for enabling contextual notifications in File Explorer.
  • Addressed an issue that prevented System Center Configuration Manager from performing inventory uploads via Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) when Encrypting File System (EFS) has been disabled.
  • Addressed additional issues with USB, Wi-Fi, clustering, setup, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, licensing, PowerShell, Component Object Model (COM), Windows kernel, graphics, and Bluetooth.

The build bumped to 14393.351. Head to Settings > Update and Security > Windows Update to grab the update.

If you are having difficulty downloading the update through Windows Update or stuck in a certain percentage. In case you want to manually download the update, the direct links are provided below. Downloading the file manually is also useful for those who have multiple Windows 10 PC devices and have limited bandwidth.

The size of 32-bit and 64-bit versions are 443MB and 827MB respectively. Note that these updates are cumulative. Therefore, the packages contain all previously released fixes.

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