Microsoft released KB3216755 – a cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1607. This was released to Windows Insiders in the Release Preview ring earlier this week. This update is suppose to be the next cumulative update for February’s Patch Tuesday. Spotted by ghacks, the update information is already live in Microsoft Update Catalogue website and you can now also download the update manually as KB3216755. This update is not yet available through Windows Update. You can download it manually using the links below. There is no word if this was intentionally published by Microsoft and will just issue a newer build next Patch Tuesday or was published prematurely.


This update includes quality improvements. No new operating system features are being introduced in this update. Key changes include:
  • Addressed known issue called out in KB3213986—Users may experience delays while running 3D rendering apps with multiple monitors.
  • Addressed issue that prevents the conversion of a 24-bit image to 32 bits.
  • Addressed issue that causes the loss of Windows Firewall rules after upgrade from RTM to 1511 or 1607.
  • Addressed issue that causes a file download from a webpage to fail in Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge browsers.
  • Addressed issue that prevents the use of the Delete Browsing History feature in Internet Explorer.
  • Addressed issue that loads websites that bypass the proxy server in the local intranet zone when the Intranet Sites: Include all sites that bypass the proxy server (Disabled) is set.
  • Addressed issue where an XSS false positive prevents a webpage from loading after logging in to a site.
  • Addressed issue that prevents users from connecting to a network
  • Addressed issue that causes the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS) to fail if Active Directory Federated Systems is using the Japanese language set
  • Addressed issue that causes System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) scenarios to fail
  • Addressed issue that prevents user-built keyboard events from working.
  • Addressed issue that causes incorrect tabledimensions in SAP® applications
  • Addressed issue that overwrites a <br>element when users select a line that is enclosed by a <span> element.
  • Improved reliability of Internet Explorer, Xbox, and Skype
  • Addressed additional issues with Bluetooth, Internet Explorer, engaged reboot, clustering, Internet Explorer, Japanese Input Method Editor (IME), Windows Shell. Networking, storage, fonts, Xbox, encryption, Group Policy, Point and Print, wireless networking, virtual disk, disk operations, multimedia, Work Folders, encryption, enterprise security, deduplication, domain controllers, Audit File System, Debug Memory Manager, Virtual Machine Management Service (VMMS), Remote Desktop, Task Scheduler, Microphone Wizard, .NET, font cache, system boot, and Surface Studio

The size of 32-bit and 64-bit versions are 563MB (up by 49MB from previous update) and 1.05GB (up by 100MB from previous update) respectively. Note that these updates are cumulative. Therefore, the packages contain all previously released fixes.

DISCLAMER: Though the links come directly from Microsoft website, this is not yet officially announced/published. Links may be pulled anytime. We are not liable for any damage or loss to your PC after the installation. Install at your own risk.

Download 32-bit

Download 64-bit

  • Kjell A. Amundsen

    This release is only available on the Microsoft Update Catalog website