WINDOWS UPDATE KB3216755

For some reason Microsoft did not deliver February 2017 updates for Windows 10. Speculation has been all over the dial. Contrary to other sources, this is not exclusively an update for insider test builds.

http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=KB3216755

Is the last update in the catalog, and installing it will reboot your machine. This update is cumulative and it has all the components needed for anniversary build 1607.

Windows 10 version 1607 build 14393.726 will be shown after this update. Open settings -> about.

Manual install has been available for all updates in the catalog and this is the latest cumulative update that should have been delivered with February’s updates.

The Malicious Software Removal Tool is also available.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/malicious-software-removal-tool-details.aspx

Office updates are not affected, the problem seems to be for Windows 7, 8 and 10. We have long standardized on Windows 10 which is the best platform for gaming.

KB3216755 PATCH FIXES

  • 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 table dimensions 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

CREATORS UPDATE

The delay with the February updates may be related to the upcoming Creator’s Update expected to be delivered in March or April depending on how fast Microsoft has fix enough problems to stabilize the builds.