September Patch Tuesday

Cumulative update KB3189866 rolls out for Windows 10 version 1607

Windows 10 version 1607 gets cumulative update KB3189866 fixing the e-reader issue and various other problems, and Microsoft also rolls out KB3185614 for version 1511, and KB3185611 for the initial version.

Windows 10 updates

Microsoft begins to roll out three new updates for Windows 10 — one for each version of the operating system. For example, the September update for Windows 10 version 1607 is described as KB3189866 and bumps the build number to 14393.187.

Windows 10 version 1511 gets update KB3185614 and bumps the build number to 10586.589, and the original version of the operating system released back in July 2015 gets KB3185611.

These updates are meant to improve and patch security holes in the operating system, and they do not bring any new features to Windows 10.

September 2016 cumulative update of Windows 10 version 1607

KB3189866 for the Windows 10 Anniversary Update (version 1607) is an update that brings a few improvements and fixes, including a fix for the issue with e-readers.

Here are the most important changes:

  • Fixed an issue causing devices to crash after disconnecting an e-reader.
  • Fixed a problem causing devices to not recognize a Secure Digital (SD) card if it’s inserted and removed a number of times.
  • Fixed an issue causing push-button reset to not work correctly and roll back on devices with language set to any of the Unicode languages.
  • Fixed several issues with rendering 4K resolution, missing Start menu tiles when running on battery, IE11, Microsoft Edge, Bluetooth compatibility, graphics, display rotation, app compatibility, Wi-Fi, Feedback Hub, Miracast, Windows Shell, revised daylight saving time, and USB.
  • Fixed issues causing some apps to not respond to the commands in the app bar, and an issue that sometimes blocked alarm notifications in Windows 10 Mobile.
  • Improved support for using the camera app in Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise.
  • Improved reliability of Windows Shell, map apps, IE11, and Microsoft Edge.
  • Security updates to Microsoft Edge, IE11, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows kernel, and Adobe Flash Player.

For more information, check out Microsoft’s support page for Windows 10 version 1607.

September 2016 cumulative update of Windows 10 version 1511

KB3185614 for Windows 10 November Update (version 1511) is a cumulative update that brings a number of improvements, fixes, and removes copy protections option from Windows Media Player.

Here are the most important changes:

  • Addressed problem with the link to “Change my environment variables” in the User Accounts Control Panel not working correctly.
  • Addressed issue where a device has the incorrect time and date after joining a network.
  • Addressed problem where someone with a mandatory profile can’t use the Start menu, Cortana, and certain apps.
  • Addressed issue where, after installing an app using the Windows Installer, customers can’t run any command line utility.
  • Addressed problem causing “Print all linked documents” to not work in IE11.
  • Addressed additional issues with excessive security logging, Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI), consumer storage, Add-On List Group Policy Object, mobile broadband, filter drivers, Internet Explorer 11, Windows Media Player, graphics, revised daylight saving time, and Windows Shell.
  • Improved support for networks by adding new entries to the Access Point Name database.
  • Improved reliability of IE11, USB, and .NET framework.
  • Removed the Copy Protection option when ripping CDs in Windows Media Audio format from Windows Media Player.
  • Security updates to IE11, Microsoft Graphics Component, Microsoft Edge, Windows Secure Kernel Mode, Windows SMB Server, Windows kernel, Windows Lock Screen, and Adobe Flash Player.

For more information, check out Microsoft’s support page for Windows 10 version 1511.

September 2016 cumulative update of Windows 10 initial version

KB3185611 for the Windows 10 is an update that brings a few improvements and fixes.

Here are the most important changes:

  • Fixed an issue causing print jobs to not complete while printing multiple documents in succession.
  • Fixed a problem where recovery of encryption certificates for a virtual smart card doesn’t work.
  • Fixed an issue preventing many built-in groups from being created during setup of new devices.
  • Fixed a problem causing links to webpages to display blank pages when Enhanced Protected Mode is enabled in IE11.
  • Fixed an issue causing “Print all linked documents” to not work in IE11.
  • Addressed additional issues with IE 11, Windows Installer, Shell, Windows Media Player, revised daylight saving time, and Windows Update for Business.
  • Improved support for the Group Policy setting for signing in using a PIN.
  • Improved reliability of IE 11, .NET Framework, and Windows Kernel.
  • Improved support for networks by adding new entries to the Access Point Name database.
  • Removed the Copy Protection option when ripping CDs in Windows Media Audio format from Windows Media Player.
  • Security updates to Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Windows kernel, OLE automation, Windows lock screen, Windows Secure Kernel Mode, Windows SMB Server v1.0, Microsoft Graphics Component, and PDF.

For more information, check out Microsoft’s support page for Windows 10 initial version.

Windows 10 build 14393.187 (KB3189866) for PC is available immediately. The new update will download and install automatically, but you can always force the update from Settings > Update & security > Windows Update and clicking the Check for updates button. (You can use the same steps download KB3185614 and KB3185611.)

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