Cumulative Update KB3213986 rolls out for Windows 10 version 1607

Windows 10 gets cumulative update KB3213986 with small number of fixes and improvements for PC and Mobile devices.

Windows 10 KB3213986

As part of the first Patch Tuesday, Microsoft begins the roll out of cumulative update KB3213986 for Windows 10. The new update is available for PC and mobile devices running the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

KB3213986 bumps the version number of Windows 10 to build 14393.693, and it’s a minor update that only addresses a number of issues with the operating system.

New changes on Windows 10 build 14393.693

Microsoft has announced KB3213986 in its support site, and it’s referred as “January 10, 2017—KB3213986 (OS Build 14393.693)”, and as with any other cumulative update this new release doesn’t include new features.

Here are the new changes for this roll out:

  • Improved the reliability of Groove Music playback in the background, App-V, video playback and Remote Desktop.
  • Addressed issue where after successful fingerprint authentication on a device with the screen off, the screen does not turn back on.
  • Fixed problem where only one input device works when you connect two similar input devices to the same machine.
  • Addressed issue in the App-V Connection Group that allows users to have access to pieces of functionality that they were not designated to for access.
  • Fixed problem that prevents users from selecting multiple certificates simultaneously through the UI.
  • Addressed issue where the Request Control function does not work with Remote Assistance if the user being assisted is on Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012.
  • Fixed problem that prevents a smart card module from pairing with a contactless smart card reader.
  • Addressed issue with license conversion of Server Core from evaluation version to a retail version.
  • Fixed problem that blocks users from opening Internet shortcut (.URL) files with Internet Explorer when Enhanced Protected Mode is enabled.
  • Addressed issue that prevents users from logging on if a device has been away from the corporate network over a period of time.
  • Fixed problems with Microsoft Edge, clustering, Internet Explorer, Windows Update, input devices, facial recognition, Logon, Hyper-V, PCI bus drivers and Windows Kernel.

Along with this roll out Windows 10 version 1511 is getting a new update KB3210721, which bumps the operating system version to 10586.753. And cumulative update KB3210720 rolls out for the original version of Windows 10, and increase the version number to 10240.17236. Both updates only addresses security issues related to Microsoft Edge.

Getting the latest update

Windows 10 build 14393.693 (KB3213986) for PCs and phones 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.

For more details about the most recent Windows update, check out this list with release dates, Knowledge Base and build numbers, and more.

You can download this update directly from Microsoft using these link:

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