Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3216755 with fixes

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Microsoft just rolled out the Windows 10 cumulative update KB3216755 for all users. The new update pushes Windows 10 up to version 14393.726 and primarily focuses on bug fixes and performance improvements.

That said, no features are added with the new update apart from several bug fixes and improvements. For instance, the update fixes a bug that Windows 10 users reported after installing patch KB3213986. It was a hard bug which existed in every version of Windows 10 anniversary update version 1607, where creating, renaming, or deleting a folder on a network share didn’t work. The issue was found in every version of version 1607, though now the latest cumulative update fixes the problem.

Also, it fixes a bug which didn’t allow converting 24-bit photos to 32-bit. Besides, several improvements have also been made with Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge browser, as the update patches a bug which caused failed file downloads. Minor tweaks have also been made to resolve general performance improvements. Moreover, the Windows 10 cumulative update KB3216755also brings a slew of security updates.

That said, the latest Windows 10 cumulative update also comes with a rather known issue. As Microsoft says, there’s quite a possibility that ClusterService might not automatically start once the system gets rebooted after installing the update. However, the company says this could work out by rebooting the node or run the service with the Start-ClusterNode PowerShell cmdlet.

How to install Windows 10 cumulative update KB3216755

It’s also worth noting that the latest cumulative update KB 3216755 isn’t just limited to Windows Insiders. Instead, the update is available for all exclusively through Microsoft Update Catalog. Interested users can download the update for both 32-bit and a 64-bit version of Windows 10. Just make sure you backup all your important data before going ahead with update process.

Below is the complete change log of 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 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

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