Windows 10 version 1607

10.0.14393 · Redstone 1 · Anniversary Update


18 Jul '16 20 Jul '16

Start and Action center

  • You can now right-click on the header of an app in the Action center instead of only the name and close icon
  • Dismissing all notifications from one app has been made easier with a larger target
  • The All Apps list and Most Used have been merged
  • "Recently added" can now show up to 3 apps instead of just one
  • All Apps is now full screen in tablet mode
  • The left rail now only consists of icons that can be expanded with the hamburger button
  • The Action center icon has been moved to the right hand side of the clock
  • The Action center icon now shows the number of new notifications and logos of the apps that have triggered them
  • Individual app notifications no longer have icons, instead the header now shows the icon
  • Notifications now support hero images and more
  • Clicking the Wi-Fi quick action will now open the Network fly-out instead of toggling Wi-Fi on and off
  • You can now manage all your playback devices from the Sound fly-out
  • When an app is shown with a name like "@{}", there will now be an option to remove it
  • You can now dismiss notifications by middle clicking on them
  • The Action center has a more polished interface
  • The start menu has a new default tile layout
  • In All apps, the numbered apps are now listed under "#" instead of "0-9"
  • The target to dismiss notifications is now larger
  • You can now sync notifications between PC and Mobile (as long as Mobile is on build 14352+)
  • The Action center icon no longer shows the number of new notifications when the taskbar is set to small icons
  • The margin at the top off start is now smaller
  • Scrollbars will now disappear in start as soon as you leave their active area
  • The Recently installed-list is now displayed above Most used
  • Recently installed apps now stay visible under Recently installed for 7 days
  • If a Quick Action turns a certain functionality in your device on or off (Bluetooth, Flashlight, etc.) it will now show On/Off for a short period
  • The Action center now has an animation when notifications are deleted or moved by Windows

Cortana and search

  • Cortana will now show a button on the top to search for music
  • Cortana is now supported in Spanish (Mexico), Portuguese (Brazil) and French (Canada)
  • Cortana now provides more freedom when creating new reminders
  • Cortana can now provide turn-by-turn directions with the new Maps app
  • Cortana can now sync across devices
    • You'll now get a notification whenever your mobile device is running out of battery
    • Find my phone/Ring my phone is now available through Cortana
    • You can now share map directions between your devices
  • Cortana can now automatically fetch the required speech language for you
  • Cortana can now give reminder suggestions
  • You can now change Cortana's language
  • Cortana's Settings have been moved outside the Notebook
  • Cortana is now available on the lock screen
  • You can now create reminders with photos or shared info from apps
  • Cortana no longer needs to be initiated to get started
  • Cortana now fully supports cross device functionality
  • You can no longer disable Cortana from within her settings
  • Reminders are now no longer sorted on type, but are shown in one list
  • OneDrive is now integrated in search
  • Improved share UI for reminders
  • Cortana can now search in your Office 365 account
  • You can now let Cortana play music from the Groove Music Catalog
  • You can now set a timer in Cortana
  • You can now enable Cortana to help you on the lock screen with reminders, appointments and messages
  • The buttons for Settings and Feedback in the rail have been moved to the bottom
  • When listening to you, Cortana now shows a sound wave instead of random characters
  • Cortana should now listen more reliably after tapping the mic button
  • Cortana's home UI no longer shows your cards but hints and a button to show the cards
  • Right-clicking on a file will now allow you to open its location
  • The keyboard shortcut to open Cortana in listening mode is now Win + Shift + C


  • Controls in taskbar previews now look better on high resolutions
  • You can now show a window on all your desktops
  • You can now set the taskbar to auto hide only for tablet mode
  • The clock on the taskbar now has calendar integrated into it
  • The clock is now visible on all monitors the taskbar is visible on
  • UWP apps can now show a badge on top of their icon in the taskbar
  • You can now switch desktops by swiping with 4 fingers over the touchpad
  • The File Explorer has a new icon
  • File Explorer is no longer pinned to the taskbar by default
  • Windows will now remember the "Show windows from this app on all desktops"-setting for each window
  • WIN + Alt + D can now open the clock flyout

User Interface

  • The logon screen now uses the lock screen image as background
  • The upgrade experience has a new design
  • The emoji set has been completely revamped
  • The default emojis are no longer grey, but yellow
  • The lock screen no longer shows your email address
  • When playing media, the media controls will now be shown on top of the lock screen
  • User Account Control has been reworked to match the Windows 10 design language
  • The credential window has been redesigned
  • When closing a snapped app in tablet mode, the other app will take the full screen
  • When your profile starts to load, the background on the lock screen will zoom in a little
  • A number of icons, like the Blu-Ray icon and network icon have been updated
  • The width for the Japanese 12 key keyboard is now wider on small screens in portrait mode
  • Windows Hello will no longer show your name when logging in

Microsoft Edge

  • Edge has been updated from version 25.10586 to version 38.14393 with the following updates
    • Right clicking the back-button will now show a dropdown with pages visited earlier
    • The ellipses-menu has a slightly new design
    • The hub-, webnote- and share-items will no longer appear in the settings-menu when there isn't enough space on the address bar
    • When closing Edge, you can now choose to clear the browsing data
    • You can now change the favorites bar to only show icons
    • You can now create a folder right from the favorites bar
    • You can now rename items from the favorites bar
    • You can now require a prompt to pop up before a download starts
    • You can now choose the location where a download should be stored
    • Edge now supports Extensions
    • Extensions can now add an icon to the address bar
    • Tabs can now be pinned to the tab bar
    • The address bar now supports "Paste and go"
    • The address bar now supports "Paste and search"
    • When a download has completed, Edge will not show a notification in the Action center
    • When the window becomes too narrow, the Hub, Web Notes and Share buttons will appear in the ellipses menu as icons instead of text
    • The padding between the URL bar and Hub-icon is slightly larger
    • You can now upload folders
    • Edge now supports importing favorites from Firefox
    • Imported favorites will now be put in their own folder, instead of the already existing favorites folder
    • The Favorites hub now uses a tree view
    • When closing Edge with running downloads, Edge will now warn you
    • You can now set a default save location for downloads
    • Edge's default opening settings are now a dropdown
    • When Flash content isn't the focus, Edge will pause it automatically
    • There is now an accessibility tree view in F12
    • You can now debug extensions through F12
    • You can now use DOM API profiling
    • Developer items no longer appear by default in context menus and have to be enabled by visiting the F12 tools one time
    • Extensions can now be downloaded from the Windows Store
    • You can now swipe to go back and forward
    • "What's new and tips" has been added to the menu in Edge
    • Download notifications in Edge now include filenames, download status and site domain on separate lines
    • When a download is opened outside of Edge, Edge will now launch with the download hub enabled
  • EdgeHTML has been updated from version 13.10586 to version 14.14393 with the following updates
    • Support for grab and grabbing values for the cursor property
    • Default parameters
    • Async/await
    • Object.values and Object.entries
    • Opus audio format
    • Time element
    • Date element
    • Output element
    • Color input type
    • Canvas Path2D objects
    • Web Speech API
    • The User Agent String has been updated
    • Improved accessibility features
    • Web Notification API
    • Beacon API
    • Fetch API
  • The following flags have been added
    • You can now enable the ability to unload unpacked extensions
    • You can now set a flag for "Compose scrollbar thumbs independently"
    • You can now set a flag for DirectX settings "Use Windows.UI.Composition"
    • A flag for WebRTC 1.0 is available but not functional and will be removed in a later version
    • ES6 Regex symbols
    • You can now allow Edge to use an unrestricted amount of memory
    • You can now enable H.264/AVC for Object RTC
    • Experimental support for TCP Fast Open can be enabled
    • TCP Fast Open is disabled by default but can be enabled
    • A flag has been added to enable Standard Fullscreen API


  • New panels, settings and options
    • You can now back-up your Startscreen layout, accounts and passwords to OneDrive
    • Windows Defender has been updated to version 4.10
    • Taskbar settings have been added under System
    • Your personal info and email settings are now split up under Accounts
    • Insiders can no longer change the Feedback behavior, it is now set to always ask questions
    • Windows Defender can now be used offline
    • You can now remove temporary files, downloads, recycle bin and previous Windows installations from Storage
    • You can now choose which app's notifications are more important to you
    • You can now choose how many notifications an app can have in the Action center
    • You can now choose between dark and light mode
    • The color for title bars and the color for the taskbar, start and Action center can now be toggled separately from each other
    • You can now manage on a per-app basis if an app can run in the background or not, or if this has to be handled by Windows
    • Windows Update now allows you to set the time you're most active in so that it can avoid updating at that point
    • You can now override Active Hours with the Restart Options
    • The Windows Update notification, after installing an update, now takes you to the device's update history
    • You can now enable Device Portal
    • You can now enable a number of developer-focused settings for File Explorer
    • There are now a number of developer-focused settings for Remote Desktop
    • You can now share your Wi-Fi as a hotspot
    • PowerShell also has a number of developer-focused settings
    • You can now set the position of all quick actions in the Action center and choose which should be visible
    • The Pen settings have been updated to allow you to set pen shortcuts
    • You can now reset an app from the App settings
    • You can now set whether or not the lock screen should show your email address
    • "Project to this PC" settings have been added under System
    • "Dial Up" settings have been added under Networks
    • "Magnifier" settings have been added under "Ease of Access"
    • There is a progress bar added under "Battery" to indicate the charge of the battery
    • You can now change the sort order of apps on the "Battery"-pane
    • A link to Maps Storage has been added under Storage settings
    • The default pane for Network & Settings is now the new "Status"-pane
    • Settings now has a network speed test integrated
    • Hotspot 2.0 settings have been added under Wi-Fi
    • You can now disable badges on taskbar buttons
    • You can now prevent the lock screen from showing your email address
    • You can now see all add-ons per app
    • Under "Temporary Files", Windows now shows the amount of storage that pending updates and builds are using
    • Some of the activation info has been removed from "Activation"
    • Under Privacy, you can now enable apps on other devices to start on your PC to continue where you left off
    • Under Privacy, you can now enable apps on other devices to start on your PC through Bluetooth to continue where you left off
    • Apps for websites has been added under System
    • Sharing a network with your contacts in Wi-Fi Sense is no longer possible
    • The IME Settings page now has a "Clear Input History" option
    • You can now let your PC only be visible to project when plugged in
    • Upgrading from Pro to Enterprise no longer requires you to wipe the system and doesn't require a reboot
    • You can now enable Limited Periodic Scanning which provides a second line of defence when using other Antivirus solutions than Windows Defender
    • Recovery now shows a link to a help thread about starting anew with Windows
    • You can now allow Windows to use your login credentials to automatically finish setting up your account after an upgrade
    • Windows Defender will no longer sow recap notification in normal mode
    • Notifications has been added under "Privacy" to change which apps have access to your notifications
    • "Activation" now has a description to help people change their product key
    • The name, IP address, and mac address to be selectable for Mobile Hotspot are now selectable so that you can copy them
    • The 3D display state will now be saved when upgrading
  • Visual updates and others
    • The Settings app has a new design
    • The selected accent color now has a new marking
    • Power and sleep settings contain some new information about behavior of the lock screen when using slideshows
    • Wi-Fi Sense and and Paid Wi-Fi settings are now relocated to Wi-Fi Settings
    • The accent color table has been redesigned and is now always shown
    • Battery settings are now displayed on one single page
    • Under "Activation" Windows will now say that the license is coupled to your account
    • Update History is moved out of Advanced Options in Windows Update
    • Individual pages now have their own icon
    • Every sign-in method (Windows Hello, Picture password, etc.) now has an icon
    • Windows Insider Program settings have been moved out of Windows Update
    • When using Search in settings, the initial results will appear in a dropdown instead of full screen
    • The "Updates installed" notification now links to the Update history instead of Windows Update
    • Ctrl + E now sets focus to the search bar
    • The "Change product key" link now has an icon
    • Some of the options under Network and Internet > Status now have an icon and description

Ink Workspace

  • The Windows Ink Workspace is now available


  • Improvements to OneCore
  • Fast user switching now also works with Picture Password
  • Improved performance for Japanese IME
  • Windows now has a one-handed Japanese kana keyboard
  • The Text Input Canvas has a new Japanese lined-mode
  • You can now use the Ubuntu Bash natively in Windows
  • Improved Japanese IME with improved predictions, cloud suggestion and typing history
  • Improved battery life for Connected Standby PC's
  • You can now enable paths with more than 260 characters for NTFS
  • The installation is no longer divided in 3 steps and now shows as just 1 step
  • Improved performance for account migration
  • Windows 10 now provides support for Hyper-V containers
  • Handwriting Recognition support for 23 additional languages
  • Ctrl + Shift + P can now be used to turn of Private mode when Japanese Input Method Editor is used
  • You can now troubleshoot activations
  • It is now possible to link your Microsoft Account to your digital license
  • Improved consistency in scrolling and zooming speeds between monitors when using a multiple-monitor setup with a precision touchpad
  • Improved battery life for Surface devices
  • Projecting to a PC auto-discoverability is now off by default
  • You can now mount iPods as USB mass-storage devices


  • The Get Skype app has been removed
  • The Windows Feedback app has been removed
  • Skype has been added as a default app
  • Connect has been added as a default app
  • Paid Wi-Fi & Cellular has been added as a default app
  • Sticky Notes has been added as a default app
  • Feedback Hub has been added as a default app
    • You can now react on feedback in the Feedback Hub
    • The Feedback Hub now suggests a category when you've typed in your feedback
    • The "Alerts" page in the Feedback Hub has been removed
    • The Feedback Hub will now show Microsoft responses
    • You can now make a screenshot and open Feedback Hub directly with Win + F
  • Option now available to use the Camera app to take a photo and send it with Skype
  • The Win32 Sticky Notes app has been removed

Other features

  • The Credentials window now allows you to paste into the name and password fields
  • Tapping anywhere in the "Set location" notification will now allow you to set a default location
  • The Game Bar now supports more full-screen games
  • Task Manager settings will now be saved after upgrading to a new build
  • Improved learning speed and prediction in the Japanese IME
  • Improved sound and network icon on non-standard DPI settings
  • Improved reliability of Start, Cortana and Action center
  • Narrator now supports using physical volume buttons to change the volume while Narrator is in Scan mode

And further

  • Windows 10 Education is now supported for the Windows Insider Preview
  • Copyright info has been updated to 2016
  • Windows now identifies itself as version 1607
  • The full buildstring is now displayed at the bottom of the desktop for previews
  • The build numbers for PC and Mobile are now synced


22 Jul '16 22 Jul '16

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where keyboard input would not rotate to landscape on tablet devices
  • Fixes an issue with text input with Korean Input Method Editor in some apps
  • Fixes an issue that could prevent apps from launching due to a licensing issue
  • Fixes an issue with apps that use DDE for inter-process communication


25 Jul '16 28 Jul '16 28 Jul '16

And further

  • Improves reliability and performance of Edge when AdBlock and LastPass are enabled

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue where the battery would be drained by a runaway CPU process when the device is idle
  • Fixes an issue where the battery would be drained due to the proximity sensor always running on some devices
  • Fixes an issue with Korean Input Method Editor not having the correct composition on some custom TSF3 edit controls
  • Fixes an issue that keeps you from typing in text into Search or the Store app without restarting the process


1 Aug '16 1 Aug '16 1 Aug '16 2 Aug '16

And further

  • Improved reliability of background tasks and extensions for Microsoft Edge

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an licensing issue that prevents apps from activating
  • Fixes an issue that prevents changing display orientation after attaching a keyboard dock
  • Fixes an issue with scheduled update scans that are delayed during Connected Standby
  • Fixes an issue that sometimes prevent XAML apps from receiving keyboard input
  • Fixes an issue with event logging that creates very large virtual allocations
  • Fixes additional issues with Cortana, Microsoft Query and Microsoft Excel compatibility and the Korean Input Method Editor (IME)


9 Aug '16 9 Aug '16 9 Aug '16 9 Aug '16

And further

  • Improved reliability for Internet Explorer 11

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue to keep pen click settings after updating to Windows 10 Version 1607
  • Security updates to Kernel Mode Drivers, Microsoft Graphics Component, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11 and Windows Authentication Methods


9 Aug '16 9 Aug '16 9 Aug '16

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from completing the out-of-box experience (OOBE) with a local account using Korean characters


18 Aug '16 23 Aug '16

And further

  • Improved reliability of Network Controller, DNS server, gateways, Storage Spaces Direct, Group Managed Service Accounts, remote procedure calls (RPC), PowerShell, Internet Explorer, printer pairing and interoperability, the Windows kernel, Media Core, the Store, Connected Standby, Cluster Health service, the Hypervisor debugger and platform and Active Directory
  • Improved performance for Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) with many nodes or disks, scrolling lists on Xbox, DHCP address acquisition, Active Directory queries, and the Cluster Health service

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that prevents external media from playing on Xbox One using the Cast to Device menu
  • Fixes an issue that causes the Mouse events to be not recognized sometimes in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an issue that slows the rendering and resizing of nested tables in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an issue that was not causing the UI layout to be updated correctly in Internet Explorer 11 quirks mode
  • Fixes an issue that was causing nodes to be disconnected from a Cluster service intermittently
  • Fixes additional issues with MDM enrollment for an Azure Active Directory tenant, software compatibility, poor rendering of Yu Gothic font family, Cortana, slow connections to cluster shares, Xbox One cannot launch the Netflix app using the DIAL protocol, Xbox sound volume and music playback, all video stops while audio plays in a Movies & TV app, incorrect scaling of Internet Explorer's first-run dialog, driver setup, Windows Update for Business, apps failing to install after resetting device, boot failure with Hyper-V and BitLocker enabled, Cache Manager, Cluster Health service, cannot alter roles and features on a locked down machine, disk-to-enclosure mappings not working, PowerShell, missing lock screen image, fitness tracker not recognized as a mass storage device, synchronization not working between Intune and Azure Active Directory (AAD), failed Wi-Fi Skype calls, poor streaming playback using progressive download, failed cancellation of Store download, extensions for Microsoft Edge, incorrect Lock screen UI after resuming from hibernate and sleep and blocked installation of Store game bundles

And further - Second release

  • Improved download size optimization for updates


25 Aug '16 25 Aug '16

And further

  • Improved reliability of the Windows Ink Workspace, Microsoft Edge, File Server, Windows kernel, Microsoft Component Object Model (COM), Cluster Health Service, Hyper-V, Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), NTFS file system, PowerShell, Internet Explorer, facial recognition, graphics, Microsoft Store and Windows Shell
  • Improved performance for the speed of purchasing Store apps
  • Improved battery life of wearable devices (such as the Microsoft Band) while Bluetooth is connected and idle
  • Improved compatibility of using Xbox One controllers with various games
  • Improved support for new near-field communication (NFC) chips for Windows 10 Mobile

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue with incorrect character mapping between Japanese and Unicode for the question mark (?) symbol
  • Fixes an issue that prevents the download and initialization of .NET objects in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an issue with game or app audio not resuming after ending a call on Windows 10 Mobile
  • Fixes additional issues with compatibility, Remote Desktop, BitLocker, PowerShell, Direct3D, networking policies, Dynamic Access Control (DAC) rules, Microsoft Edge, Connected Standby, mobile device management (MDM), printing, Fingerprint logon and Cortana


30 Aug '16 30 Aug '16 31 Aug '16

And further

  • Unknown changes


13 Sep '16 13 Sep '16 13 Sep '16

And further

  • Improved reliability of Windows Shell, map apps, Internet Explorer 11 and Microsoft Edge
  • Improved support for using the camera app in Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise
  • Security updates to Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows kernel and Adobe Flash Player

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue causing push-button reset to not work correctly and roll back on devices with language set to any of the Unicode languages
  • Fixes an issue causing devices to crash after disconnecting an e-reader that was attached to the device
  • Fixes an issue causing devices to not recognize a Secure Digital (SD) card if it is inserted and removed multiple times
  • Fixes an issue causing some apps to not respond to the commands in the app bar in Windows 10 Mobile
  • Fixes an issue that sometimes blocks alarm notifications in Windows 10 Mobile
  • Fixes additional issues with rendering 4K resolution, missing Start menu tiles when running on battery, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, Bluetooth compatibility, graphics, display rotation, app compatibility, Wi-Fi, Feedback Hub, Miracast, Windows Shell, revised daylight saving time and USB


27 Sep '16 27 Sep '16 29 Sep '16 1 Oct '16

And further

  • Improved reliability of the Windows Update Agent, shared drives, virtual private network (VPN), clustering, HTTP downloads, Internet Explorer 11, Hyper-V platform, multimedia playback and Microsoft Edge
  • Improved performance of push and local notifications, Hyper-V platform, and some social media websites using Microsoft Edge
  • Improved support for networks by adding new entries to the Access Point Name (APN) database

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where mapping a drive from an elevated command prompt doesn’t work with administrator credentials
  • Fixes an issue causing movies that were ripped using the transport stream (.ts) format to play without sound in Windows Media Player and the Xbox One Media Player app.
  • Fixes an issue causing the Movies & TV app on the Xbox to stop working when attempting to play content that was just purchased from the Store
  • Fixes an issue causing “Print all linked documents” to not work in Internet Explorer 11
  • Fixes an issue preventing some users from changing the default download location in Windows 10 Mobile
  • Fixes an issue causing unnecessary notifications about fixing Microsoft account in Windows 10 Mobile
  • Fixes additional issues with multimedia, Windows kernel, Windows shell, enterprise security, storage file system, Remote Desktop, core platform, Hyper-V platform, Windows Update for Business, display kernel, near field communication (NFC), input and composition, Bluetooth, Microsoft Lync 2010 compatibility, Windows Storage API, app registration, Trusted Platform Module, Group Policy, Internet Explorer 11, virtual private network (VPN), BitLocker, wireless networking, datacenter networking, Cortana, PowerShell, Active Directory, connection manager and data usage, Microsoft Edge, Windows Recovery Environment, file clustering, Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps, audio playback settings, DShow Bridge, app compatibility, licensing, cloud infrastructure, domain name system (DNS) server, network controller, USB barcode reader, and Adobe Flash Player


11 Oct '16 11 Oct '16 11 Oct '16

And further

  • Improved reliability of Bluetooth and storage file system
  • Improved support for networks by adding new entries to the Access Point Name (APN) database

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue causing printer drivers to not install correctly after installing security update KB317005
  • Fixes an issue causing sign-in errors if a password is entered incorrectly or a new password doesn’t meet password complexity requirements after installing security update KB3167679
  • Fixes an issue that required users to log out and log back in before using the application they installed using the Windows installer (MSI)
  • Fixes an issue that was causing excessive battery drain on Windows 10 Mobile when connected to Wi-Fi
  • Fixes an issue in which setting up both fingerprint and iris recognition sometimes causes the sign-in to fail on Windows 10 Mobile
  • Fixes an issue that was causing high CPU usage on Windows 10 Mobile
  • Fixes additional issues with multimedia playback, revised daylight saving time, authentication, Internet Explorer 11 and Windows Shell
  • Security updates to Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Windows registry and diagnostics hub


21 Oct '16 21 Oct '16 27 Oct '16 27 Oct '16

And further

  • Improved reliability of Internet Explorer 11, Start, File Explorer, action center, graphics and the Windows kernel
  • Improved support for websites by updating the HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) preload list
  • Improved support for IT administrators using Group Policy to block users updating the operating system from Windows Update
  • Improved reliability and stability of the notification framework for enabling contextual notifications in File Explorer

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that was causing System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) Management Console to crash in State view
  • Fixes an connectivity issue from a 32-bit application to a Remote Desktop Gateway that doesn’t have HTTP tunneling enabled
  • Fixes an issue of updates not being restored when doing a system reset, even if those updates were permanently installed
  • Fixes an issue that was causing domain logon attempts to fail on a Windows 10 Pro device after upgrading from Windows 10 Home
  • Fixes an issue that was causing failed logon counts of non-admin users without network logon permissions to be counted as cumulative, resulting in devices going into BitLocker recovery more frequently
  • Fixes an issue that prevented System Center Configuration Manager from performing inventory uploads via Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) when Encrypting File System (EFS) has been disabled
  • Fixes additional issues with USB, Wi-Fi, clustering, setup, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, licensing, PowerShell, Component Object Model (COM), Windows kernel, graphics and Bluetooth


8 Nov '16 8 Nov '16 8 Nov '16 29 Nov '16

And further

  • Improved the reliability of multimedia audio, Remote Desktop, and Internet Explorer 11

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from connecting to a virtual private network (VPN)
  • Fixes an issue with a scheduled task that doesn’t run in Task Scheduler after re-enabling
  • Fixes an issue to update the Access Point Name (APN) database
  • Fixes an issue with Japanese characters that are missing when converted by the Input Method Editor
  • Fixes an issue with the system tray showing no Wi-Fi connection even when Wi-Fi is present
  • Fixes an issue with Windows devices that disconnect from the Internet prematurely before users can complete their paid Wi-Fi purchase
  • Fixes an issue to update the new Belarusian ruble symbol to Br and the new ISO 4217 code to BYN
  • Fixes additional issues with multimedia, Windows kernel, packaging release management, authentication, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Remote Desktop, Active Directory, wireless networking, Windows shell, graphics, enterprise security and Microsoft HoloLens
  • Security updates to Boot Manager, Windows operating system, kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Virtual Hard Drive, Common Log File System driver, Microsoft Video Control, Common Log File System driver, Windows authentication methods, Windows File Manager and the Microsoft Graphics Component


29 Nov '16 9 Dec '16 9 Dec '16 9 Dec '16

And further

  • Improved the reliability of mobile device management disenrollment, Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM), Peripheral Component Interface and PowerShell

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue that causes excessive battery drain if you have a Chinese Input Method Editor installed and use Windows Hello to log in
  • Fixes an issue with OLE drag and drop that prevents users from downloading a SharePoint document library as a file
  • Fixes an issue with Super Floppy-formatted fixed media devices that are not recognized by Windows 10 Anniversary Update or accessible in Windows Explorer
  • Fixes an issue that causes the System Center Configuration Manager client to fail installation when a device is re-imaged using the SCCM task sequence
  • Fixes an issue that causes the loss of optional component state information, including all Hyper-V virtual machines, after upgrade
  • Fixes an issue that causes Windows Explorer to display information that's inconsistent with what's stored on the Floppy disk
  • Fixes an issue that, after connecting a shared CD/DVD-hosted drive with no media inserted, causes some of the commands to hang
  • Fixes an issue where customers cannot use directory cache sizes greater than 64 KB
  • Fixes an issue where Windows Explorer sometimes does not prompt for credentials when a user logs on using a Microsoft account
  • Fixes additional issues with application compatibility and Internet Explorer


13 Dec '16 13 Dec '16

And further

  • Improved reliability of Security Support Provider Interface

Fixes issues

  • Fixes a service crash in CDPSVC that in some situations could lead to the machine not being able to acquire an IP address
  • Fixes an issue where a Catalog-signed module installation does not work on Nano Server
  • Fixes an issue with Devices left with Hello on for an excessive amount of time will not go into power savings mode
  • Fixes an issue with gl_pointSize to not work properly when used with drawElements method in Internet Explorer 11
  • Fixes an issue where Azure Active Directory-joined machines after upgrading to Windows 10 Version 1607 cannot sync with Exchange
  • Fixes additional issues with app compatibility, updated time zone information, Internet Explorer
  • Security updates to Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Uniscribe Common Log File System Driver