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13 December 2016

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 an 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

Windows 10 changelogs

As this build is based on the PC version of Windows 10, the following changelogs also apply to Server:

Containers

  • Improved performance
  • Network management for containers has been simplified
  • Support for Windows containers on Windows 10

Nano Server

  • Update module to build Nano Server images with a better separation of physical host and guest virtual machine functionality and support for different Windows Server editions
  • Improved Recovery Console with separation of inbound and outbound firewall rules
  • You can now repair the configuration of WinRM in the Recovery Console

Networks

  • You can now mirror and route traffic to new or existing virtual appliances
  • Enables distributed firewalls and Network security groups similar to Azure
  • You can now manage the entire Software-defined networking stack with System Center Virtual Machine Manager
  • Docker can now be used to manage Windows Server container networking

Management

  • You can now run PowerShell.exe locally on Nano Server
  • New Local Users & Groups cmdlets to replace the GUI
  • PowerShell debugging support
  • Adds support for security logging and transcription and JEA in Nano Server

Features

  • New "Encryption Supported" mode with more protections than for a normal virtual machine, but less than "Shielded" mode, while still supporting vTPM, disk encryption, Live Migration traffic encryption, and other features
  • Full support for converting existing non-shielded Generation 2 virtual machines to shielded virtual machines, including automated disk encryption
  • Shielded virtual machines are compatible with Hyper-V Replica

And further

  • Improved time accuracy in physical and virtual machines
  • Unknown fixes and enhancements

9 December 2016

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

8 November 2016

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 reenabling
  • 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
10.0.14393.447 (rs1_release_inmarket.161102-0100)

Windows 10 changelogs

As this build is based on the PC version of Windows 10, the following changelogs also apply to Server:

Containers

  • Improved performance
  • Network management for containers has been simplified
  • Support for Windows containers on Windows 10

Nano Server

  • Update module to build Nano Server images with a better separation of physical host and guest virtual machine functionality and support for different Windows Server editions
  • Improved Recovery Console with separation of inbound and outbound firewall rules
  • You can now repair the configuration of WinRM in the Recovery Console

Networks

  • You can now mirror and route traffic to new or existing virtual appliances
  • Enables distributed firewalls and Network security groups similar to Azure
  • You can now manage the entire Software-defined networking stack with System Center Virtual Machine Manager
  • Docker can now be used to manage Windows Server container networking

Management

  • You can now run PowerShell.exe locally on Nano Server
  • New Local Users & Groups cmdlets to replace the GUI
  • PowerShell debugging support
  • Adds support for security logging and transcription and JEA in Nano Server

Features

  • New "Encryption Supported" mode with more protections than for a normal virtual machine, but less than "Shielded" mode, while still supporting vTPM, disk encryption, Live Migration traffic encryption, and other features
  • Full support for converting existing non-shielded Generation 2 virtual machines to shielded virtual machines, including automated disk encryption
  • Shielded virtual machines are compatible with Hyper-V Replica

And further

  • Improved time accuracy in physical and virtual machines
  • Unknown fixes and enhancements
10.0.14300.1071 (rs1_release_svc.161014-1754)

27 October 2016

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

12 October 2016

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 an 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
10.0.14393.321 (rs1_release_inmarket.161004-2338)

11 October 2016

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

6 October 2016

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

26 September 2016

Windows 10 changelogs

As this build is based on the PC version of Windows 10, the following changelogs also apply to Server:

Beyond the changes in the above changelogs, this was also added to the default desktop experience:

  • Windows Hello is now available for Windows Server 2016

Nano Server

  • You can now choose to install as Nano Server
  • Support for DNS Server and IIS server roles
  • Support for MPIO, VMM, SCOM, DSC push mode, DCB, Windows Server Installer and the WMI provider for Windows Update
  • Recovery Console now supports repairing network configurations
  • Windows PowerShell now comes with a module to make it easier to create new Nano Server images
  • Update module to build Nano Server images with a better separation of physical host and guest virtual machine functionality and support for different Windows Server editions
  • Improved Recovery Console with separation of inbound and outbound firewall rules
  • You can now repair the configuration of WinRM in the Recovery Console

Hyper-V

  • Hot add and remove of memory and Network Interface Controller
  • Virtual machines are now resilient, meaning they can keep running while their cluster fabric may fail
  • Rolling upgrade support
  • Hyper-V Containers are now encapsulated in a light weight virtual machine

Containers

  • Improved performance
  • Network management for containers has been simplified
  • Support for Windows containers on Windows 10

Networks

  • PacketDirect on 40G
  • NIC are converged across tenant and RDMA trafic
  • You can now mirror and route traffic to new or existing virtual appliances
  • Enables distributed firewalls and Network security groups similar to Azure
  • You can now manage the entire Software-defined networking stack with System Center Virtual Machine Manager
  • Docker can now be used to manage Windows Server container networking

Storage

  • Virtual Machine Storage Path resiliency
  • Storage replica support
  • Storage Spaces Direct can now aggregate from Storage Spaces on other servers

Management

  • PowerShell now has a Package Manager
  • PowerShell Desired State Configuration
  • Includes Windows Management Framework 5.0 April Preview and DSC Resource Kit
  • You can now run PowerShell.exe locally on Nano Server
  • New Local Users & Groups cmdlets to replace the GUI
  • PowerShell debugging support
  • Adds support for security logging and transcription and JEA in Nano Server

Security

  • Application authentication support for OAuth and OpenID Connect
  • Conditional control over access in the Active Directory Federation Services
  • Host Guardian Service provides security between the cloud and guest OS layers
  • Server-side support for HTTP/2
  • You can now restrict users to have permissions for specific tasks only with Just Enough Administration

Features

  • New "Encryption Supported" mode with more protections than for a normal virtual machine, but less than "Shielded" mode, while still supporting vTPM, disk encryption, Live Migration traffic encryption, and other features
  • Full support for converting existing non-shielded Generation 2 virtual machines to shielded virtual machines, including automated disk encryption
  • Shielded virtual machines are compatible with Hyper-V Replica

And further

  • Full OpenGL support including Remote Desktop Services for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
  • Improved time accuracy in physical and virtual machines

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)
10.0.14393.0 (rs1_release.160715-1616)

15 September 2016

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

13 July 2016

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

12 July 2016

And further

  • Improved reliability of Windows Media Player, Internet Explorer 11, Windows Explorer, Miracast, and Windows kernel
  • Improved support for video playback in certain apps that didn't render video correctly after resuming from sleep

Fixed issues

  • Fixed issue with some people seeing a black screen instead of the lock screen when resuming from connected standby
  • Fixed issue with DirectAccess where the Disconnect button appears in some cases when the connection isn't fully established
  • Fixed issue where local user accounts weren't locked after a number of failed sign in attempts
  • Fixed additional issues in .NET, Windows Kernel, Windows Update, authentication, revised daylight saving time, support for PDF files, Bluetooth, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, networking and Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Security updates for Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Kernel Mode Drivers, Windows Kernel, .NET Framework, Windows Secure Kernel Mode and Microsoft Print Spooler

29 June 2016

And further

  • Improved reliability for Windows Media player, Internet Explorer 11, Windows Explorer, Miracast and Windows kernel
  • Improved support for playback of video in some applications that did not render the video while the audio continued after resuming from sleep

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue with some users noticing a black screen instead of the lock screen, when resuming from connected standby
  • Fixes an issue where the DirectAccess Disconnect button appears sometimes even when the connection is not fully established
  • Fixes an issue where local user accounts weren’t locked out after a number of failed sign in attempts
  • Fixes additional issues in .NET, Windows Kernel, Windows Update, Authentication, revised daylight saving time, support for PDF files, Bluetooth, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Networking and Wi-Fi connectivity

28 June 2016

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

14 June 2016

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

And further

  • Improved reliability of Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, Cortana, audio playback (in Groove and other apps), Maps app, Miracast and File Explorer
  • Improves Narrator's ability to read lists, hyperlinks and image info
  • Improved performance of loading websites in Internet Explorer 11 when using roaming user profiles

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue that would make balloon tip notifications appear in the left top corner of the screen
  • Fixes an issue that may prevent VPN from working correctly when switching between different network interfaces
  • Fixes an issue with location services that may cause apps like Maps to lag behind for the user's location
  • Fixes additional issues with Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Bluetooth, Cortana, Wi-Fi, Windows Camera app, revised daylight saving time, USB, TPM, Graphics, Group Policy, downloading music or movies purchased through the Windows Store, Network Diagnostics and File Explorer
  • Fixes additional security issues with Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, SMB Server, Microsoft Graphics Component, Group Policy, DNS Server, Windows Diagnostic Hub, Kernel mode drivers, Microsoft Windows PDF, Windows Structured Query, Adobe Flash Player, JScript and VBScript and WPAD

2 June 2016

And further

  • Improved reliability for Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, Cortana and audio playback, Groove, Maps, Miracast and File Explorer
  • Improves Narrator's ability to read bulleted lists, hyperlinks and image information
  • Improved performance while loading pagesi n Internet Explorer 11 when roaming user profiles are in use

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that made balloon tip notifications appear on the upper left side of the screen
  • Fixes an issue that made VPN to now work properly when switching between network interfaces like Wi-Fi and cellular
  • Fixes an issue in location that caused apps to lag behind the user's actual location
  • Fixes additional issues with Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Bluetooth, Cortana, Wi-Fi, Windows Camera app, revised daylight saving time, USB, TPM, Graphics, Group Policy, downloading music or movies purchased through the Windows Store, Network Diagnostics and File Explorer

10 May 2016

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

And further

  • Improved reliability in Cortana, Bluetooth, Shell, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, Miracast and USB

Fixes issues

  • Fixes a memory leak caused by opening a PDF more than once
  • Fixes an issue with text alignment for RTL languages in Edge
  • Fixes an issue with Bluetooth after a PC is resumed from sleep
  • Fixes an issue that caused users to not get locked out after a number of failed sign ins
  • Fixes an issue that caused some CompactFlash cards to got corrupted
  • Fixes security issues in kernel mode drivers, remote procedure calls, the Microsoft Graphics Component, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, Windows Shell, Windows Journal, Virtual Secure Mode, Schannel and Jscript

27 April 2016

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

Windows 10 changelogs

As this build is based on the PC version of Windows 10, the following changelogs also apply to Server:

Containers

  • Improved performance
  • Network management for containers has been simplified
  • Support for Windows containers on Windows 10

Nano Server

  • Update module to build Nano Server images with a better separation of physical host and guest virtual machine functionality and support for different Windows Server editions
  • Improved Recovery Console with separation of inbound and outbound firewall rules
  • You can now repair the configuration of WinRM in the Recovery Console

Networks

  • You can now mirror and route traffic to new or existing virtual appliances
  • Enables distributed firewalls and Network security groups similar to Azure
  • You can now manage the entire Software-defined networking stack with System Center Virtual Machine Manager
  • Docker can now be used to manage Windows Server container networking

Management

  • You can now run PowerShell.exe locally on Nano Server
  • New Local Users & Groups cmdlets to replace the GUI
  • PowerShell debugging support
  • Adds support for security logging and transcription and JEA in Nano Server

Features

  • New "Encryption Supported" mode with more protections than for a normal virtual machine, but less than "Shielded" mode, while still supporting vTPM, disk encryption, Live Migration traffic encryption, and other features
  • Full support for converting existing non-shielded Generation 2 virtual machines to shielded virtual machines, including automated disk encryption
  • Shielded virtual machines are compatible with Hyper-V Replica

And further

  • Improved time accuracy in physical and virtual machines
  • Unknown fixes and enhancements

And further

  • Improved compatibility with apps
  • Improved upgrade experience
  • Improved reliability of reminders
  • Improved interface for data usage
  • Updates the Daylight Savings to reflect changes to Daylight Saving in some countries

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue where upgrading to Windows 10 would cause the devise to lose data connections or touch input
  • Fixes an issue where the SD card was not recognized
10.0.10586.240 (th2_release.160419-1525)

12 April 2016

And further

  • Support for visual voicemail on dual SIM phones
  • Improves reliability of Internet Explorer 11, .NET Framework, wireless LAN, Microsoft Edge, Windows Update, logon, Bluetooth, network connectivity, map apps, video playback, Cortana, USB, Windows Explorer and Narrator
  • Improves discoverability of printers when a device is waked up from sleep
  • Improved security for CSRSS to prevent security bypass

Fixed issues

  • Fixes connectivity issues with USB devices when Windows restarts
  • Fixes issues with the lock screen
  • Fixes issues with revised daylight saving
  • Fixes multiple issues with shutdown delays, Narrator, Cortana, roaming data usage, buying apps in the Store, video playback, facial recognition, Bluetooth pairing, Microsoft Edge, logon, Internet Explorer 11, Live Tile updates, .NET Framework and Microsoft Installer
  • Fixed multiple security issues with Security Account Manager Remote Protocol, HTTP.sys, secondary logon, Microsoft Graphics component, .NET Framework, CSRSS, Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11

8 March 2016

And further

  • Improved support for wearables, apps and Bluetooth to access contacts
  • Improved reliability for Narrator and app installation
  • Improved performance for hibernation, content entry in apps and downloading and installing updates

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that prevented a Windows 10 PC loging in on an Xbox
  • Fixes a security issue created by attempting to play corrupted content
  • Fixes a security issue in Microsoft Edge while viewing a PDF that allowed for a remote code execution attack
  • Fixes multiple issues with the .NET Framework, Internet Explorer 11 and networking
  • Fixed multiple security issues with Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, USB storage driver, kernel mode drivers, the .NET Framework, graphic fonts, OLE, secondary logon, PDF library and Adobe Flash Player

1 March 2016

And further

  • Improved reliability for the OS, Windows Update installation, startup, OOBE, authentication, hibernation, shutdown, kernel, Start menu, storage, Windows Hello, display modes, Miracast, AppLocker, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, networking and File Explorer
  • Improved performance of video thumbnail generation, NetLogon, Windows Store and standby power consumption
  • Extended support for wearables, displays and printers
  • Windows will now reset app default in case of corruption and streamlined notifications about said corruptions
  • Improved quality of Cortana's voices and translations into multiple languages
  • Improved support for apps, fonts, graphics and display, airplane mode, Group Policy, PowerShell MDM, Windows Journal, Microsoft Edge, printing, touch display, roaming credentials, Push-Button Reset, Windows UX, local and streaming video, audio quality, error reporting, USMT and VHD creation

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue where favorites are lost after updating
  • Fixes multiple issues that caused apps to fail to launch, update or allow in-app purchases

9 February 2016

And further

  • Links the "Learn more" link in Windows Update to the Windows version history page
  • Improved security in the Windows kenel

Fixed issues

  • Fixes issues with authentication, update installation, and OS installation
  • Fixes a bug where Edge would cache visited URLs in InPrivate-mode
  • Fixes an issue where the Windows Store and Windows Update wouldn't allow simultaneous installs
  • Fixes a security issue that allowed remode code execution
  • Fixes a security issue in Edge and Internet Explorer 11 that allowed code to be installed from malicious websites
  • Fixes additional issues with Windows UX, Windows 10 Mobile, Internet Explorer 11, Edge and the taskbar
  • Fixes additional issues with the .NET Framework, Windows Journal, Active Directory Federation Services, NPS Radius Server, kernel-mode drivers and WebDAV

27 January 2016

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

19 January 2016

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements

12 January 2016

And futher

  • Unknown fixes and improvements