Early experiences of myriad Microsoft Patch Tuesday issues

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This month’s large bundle of Patch Tuesday patches nearly definitely comprises quite a lot of surprises, they usually’re solely beginning to floor. Right here’s a rundown of what I’ve seen within the wee hours of Wednesday morning.

There are many experiences of delayed, failed and rolled again installations of KB 4041676, the Win10 Creators Replace (model 1703) month-to-month cumulative replace, which brings 1703 as much as construct 15063.674. A fast look on the KB article confirms that there are dozens and dozens of fixes on this cumulative replace — a exceptional state of affairs, contemplating the Fall Creators Replace, model 1709, is due on Oct. 17.

In a single day, Günter Born and Bogdan Popa accrued lengthy lists of individuals reporting issues with the replace, together with experiences of hangs, uncontrolled restarts, and exceedingly gradual downloads. Born experiences that the supply of some issues could also be attributable to Norton. If you happen to’re having issues, my long-standing recommendation for cleansing issues up and working the Replace Troubleshooter might assist.

For these of you questioning what occurred to this month’s Flash safety patches, there’s a stunning reply: You aren’t seeing any Adobe safety patches this month as a result of there aren’t any! All of this month’s patches are high quality updates, er, bug fixes.