The place we stand with messy September Home windows and .NET patches


This month’s Home windows and .Internet patches maintain all types of nasty surprises — some acknowledged, some not, some simple to skirt, some ready to swallow the unwary entire. Right here’s a fast overview of what’s occurring with this month’s missives.

Most necessary: If you happen to can’t preserve your self (or your purchasers) from clicking “Allow Enhancing” in Phrase, you will need to set up a broad vary of .NET patches (in the event you’re working Home windows 7 or eight.1) or cumulative updates (in the event you’re working Home windows 10), like, NOW.

Home windows 10 Creators Replace model 1703

Cumulative Replace KB 4038788, which brings the construct quantity as much as 15063.608, has two acknowledged (however not mounted) bugs:

  • Putting in KB4034674 could change Czech and Arabic languages to English for Microsoft Edge and different purposes.
  • After putting in this replace, some customers could observe efficiency or unresponsiveness points on the primary launch of the Microsoft Edge browser. Microsoft advises: Closing and restarting Microsoft Edge will alleviate this problem.  This problem could seem periodically. Microsoft is engaged on a decision and can present an replace in an upcoming launch.

I’m listening to stories that 4038788 brings out all types of issues with Edge — it’s not simply on first launch, and re-starting Edge doesn’t resolve the issues.