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

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This month’s Home windows and .Web patches maintain all kinds 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 happening with this month’s missives.

Most essential: Should you can’t preserve your self (or your purchasers) from clicking “Allow Modifying” in Phrase, you have to set up a broad vary of .NET patches (in the event you’re operating Home windows 7 or eight.1) or cumulative updates (in the event you’re operating 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 might change Czech and Arabic languages to English for Microsoft Edge and different purposes.
  • After putting in this replace, some customers might observe efficiency or unresponsiveness points on the primary launch of the Microsoft Edge browser. Microsoft advises: Closing and restarting Microsoft Edge will alleviate this difficulty.  This difficulty might seem periodically. Microsoft is engaged on a decision and can present an replace in an upcoming launch.

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