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


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

Most essential: For those who can’t hold your self (or your shoppers) from clicking “Allow Enhancing” in Phrase, you should set up a broad vary of .NET patches (should you’re working Home windows 7 or eight.1) or cumulative updates (should 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 fastened) 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 subject.  This subject might 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 clear up the issues.