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


This month’s Home windows and .Web patches maintain all kinds of nasty surprises — some acknowledged, some not, some straightforward 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: If you happen to can’t preserve your self (or your purchasers) from clicking “Allow Enhancing” in Phrase, you have to set up a broad vary of .NET patches (in case you’re working Home windows 7 or eight.1) or cumulative updates (in case 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 challenge.  This challenge could seem periodically. Microsoft is engaged on a decision and can present an replace in an upcoming launch.

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