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


This month’s Home windows and .Internet 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: In the event you can’t preserve your self (or your shoppers) from clicking “Allow Modifying” in Phrase, you will need 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 fastened) bugs:

  • Putting in KB4034674 might change Czech and Arabic languages to English for Microsoft Edge and different functions.
  • 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 situation.  This situation might seem periodically. Microsoft is engaged on a decision and can present an replace in an upcoming launch.

I’m listening to reviews 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.