Undocumented patch KB 4033637 pushed onto Win10 1607 machines


Persevering with one other banner month of screwed-up patches, many individuals working Home windows 10 Anniversary Replace, model 1607, report that an undocumented patch “Replace for Home windows 10 Model 1607 for x64-based Methods (KB4033637)” simply rolled out the Automated Replace chute.

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Though KB 4033637 has a protracted historical past — strive googling it — there doesn’t look like any official documentation. Blogger Günter Born traces its history to this entry from larryCG on the Microsoft Solutions discussion board, dated July 24:

What does Home windows 10 replace KB4033637 do? I've searched utilizing Bing, the MS web site, and different engines like google, however solely get articles of Home windows failing to replace this.

A Microsoft rep then asks larryCG why he’s asking about it—think about that. Questioning what a pushed patch is meant to do. 

Listed below are the info. As of early this morning, my manufacturing Win10 1607 system exhibits that it needs to put in KB 4033637. It gained’t get put in as a result of I've updates blocked. There’s no documentation for the replace, and no trace about what it entails. No entry within the Microsoft Update catalog. No KB article. Nothing that I can discover anyway.