August has seen a flurry of cart patches:
Win10 1607 – KB 4033637, that arrived final Friday around Auto Update, is still undocumented. A Reddit thread credits Microsoft as observant it’s a Jul confidence patch for Flash. Abbodi86 on AskWoody has a opposite view: it’s an refurbish to a Compatibility Appraiser, that is a program that scans a PC to see either it’s prepared to pierce to a subsequent version. Günter Born concurs with Abbodi86. (I consternation if it’s a predecessor to a Fall Creators Update.) There’s no reason about because Microsoft refuses to request it, or speak about it.
Win10 1507 and 1511 – KB 4033631, likewise undocumented and likewise pushed thru Auto Update, is also expected an refurbish to a Compatibility Appraiser.
Win10 1607 – KB 4039396, seems to be all right, nonetheless it’s too early to contend for certain given it was usually expelled Aug. 29. It’s a manually-applied accumulative refurbish for 1607, incorporating August’s KB 4038220, KB 4034658 (still offering by Auto Update, wipes out Update History, redlines servers) and KB 4034661.
Win7 – KB 4034664, KB 4034679, KB 4034670 all have an acknowledged problem with garbling information on a second shade on multi-screen systems. Microsoft released a patch for a shade problem, KB 4039884, though afterwards pulled a patch and re-released it, but any reason or warning. The strange Monthly Rollup, KB 4034664, has dual additional acknowledged problems, an aged problem with LDAP mention chasing and a pile-up in WordPad. KB 4034664 is still being pushed around Automatic Update.
Server 2016 – KB 4039396, Server 2012 R2 – KB 4039871, Server 2012 – KB 4039873, WSUS 3.0 SP2 – KB 4039929 – all are ostensible to repair a server redlining problem.
Office 2016 — The non-security patch KB 4011051 had a bug that left hyperlinks in Excel 2016 non-functional. It’s bound by KB 4011093 (manual download only)
Additional Office problems – These are minute on a Fixes or workarounds page.
Adobe Acrobat and Reader — The cart confidence patch from Aug. 8 has been transposed by a new one, APSB17-24, antiquated Aug. 29.
Recommendation: Hold off on requesting Aug Windows and Office patches.
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