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KB3135174 brings Windows 10 Build 10240.16683 to those on OS version 1507

Microsoft is now pushing the Windows 10 Build 10240.16683 as the cumulative update to those still on last major Windows 10 OS version 1507 or on a variant of the Build 10240.  The cumulative update that brings it is KB3135174 and has many security patches KB3137893, KB3133043, KB3136082, KB3136041, KB3134228, KB3134811, KB3134225, KB3134220, KB3134700. It also brings “improvements in the functionality of Windows 10 Version 1507”. Though don’t expect major or noticeable changes. Insiders and those on Build 10586 (or variants) wouldn’t see this update as they are already on higher builds.

Check the detailed KB3135174 changelog below. You can check all earlier WU releases by clicking here.

KB3135173 Changelog:

This update includes quality improvements and security fixes. No new operating system features are being introduced this month. Key changes in this update include:

  • Improved installation time of updates.

  • Fixed issue with Microsoft Edge browser caching visited URLs while using InPrivate browsing.

  • Improved Silverlight performance.

  • Fixed issue that didn’t allow a Windows 10 PC to remotely configure a server.

  • Fixed issue with pictures and tables not displaying in Windows Journal.

  • Fixed security issues that could allow remote code execution when malware is run on a target system.

  • Fixed security issues in Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 that could allow code from a malicious website to be installed and run on a device.

  • Fixed additional issues with Input Method Editors (IMEs), Direct Access, assigned access, peripheral device detection, barcode scanning, Windows Explorer, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, and scripting.

  • Fixed additional security issues with .NET Framework, PDF library, Windows Journal, kernel-mode drivers, Remote Desktop, and WebDAV.

How to get this update

Important If you install a language pack after you install this update, you must reinstall this update. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you need before you install this update. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.

Method 1: Windows Update

This update will be downloaded and installed automatically.

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for installing this update.

Restart information

You may be prompted to restart the computer after you apply this update.

 

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