You are here
Home > Latest Posts > Latest News > Software updates News > Windows 7 (KB4074598) & Windows 8.1 (KB4074594) Get a New Monthly Rollup Update. Download Link

Windows 7 (KB4074598) & Windows 8.1 (KB4074594) Get a New Monthly Rollup Update. Download Link

Windows 7

Microsoft also released new monthly roll-up updates for Windows 7 (KB4074598) & Windows 8.1 (KB4074594) devices.

The latest updates address certain issues and also brings security updates to Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Search, Windows Virtualization, and more.

Changelog for Windows 7:

February 13, 2018—KB4074598 (Monthly Rollup)

Applies to: Windows 7 Service Pack 1Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1

 Improvements and fixes

This security update includes improvements and fixes that were a part of update KB4057400 (released January 19, 2018) and addresses the following issues:

  • Addresses issue with editing input fields in some applications in Internet Explorer.
  • Addresses a script-related issue that caused Internet Explorer to stop working in some cases.
  • Addresses issue with launching a new page in Internet Explorer.
  • Security updates to Internet Explorer, Windows Graphics, Windows Kernel, Common Log File System driver, Microsoft Windows Search component, and Windows storage and file systems.

For more information about the resolved security vulnerabilities, see the Security Update Guide.

Known issues in this update


Symptom Workaround
Because of an issue that affects some versions of antivirus software, this fix is being applied only to the computers on which the antivirus ISV have updated the ALLOW REGKEY. Contact your antivirus manufacturer to verify that their software is compatible and that they have set the following REGKEY on the computer:

Key=”HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE”Subkey=”SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\QualityCompat”

Value Name=”cadca5fe-87d3-4b96-b7fb-a231484277cc”

Type=”REG_DWORD”

Data=”0x00000000”

Download link:


This update will be downloaded and installed automatically from Windows Update. To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Changelog for For Windows 8.1

February 13, 2018—KB4074594 (Monthly Rollup)

Applies to: Windows 8.1Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard

 Improvements and fixes

This security update includes improvements and fixes that were a part of update KB4057401 (released January 17, 2018) and addresses the following issues:

  • Addresses a script-related issue that caused Internet Explorer to stop working in some cases.
  • Addresses issue with editing input fields in some applications in Internet Explorer.
  • Addresses issue with launching a new page in Internet Explorer.
  • Addresses issue where after installing KB4056895 or KB4056898 on an SMB server, accessing files in directory junction points or volume mount points hosted on the server may fail. The error is “ERROR_INVALID_REPARSE_DATA”. For example, the following symptom may be observed:Editing some group policies using GPMC or AGPM 4.0 may fail with the error “The data present in the reparse point buffer is invalid. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80071128)”.
  • Addresses issue where when SharePoint writes to a SQL Server filestream share with SMB3 encryption enabled, the write may fail or execute very slowly.
  • Security updates to Internet Explorer, Windows Kernel, Common Log File System driver, Windows storage and file systems, Microsoft Windows Search component, and the Windows SMB Server.

For more information about the resolved security vulnerabilities, see the Security Update Guide.

Known issues in this update


Symptom Workaround
Because of an issue that affects some versions of antivirus software, this fix applies only to computers on which the antivirus ISV updated the ALLOW REGKEY.

Contact your antivirus manufacturer to verify that their software is compatible and that they have set the following REGKEY on the computer:

Key=”HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE”Subkey=”SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\QualityCompat”

Value Name=”cadca5fe-87d3-4b96-b7fb-a231484277cc”

Type=”REG_DWORD”

Data=”0x00000000”

Download link:


This update will be downloaded and installed automatically from Windows Update. To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Nayan
Nayan has more than 10 years of experience of covering Technology and innovations. He is a big Nokia fan and Tech disruptions aficionado. He loves to review new cool gadgets and writing about Windows, Gadgets and general Technology stuff. He has been associated with other well-known Tech sites GadgetOx and Nokiapoweruser since long. He currently sports a Lumia 950 XL and Nexus 5X. Other interests include listening to Nu-Metal Hits and Kick-Boxing. Write to him at Email: [email protected]
https://thewincentral.com
Top