December 13, 2016—KB3206632 (OS Build 14393.576)

Improvements and fixes

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

  • Improved reliability of Security Support Provider Interface.
  • Addressed a service crash in CDPSVC that in some situations could lead to the machine not being able to acquire an IP address.
  • Addressed issue where a Catalog-signed module installation does not work on Nano Server.
  • Addressed issue with Devices left with Hello on for an excessive amount of time will not go into power savings mode.
  • Addressed issue with gl_pointSize to not work properly when used with drawElements method in Internet Explorer 11.
  • Addressed issue where Azure Active Directory-joined machines after upgrading to Windows 10 Version 1607 cannot sync with Exchange.
  • Addressed additional issues with app compatibility, updated time zone information, Internet Explorer.
  • Security updates to Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Uniscribe, Common Log File System Driver.
How to get this update

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

Details here

Surface Pro 4 Updates: 8th December,2016

The following updates [released on 8th December,2016] are available for Surface Pro 4 devices:

Windows Update History Name

Device Manager Name

Realtek Semiconductor Corp. driver for Realtek High Definition Audio (SST)

Realtek High Definition Audio (SST)

  • Tv6.0.1.7895 – Improves system stability and Cortana performance.
Step 1: Go to Start Windows logo , and select Settings > Update & security > Windows Update.
Step 2: Select Check for updates. Install any available updates.
Step 3: Select Restart now if prompted.

Known issues with Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14986 for PC

Using keyboard monitor hotkeys to adjust brightness won’t work as expected. Desired brightness change could be done via the Action Center or by going to Settings > System > Display.

  • You may see a popup “Catastrophic Error” dialog when opening OneDrive folders. If you do, the workaround is to open an elevated Command Prompt or PowerShell window and enter “attrib -O <path to OneDrive failure that resulted in the error dialog>”.
  • We’re currently investigating reports that DirectAccess isn’t working for some Windows Insiders.
  • When using Microsoft Edge with Narrator, you may hear “no item in view or silence when tabbing or using other navigation commands. You can use Alt + Tab when this happens to move focus away from and back to the Edge browser and then Narrator will read as expected.
  • Hey Cortana, play <blah> on <AppName> doesn’t work immediately after installing the app. Wait 5 minutes for indexer to kick in and try again.
  • Currently, the Windows Defender dashboard is primarily aimed at providing some minimal read-only status for Antivirus/Firewall, with some very limited functionality for interacting with the app. Here are some of the known issues with the dashboard to be aware of (not a comprehensive list):

 

    • Doesn’t accurately roll up status of Pillars
    • Doesn’t accurately show status when a 3P AV is on the machine.
    • History is not yet available in the new app
    • Advanced/Custom scans are not yet available in the new app
    • Settings are not configurable through the new app
    • Firewall control panel not launchable from new app
    • Firewall settings are not configurable through the new app
  • Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14986 for PC

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14986 for PC

Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14986 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring.

Lots of changes are there.

Cortana is now ‘awesomer’

Windows Ink users with the Creators Update, and with this build is now more exciting.

Edge has new extensions.

Narrator improvement.

New dashboard for Windows Defender and quite a bit more.

Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14986 for PC

Surface Book updates: November,2016

The following updates (released on 17th November,2016) are available. You will get all these updates via windows update.

Windows Update History Name
Device Manager Name

Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Precise Touch Device

Intel(R) Precise Touch Device

  • v1.2.0.70 reduces false touch events when the device is closed.

NVIDIA driver update for NVIDIA GeForce GPU

NVIDIA GeForce GPU

  • v21.21.13.6961 improves system stability.

Microsoft driver update for Surface UEFI

Surface UEFI

  • v90.1380.768.0 improves system stability.

Surface Book Updates