Last week Microsoft released the Windows 10 Anniversary Update to the general public and it became the Current Branch release and is now known as Windows 10 Version 1607 (OS Build 14393.10).
Now today, just one week later, it is time for the August 2016 Patch Tuesday and like the clockwork that Windows as a Service (WaaS) is we have the first public cumulative update for the Current Branch of Windows 10.
If you are on Windows 10 Build 14393.10 you should find a patch in Windows Update beginning today that is labeled Cumulative update for Windows 10 Version 1607 (KB3176495) and it contains a collection of security patches, performance tweaks and bug fixes.
According to Microsoft, there are no new operating system features in this cumulative update bit it does address the following:
- Improved reliability for Internet Explorer 11.
- Addressed issue to keep pen click settings after updating to Windows 10 Version 1607.
- Addressed issue that may cause Windows 10 Mobile devices to hang after turning Bluetooth on and off very quickly.
- Security updates to Kernel Mode Drivers, Microsoft Graphics Component, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, and Windows Authentication Methods.
The patch also contained these security related patches:
- 3177356 MS16-095: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer: August 9, 2016
- 3177358 MS16-096: Cumulative security update for Microsoft Edge: August 9, 2016
- 3177393 MS16-097: Security update for Microsoft graphics component: August 9, 2016
- 3178466 MS16-098: Security update for kernel mode drivers: August 9, 2016
- 3178465 MS16-101: Security update for Windows authentication methods: August 9, 2016
- 3182248 MS16-102: Security update for Microsoft Windows PDF library: August 9, 2016
That is it for Windows 10 this month but there were additional security patches released today for other supported Windows systems so be sure to see what we learned when we read those bulletins for you.
Be sure to check out all of our Windows 10 Anniversary Update Coverage.