Cumulative Update KB3197954 (14393.351) for Windows 10 v1607 is Available

Cumulative Update KB3197954 (14393.351) is now available for Windows 10 v1607.

kb3197954 cumulative update

List of Fixes/Improvements in KB3197954

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

  • Improved reliability of Internet Explorer 11, Start, File Explorer, action center, graphics, and the Windows kernel.
  • Addressed issue that was causing System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) Management Console to crash in State view.
  • Addressed connectivity issue from a 32-bit application to a Remote Desktop Gateway that doesn’t have HTTP tunneling enabled.
  • Addressed issue of updates not being restored when doing a system reset, even if those updates were permanently installed.
  • Addressed issue that was causing domain logon attempts to fail on a Windows 10 Pro device after upgrading from Windows 10 Home.
  • Addressed issue that was causing failed logon counts of non-admin users without network logon permissions to be counted as cumulative, resulting in devices going into BitLocker recovery more frequently.
  • Improved support for websites by updating the HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) preload list.
  • Improved support for IT administrators using Group Policy to block users updating the operating system from Windows Update.
  • Improved reliability and stability of the notification framework for enabling contextual notifications in File Explorer.
  • Addressed an issue that prevented System Center Configuration Manager from performing inventory uploads via Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) when Encrypting File System (EFS) has been disabled.
  • Addressed additional issues with USB, Wi-Fi, clustering, setup, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, licensing, PowerShell, Component Object Model (COM), Windows kernel, graphics, and Bluetooth.

Src: WU History

Editor’s note: This update also fixes a problem where opening website shortcuts (.url files) in your Favorites folder caused File download security warning to appear, after installing security updates released in September.

Direct download from Microsoft Update Catalog

.MSU Files

Windows 10 x86: windows10.0-kb3197954-x86_71319a1cc17dc9c90b0f2f6fe17074535c6f715d.msu [444 MB]

Windows 10 x64: windows10.0-kb3197954-x64_74819c01705e7a4d0f978cc0fbd7bed6240642b0.msu [827 MB]

.CAB Files

Windows 10 x86: [419 MB]

Windows 10 x64: [773 MB]

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1 thought on “Cumulative Update KB3197954 (14393.351) for Windows 10 v1607 is Available”

  1. Yes I will. It just occurred to me. Why all the “fixes” and stuff. Windows 10 is fresh in the memory and all the research that went into it both at Microsoft and the army of helpers “out here”. So why weren’t all the errors found before it was put on the market. I am sure I am not the only one to have thought of this and quite frankly, it does nothing at all (repeat the last bit) for the M/soft brand name. Actually it makes it appear silly ….. and at OUR great expense, secondly what the hell do you pay all those programmers (now called coders) for.???????? And don’t send me a pile of useless emails either. Another thing M/soft could do i.e. be bothered to tell people when changes are made that might benefit them. Oh no, only tell us little people when it blasts the trumpet of M/soft. Bad customer relations. I’ll bet Bill never came near the top of the class in that.


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