The October 2016 Preview of Monthly Quality Rollup includes improvements and fixes for the Windows Server 2012 platform. We recommend that you apply this quality rollup as part of your regular maintenance routines.
Improvements and fixes
To learn more about the non-security improvements and fixes in this update, see the "October 18, 2016 – KB3192406" section in Windows Server 2012 update history.
Additionally, this update fixes the issue in which KB2979933 is lost after you install KB3084426.
Known issues that are resolved by this updateThis update resolves known issues that are caused by security update 3170005. For more information about the known issues, see the
Oct 2016 Update: Mitigation for known issues section in KB 3170005.
Known issues in this update
- After you install this update, you may encounter 0xC0000022 NTLM authentication errors. To resolve this issue, see NTLM authentication fails with 0xC0000022 error for Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 after update is applied.
How to get this update
Method 1: Windows UpdateThis update is provided as an Optional update on Windows Update. For more information about how to run Windows Update, see How to get an update through Windows Update.
Method 2: Microsoft Update CatalogTo get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.
Note You must be running Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later versions.
Method 3: Microsoft Download CenterThe following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
|All supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2012||Download the package now.|