May 16, 2017—KB4019218 (Preview of Monthly Rollup)

Applies to: Windows Server 2012Windows Embedded 8 Standard

Improvements and fixes


This non-security update includes improvements and fixes that were a part of Monthly Rollup KB4019216 (released May 9, 2017) and also includes these new quality improvements as a preview of the next Monthly Rollup update:

  • Addressed issue by updating the d3dcompiler_47.dll file to improve application compatibility.
  • Addressed issue where the WinRM service and subscriptions stop working and events are dropped when monitoring events and using event forwarding for large deployments.
  • Addressed issue where the Server Message Block 3.0’s Continuous Availability feature degrades software performance when the FindFirstFileEx() function receives a path that ends with ".." or ".".

Known issues in this update


Microsoft is not currently aware of any issues with this update.

How to get this update


This 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. To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.