Description of Software Update Services and Windows Server Update Services changes in content for 2016

Notice
This article applies only to releases on the Windows Update website. This article does not apply to security releases for products that are not supported by Windows Update.

This article is intended for use by administrators of Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), Windows Update, and Microsoft Update services. This article contains a cumulative list of content changes that have been made available for WSUS, Windows Update, and Microsoft Update. Administrators can use this list both as a quick reference to content changes that have been made during routine synchronizations and as an explanation of these changes.

This information will be updated either during our regular update releases on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month or whenever an unscheduled update is released. This article lists changes that were made on or after January 5, 2016. It does not list changes that were made before that date. For more information about changes that occurred before January 5, 2016, see the "References" section.
Introduction
This article contains a cumulative list of Windows Update content changes that have been made available to Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and WSUS on or after January 5, 2016.
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Wednesday, February 3, 2016

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Wednesday, February 3, 2016.

New Non-Security Content:

  • Update for Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 (KB3123862)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Optional/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1 and Windows 7
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 13930KB
    • Windows 8.1 x64 update: ~ 26271KB
    • Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 13409KB
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 9265KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

This is a summary of the new and changed content scheduled for release on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. 

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 7 (KB2952664)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Optional/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 7
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 4718KB
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 4101KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
  • Update for Windows 8.1 and Windows 8 (KB2976978)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Optional/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1 and Windows 8
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1 x64 update: ~ 3224KB
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 2796KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 2807KB
    • Windows 8 x64 update: ~ 3218KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
  • Update for Windows 7 (KB2977759)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Optional/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 7
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 4731KB
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 4116KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
  • Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB3135445)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Optional/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 3116KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 2544KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 3546KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
  • Update for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB3135449)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Optional/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 3574KB
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 2859KB
    • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 2820KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

This is a summary of the new and changed content scheduled for release on Wednesday, January 27, 2016.

New non-security content:

  • Dynamic Update for Windows 10 (KB3124261)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB3124260 on Windows 10
    Target platforms: Windows 10 1511
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 3594KB
    • Windows 10 Version 1511 update: ~ 3080KB

    Description:
    Updates in the Windows 10 Dynamic Update category are used by Windows 10 to obtain critical driver, component, and setup improvements during the initial setup.
  • Update for Windows 10 (KB3124262)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Supersedes: MS16-001 (KB3124263) on Windows 10
    Target platforms: Windows 10 1511
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 10 Version 1511 update: ~ 264335KB
    • Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 482366KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
  • Dynamic Update for Windows 10 (KB3136561)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB3116906 on Windows 10
    Target platforms: Windows 10 1511
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 13305KB
    • Windows 10 Version 1511 update: ~ 11051KB

    Description:
    Updates in the Windows 10 Dynamic Update category are used by Windows 10 to obtain critical driver, component, and setup improvements during the initial setup.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

This is a summary of the new and changed content scheduled for release on Tuesday, January 26, 2016.

New non-security content:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 for Windows 7 (KB3102433)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Optional/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Feature Packs
    Target platforms: Windows 7
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 for Windows 7: ~ 145674KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 for Windows 7 for x64: ~ 49754KB

    Description:
    The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 is a highly compatible, in-place update for the .NET Framework 4.5.2. After you install this update, you may have to restart your computer.
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 for Upgrade Language Packs (KB3102433)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Optional/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Feature Packs
    Target platforms: Windows 7
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 Upgrade Language Packs for x64: ~ 49754KB

    Description:
    The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 Language Pack contains localized resources for supported languages. This update will install .NET Framework 4.6.1 language packs that replace older versions of the language packs on your computer. After you install this update, you may have to restart your computer.
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 for Language Packs (KB3102433)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Optional/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Feature Packs
    Target platforms: Windows 7
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 Language Packs for x64: ~ 49754KB

    Description:
    The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 Language Pack contains localized resources for supported languages. This update will install new .NET Framework 4.6.1 language packs for all supported languages that are installed on your computer. After you install this update, you may have to restart your computer.
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 for Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB3102467)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Optional/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Feature Packs
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2012 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 for Windows Server 2012 R2 for x64 update: ~ 88901KB

    Description:
    The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 is a highly compatible, in-place update to the .NET Framework 4.6. After you install this update, you may have to restart your computer.
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 Language Packs for Windows Server 2012 R2 for x64 (KB3102521)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Optional/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Feature Packs
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2012 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 Language Packs for Windows Server 2012 R2 for x64 update: ~ 76226KB

    Description:
    The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 Language Pack contains localized resources for supported languages. After you install this update, you may have to restart your computer.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

This is a summary of the new and changed content scheduled for release on Tuesday, January 19, 2016.

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB3102429)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Optional/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 21031KB
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 19281KB
    • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 19648KB
    • Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 25853KB
    • Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 18396KB
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 17276KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 10253KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

This is a summary of the new and changed content scheduled for release on Tuesday, January 12, 2016.

New security content:

  • MS16-007: Security Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista (KB3108664)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 97KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 67KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 102KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 93KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 66KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 92KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
  • MS16-007: Security Update for Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP Embedded (KB3109560)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes:
    • MS14-041 (KB2972280) on Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    • MS14-041 (KB2973932) on Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP Embedded
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 255KB
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 485KB
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 459KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 249KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 267KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 509KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 125KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 507KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 269KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 120KB
    • WEPOS and POSReady 2009 update: ~ 741KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
  • Security Update for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB3109853)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Supersedes:
    • KB2868725 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
    • KB3047641 on Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2
    • KB3057154 on Windows 8 and Windows RT

    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 2374KB
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 4017KB
    • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 2381KB
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 7992KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 5270KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 4017KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
  • MS16-007: Security Update for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista (KB3110329)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes:
    • KB3009736 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    • MS13-101 (KB2887069) on Windows Embedded Standard 7
    • MS14-041 (KB2972280) on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    • MS14-071 (KB3005607) on Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012

    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT*, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 16796KB
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 8260KB
    • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 4625KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 10178KB
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 20957KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 6907KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 16534KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 8057KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 3024KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 2713KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 13103KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 6550KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
  • MS16-008: Security Update for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista (KB3121212)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes:
    • MS15-111 (KB3088195) on Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    • MS15-115 (KB3101746) on Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows RT, Windows Embedded Standard 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
    • MS15-121 (KB3081320) on Windows Embedded Standard 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    • MS15-122 (KB3101246) on Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2

    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT*, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 4022KB
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 5556KB
    • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 3765KB
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 11703KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 8460KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 6633KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 7531KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 15837KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 18765KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 6960KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 3458KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 2267KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
  • MS16-007: Security Update for Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, and Windows 7 (KB3121461)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: KB3096411 on Windows Server 2012 R2
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, and Windows 7
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 697KB
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 855KB
    • Windows 8 x64 update: ~ 857KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 699KB
    • Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 537KB
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 430KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
  • MS16-007: Security Update for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP Embedded (KB3121918)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS13-062 (KB2849470) on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT*, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP Embedded
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 243KB
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 504KB
    • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 242KB
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 652KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 318KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 281KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 297KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 605KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 768KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 774KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 2414KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1676KB
    • WEPOS and POSReady 2009 update: ~ 820KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
  • Security Update for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB3123479)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Supersedes: KB2862973 on Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT*, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 32KB
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 30KB
    • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 31KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 36KB
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 35KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 28KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 37KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 37KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 30KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
  • MS16-005: Security Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP Embedded (KB3124000)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes:
    • MS15-073 (KB3070102) on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP Embedded

    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP Embedded
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1517KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 1146KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 2965KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1033KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 2687KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1353KB
    • WEPOS and POSReady 2009 update: ~ 1423KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
  • MS16-005: Security Update for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP Embedded (KB3124001)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes:
    • MS15-072 (KB3069392) on Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP Embedded

    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT*, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP Embedded
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 494KB
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 949KB
    • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 455KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 571KB
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 1030KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 438KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 184KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 364KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 535KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 189KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 539KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 360KB
    • WEPOS and POSReady 2009 update: ~ 633KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
  • MS16-001: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (KB3124275)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP Embedded
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008

    Supersedes: MS15-124 (KB3104002) on Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP Embedded
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT*, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP Embedded
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 8.1 update: ~ 28894KB
    • Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 54490KB
    • Internet Explorer 11 for Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 28180KB
    • Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 39367KB
    • Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 8 update: ~ 19053KB
    • Internet Explorer 10 for Windows RT update: ~ 16752KB
    • Internet Explorer 10 for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 20947KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 30081KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 23137KB
    • Internet Explorer 11 for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 53094KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 12358KB
    • Internet Explorer 10 for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 43593KB
    • Internet Explorer 11 for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 28640KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 14668KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 28554KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 19685KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 21418KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 10865KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 30084KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 8117KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 15625KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 14666KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for WEPOS and POSReady 2009 update: ~ 10365KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for WEPOS and POSReady 2009 update: ~ 8472KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for WEPOS and POSReady 2009 update: ~ 4527KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
  • MS16-001: Cumulative Update for Windows 10 (KB3124263)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows 10

    Supersedes: KB3124200 on Windows 10
    Target platforms: Windows 10 1511
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 337424KB
    • Windows 10 Version 1511 update: ~ 190947KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
  • MS16-001: Cumulative Update for Windows 10 (KB3124266)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes:
    • MS15-124 (KB3116869) on Windows 10

    Target platforms: Windows 10
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 10 update: ~ 288478KB
    • Windows 10 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 617704KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
  • MS16-003: Security Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP Embedded (KB3124624)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS15-126 (KB3105579) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP Embedded
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP Embedded
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 1122KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 413KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 877KB
    • WEPOS and POSReady 2009 update: ~ 861KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
  • MS16-003: Security Update for Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition (KB3124625)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS15-126 (KB3105578) on Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1043KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 7 (KB2952664)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 7
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 4761KB
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 4139KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
  • Update for Windows 8.1 and Windows 8 (KB2976978)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1 and Windows 8
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1 x64 update: ~ 3245KB
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 2822KB
    • Windows 8 x64 update: ~ 3250KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 2828KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
  • Update for Windows 7 (KB2977759)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 7
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 4140KB
    • Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 4761KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
  • Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB3133431)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 18846KB
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8.1 update: ~ 8975KB
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 8500KB
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 update: ~ 16436KB
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 36853KB
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows RT update: ~ 8500KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - January 2016 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - January 2016 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB890830 on Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool x64 - January 2016 update: ~ 103492KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - January 2016 update: ~ 102268KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - January 2016 - IE Version update: ~ 51134KB

    Description:
    After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool is not a replacement for an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

This is a summary of the new and changed content scheduled for release on Tuesday, January 5, 2016.

New non-security content:

  • Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 10 (KB3133431)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 10
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 10 update: ~ 8972KB
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 10 Version 1511 update: ~ 8972KB
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 18846KB
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 10 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 18842KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

* Note WSUS and Catalog deployments do not apply to Windows RT 8.1 or Windows RT.
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Article ID: 894199 - Last Review: 02/03/2016 21:02:00 - Revision: 238.0

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