This update makes quality improvements to the servicing stack, which is the component that installs Windows updates. Key changes include:
Addresses an uninstall issue with automated maintenance. If the Features on Demand (FOD) feature has a language satellite installed, the feature is left in an unusable state. Additionally, the released language pack content is not removed even if it is superseded.
We strongly recommend you install the latest servicing stack update (SSU) for your operating system before you install the latest cumulative update (LCU). Installing servicing stack updates (SSU) makes sure that you have a robust and reliable servicing stack so that your devices can receive and install Microsoft security fixes.
How to get this update
Method 1: Windows Update
This update is available through Windows Update. It will be downloaded and installed automatically.
Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog
To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.
Method 3: Windows Server Update Services
This update is available through Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).
There are no prerequisites to apply this update.
You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this update.
Update replacement information
This update replaces the previously released update KB 4508433.