Compatibility update for upgrading to Windows 10 Version 1607: October 27, 2016

Applies to: Windows 10, version 1607

Summary


This update makes improvements to ease the upgrade experience to Windows 10 Version 1607.
 

Issue fixed in this update


Windows 10 Version 1607 in-place upgrade freezes in the middle of the in-place upgrade while the Upgrade Operating System task is running. Usually a good indication that you are running into the problem is that Windows Setup freezes during driver inventory.

You can see this in the setupact.log under the C:\$WINDOWS.~BT\Sources\Panther\.

For example:

Date Time   CONX
Windows::Compat::Appraiser::WicaDeviceInventory::GetInventory (324):   Starting Device Inventory.

Date Time  CONX
Windows::Compat::Appraiser::DriverInventory::GetInventory (204):   Starting Driver Inventory.
 

How to get this update


Method 1: Windows Update

This update will be downloaded and installed automatically.

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

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

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for installing this update.

Restart information

You must restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update replaces the previously released update 3192762.

References


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