Servicing stack update for Windows Server 2016 version 1709 and Windows 10 version 1709: December 11, 2018

Applies to: Windows Server 2016 Version 1709Windows 10, version 1709


This update makes stability improvements for the Windows Server 2016 version 1709 and Windows 10 version 1709 servicing stack.

This update also addresses an issue that occurs when you install the servicing stack update (SSU) on ARM64-based systems where some Windows cumulative updates (CU) might not install. This issue may have occurred if either of the following conditions where true:

  • You have not installed a cumulative update since August 2018.
  • You install a new operating system, you install this SSU, and then you try to install any Windows CU that is dated September 2018 or later.

How to get this update

Method 1: Windows Update

This update will be downloaded and installed automatically.

Note: This update is also available through Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

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

Deployment information

Microsoft strongly recommends you install the latest servicing stack update (SSU) for your operating system before installing the latest cumulative update (LCU). SSUs improve the reliability of the update process to mitigate potential issues while installing the LCU and applying Microsoft security fixes. For more information, see Servicing stack updates

For deployment details for this security update, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

More information


There are no prerequisites for installing this update.

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update replaces 4465661.


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File Information

File information
The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

Windows 10 file information