Reliability improvement to Windows 10 update components

Applies to: Windows 10Windows 10, version 1511, all editionsWindows 10, version 1607, all editions


This update includes new reliability improvements to the Windows Update components in Windows 10.

The update components include files and resources that work together with the servicing engine in Windows 10. These latest components make sure that the latest Cumulative Update is installed seamlessly to improve the reliability and security of Windows 10.

How to get this update

Release Channel Available Next Step
Windows Update and Microsoft Update Yes

None. This update will be downloaded and installed automatically to Windows 10 devices which haven’t installed the most recent Cumulative Update in a timely manner.

Microsoft Update Catalog No See the other options.
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) No

See the other options.


There are no prerequisites for installing this update.

Restart information

You don't have to restart your computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update doesn't replace a previously released update.

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.


Learn about the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.