This update makes quality improvements to the servicing stack component that installs Windows updates.
Microsoft strongly recommends 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
For more information about servicing stack updates, visit Servicing stack updates.
There are no prerequisites for installing this update.
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this update.
Update replacement information
This update replaces update 4477136.
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.