May 2016 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2

Notice
This update rollup is superseded by July 2016 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB3172614) that was released on July 21, 2016.

The May 2016 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 resolves issues and includes performance and reliability improvements. This update rollup is an optional addition to your regular maintenance routines. Check out the fixed issues in this update.
Issues that this update resolves
This update package fixes the problems that are documented in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles.

Fixed issues

For Home Users:
For IT Professionals:

Known issues in this update

  • Symptoms
    If you installed the May 2016 update rollup 3156418 on Windows Server 2012 R2, the DFSRS.exe process may consume a high percentage CPU processing power (up to 100 percent). This may cause the DFSR service to become unresponsive to the point at which the service cannot be stopped. You must hard-boot any affected computers to restart them.

    Resolution
    To fix this issue, download and install July 2016 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB3172614).
References
For more information about Windows Update, go to the following Microsoft websites: Learn about the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.
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Article ID: 3156418 - Last Review: 07/22/2016 01:41:00 - Revision: 4.0

Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter, Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard, Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1

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