Product Update feature doesn't update SQL Server Setup support files during non-English slipstreamed installation of SQL Server 2016

Consider the following scenario:
  • You install a non-English version of SQL Server 2016 by using the graphical user interface (GUI).
  • You use the Product Update feature to perform a slipstreamed installation.
  • You use the release version of SQL Server 2016 together with the GDR update.

In this scenario, the installation does not update the SQL Server Setup support files correctly. Additionally, you don't receive any error messages in this scenario.
The fix for this issue is included in the following cumulative update for SQL Server:

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To work around this issue, reinstall the GDR update.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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Article ID: 3170293 - Last Review: 07/25/2016 21:36:00 - Revision: 1.0

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Developer, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Enterprise, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Standard

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