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July 2016 update rollup for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Notice
The July 2016 update rollup for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 was re-released on September 13, 2016 to address an issue in one of the included updates and to improve the overall reliability of the update rollup. Installing this update requires a restart after installation.

Important If you use Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) or System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) to deploy updates, you have Automatically approve new revisions of approved updates enabled on your WSUS or SCCM environment, and you have already deployed KB3172605 automatically when it was initially released in July 2016, this revision will automatically deploy and require a restart after installation. You can disable the automatic approval setting for this update rollup if you don't intend to automatically deploy the revision of this update rollup and its required restart. Please notice that disabling this setting would require a manual review and approval of any revisions.

The July 2016 update rollup includes some new improvements and fixes including the improvements from June 2016 update roll up KB3161608 for the Windows 7 SP1 and 2008 R2 SP1 platform. We recommend that you apply this update rollup as part of your regular maintenance routines.
Improvements and fixes
To learn more about the non-security improvements and fixes in this update, see the "July 21, 2016 – KB3172605" section in Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 update history.
How to get this update
Important If you install a language pack after you install this update, you must reinstall this update. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you need before you install this update. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.

Method 1: Windows Update

This update is provided as a Recommended update on Windows Update. For more information about how to run Windows Update, see How to get an update through Windows Update.

Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center.

Operating systemUpdate
All supported x86-based versions of Windows 7 DownloadDownload the package now.
All supported x64-based versions of Windows 7DownloadDownload the package now.
All supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2DownloadDownload the package now.
All supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2DownloadDownload the package now.
For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

Method 3: Microsoft Update Catalog

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

Note You must be running Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later versions.

Update detail information

Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must install Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 and April 2015 servicing stack update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Restart information

You must restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update replaces the previously released update 3161608.
File Information

File hash information

File nameSHA1 hashSHA256 hash
Windows6.1-KB3172605-ia64.msu4028EC8D54E5AB49BD4B96C70471A2A77EFE6ABBB81B6A8816F5EB75F43975BF068A5BD055312A4D992136071953B419D983E4BE
Windows6.1-KB3172605-x86.msu4A9464688E111C4C1F63F94B543495F15CE6558DE38CF05D617384F4ED3BB69B99B383ECB5E532D0EA133FBBDBBEDDA74FC4AEE9
Windows6.1-KB3172605-x64.msu26F4CC7831A0D76393445B7B0A1A3ED5CD5B40473B492E1BA9C21FBAFEDE4BA4F7E04A922852350D6607387219318D99D107A39E

File information

For a list of the files that are provided in this update, download the file information for update rollup 3172605.
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: 3172605 - Last Review: 09/21/2016 21:36:00 - Revision: 11.0

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