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.
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.
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