Summary

This security update for Windows 10 Version 1511 includes improvements in the functionality of Windows 10 Version 1511 and resolves the following vulnerabilities in Windows:

  • 3124605 MS16-008: Security update for Windows kernel to address elevation of privilege: January 12, 2016

  • 3124901 MS16-007: Security Update for Windows to address remote code execution: January 12, 2016

  • 3124584 MS16-005: Security Update for Windows kernel-mode drivers to address remote code execution: January 12, 2016

  • 3124275 MS16-001: Security update for Internet Explorer: January 12, 2016

  • 3118753 Microsoft security advisory: Updates for ActiveX kill bits

Windows 10 updates are cumulative. Therefore, this package contains all previously released fixes. If you have installed previous updates, only the new fixes that are contained in this package will be downloaded and installed to your computer.

Known issue in this update

Customers running Windows 10 or Windows 10 Version 1511 who have Citrix XenDesktop installed will not be offered the update. Because of a Citrix issue with the XenDesktop software, users who install the update will be prevented from logging on. To stay protected, Microsoft recommends uninstalling the incompatible software and installing this update. Customers should contact Citrix for more information and help with this XenDesktop software issue.

The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, about the performance or reliability of these products.

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 UpdateThis update will be downloaded and installed automatically.

Method 2: Microsoft Update CatalogTo get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

PrerequisitesThere are no prerequisites for installing this update.

Restart informationYou have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement informationThis update replaces the previously released update 3124200.

File hash information

File name

SHA1 hash

SHA256 hash

Windows10.0-KB3124263-x86.msu

5470609DCADBBE921B9D024D87678DCCE096514A

A44BF01B0EDF3623D0391CBE020723B2C7EEFC36CF299AC552E9BCD80C8EC4A0

Windows10.0-KB3124263-x64.msu

CCED6D1037C3F826DCEF3BC43CC60514F5DD2EAB

0EC7102B8FA05B48F3968D78C670BBF89FD232E56B3739CFE3358A2555C8F2F1

File informationFor a list of the files that are provided in this cumulative update, download the file information for cumulative update 3124263.

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