This update rollup is superseded by July 2016 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB3172614) that was released on July 21, 2016.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.
For Home Users:
For IT Professionals:
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.
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).
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