About a week ago, Microsoft released a Windows 10 cumulative update. However, it failed to install on some computers. Now, the company has released a fix for the update.
The flawed update rolled back repeatedly during installation. It affects PCs that previously ran a build delivered through the Windows Insider Programme and were later switched to the public Current Branch release. The affected PCs received preview releases during the first half of this year, before the public branch. There is no official number of affected systems. However, the fail is likely to have affected an influential group of Windows 10 users, including a large number of tech reporters. reviewers, etc.
The Windows 10 1607 Script fix to unblock update for Windows Insiders fixes issues with the install of KB3194496 (Cumulative Update 14393.222). You can you can download and run the script to unblock the update and resume normal Windows 10 operation. The Script fix to makes the same changes without requiring any registry edits or permission changes.
Microsoft spokesperson confirmed that the update in an email statement.
We became aware of an issue with the recent Windows 10 cumulative update that impacted a small number of customers in the Windows Insider Program that were running a previous build of the OS. We have created a solution to resolve this issue, which is now live and can be accessed here.
Here’s How To Install the Windows 10 1607 Script fix:
Just go to this link in the Microsoft Download Center. Just click the ‘Download’ button to start the download. To select another language click on ‘Change Language‘ and then click ‘Change‘. Choose one of the following options –
- Click Run to start the installation immediately.
- Click Save to copy the download to your computer for installation at a later time.