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Causes and Solutions for Windows 10 MS16-072 Patches

Updated on Dec 14, 2017 by Jean to Backup Utility

Here explains the causes, symptoms and fix solutions for Windows 10 MS16-072 patches KB3159398, KB3163017, KB3163018, KB3163016 permission problems and fails installation issues.

"Hi all, I installed windows patches KB3159398 last night and this morning found out that there were a number of issues with my GPO's. Example: desktop image would not show up, A, B, C and D drives that were meant to be hidden from users is now showing up."

Microsoft Admits Problems with MS16-072 patches

The MS16-072 patches released by Microsoft yesterday all aimed at fixing Group Policy, but unexpectedly, users suffered a lot of MS16-072 issues at the cost of breaking Group Policy. Infoworld News reported the problem: "Admins are saying MS16-072/KB3163622 patch breaks some Group Policy settings: drives appear on domain systems that should be hidden, mapping drives don't work, and other typical GPO settings aren't getting applied." Regarding the reports, Microsoft explains the symptoms, cause and resolutions for MS16-072 patches, including KB articles:

  • KB3159398 MS16-072: Description of the security update for Group Policy: June 14, 2016
  • KB3163017 Cumulative update for Windows 10: June 14, 2016
  • KB3163018 Cumulative update for Windows 10 Version 1511 and Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4: June 14, 2016
  • KB3163016 Cumulative Update for Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 5: June 14, 2016
  • Symptoms

All user Group Policy, including those that have been security filtered on user accounts or security groups, or both, may fail to apply on domain-joined computers.

  • Cause

This issue may occur if the Group Policy Object is missing the Read permissions for the Authenticated Users group or if you are using security filtering and are missing Read permissions for the domain computers group.

  • Resolution

To resolve this issue, use the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC.MSC) and follow one of the following steps:

Add the Authenticated Users group with Read Permissions on the Group Policy Object (GPO).

If you are using security filtering, add the Domain Computers group with read permission.

Fails Installation Reports on Windows 10 KB3163018 Update - How to Fix?

Cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1511 KB3163018 also encounters a problem in installation. The failure is mainly about "undoing changes". KB3163018 update can be successfully downloaded but refuse to install properly. So, how to fix KB3163018 fails to install problem? Click the link and fix it right away.

So far, there is still no confirmed solutions to fix Windows 10 update problems. Be sure you're creating system, data and files backup at a regular basis. Backups can save you out of trouble brought by each Windows 10 update without any hassle.

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