Win 8.1 and 2012 R2 - Monthly Rollup January 2018

1/9/2018

Installs the Monthly Quality Rollup update on Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2.
Stops the Windows Update service.
Changes the service startup type to manual if disabled.
Reverts the service type back to its orginal state after deployment.
Requires PowerShell 2.0 or higher.
This package may take hours to install. The Timeout has been set for 4 hours.

Common Issues:
Installation may hang or timeout if-
Windows Updates are already in progress.
A reboot is required but will not be initiated by this deployment. However, depending on your environment Windows Update may reboot the computer.

Microsoft has listed known issues for this update. Please see the links below for more details.

Meltdown (CVE-2017-5754) specific information:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4072699/

KB4056895
https://support.microsoft.com/kb/kb4056895

This package will install on both Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2

Vendor
Microsoft

Version
January 2018

Architecture
Both

Category
Windows Updates

Package Library Subscription Level
Enterprise


Package Library availability for Win 8.1 and 2012 R2 - Monthly Rollup:

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