Microsoft restores the availability of Windows 10 November Update, which was pulled just after release. The giant company also explained why it was pulled. If you have the RTM build 10240, check out Windows Update. You might have got the notification to install version 1511 by that time.
If you have already installed the November Update (version 1511, build 10586), there’s a patch for you. To know more about this, continue reading the post.
Good news for you, who are eagerly waiting for the Windows 10 November Update and missed the chance to install it before it was pulled by Microsoft due to some post production issues. For last few days it was quite unclear about the reason and now the giant company opened up their mouth and again pushed the same with fixes.
Here is what they stated about the issue:
Recently we learned of an issue that could have impacted an extremely small number of people who had already installed Windows 10 and applied the November update. Once these customers installed the November update, a few of their settings preferences may have inadvertently not been retained. For these customers, we will restore their settings over the coming days and we apologize for the inconvenience. We worked to resolve the issue as quickly as possible – it will not impact future installs of the November update, which is available today.
Windows 10 November Update is now available via the Windows Update service. Those who have already installed it in the past, check the service again. You might have received the Cumulative Update for Windows 10 version 1511 (KB3120677) with the fixes. Those who are curious to know what are those settings preferences, which triggered Microsoft to pull the update, here is a list of those: Let apps use my advertising ID, Turn on SmartScreen Filter for web content, Let apps run in the background and Sync with devices.
The ISO image of the update is now available. Also, you can now use the Media Creation Tool to download the update an ISO to burn them in a DVD/USB media.
To know more about the issue, you can check the below links:
- Microsoft reverses course, restores downloads of Windows 10 November Update – [link]
- Microsoft restores Windows 10 November Update media; explains why it was pulled – [link]
- Windows 10 November Update is available again, was pulled due to privacy concerns – [link]
- Some settings may not have been retained when applying the November update (Version 1511) – [link]
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