On Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Microsoft released KB4041676 as an update that includes quality improvements. What many started to notice was that it was accompanied by an issue included systems unable to boot and those cause in boot-loops.
Jump to quick fix: for those of you who already installed this
In the cmd line of the advanced repair options type:
Dism /Image:C:\ /Get-Packages (could be any drive, had it on D, F, and E.)
Dism /Image:C:\ /Remove-Package /PackageName:package_ for_###
(no space between package_ and for)
Remove every update that’s pending – There are 3 updates that are causing the issue they are:
- Rollupfix~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~14393.1715. 1.10
Microsoft explained in a support article that this has been caused by what it describes as a “publishing issue,”
““We have corrected the publishing issue as of the afternoon of October 10th and have validated the cumulative security updates. We recommend all customers take these cumulative security updates,”.
At the office and in the lab:
I have taken steps to flush the update from my WSUS environments as a precaution and to allow for the corrected package to be downloaded.