If you’re running Windows Server 2016 and are still running the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, you should be getting some new update love from Microsoft. This latest update bumps your build number up to version 14393.2396 and brings a fix for an issue in the .NET Framework (via Neowin.)
You should be seeing this update as KB4346877 in Windows Update, there are no known issues, and here’s what you need to know:
This update addresses an issue that was introduced in the July 2018 .NET Framework update. Applications that rely on COM components were failing to load or run correctly because of “access denied,” “class not registered,” or “internal failure occurred for unknown reasons” errors.
For more information about this issue, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
4345913 “Access Denied” errors and applications with COM activation fail after installing July 2018 Security and Quality Rollup updates for .NET Framework
If you’re having issues with Windows Update, you can download this update manually by checking here. Once you’re up and running, feel free to let us know how this build is running on your Windows Server 2016 by dropping us a comment in the section below.