Windows 7/8.1 Preview Rollup Updates (June 20, 2019)

Windows Update[German]On June 20, Microsoft Preview released Rollup Updates for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. At the same time, a preview rollup update for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012/ R2 was released. Addendum: Further updates with Fix for the Event Viewer as well as the special update for IE 11 added.


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Preview Rollup Updates are optional, for testing, their content will be released for the following regular patchday. Within June preview updates the event viewer bug introduced with June patchday updates has been fixed.

Updates for Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2

A preview rollup update has been released for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. The update history for Windows 7 can be found on this Microsoft page.

KB4503277 (Preview Monthly Rollup) Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2

Update KB4503277 (Preview Rollup for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1) contains improvements and bug fixes that will be rolled out in the following month. The KB article points out that this update no longer includes the PciClearStaleCache.exe for fixing network problems. If you encounter problems, please see KB4493453 for more information. The update contains the following fixes:

  • Addresses an issue that prevents the Calculator application from following the Gannen setting when it is enabled. For more information, see KB4469068.
  • Addresses an issue with evaluating the compatibility status of the Windows ecosystem to help ensure application and device compatibility for all updates to Windows.
  • Addresses an issue that causes Internet Explorer 11 to stop working when it opens or interacts with Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) markers, including Power BI line charts with markers.
  • Addresses an issue that may display the error, “MMC has detected an error in a snap-in and will unload it.” when you try to expand, view, or create Custom Views in Event Viewer. Additionally, the application may stop responding or close. You may also receive the same error when using Filter Current Log in the Action menu with built-in views or logs.

The update is optional and is offered by Windows Update. It can also be downloaded from the Microsoft Update Catalog. Microsoft strongly recommends that you install the latest Service Stack Update (SSU) KB4490628 before installing the latest rollup. When installing via Windows Update, the SSU should have been installed automatically before.

Microsoft states in the KB article that the update has issues with McAfee security software. The KB article contains notes and links to the AV manufacturer’s support articles. Since this is a preview rollup, I would hide it unless there are special testing requirements. Or you need the bug fix to crash the Event Viewer (you can alternatively use the approaches mentioned in the article Tip: PowerShell workarounds for June bug in Windows Event Viewer).


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KB4508772 for Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2

Update KB4508772 (Update for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1: June 20, 2019) contains improvements and also includes the quality improvements from KB4503269 (as of 11 June 2019). This update fixes the Event Viewer issue that leads to the error “MMC has detected an error in a snap-in and will unload it” when you try to expand, display, or create custom views in Event Viewer (see also my blog post here). In addition, the application may stop responding or close. You can also get the same error if you use the Current Log filter in the Actions menu with built-in views or logs. The update is only available as a standalone package in the Microsoft Update Catalog.

Updates for Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2

A preview rollup update has been released for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2. The update history for Windows 8.1 can be found on this website.

KB4503283  (Preview Monthly Rollup) Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2

Update KB4503283 is available for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 as Preview of Monthly Rollup. This is not a security update. The preview rollup addresses the following items:

  • Addresses an issue that prevents the Calculator application from following the Gannen setting when it is enabled. For more information, see KB4469068.
  • Addresses an issue with evaluating the compatibility status of the Windows ecosystem to help ensure application and device compatibility for all updates to Windows.
  • Addresses an issue that may cause the UI to stop responding for several seconds when scrolling in windows that have many child windows.
  • Addresses a reliability issue in Windows.
  • Addresses an issue that causes Internet Explorer 11 to stop working when it opens or interacts with Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) markers, including Power BI line charts with markers.
  • Addresses an issue that may display the error, “MMC has detected an error in a snap-in and will unload it.” when you try to expand, view, or create Custom Views in Event Viewer. Additionally, the application may stop responding or close. You may also receive the same error when using Filter Current Log in the Action menu with built-in views or logs.

The update is optionally offered via Windows Update. It can also be downloaded from the Microsoft Update Catalog. I recommend to hide the update, because Microsoft lists known issues, unless you depend on the Event Viewer (see also my note about Windows 7).

KB4503295  (Preview Monthly Rollup) Windows Server 2012

Update KB4503295 is available for Windows Server 2012 as Preview of Monthly Rollup. This is not a security update. The preview rollup addresses the following issues:

  • Addresses an issue that prevents the Calculator application from following the Gannen setting when it is enabled. For more information, see KB4469068.
  • Addresses an issue that causes Internet Explorer 11 to stop working when it opens or interacts with Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) markers, including Power BI line charts with markers.
  • Addresses an issue that may display the error, “MMC has detected an error in a snap-in and will unload it.” when you try to expand, view, or create Custom Views in Event Viewer. Additionally, the application may stop responding or close. You may also receive the same error when using Filter Current Log in the Action menu with built-in views or logs.

The update is optionally offered via Windows Update. It can also be downloaded from the Microsoft Update Catalog. I recommend to hide the update, because Microsoft lists known issues, unless you depend on the Event Viewer (see also my note about Windows 7).

KB4508773 for Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2

Update KB4508773 (Update for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 SP1: June 20, 2019) contains improvements and also includes the quality improvements from KB4503290 (as of 11 June 2019). This update fixes the Event Viewer issue that leads to the error “MMC has detected an error in a snap-in and will unload it” when you try to expand, display, or create custom views in Event Viewer (see also my blog post here). In addition, the application may stop responding or close. You can also get the same error if you use the Current Log filter in the Actions menu with built-in views or logs. The update causes known problems (see KB article) and is only available for download as a standalone package in the Microsoft Update Catalog.

Update KB4508646 for Internet Explorer 11

Microsoft has also released update KB4508646 for Internet Explorer 11. The update is available for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1 as well as their server counterparts. This update fixes an issue that causes Internet Explorer 11 to stop working when it opens or interacts with Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) markers. This also includes Power BI line diagrams with markers.

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