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MS16-002: Cumulative security update for Microsoft Edge: January 12, 2016

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This security update resolves multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge. The most severe of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage in Microsoft Edge. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-002.

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How to get and install the update

Windows Update

This update is available through Windows Update/Microsoft Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to turn on automatic updating, see Get security updates automatically.

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More Information

More information about this security update

The following articles contain more information about this security update:
3124266 Cumulative Update for Windows 10: January 12, 2016
3124263 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511: January 12, 2016
Security update deployment information

Windows 10 (all editions)

Reference table
The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file nameFor all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 10:
For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10:
For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 10 Version 1511:
For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10 Version 1511:
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base article 934307
Restart requirementA system restart is required after you apply this security update.
Removal informationTo uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, click Windows Update, and then under See also, click Installed updates and select from the list of updates.
File informationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base article 3124266
See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 3124263
Registry key verificationNote There is no registry key to confirm the presence of this update.

How to get help and support for this security update
Help for installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support

Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country: International Support

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Created on : 1/7/2017
Published on : 1/12/2016
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