July Update Rollup KB3172614 and Windows 10

LEOPARDMicrosoft finally got around to fixing the annoying side effect of Windows 10 release upgrades, which was loosing your Essentials connector.

Hidden away in KB3172614 and after literally months of pressure from Susan Bradley, (because frankly I gave up) we find..

Updated the inbox component in Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials to use the new client connector, so that the inbox component won’t get uninstalled during Windows 10 upgrades.

A simple footnote in the back of KB article hidden downstairs in a filing cabinet behind a door with a sign saying Beware of the Leopard.

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Update Rollup 2 for Windows Server 2012 Essentials

Logo1You may have seen that Microsoft have released Update Rollup 2 for Windows Server 2012 Essentials.

The update resolves some issues documented in the KB here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2824160

If you deployed the beta of UR2 you will need to remove that before you install the full version.

If your client computers show offline after installing this update you may need to reboot the server and the clients.

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