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Microsoft Update KB4056896 is causing problems on computers with Schneider Electric software installed




This article describes Schneider Electric Tech Alert 287

  • Author: Joseph Hefner
  • Published: 01/09/2018
  • Applies to: All versions of Wonderware software


Microsoft has released an update, KB4056896, that is a security patch for “Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities”. This patch has an issue that is causing Wonderware Historian to fail. There are also reports of it causing a variety of problems related to Device Integration and Application Server deployments.

Tech Alert 287 has been published and is available from the Schneider-Electric support site and is included in this article. It is recommended that the Tech Alert be reviewed on the Schneider-Electric online site to view the most up to date version. You must be a registered Customer First subscriber, and log in to the site to access Wonderware Tech Alert 287 on the Schneider Electric software support site.