Security Patch Woes: Windows 10 Update Resets Default Settings, Office Fix Crashes Word

Oh goodie. Just...goodie.

It wouldn't be a Patch Tuesday without the Patch Tuesday fallout. This month's offering has brought up a pair of unforeseen issues for some users.

First up is a cumulative update for Windows 10 that appears to be wiping custom file associations for many users. According to some online, KB3135173, titled "Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems," custom associations, including Web browser and PDF viewer preferences, were reset to the default configuration after the mandatory update was installed.

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