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Lenovo Servers Hang After Installing November Update for Windows Server 2016

From Lenovo:

Lenovo M5 or X6 systems running Microsoft Windows Server 2016 can be rendered inoperable after applying the Cumulative update for Microsoft Windows Server 2016: November 8, 2016; KB3200970: https://support.microsoft.com/kb/3200970

The system will not complete POST and hangs at the Lenovo splash screen.

Lenovo Workaround until issue is identified: Disable automatic Windows updates. Do not install the Microsoft Windows 2016 Server November update. A future notification will provide further instructions.

From Microsoft:

On some Lenovo Servers, installing this update will cause the server to fail to start. Lenovo is aware of the issue and is investigating it. For more information, see https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/ht502912


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