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Windows Microsoft WPD 2/22/2016 update fix after failed

It has come to our attention that Microsoft is at it again with regards to sudden updates that arrive on the computers of users without any explanation.

Worst of all, it appears that the latest update of this kind is causing some frustrating for a lot of you and we are specifically talking about the Windows Microsoft WPD update labelled “2/22/2016 12:00:00 AM – 5.2.5326.4762”.

As far as we’re aware, this message has popped up with an instruction to install this week, despite the fact that the description references a date back in 2016 as you can see from the image below:


The problem is that the Microsoft WPD 2/22/2016 update fails to install for some reason and even worse is that it then causes problems when you try to sync your Windows Phone device to the computer.

There does appear to be a temporary fix in place if this is affecting you and you can see it over on the Windows forums, with a group of users already saying that the fix works for them after digging through some settings on device manager.

Did you see this mystery Windows update this week that also caused you problems? Let us know if the fix through the link helped you and if you are fed up with receiving similar updates without explanation from Microsoft.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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