Operating system: win 64
Graphics card: hd 7800
Short description of error
copy particle settings do not update in the viewport on second object.
Exact steps for others to reproduce the error
Make copy of cube and move.
Add particle system to the first cube.
Select both cubes with the first cube active.
In the Particle settings "Specials Menu" copy the particles to the second cube.
Scrub the timeline to see the particles not working in the 3d viewport.