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Microsoft withdraws Windows 10 Update that causes BSOD

Windows 10 Optional updates apply to Windows features or Microsoft-related software. They do not necessarily fix any security issues. However, they can interfere with the functioning of software or drivers. The Optional Update, KB4467682 added to OS Build 17134.441 is […]

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KB4467708 may botch Notepad or Windows Media Player functioning

On November 13 this month, Microsoft came up with KB4467708 update (OS Build 17763.134) that applies to Windows 10 version 1809 (October 2018 Update). KB4467708 fixes some security issues and rolls out security updates to a few Windows programs, including […]

Windows Update quality gets better with every release, says Microsoft

Microsoft had some time back paused its October 2018 Update to fix some issues. This raised eyebrows as this was the first time update was pulled back and paused temporarily. Microsoft has now re-released the October 2018 and has also […]

Microsoft reduces Windows update package size for x64 devices

Downloading updates on Windows 10 can be pretty annoying at times. Mostly when you have a slow Internet connection and Windows 10 sucks all your bandwidth in the background to download updates and your foreground tasks like surfing on the […]

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Microsoft explains why Windows 7 Update KB3177467 failed

Microsoft regularly releases major updates for its popular operating system – Windows. However, such frequent releases often create confusion among users. To avoid this, Microsoft will release future Windows Servicing Stack Updates (SSUs) as part of its monthly update rollups. […]

Cumulative Update KB4457128 for Windows 10 1803 installing twice!

It has been a while now since Microsoft has started pushing cumulative updates to its supported operating systems on the second Tuesdays of every month. Following this tradition, Microsoft recently released KB4457128 cumulative update for Windows 10 v1803 this patch Tuesday. However, […]

What’s next for Windows 10 and Windows Server quality updates

Microsoft will be launching a new update package for Windows 10 and Windows Server later this year, Maliha Qureshi from Microsoft tech community confirmed via a blog post. As per the blog post, Microsoft is working on reducing the size […]

Microsoft’s latest Cumulative Update is bricking Windows 10 computers

Microsoft recently released new Windows 10 Cumulative Updates, KB4103721 (1803), KB4103727 (1709), KB4103731 (1703), KB4103723 (1607), KB4103728 (1511), and KB4103716 (RTM). The update addresses a lot of problems Windows 10 has faced over the past couple of months. For example, […]

After Crash Reports, Microsoft Stops Updates For AMD PC's

After crash reports, Microsoft stops Updates for AMD PCs

Microsoft has stopped its Meltdown and Spectre patch updates on machines with AMD processors due to reports from users that it has caused crashes on their machines. It has been claimed that the patch has sent some systems into a […]

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Windows Update error 0x80248015 troubling Windows 7 users

A new error message is currently plaguing Windows 7 users. Whenever the users are trying to search for new Windows Updates, the system is throwing up a 0x80248015 error. A quick look at the Microsoft forum reveals that this problem […]

Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4020102 starts rolling out

Microsoft has announced a new cumulative upgrade for the Windows 10 Creators Update and the build 15063.332 is expected to fix some known bugs and issues. The cumulative upgrade will be rolled out for both PC and Mobile users. The […]

KB3213986 could cause problems while running 3D apps, here is the solution

Microsoft had recently announced the Windows 10 Build 14393.693 for PC and Mobile users including non-insiders, Production and also Release Preview. In a case of PC users KB3213986 the cumulative patch installed has been posing some problems. The patch was […]

Windows Update to get smaller thanks to Unified Update Platform (UUP)

Microsoft today announced the launch of the Unified Update Platform (UUP) – a major milestone in their ongoing campaign of creating a universal experience for their users. UUP will be an improvement that works across PC, tablet, phone, IoT, and HoloLens, […]

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Uh Oh, Windows 10 Update KB3176934 just broke PowerShell

Released earlier this week, a Windows 10 update by Microsoft has broken a couple of features in recently open-sourced PowerShell tool, for some users. The Windows Client KB3176934 update disables Desired State Configuration (DSC) and implicit remoting functionality of the […]

Updates for Windows 7

Microsoft simplifies Updating for Windows 7 / 8.1

If you are a user of Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, you must have gone through the annoying process of updating the OS for latest updates and app versions. The message – Please do not power off or unplug your […]

Microsoft to limit Security Update downloads from Microsoft Download Center

You may not find the security updates download link on Microsoft Download Center after May 10th. Microsoft has decided to discontinue their practice of publishing all the security updates on Microsoft Download Center. The security updates until now were published […]

KB3148812 update

Microsoft offers fixes to WSUS users for issues with KB3148812 update

Microsoft’s WSUS team recently published a workaround for its latest KB3148812 update. According to the Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) team, the KB3148812 update has flaws and has some known issues. Hence, WSUS users are advised to hold on installing […]

Microsoft modifies schedule for releasing non-security Office Updates

Microsoft has changed the scheme of things via which it delivers security and non-security Office updates every month. The company’s Office Sustained Engineering Team announced that all important update schedule change will now be rolled out simultaneously with all future […]

Microsoft sends a Get Windows 10 notifier in Internet Explorer security patch

After being in the news for deciding to make Windows 10 Upgrade as a Recommended Update recently, Microsoft now is sending a ‘Get Windows 10’ ad notification concealed under its latest security patch. This month’s security patch reportedly contains a Windows […]

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Microsoft launches a Windows 10 Mobile Update History page as well

Microsoft now has a dedicated history page for Windows 10 Mobile Phones too. After releasing a dedicated Windows 10 Update History page to the official website, Microsoft now has the same plans for Windows 10 Mobile too where users can […]

Microsoft to bring back Update Release Notes for Windows 10

Microsoft has bought about a plethora of changes when it comes to the Windows 10 and one of the small changes was to exclude the release note which used to come with every update. The release note/changelog let the users […]