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Microsoft will force-upgrade Windows 10 v1803 systems

Since we now have feature updates than a new version of Windows, every feature update has its end of service. When Microsoft announced Windows 10 v1903, they also announced that v1803 aka April 2018 Update would reach the end of […]

Windows 10 May 2019 Update

Microsoft announces Windows 10 May 2019 Update

Microsoft has now announced a number of new features that will ship with Windows 10. This first major Windows 10 update of 2019 will be named as Windows 10 May 2019 Update. Windows 10 May 2019 Update announced This update […]

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KB4490481 may cause these issues to appear on Windows 10

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update KB4490481 update (OS Build 17763.404). There are several updates and fixes with this update. Some of these fixes include: Fix for an issue that occurs on machines that have multiple audio devices. Fix for the […]

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Windows 10 v1809 has transitioned to broad deployment

Finally, Microsoft has designated Windows 10 v1809 as a ready product for deployment for all, including businesses. Originally released last fall and dubbed as Windows 10 October 2018 update, the version was abruptly pulled back by Microsoft because of numerous […]

Microsoft replaces Windows Update Business SAC-T with single SAC

Most of us are aware that Microsoft is releasing two Semi-Annual Channel releases each year. This is done so as to simplify and align Windows servicing terminology with Office. The updates are meant only for Windows Update for Business. Meanwhile, […]

Windows Updates did not work on 29th Jan due to data corruption

Since a week, Microsoft’s Windows Updates were broken for a bunch of people around the world. The error that Windows Updates threw was, “Error encountered. We couldn’t connect to the update service. We’ll try again later, or you can check […]

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KB4480960 and KB4480970 causing Network & other issues

On Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday, January 8th, the company released new monthly rollup for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, along with the security updates for these Operating systems versions. But, soon after the release, reports emerged that the […]

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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 […]