Woody Leonhard

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New Windows 10 beta build 14352 holds a few pleasant surprises

It's back! Microsoft’s Get Windows 10 app, KB 3035583, reappears

It's back! Microsoft’s Get Windows 10 app, KB 3035583, reappears

The nagware upgrader’s fourteenth version in fourteen months arrives with no fanfare

More Surface Book, Surface Pro 4 driver updates roll out -- details included

More Surface Book, Surface Pro 4 driver updates roll out -- details included

The round of updates is dated May 24, 2016, and for the first time we get detailed documentation

Hit by an unexpected Windows 10 upgrade? Here's how to recover

Hit by an unexpected Windows 10 upgrade? Here's how to recover

If you know somebody who woke up to find Windows 10 on their computer, perhaps this advice will console them

Windows 10 beta patch KB 3158988 turns build number to 14342.1001

Windows 10 beta patch KB 3158988 turns build number to 14342.1001

When is a cumulative update not a cumulative update?

New Windows 7 and 8.1 patches usher in the future of rollup updating

New Windows 7 and 8.1 patches usher in the future of rollup updating

It remains to be seen whether Microsoft's new experiment with nonsecurity patch rollups will work

Microsoft overhauls Windows 7 and 8.1 updating -- but don't call it a service pack

Microsoft overhauls Windows 7 and 8.1 updating -- but don't call it a service pack

The status of Win 8.1 is still unclear, but it looks like updates to Win7 will (finally!) run much faster

KB 3159635 will upgrade you to Windows 10 version 1511

KB 3159635 will upgrade you to Windows 10 version 1511

In apparent preparation for the Anniversary Update, MS releases version 1511 upgrade tool

Microsoft releases KB 3163207, retires KB 3157993, reissues Flash patch MS16-064

Microsoft releases KB 3163207, retires KB 3157993, reissues Flash patch MS16-064

Adobe just released the latest zero-day Flash patch APSB16-15, and Microsoft followed suit

Windows 10 patches KB 3147062, KB 3152599 show simpler is better

Windows 10 patches KB 3147062, KB 3152599 show simpler is better

The two new patches appear as single updates -- a welcome change from the behemoths Microsoft has been pushing out of late

Windows 7 update scans taking forever? KB 3153199 may solve the problem

Windows 7 update scans taking forever? KB 3153199 may solve the problem

Users are again hit by massive Win7/Vista update scan delays, but installing a completely unrelated patch seems to help

Windows 10 Insiders get new beta build 14342, Edge gets some love

Windows 10 Insiders get new beta build 14342, Edge gets some love

An unusual late-night release holds additional surprises as Microsoft quickens the pace of beta builds

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