KB 4016240 confirms: Microsoft's 'new' Windows update option changes little

KB 4016240 confirms: Microsoft's 'new' Windows update option changes little

Microsoft touts a new method for patching Creators Update, but it looks like nothing more than the usual bug fixes

04/28/17

Windows 7 update lockout claims older Intel, AMD processors

Windows 7 update lockout claims older Intel, AMD processors

Older Pentium E5400 and AMD RX480-graphics computers are being misidentified and the PCs are getting blocked, exactly like the Carrizo DDR4

04/27/17

Yes, Windows patches are a mess, but you should still install them

Yes, Windows patches are a mess, but you should still install them

March and April patches had their share of bugs, but with a Word zero-day threatening now's the time to update your Windows PCs. Here's how to navigate the minefields

04/25/17

More Shadow Brokers fallout: DoublePulsar zero-day infects scores of Windows PCs

More Shadow Brokers fallout: DoublePulsar zero-day infects scores of Windows PCs

If you haven't installed the March Windows patch MS17-010, you need to hop to it

04/24/17

Microsoft re-issues much-maligned Windows patch KB 3150513 -- again

Microsoft re-issues much-maligned Windows patch KB 3150513 -- again

It won't die! Microsoft is pushing its 10th refresh of the hated 'upgrade enabling' patch to every version of Windows

04/24/17

Microsoft switches to twice-yearly Windows 10 update plan

Microsoft switches to twice-yearly Windows 10 update plan

The newly announced synchronized twice-a-year pace puts a big crimp in historic Win10 development cycles

04/20/17

There's a way to undo the damage caused by Microsoft's update blocker

There's a way to undo the damage caused by Microsoft's update blocker

GitHub poster releases patch files that repair Kaby Lake and Ryzen PCs that Microsoft blocked from Windows Update

04/20/17

Fact or fiction? The truth about the Windows and Office hacks

Fact or fiction? The truth about the Windows and Office hacks

In the last week, media reports suggested that Office and Windows users were at extreme risk of being hacked. Then the facts started coming in

04/18/17

Microsoft's critical Windows and Office patches present a panoply of problems

Microsoft's critical Windows and Office patches present a panoply of problems

For April, Patch Tuesday's 644 patches are crawling with bugs, but there are some solutions

04/13/17

Microsoft plan to force PCs with newer processors to Windows 10 backfires

Microsoft plan to force PCs with newer processors to Windows 10 backfires

A faulty detection mechanism also snagged some 6th gen AMD Carrizo PCs and locked them out of future Windows Updates

04/13/17

Ready, set, block! Windows 10 Creators Update arrives

Ready, set, block! Windows 10 Creators Update arrives

Microsoft starts rolling out the new version of Windows 10 today. If you don’t want it, here's how to keep your version of Windows 10 intact

04/11/17

Word zero-day affects all versions of Office and Windows

Word zero-day affects all versions of Office and Windows

Some say McAfee violated 'responsible disclosure' norms when it rushed to disclose the exploit ahead of Microsoft's fix

04/10/17

Opt out of Insider to avoid Windows 10 beta build 16170

Opt out of Insider to avoid Windows 10 beta build 16170

Microsoft has released the first Redstone 3 beta build 16170, sending beta testers scurrying

04/07/17

Don't rush to install Windows 10 Creators Update

Don't rush to install Windows 10 Creators Update

For the first four months of a Win10 version’s initial release, users are actually working as unpaid beta testers for Microsoft on the not-yet-stable version

04/06/17

Microsoft finally sheds light on Windows 10 telemetry

Microsoft finally sheds light on Windows 10 telemetry

This morning’s revelations about Win10 Creators Update snooping (finally!) sheds light on your privacy, but there's a whole lotta snoopin' goin' on

04/05/17

Microsoft has no response to Surface Pro 4 screen flickers

Microsoft has no response to Surface Pro 4 screen flickers

More reports of an odd, major flicker that comes and goes with updates -- and no adequate response from Microsoft

04/04/17

Android is now more popular than Windows worldwide

Android is now more popular than Windows worldwide

StatCounter reports Android has overtaken Windows for first time. Meanwhile, Win10 usage nudges upward while Edge slips

04/03/17

Microsoft rolls out Build 15063.11, the latest stage in Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft rolls out Build 15063.11, the latest stage in Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft’s release of its first cumulative update for version 1703 shouldn’t come as a surprise

03/31/17

Thinking about switching to Windows 10? Now’s the time to act

Thinking about switching to Windows 10? Now’s the time to act

Upgrade in the next couple of weeks, while Windows 10 is the safest it'll be for many months to come

03/31/17

Update now! Microsoft unloads Windows and Office patches for March

Update now! Microsoft unloads Windows and Office patches for March

With the most egregious bugs out of the way, now's a good time to get caught up on Microsoft's latest batch of fixes

03/30/17

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