Windows 10 updates
- February 21, 2020
Microsoft pulled a Windows 10 security fix this month, causing experts to call for more testing and oversight -- again.
- December 20, 2019
Microsoft recently rolled out a Windows 10 update to general users that was intended only for Autopilot-configured machines. After past issues, are users comfortable with Windows OS updates?
- December 04, 2019
IT pros seemed focused on the latest Microsoft OS, based on our most read stories for 2019. That may not come as a surprise, given next month's end-of-life deadline for Windows 7.
- August 16, 2019
The two latest Windows security vulnerabilities reiterate the importance for IT admins to stay diligent when updating and managing an organization's operating system.
- July 16, 2019
The issues surrounding the latest Windows 10 OS update have affected some users to the point of annoyance, while others remain unaffected and unfazed by the continued issues.
- April 19, 2019
This news brief details the additional issues around the April 9 Windows 10 update as well as provides a look at Microsoft's Edge browser, built using Google's open sourced web browser Chromium.
- December 17, 2018
The past year was a roller coaster ride for Windows 10. Microsoft had to put out fires with the October 2018 Update, but it also announced welcome changes to the Edge browser.
- November 15, 2018
Windows Server 2019 and the Windows 10 October Update are back in IT admins' hands, six weeks after the company pulled them from the market when some users reported lost data.
- October 12, 2018
The most recent Windows 10 update includes enhancements for business users, but it ran into major problems shortly after its release.
- August 27, 2018
VMware added new Windows 10 desktop management features for IT administrators and end users in its Workspace One updates at VMworld. Plus, AirLift gets general availability.
- April 23, 2018
Based on the content of the Edge Welcome screen in Build 17134, it seems pretty safe to proclaim that Build 1803 Equals April Update.
- December 11, 2015
I'm currently on tap to develop a Webinar for Spiceworks that's sponsored by Microsoft on a number of Windows 10 topics (I'll add an update to the end of this post when I find out the broadcast ...
- December 07, 2015
Later last Friday (12/4), MS fired off KB3122947, labeled "Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems." At first, I thought nothing of it, after getting it installed on a handful of ...
- November 25, 2015
Wow! It's been a whacky week in advance of Turkeyday, with Version 1511 (Build 10586) gone over the weekend, then back again late yesterday. MS even furnished an explanation, which I reproduce from ...
- November 20, 2015
On 11/18, later in the day, my Win10 systems picked up a new cumulative update: KB3118754. What made this update interesting was that it led to an increment in the Windows 10 Version number suffix, ...
- November 13, 2015
Early yesterday morning (11/12), some of my Build 10240 Windows 10 PCs began offering access to the 10586/1511 Build. Throughout the course of the day, I was slowly but surely able to get most of ...
- November 11, 2015
Looking at my update history on my Windows 10 production PC this morning, I see a whole slew of updates hit the wire yesterday for that OS, but so far there's no sign of a Threshold 2 release ...
- October 23, 2015
There has been plenty of heated discussion about the way MS has handled updates in Windows 10. Much of that discussion has centered around Windows 10's update push behavior, which forces updates on ...
- July 01, 2015
No sooner did I get Build 10158 installed than did Windows Update inform me that a new fast ring build (10159) was available. That's the smallest build ID increment I've seen so far, and the ...
- June 03, 2015
Two days ago a strange little Windows flag icon appeared in the notification bar on my Windows 8.1 PCs. A quick mouse-over on the icon produced the text "Get Windows 10." An equally quick click ...
- May 15, 2015
In the brave new world of Windows 10, updates are no longer batched, but pop up when and as they appear. I decided to take a look at what that means by examining the Update Histories for my two ...
- May 13, 2015
Realizing that yesterday was "Update Tuesday," I opened up my update history on a production Windows 8.1 PC this morning, and found 40 (!) updates of varying shapes and sizes had been installed ...
- March 13, 2013
I know I'm busy, busy, busy when Patch Tuesday takes me by surprise, and that's what happened to me yesterday. Between phone calls galore, and catch-up from a long family weekend, I wasn't ...
- December 21, 2012
Security bulletin MS12-078, originally released on 12/11/2012, was updated yesterday (12/20/2012). This is a critical patch that seeks to address "vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode drivers ...