Microsoft gives Windows Autopatch new features
Microsoft is giving its automatic update service Windows Autopatch new features. The features offer administrators new alerts for expired licenses and options to put the service temporarily "inactive.
Launched last year, Windows Autopatch automates the (manual) updating of patches for devices fo... Read more
Microsoft unveils new widgets for Windows 11 in 2023
The tech giant has chosen to release new features for Windows 11 as and when they are ready rather than waiting for the annual fall update. While the headlining feature of the latest update is support for the AI-powered preview of "the new Bing," which includes the infamous Bing chatbot, there are ... Read more
Microsoft fixed recent Windows updates bug that caused Edge to freeze
According to Microsoft, the company fixed a problem that was causing all Microsoft Edge tabs operating in IE (Internet Explorer) mode to become unresponsive if one of the active websites showed a modal dialog box after issuing a window.
After applying the KB5014019, KB5014023, and KB5014021 opti... Read more
Wifi hotspot not working? The latest Windows update might be the cause
This week, Microsoft released the KB5014697 update for Windows, which impairs the ability to use wifi hotspots on some PCs.
Users can utilize the hotspot function to share their connection to the internet with other devices via wifi. It works with host devices that access the web through wifi, E... Read more
Microsoft March updates cause Windows 10 crashes
It seems the latest round of Windows 10 updates causes the system to crash when printing.
According to reports from the field, the Windows 10 KB5000802 and KB5000808 cumulative updates released this week are causing crashes when printing to network printers.
Tuesday was Microsoft's March 2021... Read more
Microsoft has fixed the Windows 10 update that caused boot failures
A faulty update was wreaking havoc with the boot process and also damaged files.
Microsoft has apparently fixed some buggy Windows 10 updates that they rolled out over the past month. These updates contained a defective version of chkdsk that damaged the file system on some PCs and made Windows ... Read more
Microsoft gives admins more insight into Update Compliance issues
Administrators will now be able to see why certain updates are being blocked.
IT administrators using Update Compliance now have access to information on which safeguard holds are preventing individual devices in their organization from updating to a new version of Windows 10.
In a blog ... Read more
New Windows 10 updates cause blue screen of death
The new Windows 10 updates are causing significant problems for a large number of users. Many complain about the blue screen of death (BSoD), decreased performance and network problems.
The Windows 10 updates KB4549951 and KB4566782 were recently released to improve the... Read more
Microsoft starts with automated rollout of Edge Chromium
Microsoft has begun automatically rolling out the new chromium-based Edge browser to all Windows 10 users. In the coming weeks, the browser will be installed through Windows Update.
Microsoft announces that the new Chromium Edge browser will be rolled out to Windows 10 users via Windows Update. ... Read more
Microsoft releases Windows May 10 update for developers
The May 2020 update of Windows 10, also called version 2004, has been rolled out for developers in the Microsoft Developer Network. The update (build 19041) will probably not be available for regular consumers until the end of this month.
Microsoft has been rolling out larger updates to OEM... Read more