Category - Patches and Fixes

Category: Patches and Fixes

Windows 10 Will Now Force Some Updates On Users

Force them, no matter their internet connection! One of the biggest annoyances with the original version of Windows 10 was how systems updates were provided to PCs, regardless of their connections. This led to many users exceeding their data plans, and sometimes even caused huge charges for those that were on cellular connectivity. Microsoft then introduced …

Windows 10 Gets First Delta Updates

A new entry! Microsoft has published delta updates for Windows 10 in the Update Catalog, making it the very first time these types of updates have been made available for the operating system. These are, in addition, of course, to the cumulative updates that were released yesterday. As you can see for yourself, these delta updates …

New Windows 10 Cumulative Updates Bring Tons Of Fixes

Suppose that’s what you get when you skip a Patch Tuesday cycle. Microsoft has finally unleashed the second batch of updates for the year, bringing with it fixes worth two months. Catch up on why the Patch Tuesday for February was delayed here. Anyway, as the changelog notes, there is a huge list of updates and …

Microsoft Release Surprise Fix For Flash Plugin

Microsoft may have delayed its scheduled Patch Tuesday updates for February last week due to an unspecified last minute issue, but Flash is something that deserves special attention. No surprises, then, that the company has pushed an out-of-band release to fix issues in the plugin. It patches several security flaws in Adobe Flash for users on …

Microsoft Confirms February Patches Will Arrive In March

I suppose there is a first time for everything. Patch Tuesday has been delayed, and now Microsoft has confirmed that the patches that were meant for this month have been pushed to next. The company originally decided to hold back the release of new updates because of issues that it did not actually disclose — all …

What Went Wrong With The Delayed Patch Tuesday?

Stranger things? The second Tuesday of this month seems mighty strange, after news that Microsoft had to delay the rollout of Patch Tuesday security updates for its software products. Apparently, due to a last-minute bug. It seems to be the first time ever the company deviated from its monthly schedule, the first time ever that Patch …

Microsoft Delays Patch Tuesday

Say, where’s the big moment! You may be wondering what happened to the Patch Tuesday this month, considering we are approaching the middle of February already. Microsoft has made it a habit of releasing patches and updates to its software and operating systems on the second Tuesday of a month. This is when all its currently …

Microsoft Finally Details The Mysterious Windows 10 Update KB3211320

Which is to say the company has finally published a KB page for the latest patch for Windows 10, which is labeled as KB3211320. This mysterious security update was released yesterday. However, the company did not accompany that with any release notes, whatsoever. Zero documentation. Now, though, the KB page for this patch that has already …

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Critical Update KB3211320

A security patch for Windows 10 in the form of KB3211320 is now shipping via Windows Update, aiming for the Microsoft Edge and fixing an issue in the new default web browser for the OS. Microsoft published this new critical security update for users running the stable version of Windows 10. This critical security update for …

Internet Explorer To Now Get Security Updates Separately

Separate packs for IE patches. Internet Explorer may not be web browser it once was, but it is still an important part of the Windows 10 platform, more so for companies and business organizations. Those who continue to rely on this old web browser for their custom and legacy software. Microsoft, in late 2016, decided to …

Microsoft Begins 2017 With Only Four Security Patches

January certainly is the month where people take things slow, and Microsoft certainly seems to agree. The company has released only four security patches this first Patch Tuesday cycle for 2017. As expected, some would say. The software titan pushed out significant updates to its operating system yesterday, and has now detailed some of the security …

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3213986

Along with a couple other cumulative updates for previous versions of Windows 10. Microsoft has marked the first Patch Tuesday of 2017 with the release of a new cumulative update for its OS. This one is specifically aimed at the Anniversary Update, version 1607 of the operating system. Three cumulative updates have actually made their way …