Tag - Patches

Tag: Patches

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 …

End Of Support For Windows 10 Original Version Pushed To May

Microsoft sure has a way with extensions. Particularly in the cases with mounting pressure. Such as this end of support for the original, RTM version of Windows 10. Redmond had previously penciled a date in March. But now the software giant has updated the TechNet article, saying that version 1507 will no longer be service in …

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 …

Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3216755 Now Available For Everyone

Everyone one that is running the Anniversary Update, so to say. A new Windows 10 cumulative update has been released to the public, bringing with it a fair bunch of improvements. And luckily, a KB page, too. KB3216755 is the latest refresh that has been made available to users, some two days after the software titan …

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 …

Windows 10 Secure Against 0-Day Threats Even Without Patches

Now is a good time to brag! With all the focus on threats like 0-day exploits, ransomware, and other similar vulnerabilities these days, Windows 10, it seems, has a few good layers of security. Layers, that protect the users running the operating system from critical and widespread threats. Microsoft put up a pretty long and technical …

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 …