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Microsoft Windows Security Updates September 2018 release overview

Today is the second Tuesday of the month and that means that Microsoft has just released security updates for all supported company products. The August 2018 Patch Day was rather uneventful, especially […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates August 2018 release overview

Microsoft released security updates for Windows, Office, and other company products on the August 2018 Patch Tuesday (Update Tuesday). Last month's Patch Day was not the the smoothest of them all as […]

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KB4340917 update released for Windows 10 version 1803

Microsoft released¬†KB4340917 for Windows 10 version 1803, the April 2018 Update, which brings the version of the operating system to¬†17134.191 after installation. It is the second update that Microsoft released for the […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates July 2018 release overview

It is July 10, 2018 today and that means it is time for our monthly Microsoft Patch Day overview. Microsoft releases security updates for company products on the second Tuesday of each […]

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Microsoft releases KB4284848 for Windows 10 version 1803

It took Microsoft a bit longer than expected but KB4284848, a new cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1803, has finally been released. Microsoft released cumulative updates for previous versions of Windows […]

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Why you should always read Microsoft's English update notes

Microsoft publishes update notes, support articles, and other information in English and in other languages. The main language for all content is English but content may also get translated into other languages […]

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Report: Windows 7 PCs without antivirus solution can't receive new updates

A report on Myce suggests that Windows 7 PCs without installed antivirus solutions can't receive new updates via Windows Update anymore unless a change is made to the Windows Registry. Microsoft identified […]

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How to install optional updates on Windows 10

Microsoft moved the update functionality from the Control Panel to the Settings application in Windows 10. If you compare the functionality, you may notice that Windows 10 lacks options to display or […]

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Microsoft Security Updates January 2018 release

Welcome to the first Microsoft Patch Day review of the year 2018. Microsoft released security updates for all supported versions of Windows and other company products on January 9, 2018. This overview […]

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Microsoft Security Updates December 2017 release

This overview offers information on security updates and non-security updates that Microsoft released for Windows, Office and other company products in December 2017. The guide is divided into different parts: it starts […]

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Microsoft releases KB4051963, KB4052342, KB4055237 and KB4054022 for Windows 10 version 1709

Busy Microsoft released a total of four updates for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update; one cumulative update that addresses several issues, two dynamic updates and a servicing stack update. KB4051963 is […]

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How to delete downloaded Windows Update files

Windows Update works for the most part pretty reliable. It is an automated system of Microsoft's Windows operating system that handles the downloading and installing of updates for the operating system. At […]

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Microsoft releases KB4052234, KB4052234 and Windows 10 updates

Microsoft released a whole bunch of non-security updates for its operating systems Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and several versions of Windows 10 yesterday. Update: Microsoft pulled KB4052234 and KB4052234. It is unclear […]

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Microsoft Security Updates October 2017 release

Microsoft released security updates for the company's Windows operating system, and other company products on the October 2017 Patch Tuesday. Our monthly series provides you with information on Microsoft's Patch Day. It […]

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Beware: Update KB4046355 removes Windows Media Player

The Windows 10 update KB4046355 for the Fall Creators Update -- listed as FeatureOnDemandMediaPlayer - Windows 10 for x64-based Systems (KB4046355) removes Windows Media Player from the operating system. The update has […]

Microsoft September 2017 Patch Day: issues overview

Microsoft released updates for all versions of Windows and other company products on the September 2017 Patch Day. The company listed only three known issues related to updates that it released on […]

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Microsoft Security Updates September 2017 release

Security updates for all supported versions of Microsoft Windows and other Microsoft products have been released on September 12, 2017. This guide offers extensive information on the release; important to get a […]

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Windows 10 Version 1703 KB4032188 Cumulative Update

Microsoft released KB4032188 today, a new cumulative update for Windows 10 Version 1703, the Creators Update version of the Windows 10 operating system. The cumulative update is already distributed through Windows Update, […]