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How To Block Specific Updates In Windows Update

It is usually not necessary to block updates in Windows Update, Microsoft's integrated updating tool for Windows operating systems. Windows Update notifies the user of new updates by displaying a notification in […]

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Microsoft, Adobe, Release Massive Amount Of Security Patches

Today is the second Tuesday of the month and that means it is Microsoft Patch Day. Microsoft is keeping a tight schedule when it comes to security patches. If they are not […]

Windows 7 Backward Compatibility Update

Microsoft has released an update to the backward compatibility feature in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 that promises to increase the backwards compatibility of the operating systems. The update is […]

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Disable Restart After Windows Update

Windows Update is an essential Windows service that will by default automatically download and install updates. This ensures that Windows users are always getting the latest security updates whenever they are released […]

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Microsoft Security Updates June 2010

Microsoft has released security updates for their operating systems and applications. The June 2010 patch day consists of 10 security bulletins that fix a total of 34 30 different security vulnerabilities. The […]

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Internet Explorer Update How To

Chance is that you have Microsoft Internet Explorer installed if you are a Windows user. It is there even if you do not use it. What makes things worse for many is […]


Microsoft Security Updates April 2010

Microsoft has just added the security updates for April 2010 to Windows Update so that all Windows user can download and install them on their operating system automatically. A total of eleven […]

AutoPatcher Adds Windows 7 Support

AutoPatcher was one of the first software based services that enabled users of Windows to download all service packs and patches for the operating system and Microsoft Office. The service had been […]

Windows Browser Choice Screen Will Cause Confusion In Europe

If you have followed the news you know that Microsoft is going to introduce the browser choice screen, often also called browser ballot screen, to European users from March 2010 on. Microsoft […]

Microsoft Addresses Windows Restart Issues

Reports by Windows users suggest that at least one of the installed security updates of this month's Patch Day have caused restart issues on systems running the Windows operating system. A recent […]

Microsoft Security Updates February 2010

Microsoft has released a total of 14 security updates on yesterday's patch day. The updates are, as usual, for several Microsoft software products including the Microsoft Windows operating system and Microsoft Office. […]

Fixing Windows Update Error 0x80072ee2

A friend's computer running Windows 7 had been recently infected with the rootkit TDSS which resulted in redirects in all web browsers to affiliate sites. The problem is commonly known as Google […]

Microsoft and Adobe January 2010 Patch Day

Microsoft and Adobe have released their regular security updates today. Microsoft has only released one patch that applies to most of its operating system. The patch fixes a vulnerability in the embedded […]

Microsoft Security Essentials Updater

Microsoft's new and free security software Microsoft Security Essentials received some great reviews since its first release as a beta version earlier this year. The final version of the antivirus program was […]

Microsoft Security Updates November 2009

Microsoft has released six security bulletins today as part of their monthly Tuesday patch day. The six bulletins fix a total of 15 security vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows. The […]

DirectX 11 For Windows Vista Released

Unlike Microsoft's previous try to make Windows Vista more attractive to gamers by bundling DirectX 10 exclusively with the operating system the company from Redmond decided that it was time to change […]

Autopatcher Released

The Autopatcher development team has released a new version of their popular system updater. The program is a downloader and installer for Windows operating system and software patches. It can therefor be […]

Microsoft Security Updates October 2009 Online

Microsoft has published all security patches for today's Patch Day a few minutes ago. The patches are available via Windows Update, Microsoft Update and the individual security bulletins that describe the nature […]