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Mystery update KB 3150513 makes yet another reappearance

On Thursday Microsoft re-re-released KB 3150513, the mystery update that has long raised suspicions among those of us who prefer our Windows snooping to be overt,...

There’s a possible solution for Windows update bug that breaks Dynamics...

There’s new hope if you installed the latest Windows patches and saw your Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011—or possibly CRM 2013 OnPremise—installing reports to go wonky.An anonymous...

There’s a possible fix for Windows update bug that breaks Dynamics...

There’s new hope if you installed the latest Windows patches and saw your Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011—or possibly CRM 2013 OnPremise—installing reports to go wonky. An anonymous...

Microsoft pulls botched WPD driver

The mysterious driver that wreaked havoc after appearing on many Windows 7, 8.1 and 10 PCs on Tuesday has been repudiated and pulled by Microsoft.The...

Details emerge about mysterious Windows WPD driver

Overnight sleuthing by German Windows guru Günter Born has shed some light on the mysterious driver I talked about yesterday. We now know that...

Windows snooping patches KB 2952664, KB 2976978 are back (again)

Windows Update came roaring back today after more than a month in a semi-comatose state, and the chute filled up quickly this morning. Windows...

Delta Windows Updates shrinks downloads 65% for Insiders, 35% for everyone...

Enlarge / The announcement of the Creators Update in October 2016. The Windows 10 Creators Update, due some time in the next...

At death’s door for years, widely used SHA1 function is now...

(credit: Bob Embleton) For more than six years, the SHA1 cryptographic hash function underpinning Internet security has been at death's door. Now it's...

Microsoft rolls out KB 4010250 Flash Player update for Windows 8.1...

Microsoft has released an old-fashioned Security Bulletin, MS 17-005, which shepherds a handful of patches for various versions of Windows.The patches, all called KB...

Microsoft opens up Windows bug tracker as it calls for devs...

Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft wants developers to build apps for the Universal Windows Platform (UWP), the set of APIs and frameworks that allows...

Microsoft distributes Windows Server 2016 update 14393.729 via hotfix

You can't keep a good idea down. Late last week, Microsoft released a Windows 10 version 1607 preliminary cumulative update via a new channel.As I...

Microsoft uses new way to distribute Windows 10 update KB 3216755

In spite of what you may have read, the latest cumulative update for Windows 10 is not solely a Preview Release. KB 3216755, which brings...