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Patch Tuesday

A Great Start to Patching in 2019

After a busy year of patches and real challenges to the quality of the update process, Microsoft has delivered a “mild” January Patch Tuesday that …

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Patch Tuesday

An Easy October Patch Tuesday

Well, it was great to have a little break from posting on the Patch Tuesday Debugged blog. Since the kids are now back at school, …

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Patch Tuesday

An Easy Update for December Patch Tuesday

The primary concern for this month are the updates to IE and Edge, but a handful of others warrant attention, too.

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Patch Tuesday

Critical updates to IE and Flash for November Patch Tuesday

November brings a relatively light series of updates from Microsoft. We see a return to form, with Microsoft releasing another critical update to Adobe Flash and several critical patches to Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) and Edge. Office and Windows platforms (desktop and server) have less severe reported exposures with no reported critical updates for November. Unfortunately, there are already a few reported deployment issues with the Windows updates, with the follow patch-related Knowledge Base (KB) issues reported by Microsoft:

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Windows 10

Windows 10: Big Change is the New Normal

Well, here we are. Its 2017 and we’re talking about Windows 10 compatibility issues. It wasn’t supposed to be this way.

Furthermore, we’re not talking about the potential compatibility challenges when migrating from an ageing platform like Windows 7, or even moving from a more modern platform like Windows 8.x. These potential application breaking changes have been raised against the migration effort of moving from one version of Windows 10 to a later branch or release of Windows 10.

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Windows 10

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

The latest Windows 10 release from Microsoft has now been “released”. I am using quotes around “released” as Microsoft now has a staged development program called the Windows Insider Program that allows testers and enthusiasts to get an early preview months before the full release of the operating system software. This means that we get more stable updates from Microsoft and better upgrade experiences for all users: developers, enthusiasts and IT pros alike.

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