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Windows 10

Why Windows 10 Application Compatibility is a Bigger Problem Now Than 5 Years Ago

It is easy to get caught up in Microsoft’s marketing message that tells us application compatibility with Windows 10 isn’t an issue any more. In fact, Microsoft claims that 99% of all Windows 7 applications run on Windows 10 — based on its extensive telemetry data. As an IT manager responsible for migrating tens or even hundreds of thousands of users to Windows 10, you want to believe it because it would make our life so much easier. We all drank the Kool-Aid.

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Patch Tuesday

A Large February Patch Tuesday is Warming Up For a Big Year for Microsoft

75 vulnerabilities addressed, critical updates for IE and Windows and a large number of patches to Microsoft’s development platform make this a substantial Patch Tuesday.

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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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