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Patch Tuesday: Windows 10 KB5018410 and KB5018419 updates released

October 2022 Patch Tuesday for Windows 10 users includes the mandatory Microsoft Corporation 245,12 -5,08 -2,03% Windows 10 KB5018410 and KB5018419 updates. These update addresses security vulnerabilities discovered during the previous month as well as resolve twenty bugs and performance issues. Here’s a list of bug fixes: Addresses an issue that requires you to reinstall an app if you did not get the app from the Microsoft Store. This issue occurs after you upgrade to Windows 10 or a newer OS. Addresses a rare error that leads to a blue screen. This occurs after you change the display mode while you are…

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Patch Tuesday: Windows 11 KB5018427 update

October 2022 Patch Tuesday for Windows 11 users includes the mandatory Microsoft Corporation 245,12 -5,08 -2,03% Windows 11 KB5018427 update. This update addresses security vulnerabilities discovered during the previous month as well as thirty improvements and bug fixes. The Windows 11 KB5018427 cumulative update includes approximately 30 improvements and fixes, with the highlighted fixes listed below: Fixes a bug preventing Microsoft Store updates from installing. Fixes a bug that caused IE Mode tabs in a session to reload when using Microsoft Edge. Addresses an issue that successfully opens a Microsoft Edge browser window in IE mode to display a PDF file. Later, browsing…

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Microsoft Blocking Windows 11 22H2 Update on Systems using Windows Hello

For the third time now Microsoft Corporation 245,12 -5,08 -2,03% has added a compatibility hold to prevent certain users from being offered the Windows 11 2022 Update (22H2). This time around it is user’s who utilize the Windows Hello feature to sign into Windows with a PIN or Biometric features (instead of their password). The issue is sign-on using Windows Hello may not work after upgrading to Windows 11 22H2 update. However, it appears Windows Hello should work if the feature is activated after installing the Windows 11 22H2 update. As the company explains, customers will experience problems signing in…

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Weekly Roundup: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Today is Sunday, October 9th: time for the weekly roundup of the good, the bad and the ugly tech news of the week! The Good Finally some good news with the Windows 11 2022 Update (22H2). Coming later this month….(may be as early as this ‘Patch Tuesday’ the 11th?) are the additional set of experiences for Windows 11. Two big features/experiences for those who have already upgrade to the 22H2 update will include the Tabbed File Explorer and improved taskbar. The Bad Google Chrome is one of the most popular browsers for non-mobile users. Unfortunately, that popularity makes it a…

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New Windows 11 Features Coming This Month

Finally, some good news regarding Windows 11 after what seems like a new issue or two every week stemming from the Windows 11 2022 Update (22H2). As mentioned prior Microsoft Corporation 245,12 -5,08 -2,03% plans on adding new features to Windows 11 when they are ready instead of tying said features to particular release. Coming ‘later this month’ (not sure if this will be on this month’s ‘Patch Tuesday’ which ironically is the 11th) will be the additional set of experiences for Windows 11 users such as the Tabbed File Explorer and improved taskbar. Note: The new features are only going…

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Is Chrome Unsafe?

Google Inc. 97,31 -2,56 -2,56% Chrome is the most popular browser amongst non-mobile users. With that being said so far in 2022 there have been a lot of vulnerabilities (303 to be exact). Yes, that is a lot. However, given Chrome is the most popular browser it is only natural hackers/scammers are going to go out of their way to find exploits to maximize their profits. This is the same reason Microsoft Corporation 245,12 -5,08 -2,03% Window’s has always been the primary target for OS exploits because of the larger user base. When the World Wide Web took off in…

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Windows 11 22H2 Breaks Provisioning

Today’s new Microsoft Corporation 245,12 -5,08 -2,03% Windows 11 22H2 known issue affects enterprise admins and not home users. Admins are getting 0x800700b7 errors when trying to provision a device with the Windows 11 22H2 update already installed. Microsoft says the Windows 11 2022 Update is breaking provisioning, leaving Windows 11 enterprise endpoints partially configured and failing to finish installing. According to Microsoft, this known issue most likely affects provisioning packages (.PPKG files used to configure new endpoints on enterprise or school networks without imaging) during the initial setup phase. Microsoft’s current work-around is to provision the device before installing the…

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Windows 11 22H2 Remote Desktop Issues

Just as Microsoft launched a new deployment phase for the Windows 11 2022 feature update (22H2) whereas all users on ‘eligible devices’ can now get the 2022 update comes reports of more issues. This times involves using the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) on machines with Windows 11 22H2 installed Installing the Windows 11 22H2 feature update will cause Remote Desktop clients not to connect, randomly disconnect, or freeze unexpectedly. “We have found that there is a bug in the Remote Desktop client so that it is only trying the UDP connection and not trying TCP connection. We only allow the…

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Windows 11 22H2 Now Available for all ‘Eligible Devices’

Microsoft has launched a new deployment phase for Windows 11 2022 update (22H2). All users with eligible devices meaning  not affected by compatibility holds (Intel SST or Universal Print/ Microsoft IPP Class) or configured to defer feature updates can install the Windows 11 2022 update. Those interested in deploying the latest Windows 11 feature update can click “Check for Updates” in the Windows Update Settings dialog. An option to “Download and install” the Windows 11 2022 Update should be available if their device is ready and not impacted by safeguard holds. The Windows 11 22H2 feature update (BleepingComputer) via BleepingComputer

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Windows 11 22H2 Known Issues

This post will be updated as issues are resolved or discovered Microsoft Corporation 245,12 -5,08 -2,03% Windows 11 22H2 released on September 20, 2022 was the first annual Feature Update to Windows 11. Unfortunately, the release has had some issues, some of which are preventing users from being offered the update.  BLOCKED indicates Microsoft is blocking the Windows 11 22H2 update on machines with this specific hardware. Here is list of major known issues associated with the Windows 11 22H2 release: BLOCKED Windows Hello users may not be able to sign on using PIN or Biometric methods after installing the…

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