Microsoft releases urgent security updates for Windows 10 Codecs bugs

Microsoft releases urgent security updates for Windows 10 Codecs bugs

Microsoft has released two out-of-band security updates to address remote code execution security vulnerabilities affecting the Microsoft Windows Codecs Library on several Windows 10 and Windows Server versions. The two vulnerabilities are tracked as CVE-2020-1425 and CVE-2020-1457, the first one being rated as critical while the second received an important severity rating. Both desktop and server platforms affected In […]

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Microsoft removed the defer feature update setting in Windows 10

Microsoft removed the defer feature update setting in Windows 10

Microsoft has removed the setting allowing users to defer feature updates in Windows 10 2004 but still allows it to be configured via group policies for business versions. Since Windows 10 version 1703, Microsoft has included a setting that allows users to defer the installation of feature updates for up to 365 days. Defer update […]

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NVIDIA patches high severity flaws in Windows, Linux drivers

NVIDIA patches high severity flaws in Windows, Linux drivers

NVIDIA has released security updates to address security vulnerabilities found in GPU Display and CUDA drivers and Virtual GPU Manager software that could lead to code execution, denial of service, escalation of privileges, and information disclosure on both Windows and Linux machines. Although all the flaws patched today require local user access and cannot be exploited remotely, with attackers […]

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Windows 10 June 2020 updates cause forced reboots, LSASS crashes

Windows 10 June 2020 updates cause forced reboots, LSASS crashes

Microsoft acknowledged a new known issue leading to Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS) critical system process crashes and forced reboots on some Windows 10 devices. LSASS is responsible for security policy enforcing on Windows systems and it is used by the system to add entries to the security log, as well as to handle […]

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Microsoft Rolls Out New Windows 10 Optional Update Experience

Microsoft Rolls Out New Windows 10 Optional Update Experience

Starting today, Microsoft will begin rolling out the new Windows 10 optional updates experience that allows users to pick and choose what non-security updates and drivers they wish to install. In September 2019, it was reported that Microsoft was introducing a new section to Windows Update called ‘Optional updates’ that contains all of the optional updates and […]

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Microsoft announces an all-new version of Windows

Microsoft announces an all-new version of Windows

Software giant Microsoft has announced a new version of its Windows 10 operating system Windows 10 designed for laptops with two screens. Called Windows 10X, this unique version of the operating system will be exclusive to dual-screen devices with displays larger than nine inches in diameter. The company paired the announcement off with a dual-screen […]

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Most NHS computers haven’t switched to Windows 10

Most NHS computers haven’t switched to Windows 10

Windows 7 is still the preferred OS for more than a million of devices. More than a million computers belonging to the NHS are currently running the Windows 7 operating system, which some MPs see as a potential problem. The operating system in itself is not the problem, according to Jo Platt MP, shadow cabinet office minister, […]

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The end of the desktop?

The end of the desktop?

We’ve been predicting for a while that Microsoft is moving us away from its PC-centric Windows operating system to a cloud-based rental version of Windows. Now, with the Windows Virtual Desktop beta finally showing up, we’re a step closer to the death of the PC. When the first PC was released it changed everything. Before it, […]

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