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By Ed Tittel Manage Oct 05, 2016

Repeat Cumulative Updates Need Cleanup

Microsoft pushed out 3 cumulative updates that hit my PCs in September. They appeared on 9/1, 9/13, and 9/26. After the third one came through at month's end, I found myself thinking: "I wonder if ... Continue Reading


By Ed Tittel Problem Solve Sep 21, 2016

Windows Update Troubleshooter (Win10)

Sometimes Windows Update gets stuck, as with Cumulative Update KB3189866. When that happens, the built-in Windows Update Troubleshooter can help. Continue Reading


By Ed Tittel News Sep 14, 2016

Anniversary Update on 3 Month Schedule

A footnote to a recent MS email blast reveals Windows 10 Anniversary Update on 3 month schedule, thanks to Mary Jo Foley at ZDNet. Continue Reading


By Ed Tittel Evaluate Jun 27, 2016

Anniversary Update Signs Positive

With the scheduled release weeks away, all Anniversary Update signs positive makes me hopeful that more enterprise adoptions are likely. Continue Reading


By Michael Cobb Manage Oct 24, 2016

Patching and updating applications: How much time should be spent?

A survey found that half of its respondents perform application updates daily. Expert Michael Cobb explains how to allocate appropriate time on different security controls. Continue Reading


By Bob Tarzey News May 17, 2016

Updates, updates – hares and tortoises in the software vulnerability race

One of the first lines of defence an organisation should have in its battle against cyber-crime is up to date software. There are challenges in achieving this, but they can be surmounted. Continue Reading


By Ed Tittel Problem Solve Aug 17, 2016

Anniversary Update Display Scaling Changes

Windows PC can get wonky when docking or adding a display while a user is logged in. James Burrage explains Anniversary Update display scaling changes to better handle such situations. Continue Reading


By Brien Posey Problem Solve Oct 12, 2016

Windows Update failed to install. Now what?

When the Windows Update utility fails, fixing it is usually easy and just requires you to figure what the issue is and why it's happening. Continue Reading


By Ed Tittel Evaluate Oct 07, 2016

Windows Updates: CAB vs MSU Files

Sometimes, Microsoft releases out-of-band updates outside the Windows Update service through its Update Catalog. That's when understanding CAB vs MSU files helps. Continue Reading


By Ed Tittel Problem Solve Aug 03, 2016

Anniversary Update Post-Install Cleanup

On August 2, MS made the Anniversary Update available through various means. Alas, some Anniversary Update post-install cleanup seems required. Continue Reading