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Microsoft to Release New Windows 10 Cumulative Updates Tomorrow

Q: Microsoft to Release New Windows 10 Cumulative Updates Tomorrow

Microsoft to Release New Windows 10 Cumulative Updates Tomorrow

Microsoft will kick off this month?s Patch Tuesday rollout tomorrow, and in addition to security updates, the firm will also publish new cumulative updates specifically aimed at Windows 10 systems.

Cumulative updates are particularly important for Windows 10 users because they contain all available fixes, including here both security and non-security patches that are available for a specific version.

Tomorrow?s release will be focused on the security front, however, as Microsoft will patch the last known vulnerabilities in the operating system.

All supported versions of Windows 10 will get cumulative updates, and these include the new Creators Update that got the green light in April this year.

The last few cumulative updates for Windows 10 have worked pretty smoothly, with a smaller number of users reporting issues and complaining of failed installs. Furthermore, the updates that are aimed at the Creators Update also installed correctly, and there?s a good chance that the same will happen with tomorrow?s release as well.

Reboots will be needed
Cumulative updates are recommended to be installed as soon as possible, especially because they include fixes that could prevent attackers from compromising systems.

Living proof is the March cumulative updates that addressed the SMB vulnerability in Windows 10 and which protected users of the operating system against the WannaCry ransomware.

What?s important to have in mind, especially in the case of IT admins, is that cumulative updates require a system reboot to complete the install, so saving work before updating computers is absolutely mandatory.

We?ll be keeping an eye on tomorrow?s release and let you know when more information becomes available, including on possible failed installs on specific Windows 10 versions. Hopefully everything will install fine in the case of all users, though given the huge number of hardware configurations out there, it?s nearly impossible to predict any potential problems that might be experienced.Click to expand...

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New Windows 10 Cumulative Updates Finally Launching Tomorrow

Microsoft rolls out this month?s Patch Tuesday updates tomorrow, and this time, the release is twice more important than in the past because it also includes security fixes that were originally expected in February.

The company delayed the February 2017 Patch Tuesday fixes due to a bug discovered at the very last minute, so this month?s rollout should include twice more fixes for Windows computers.

Additionally, Microsoft is expected to patch vulnerabilities that were made public by Google and which were originally projected to be addressed last month, but which are still there given the Patch Tuesday delay.

And of course, this month?s Patch Tuesday cycle will also include cumulative updates for Windows 10, which are critical for computers running the latest Microsoft operating system, as they include both security patches and other improvements for the OS itself and the built-in apps and features.

There were no cumulative updates released last month either, and this again proves that Windows 10 systems might have a large patch to deploy tomorrow that would address all issues discovered since the last Patch Tuesday in January this year.

IT admins should have in mind that this month?s Patch Tuesday rollout will require system reboots, so saving work before starting deployment will be necessary.

We?ll post more information about the new updates tomorrow when they go live, but expect a large Patch Tu... Read more

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http://news.softpedia.com/news/micr...-8-1-will-get-cumulative-updates-509130.shtml

Microsoft will make substantial changes to the way it delivers updates to Windows 7 and 8.1 computers tomorrow when it starts the rollout of this month?s Patch Tuesday, switching to a new servicing model that?s inspired by Windows 10.

Specifically, Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 will start getting rollup updates every month, which are supposed to make it easier for users and IT admins to install them on Patch Tuesdays.

Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 computers will get a security-only quality update every month, and this will be published as ?Security Update? with a unique KB number. Additionally, there?ll be a security monthly quality rollup which is more of a monthly rollup containing all security fixes needed to bring a computer fully up to date.

?This will be published to Windows Update (where all consumer PCs will install it), WSUS, and the Windows Update Catalog. The initial monthly rollup released in October will only have new security updates from October, as well as the non-security updates from September,? Microsoft says.



Non-security fixes
And last but not least, there?ll be a third update that will include non-security fixes and which will be rolled on the third Tuesday of the month ? this means that you?ll get it a week after Patch Tuesday.

?An additional monthly rollup containing a preview of new non-security fixes that will be included in the next mo... Read more

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Microsoft Finally Got Windows 10 Cumulative Updates Right This Month

Microsoft has a long history of shipping botched Windows updates, but with Windows 10, the company made everything a lot worse, as many of the cumulative updates it published failed to install or caused several other issues once deployed.

As a result, it?s no surprise that there are plenty of users out there who prefer not to install updates when they are released or to keep auto-updates off until others deploy them to determine if everything is working fine.

But since April when the Creators Update goes live, cumulative updates have provided much smoother performance, with the number of issues experienced by Windows 10 users declining substantially to the point where almost everyone can install them correctly.

This is what happened this month when cumulative updates installed correctly at a rate that exceeds 99 percent, and complaints regarding failed installs or problems caused by these patches pretty hard to find online.




Long install times
In most of the cases, users complaining about issues with this month?s cumulative updates, which are KB4025342, KB4025339, and KB4025344, point to long install times. Indeed, cumulative updates sometimes take too long to install, in some cases up to an hour, but in 99 percent of the cases, the process was completed just fine.

This is actually one of the issues that Microsoft also needs to address with cumulative updates, as the install process still ... Read more

A:Microsoft Finally Got Windows 10 Cumulative Updates Right This Month

I rarely had any issues with installing updates and none when running on a new update.
 

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Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Cumulative Updates KB4048955, KB4048954, KB4048953

Microsoft has released a new batch of cumulative updates for Windows 10 as part of the monthly Patch Tuesday rollout supposed to fix security issues in products like Windows and Office.

This time, the cumulative updates for Windows 10 are the following: KB4048955 (1709), KB4048954 (1703), KB4048953 (1607), KB4048952 (1511), and KB4048956 (RTM).

Since they land on Patch Tuesday, the focus is mostly on security bugs, but these cumulative updates also include a large collection of performance improvements and non-security issue resolutions, all of which should be installed on Windows 10 devices as soon as possible.

In the past, we?ve seen lots of cumulative updates causing issues on the Windows 10 systems they were supposed to be installed to, and it remains to be seen if similar bugs are experienced this month as well. Our Windows 10 devices updated correctly and no failed installs occurred.

Truth be told, Microsoft has managed to substantially reduce the percentage of failed installs since the release of the Windows 10 Creators Update and the Fall Creators Update likely brings more improvements in this regard.

First Patch Tuesday for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1709)
This is the first Patch Tuesday rollout for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update after the staged release kicked off on October 17. The new OS is shipped to systems across the world in stages, as Microsoft wants ... Read more

A:Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Cumulative Updates KB4048955, KB4048954, KB4048953

all up and running very quick download !!!
 

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On "Update Tuesday", which is on the 11th this month, Microsoft plans to release 5 new security updates for Windows XP.

This is courtesy of http://bink.nu

On 11 April 2006 Microsoft is planning to release:

Security Updates

• Four Microsoft Security Bulletin affecting Microsoft Windows. The highest Maximum Severity rating for these is Critical. Some of these updates will require a restart. These updates will be detectable using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and the Enterprise Scan Tool. One of the updates will be a cumulative Internet Explorer update that addresses the publicly known "CreateTextRange" vulnerability.

• One Microsoft Security Bulletin affecting Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows. The highest Maximum Severity rating for this is Moderate. These updates may require a restart. These updates will be detectable using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and the Enterprise Scanning Tool.

Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool

• Microsoft will release an updated version of the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool on Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Windows Server Update Services and the Download Center.

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I understand that the auto update will not occur for about 2-3 weeks to work out final bugs with this release.

I am waiting for auto update, so that any bugs and security fixes can be worked out first. I do that with any major software release.

Jack
 

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Well October is on the horizon and we are about to have cumulative updates from 'patch Tuesday' forced upon us. (unless you choose otherwise).
I for one am not very happy that MS has chosen to force users to either download all or none as described in this article:
 
http://www.computerworld.com/article/3123113/windows-pcs/impending-cumulative-updates-unnerve-windows-patch-experts.html?ref=yfp
 
So there will be no choices to download or not if you want security updates for your system.

A:Windows 7 And Cumulative Updates

You will be able to download  Security Only rollups for Windows 7 using the Microsoft Update Catalog.

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In less than two days, PC users will be able to manually install the Windows 10 Creators Update with the Update Assistant tool. With such little time to spare, Microsoft has released two new cumulative updates with some last-minute fixes.

For Insiders that are in the Release Preview or Slow rings, you'll find KB4016251, or 15063.13. Naturally, it contains all of the fixes that were included in 15063.11, along with the following:

We fixed an issue where printer connections from clients running older versions of Windows (V3-XPS-based-drivers) failed to connect to clients running the Windows 10 Creators Update.
We fixed an issue where on some devices like the Surface Pro 3, the Windows audio device graph isolation would max out CPU utilization due to being stuck in an endless loop due to defective Realtek APOs.
In the Fast ring, build 15063.14 is available (KB4016252), which includes everything that you see above, along with one more fix:

We fixed an issue where non-suspendable processes would suspend after waking a device.
Of course, if you don't manually install the Creators Update on April 5, the rollout begins on the 11th. At first, it will be available to newer PCs and devices that Microsoft has tested with its OEM partners, and then it will be made available to older devices over the next several months based on feedback.
 

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Hi,
I have a small question to ask,  may I know how many days we can keep for postponed to restart the machine? for this windows 10 cumulative patches.
Appreciate your support!!!!

 

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Get Ready: New Windows 10 Cumulative Updates to Launch This Week

It?s time for our typical pre-Patch Tuesday notification aimed at Windows 10 users: new cumulative updates will be released tomorrow for all versions of the operating systems, and IT pros should prepare computers in their environments for deployment.

Tomorrow?s cumulative updates are twice more important than any other update, mainly because they will include security fixes addressing vulnerabilities in Windows and the pre-installed apps.

Installing the most recent cumulative update brings a computer fully up-to-date, so if you do install tomorrow?s release, this means your system will include all the patches released by Microsoft for the Windows 10 version you are running.

As with all the other cumulative updates, there are concerns that Microsoft could ship botched patches causing problems on users? computers, but the truth is that the number of issues experienced after installing cumulative updates has dropped substantially after the release of the Creators Update in April.
Nearly flawless install experience
The majority of bugs that users were hitting when installing cumulative updates before the Creators Update launched generated failed installs, with a substantial number of users complaining that the whole process got interrupted before completion, pushing their systems in an infinite loop, with the update being re-offered when logging back in to the desktop.

Fortunately, the experience has ... Read more

A:Get Ready: New Windows 10 Cumulative Updates to Launch This Week

What, new cumulative updates ?! I just reinstalled my laptop with Windows 10 and update it to version 15063.483. I noticed that new cumulative updates are released(15063.502) just a few days ago. but, there is new cumulative updates tomorrow
 

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I have been to Microsoft board trying to fix the windows update. Every month it is a new KB # and it still won't updates these. Other updates have been updated. I went through all the troubleshooting methods which did not work. The last one on the troubleshooting method is to refresh the OS and some other options in recovery.Windows 10 upgraded from Windows 8.1Dell Inspiron 15 3542December and January Cumulative Updates will not install, fails every time. It's been failing at 8% and some at 18% then goes to 100% and says it failed.Others have the same problem over on the Microsoft board as well. I really don't want to reinstall windows 10 if I don't have to. PC is running pretty good except windows updates.Any suggestions

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The cumulative updates for October, November and December have all failed with code 0x80240034

I have tried running the Trouble Shooter but it lists the Update Database as being corrupt and is unable to fix it.

Any ideas?

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7200U CPU @ 2.50GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 142 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8074 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 620, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 107 GB (15 GB Free);
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 05JK94
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled
 

A:Cumulative updates fail Windows 10 Version 1709

You appear to have a Dell XPS 13 9360 laptop that came with Windows 10 64-bit.

Are you using Windows 10's built-in Windows Defender Antivirus app, or are you using a third-party antivirus app?

Why is your laptop 3 months behind with cumulative updates?

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Microsoft is rolling out the first cumulative package of non-security-focused updates and fixes for Windows 10 one week after the company began making available to users the release-to-manufacturing (RTM) version of the operating system.

Referred to by some company watchers as "Service Release 1," the actual update package is officially known as KB3081424. (Thanks to The Verge's Tom Warren for a pointer to the KB.)

There's not a lot of information so far about what's in today's update, which Microsoft is delivering via Windows Update. The KB page says the following:"This update includes non-security-related changes to enhance the functionality of Windows 10 through new features and improvements.Windows 10 updates are cumulative. Therefore, this package contains all previously-released fixes (see KB 3074683). If you have installed previous updates, only the new fixes that are contained in this package will be downloaded and installed to your computer."





Microsoft delivers first cumulative Windows 10 update | ZDNet

A:Microsoft delivers first cumulative Windows 10 update

Microsoft Delivers Windows 10 SR1


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I know what you?re thinking. SR1? Seriously? But it?s true: just a week after the initial release of Windows 10, Microsoft has delivered the first major update to its latest OS. Dubbed Service Release 1 (SR1) internally, this cumulative update for Windows 10 provides no new features but does offer a ton of small fixes.

?This update includes non?security-related changes to enhance the functionality of Windows 10 through new features and improvements, the Knowledge Base article for this update blandly notes. ?Windows 10 updates are cumulative. Therefore, this package contains all previously-released fixes (see KB 3074683). If you have installed previous updates, only the new fixes that are contained in this package will be downloaded and installed to your computer.?




https://www.thurrott.com/windows/win...windows-10-sr1

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http://news.softpedia.com/news/new-...security-patches-to-launch-today-509160.shtml

Microsoft will kick off the Patch Tuesday rollout in a few hours, and Windows 10 systems are expected to get its own batch of fixes, including brand new cumulative updates for the original version released in July 2015 (10240), November Update (1511), and Anniversary Update (1607).

Just like usual, cumulative updates are particularly important for Windows 10 users because they bring computers completely up-to-date once they are installed, but it?s no secret either that plenty of them actually came with bugs and caused trouble on PCs.

Microsoft is yet to deliver a cumulative update that installs fine on all Windows 10 computers, but given the fact that new ones are expected today, we?ll keep an eye out on reports and will let you know should anything go wrong.

This month?s Patch Tuesday also brings an important change for Windows 7 and 8.1 systems, as Microsoft switches to a rollup servicing cycle that?s similar to the cumulative updates shipped to Windows 10 computers.

Challenging month for companies
Chris Goettl, product manager at Shavlik, expects this Patch Tuesday to be particularly challenging for many companies, as it could raise additional problems, some of which would involve application compatibility.

?While well intentioned, Microsoft¹s change will likely impact many companies, and in some cases, push them to make difficult decisions. At first glance, it appears appl... Read more

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New Windows 10 Cumulative Updates, Security Patches Coming This Week

This month?s Patch Tuesday will kick off tomorrow and in addition to the typical release cycle that includes security patches for Windows, Office and other software, there are also two highlights that everyone should have in mind.

First and foremost, Microsoft will release new cumulative updates for all Windows 10 versions released so far, including the original July 2015 version, November Update, and Anniversary Update.

These cumulative updates will be shipped through Windows Update and will bring computers fully up-to-date, supposing that they are actually capable of installing them ? in the last few months, cumulative updates have caused quite a lot of problems on Windows 10 computers and there were many cases when they simply failed to install for bugs that are still unknown.

The changelog of each cumulative update will be revealed tomorrow, but keep in mind that they require a system reboot, so IT admins should save work on Windows 10 computers before deployment.

Patch for Google-disclosed flaw
In addition to new cumulative updates, Microsoft will also deliver a patch for the security flaw that Google publicly disclosed last week and which is already being exploited in the wild.

Microsoft confirms that it recorded attacks from a group of Russian hackers known as Fancy Bear, but explained that Edge browser users were already secure thanks to patches that were shipped to Windows 10 systems. Ev... Read more

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Hello,

I am noticing a interesting trend with machines in my environment. I am using SCCM 2012 R2 to push updates to my desktops. All of my desktops are Win 7 Enterprise x64. Since the inception of the Update Rollups in October half of my desktops cannot
install these updates.

The updates install but when the machine reboots it starts reverting changes and reboots several times and the updates fail to install. I have attempted to remedy this by running the WURT and SURT tools, sfcscannow, stopping wuauclt and renaming the softwaredistrobution
folder.  I also tried to download the patch locally and install. None of these have worked.


I have spent over 20 hours trying to figure out the problem and I am in need of help. This is my first post so please be kind. I can attach my CBS logs and WindowsUpdate logs if needed. I can't figure out how to that in this OP.

Thanks,

Gerard

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Microsoft officials say the latest Windows 10 cumulative update fixes problems some users were having with Windows Store. What else is in it? We have no idea.
 
The newest cumulative update is KB3081438. The Microsoft Support page says nothing about the specific features and fixes that are new to this update beyond "This update includes improvements to enhance the functionality of Windows 10."
 

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A:Microsoft's third Windows 10 cumulative update said to fix Store issues

"This update includes improvements to enhance the functionality"
Any update with a vague description like that should be considered suspicious. If I were offered an update worded like that for my windows 8.1 machine I would definitely refuse it, if they won't say what it is for it is either not important or not pleasant. Remember that this is the sort of language which was the wording used for the KB page of kb3035583 when it was first released (it's page has been updated since to give a more accurate description of what it does, but when that update first came out it's page was all vague like that).

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Microsoft Launches Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4039396

Microsoft has just released a new Windows 10 cumulative update targeting only systems running the Anniversary Update (also known as version 1607).

Windows 10 cumulative update KB4039396 includes just two different fixes, and because it does not land on Patch Tuesday, no security improvements are shipped. What Microsoft wanted to do, however, is repair a bug introduced by a previous cumulative update and causing various problems on systems that installed it.

Microsoft explains in the release notes that this new cumulative update fixes Update History and hidden updates being lost on systems running Windows 10 Anniversary Update and where cumulative update KB4034658 was installed.
?Addressed issue where Update History and hidden updates are lost and a full scan for updates happens after installing OS Updates 14393.1532 through 14393.1613, including KB4034658. Installing this update will not restore past update history or hidden updates for users who have already installed the listed updates. However, this current update will address this issue for users who have not yet installed them,? the firm explains in the release notes.

No failed installs so far
A second bugfix reveals that Microsoft repaired a bug impacting the WSUS update metadata processing which could lead to error 0x8024401c on a number of client machines.

There are no known issues at this point and the cumulative update is supposed to install correc... Read more

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Basically, this cumulative update, labeled as KB3105213, includes security fixes specifically aimed at Windows 10 or other OS components, such as Microsoft Edge, which got its very own share of patches this month.

Here?s what?s included in the update, as explained by Microsoft:



3105256 MS15-122: Security update for Kerberos to address security feature bypass: November 10, 2015
3104521 MS15-119: Security update in TDX.sys to address elevation of privilege: November 10, 2015
3104507 MS15-118: Security updates in the .NET Framework to address elevation of privilege: November 10, 2015
3105864 MS15-115: Security update for Windows to address remote code execution: November 10, 2015
3104519 MS15-113: Cumulative security update for Microsoft Edge: November 10, 2015
3104517 MS15-112: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer: November 10, 2015Click to expand...

Source: Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3105213
 

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How do I reset the cumulative score on Windows 8 Microsoft games, specifically Spider?

A:Reset cumulative score on Windows 8 Microsoft games

Microsoft Solitaire Collection is a combination of card games and it does not have a Common reset option for all the games. Therefore, I'm afraid it cannot be reset.Niki Han
TechNet Community Support

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Microsoft has just rolled out a new cumulative update for PCs running Windows 10 preview builds, so if you?re not part of the Insider program, you?re not going to see it.

What?s odd with this update is that it takes the version number to Windows 10 14393.82, which the exact same version that another cumulative update released by the company earlier this week brought. In fact, Microsoft even says that if you have the old update running on your computer, you?re not going to see the new one, which is kind of weird, given the fact that it also includes an exclusive change.

Microsoft explains that this new update brings the same fixes as the previous one, with just one exception, but because you can?t see it, you?re not going be able to get this improvement - the chances are that it?ll be part of another cumulative update planned for the next weeks, so you should receive it anyway at some point in the near future.

?We have released Cumulative Update (KB3176934) to Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14393 on PCs which will bring the build number to 14393.82. This Cumulative Update includes the same fixes as KB3176932 but with an additional fix: Improved download size optimization of updates,? Microsoft explains.

Could be released to retail users soon

What?s also interesting is that these cumulative updates are currently available for insiders only, so retailer users are very likely to get them in the coming weeks when all the testing is completed.

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A:Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3176934

Installed great again. Win 10 AU is love Win 10 AU is life.
 

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Microsoft Pre-release Definition Updates

"Microsoft offers partially-tested pre-release definition updates for download before the fully-tested (released) version is available. These updates are listed below.

You can use these pre-release definitions to clean infected computers. You can also use them to protect computers that are at an immediate risk of infection. The pre-release definition update is not meant for enterprise-wide deployment.

Pre-release updates are explicitly created for malicious software threats. You should not deploy a pre-release definition update if you are not experiencing a threat for which it was explicitly created.

Note: After additional testing, certain pre-release definition updates will be released as regular definition updates. The same binary file that was used for the pre-release definition update may be used for the released definition update."

(Once you have read the above, expand the Spoiler below for URL to proceed)

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Visit, Microsoft Pre-Release Definitions for Anti-Malware and Anti-Spyware

For Windows 8 and 8.1 users:
Please use the "Microsoft Antimalware products including Microsoft Forefront products or Microsoft Security Essentials". (64-bit users, mpam-feX64.exe | 32-bit users, mpam-fe.exe)
Screenshots posted from Windows 8.1 Update 1 (64-bit):

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http://news.softpedia.com/news/micr...te-kb3194496-installation-issues-508844.shtml

Microsoft rolled out a new Windows 10 cumulative update for PCs running version 1607 (Anniversary Update), and just as we reported yesterday, there were plenty of users who experienced installation issues.

In a post on the firm?s Community forums, Microsoft engineers confirm the installation problems and explain that the team is already investigating and developing a fix.

?Investigating?
There are no details as to when exactly this new cumulative update fix could be released, but it?s worth noting that Microsoft itself says that there?s no point in trying to install this cumulative update because it?ll keep failing anyway.

?Teams have dug into this issue and do believe the cause has been identified. The correct team is developing a fix/workaround and once we have the full details, we'll be posting that information. For your affected machines, there's no need to keep attempting the install. It'll keep failing. In the mean time, hold tight! We're all over this and will keep sharing information along the way,? Microsoft says.

Several company engineers have already joined the discussion thread on the Community forums, asking for more details on the problem, so it?s very clear that the firm is actively investigating the problem.

What?s more frustrating, however, is that this cumulative update actually experienced the exact same issues when being tested ... Read more

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how often is it that Windows releases new security updates and then that way I can check for updates the day that they are released thanks

A:How often does Windows release new security updates

Once a month. 2nd Tuesday
Patch Tuesday - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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I guess I will have to check this out and see what I get tomorrow.
Looks like 34 total.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/894199/

Jim

A:More Optional Updates tomorrow April 21

A lot less than that!
I make it 4 for Win7

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I guess I will have to check this out and see what I get tomorrow.
Looks like 34 total.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/894199/

Jim

A:More Optional Updates tomorrow April 21

that is very interesting
thanks

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After some general market confusion and bad headline writing, Microsoft this morning detailed how it will roll out Windows 10 to testers, consumers, and large-scale customers.
First, scale: Microsoft said in its blog post this morning that there are now 5 million Windows Insiders, up from 3.7 million in May. The company also said that it has collected “millions” of “reservations” for Windows 10 from the public. Both numbers seem reasonable.
Microsoft will offer Windows 10 as a free upgrade to Windows 7 and Windows 8 and 8.1 users for a year. The company hopes to land the code on a billion devices in two to three years, a wide band, but also a large figure.
 

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A:Here’s How Microsoft Will Release Windows 10

Looks good. So it appears that if your device doesn't meet the Windows 10 requirements, the upgrade process will be different.

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I'm still waiting on news. Will Windows 8 be released 10/1/2012 ?

A:When will microsoft release windows 8?

nobody know - depend upon how well all the testing goes.

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Hi
My dell inspiron , windows 10 version 1511, 64 bit , 4GB RAM, free space in C Drive 23 GB ,system has been running with an update issue for a long. I have raised the issue to the MS community. Please find the link My issue . 
Dell update for drivers update is showing your system is up to date. 
I have tried many things  as suggested by the MS community members but the issue is still there. Right now I am getting this error in the windows update page
• Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems (KB4015219) - Error 0x8000fff

I have tried the following

1 As the auto update of the system failed continuously, to install the cumulative update for version 1511 I've  downloaded the  update from Microsoft update catalog. Failed to  update.

2. To install the anniversary update without installing the cumulative updates for version 1511 tried this one
Download windows10 through Media creation tool . Both the option of  Update now and ISO file has been tried.
In both the cases got the below error
3 Tried to install in clean boot mode. The same above error.

4. Tried to install in safe mode The same error,

5 Tried Troubleshooting , no success.

6. Tried to Reset windows update component and again check for update. Shows the error 0x8000fff.

Creators update is already released Is it possible for me to jump from version 1511 to  the latest version of windows 10 ? ( without... Read more

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Update: Delay Windows Vista Until January 2007
Barry
 

A:Microsoft to Delay Windows Vista Release

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Microsoft has finally revealed that Windows 10 will officially launch on July 29th, 2015, confirming a previous statement from AMD CEO Lisa Su that suggested the operating system will launch in late July.

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A:Microsoft to release Windows 10 on July 29th

I got a notification about win 10 free upgrade today. It asked me to register and after that it said that I will be a 3 gb download.
 

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When will Microsoft release the final, non-beta version of Windows 7? I'm planning to buy Windows 7 when it reaches SP1 (unless everyone gives a poitive review on it and no issues are discovered) but I'm just curious when.

A:When will Microsoft release Windows 7 Final (not Beta)?

Microsoft probably won't announce the release date until after the results from the RC are in (and it hasn't been released yet).
FWIW - I'm using it on my primary desktop and laptop and haven't experienced any show-stopping issues.

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MCT and cumulative updates
on a different website I recently read that it might be possible tosomehow include the cumulative updates in the creation process of the ISO. Is that true and if so, how is that process??

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Windows XP Security Guide by Microsoft v2.1 release Oct 20, 2005:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...bc-f434-4cc6-a5a7-09a8a229f118&displaylang=en
Updated Online version: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/prodtech/windowsxp/secwinxp/default.mspx
Companion Guide: Threats and Countermeasures: Security Settings in Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=15159
Right-hand panel link: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/topics/serversecurity/tcg/tcgch00.mspx

-- Tom
 

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Windows 7 Beta Customer Preview

Sorry if this has been posted previously!

A:Microsoft TechNet Windows 7 Release Candidate (May 2009)

Oh interesting

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Microsoft has already introduced a new icon set in Windows 10, but the company doesn?t want to stop here and is now working to refine the entire UI in the operating system with another update.

Screenshots that were published online by Twitter user @cadenzza92 and coming from an unreleased build reveal several new icons that Microsoft has prepared for Windows 10, but also other visual tweaks that will be part of an upcoming update.

Right now, it seems that these changes will be first introduced in an insider build, so Windows 10 testers will be the first to get them, while everyone else can receive it at a later time depending on the received feedback.

As you can see in the screenshots below, Windows 10 is scheduled to receive refined icons in the key areas of the operating system, so a new printing, personalization, keyboard, and other device icons are all expected to be released.

At the same time, the software giant?s also working on improving the personalization screen, so in these screenshots, for example, Microsoft is using a bigger preview window than in the current builds.

Read more: Microsoft to Release New Windows 10 Icons in Future Update
 

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Hi folks,

cumulative updates will not install. Other updates do install without a problem... so WU itself is working..

I run sfc which brought some errors, which could not be corrected. CBS log is attached.

Would not want to reinstall as this PC has some specialised software..

thx in advance

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Just curious to learn as to why while downloading Cumulative Updates for Win 10 thru Windows Update the download gets struck midway? The same files download in a jiffy when downloaded from Catalog site of MS. Why this problem is not being solved in spite of Insider Program?

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Hello All!

I'm new to the Insider Program and am currently running build 10565 on one laptop and 10240 RTM on another. Quick question about getting updates on Insider builds - do I get cumulative & security updates that are available for the RTM version on my insider build? Just did some updates to my RTM but noticed that some of the newest updates like KB3097617 don't show on my 10565 build.

I manually downloaded the latest updates from Microsoft Catalog but when I tried to install them it said they are not applicable. Is it because insider builds already come with these security updates built in?

A:do I get cumulative & security updates

Some of those updates are already included in the 10565 build so they are not offered.

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Microsoft Announces New Monthly Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft rolls out new cumulative updates every month on Patch Tuesday, including here not only security fixes targeting vulnerabilities in Windows 10 and installed Microsoft software, but also OS improvements and other tweaks refining the overall experience.

Today, the company announced that it would publish a second cumulative update for businesses running Windows 10 Creators Update, this time including non-security fixes.

Microsoft says that although it wants to release one such cumulative update every month (in addition to the security release on Patch Tuesday), there might be cases when more than a single extra cumulative update is shipped, depending on the bugs that it needs to fix.

These updates will be listed as ?Updates? in WSUS and Configuration Manager, with certain exceptions when critical issues affecting organizations are targeted, so the updates will be flagged as ?Critical Updates.?

Customers who use Windows Update for Business won?t have these updates installed automatically if options to defer quality updates are in place.

You can simply ignore these updates
The software giant explains that Windows 10 users getting these updates will be allowed to deploy them just like the updates that are shipped on Patch Tuesday, but at the same time, be provided with options to deploy each of them only to a subset of devices.

?This enables the organization to ensure that... Read more

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There is a lot of Microsoft spy ware included in certain updates nobody wants on their computers and if performing a Dist-Upgrade will embed them without an option to remove them later, then we would rather do the installation without them; and choose what
we want to upgrade later.
Examples of Windows 7 Native Telemetry/Spyware updates and the necessary steps to harden your PC against Microsoft (TM) spy ware:
https://www.ghacks.net/2016/09/12/ancile-block-spying-on-windows-7-and-8/
https://superuser.com/questions/972501/how-to-stop-microsoft-from-gathering-telemetry-data-from-windows-7-8-and-8-1#972506

For windows 10 users, I recommend blackbird www.getblackbird.net/ , (also works on windows 7) O&O Shutup 10 https://www.oo-software.com/en/shutup10 , and Spybot-Anti-beacon   https://www.safer-networking.org/spybot-anti-beacon/
For windows 7, Ancile, Blackbird, Spybot Anti-Beacon 

Also make sure your Persistent routes is clean under TCPIP parameters, I had 329 embedded entries the majority of which were pointing directly to Microsoft servers. 
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Tcpip\Parameters\PersistentRoutes]

Will an in-place dist upgrade of a Windows/OS with Updates included embed updates in such a way they cannot be uninstalled later?

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Hello!

My test computer (specs follow) is stuck at build 10586.11 I cannot install any cumulative upgrade, they all fail and Windows Update undoes any change to the system. In order to be able to install any other update I have to use the show/hide tool to hide the cumulative updates. I don't know what's wrong. My main computer (see my specs) and several of my friends have no problem upgrading up to 10586.36, but this particular one fails for some reason. I already tried to disable some devices in Device Manager and disable some services and startup applications, nothing worked. So I decided to start this thread and include a log taken by the forum tool in case someone can shed some light to the issue and tell me what to do.

Thank you in advance.

Specs of my test computer that has the issue:

Computer: Custom-build server system
Motherboard: Supermicro PDSG4 (Intel socket 775)
Chipset: Intel Glenwood 955X (supports up to Pentium D dual-core CPU socket 775, not newer models)
CPU: Intel Pentium D 945 3.40GHz dual-core socket 775
RAM: 4GB DDR2 667MHz (4x 1GB modules in dual channel mode)
Graphics: XFX GeForce 7300GS
SATA Controller: Intel ICH7R with RAID support
SCSI Controllers: Adaptec 7901 Single channel Ultra 320 SCSI & Adaptec SCSI RAID 20105/Supermicro AOC-LPZCR supported
LAN: Intel 82573V PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Audio: Realtek AC'97 audio high quality 6-channel sound
OS: Windows 10 Pro TH2 build 10586.11 32-bit English US

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A:Cannot install any cumulative update, other updates OK

Hi spapakons,

Please remove every crack/bypass on your system in order to proceed.
There are 2 main reasons,
1.




Troubleshooting a system with counterfeit programs is useless as it is not known what has been modified to your system.
A counterfeit program contains heavily modified code which causes the system to behave in unexpected ways.
For this reason, analyzing counterfeit systems is unreliable and most analysts won't try it.



2.
Forum rules





4) No piracy or discussion of piracy allowed at all. Such as software, music, videos and other intellectual property violations (e.g. downloading youtube videos locally etc).

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There is a lot of Microsoft spy ware included in certain updates nobody wants on their computers and if performing a Dist-Upgrade will embed them without an option to remove them later, then we would rather do the installation without them; and choose what
we want to upgrade later.
Examples of Windows 7 Native Telemetry/Spyware updates and the necessary steps to harden your PC against Microsoft (TM) spy ware:
https://www.ghacks.net/2016/09/12/ancile-block-spying-on-windows-7-and-8/
https://superuser.com/questions/972501/how-to-stop-microsoft-from-gathering-telemetry-data-from-windows-7-8-and-8-1#972506

For windows 10 users, I recommend blackbird www.getblackbird.net/ , (also works on windows 7) O&O Shutup 10 https://www.oo-software.com/en/shutup10 , and Spybot-Anti-beacon   https://www.safer-networking.org/spybot-anti-beacon/
For windows 7, Ancile, Blackbird, Spybot Anti-Beacon 

Also make sure your Persistent routes is clean under TCPIP parameters, I had 329 embedded entries the majority of which were pointing directly to Microsoft servers. 
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Tcpip\Parameters\PersistentRoutes]

Will an in-place dist upgrade of a Windows/OS with Updates included embed updates in such a way they cannot be uninstalled later?

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Microsoft won't release new Windows 10 Fast ring builds until 'installation bug' is squashed

Microsoft released its most recent Windows 10 preview, build 16257, for PCs in the Fast ring on August 2. Last week, its plans to roll out a newer build were hindered by a 'blocking bug', but it had aimed to release a new preview sometime this week.

However, those plans have been ruined by the discovery of another show-stopping bug. Yesterday, Windows Insider Program chief Dona Sarkar tweeted: "We've hit a rollback bug with our build candidate. Keeping [an] eye on more data so no Fast Ring build release today."

Today, Dona tweeted again, confirming that more time is needed to squash that bug:

That means that the next Windows 10 Fast ring build won't be released until Monday at the earliest, almost three weeks after the last PC build rolled out. It also seems unlikely that a new Windows 10 Mobile build will be released before then; in response to an enquiry on Twitter, Dona said: "We generally try and flight [PC and phone builds] together to make it easier on our flighting and feedback systems."
 

A:Microsoft won't release new Windows 10 Fast ring builds until 'installation bug' is squashed

Good.
 

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The wheels have kept turning at the Microsoft headquarters during the holiday period as a new cumulative update has been released to Insiders on the Release Preview ring.

The new update is listed as KB3209835, bringing the build number up to 14393.351, which is quite a jump from build 14393.479, released to Insiders on the Release Preview ring back in November. At present, no changelog has been released as Microsoft rarely offers notes regarding bug improvements, and fixes to the cumulative updates that ship to Windows Insiders. However, we will provide details once available, typically after the update has reached the Production ring.

There is also no corresponding update yet for Windows 10 Mobile users. If Microsoft decides to release an update for the mobile community, we will be sure to update you as we find out more.

If your computer is currently configured to be in the Release Preview ring, then you can grab the update by heading over to Settings > Update & security > Check for updates.
 

A:Microsoft releases Windows 10 for PCs build 14393.594 to the Release Preview ring

Thanks Kardo for this Heads Up.
Will Update later tonight. PeAcE
 

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