Microsoft had been delivering flawless updates these past few months, and the majority of users that deployed Patch Tuesday updates did so without experiencing any issues. Sure, Windows 8.1 Update caused a few installation problems, but that is not a patch, per se. But one of the fixes that the software titan rolled...

Microsoft initiated the global rollout of this month’s Patch Tuesday updates late last night, and managed to break a few records in the process. A total of 66 vulnerabilities have been fixed in various software. These flaws were discovered in Windows, Office and Internet Explorer. Two of these updates are aimed at the...

Redmond is gearing up to release the Patch Tuesday updates for the month of June 2014, and this time around Internet Explorer is getting a rather large number of vulnerabilities fixed. If anything, rather large here is an understatement — the list of flaws that are set to be patched is humongous. It comes down to a...

Owners of the second generation Surface models now have access to new updates that take care of a few of the reported bugs and bring a few enhancements to their devices. Part of Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday update cycle, these firmware updates are listed as “System Firmware Update – 6/10/2014” in the update history. And...

Microsoft might have ended support for Windows XP as scheduled on April 8, and might not be rolling out patches and fixes for the operating system, but the users base has unearthed a tweak. Basically, this is a trick that allows the retired OS to continue receiving updates. Published here on a German forum, Windows XP...

Yes, the biggest news, by far, in Patch Tuesday this month is that this is the first cycle that does not include any fixes for Windows XP. With that out of the way, let’s get down to business. May 2014 brings us eight different security bulletins that fix 13 different vulnerabilities in a number of Microsoft software,...

Just like the Patch Tuesday update cycle for last month, when Microsoft pulled the plug off of Windows XP on April 8, this month’s batch of fixes promises to be equally notable. This is the first Patch Tuesday release without any fixes for Windows XP. And although Redmond did well in fixing a critical Internet...

On the whole, the first ever update to Windows 8.1 has been a rouging success. It has been well received by the community, liked by the reviewers, and profoundly deployed. Still, there are some users that have encountered some troubling errors during installation. And even though Windows 8.1 Update officially launched...

Scientific surveys reveal that the technology community is about as fickle as they get. I’m joking, obviously, but there are times when it seems like only the professional wrestling fandom is fussier when it comes to matters like this. Case in point: Microsoft’s recent release of a patch for Windows XP computers to...

So Redmond pulled off a friendly little surprise when they rolled out another update for computers running Windows XP. This despite the fact that the OS had reached end of support on April 8. The patch fixes a recently discovered critical vulnerability in Internet Explorer. Obviously, some have criticized the decision...