Update Tuesday Archive

Microsoft Unleashing 34 Windows Updates Today

And interestingly, these are not part of Patch Tuesday, or Update Tuesday, or what have you. More so, these Windows updates are flagged as optional on all systems, meaning they are not security in nature. The company,

Microsoft Fixes Widespread Windows 8.1 App Crash Issue

Things sure seem quiet ever since Microsoft dropped their policy of advanced notifications for Update Tuesday releases. However, the company did release a few patches on March 10. And one of the update aimed at Windows 8.1

KB3001652 Patch Causing Computers To Lock Up

Oh boy, not again. It’s Patch Tuesday time. Or Update Tuesday, if you will. And this time around, another patch is causing trouble for users that deployed it on their machines. Not the first time this has

First Update Tuesday For 2015 Brings One Critical Fix

Microsoft has started rolling out the first Update Tuesday fixes for 2015, and a total of eight security bulletins are now available that fix recently unearthed vulnerabilities in its software. One Critical update is up for grabs

Another Botched Update? KB3002339 Fails To Install

At least for some users. Another buggy update seems to have slipped through without Microsoft noticing, as there are reports that KB3002339 is giving trouble. The final Update Tuesday fixes started flying off servers late last night.

Final Update Tuesday Patches For The Year Start Arriving

The final Update Tuesday cycle for the year is here, and the December 2014 patch releases fix a number of critical flaws in Microsoft products likes Windows and Internet Explorer. They also nicely round off the total

Microsoft Reveals Update Tuesday December 2014 Details

The Update Tuesday December 2014 release cycle will be here in a couple of days, say Tuesday, December 9, and Microsoft has announced critical updates for Windows and Internet Explorer. No action for Windows 10, though, this

Internet Explorer 3 Security Flaw Finally Fixed After 18 Years

Internet Explorer 3, really? Microsoft paid attention to security since Windows 95, but it was really at the start of the last decade that things went into overdrive in terms of safety measures. And it seems a

Microsoft Releases 14 Updates For November 2014

Another busy month for Windows in terms of updates. Microsoft started to push out the updates for November 2014 late last night, and they are now flying off the servers. A detailed summary of the patches is

Windows, Office Getting 16 Security Updates Next Week

The Update Tuesday cycle for November is here, and Microsoft has announced no less than 16 security updates for Windows and Office that will be released next week. Tuesday, November 11, 2014 to be exact. Windows is