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, of course, released this month’s Patch Tuesday updates last week. As revealed, most of these updates...

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 users aims to fix a bit of a widespread issue. A total of 14 security updates are now shipping,...

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 happened, but we had a worry free few months prior to this incident. Anyway, the culprit in question is KB3001652,...

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 this month. But on the whole Windows desktop and server versions are the only solutions...

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. And apparently, one of the seven bulletins that the software titan released is...

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 number of bulletins that Redmond has released this year to 85. A total of seven security bulletins are...

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 time around, in case you were wondering. A total of seven security updates are expected,...

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 rare data manipulation security weakness from the old age has just been fixed. The issue started affecting...

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 listed here. This Update Tuesday brings along 14 security updates for various Microsoft software, four of which...

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 the main event, as almost all versions of the operating system gets updated. The OS also gets the...