Brace for some critical hits next week. A bunch of critical security fixes for Internet Explorer are coming, and immediate deployment is recommend for these. Microsoft has released the advanced notification for the October 2014 Update Tuesday cycle, and remote code execution is high on the agenda — nine...

This botched security update thing is turning out to a quite some saga. Call it complexity of the software involved, of not enough testing, but another patch has given away. An update designed for Lync Sever 2010 is failing to install on a number of computers, and as a precautionary measure, Microsoft has...

Well, what do you know! Even though Microsoft only released a few updates this time around, there is news that another botched Windows update slipped through. The culprit is KB2889866, which the company pulled down from the download servers soon after reports that it was causing errors. Interestingly, this is...

There is something for everyone in the Update Tuesday release for this month. Microsoft has started rolling out patches and security fixes for this cycle, and you can grab them from Windows Update. A total of 42 vulnerabilities are addressed in software like Windows, Internet Explorer, .NET Framework and Lync...

We have the preliminary details of Update Tuesday September 2014, and this time around Microsoft aims to keep things nice and simple. Only one Critical bulletin, and three Important are incoming. The four bulletins will go live the second Tuesday of the month, September 9. Redmond announced the advance...

Well, at least the problem is not as widespread or as lethal as last time. Microsoft released a new patch but it appears that Windows 7 BSODs are still persistent. KB2993651 is the patch that has just been launched again a couple of weeks after it was released via the Update Tuesday cycle. But users that have...

The recently released August Windows Updates are causing a fair amount of trouble for those affected, and although Microsoft has promised a fix, the company has not yet detailed the problem. It did however take the botched updates down. A Microsoft support engineer, on the other hand, provided more details...

Brace for some serious criticism. Releasing patches and security updates is never an easy ordeal, not when your platform powers some 90% of the computers worldwide. Computers, not mobile devices — meaning there is an array of different hardware combinations. Well, the story goes like this. Microsoft rolled...

Well, here we are again. Microsoft rolled out the latest round of patches as part of its monthly cycle, but it appears that some August Update Tuesday patches are misbehaving. There have been reports that some of these fixes are causing BSOD errors on Windows 7. The issues show up after installing these three...

The new tablet is in on the action, as are some older generation Surface units. The new firmware release is part of the company’s Update Tuesday cycle for August 2014. Surface RT, Surface Pro and the Surface Pro 3 are the three slates that are in line for these new updates, as there are no such refreshes for...