We all know the feeling. With Windows updates going crazy up in size, deploying and installing these updates and patches is quite a process. One that is about to get streamlined very soon. With Windows 10 taking a long time to install updates, you are only asking for trouble if you shut down or reboot your PC...

A new addition to Windows 10 is the ability to pause updates, which as the name applies is a handy little feature to briefly halt the process of downloading and installing updates on your PC. You can temporarily pause the deployment of updates on your device for up to 7 days. Upon resuming, the operating...

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...

It has been a while since we have seen Microsoft launch a bug fix update for Windows, but a new one is here as an optional download that shows up in Windows Update after deploying all Patch Tuesday bulletins. Going by the name of July 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1 and Windows Serve 2012...

The company rolled out July Patch Tuesday updates late yesterday, and these new fixes address no less than 29 different vulnerabilities in Microsoft software including Windows and Internet Explorer. Two of these updates are rated Critical, three Important and ones comes with the Moderate rating. The most...

The robust system that is Windows Update very rarely gets a look, but Microsoft have released a new set of improvements for this feature in order to further enhance security for users. That is to say, users that receive and install updates via this option. These new updates are supposed to ensure more secure...

Users still running Windows XP in some capacity will recall the registry hack that was the talk of the town a couple of months back. The one that kept the retired operating system up to date? The one Microsoft warned against using to update, because of the risks? That simple trick spoofed the operating system...

Well, I guess, no one expected Microsoft to talk any different, but the company has finally responded to the recently discovered registry trick that could be used to install updates on Windows XP. The deal involves a registry tweak that allowed Windows Update to download patches and fixes. It changes the...

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...

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...