Microsoft Re-Releases Windows October 2018 Update

Microsoft hasnít had a great time with Windows 10 in 2018. Earlier this year Microsoft delayed its April 2018 Windows 10 update due to last minute Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) issues, and then had to fix desktop and Chrome freezing issues after it shipped to more than 600 million devices. Just last month, Microsoft released its October 2018 Update and was forced to pull it offline after a few days of some users complaining that files were being deleted. If those incidents werenít bad enough, last week an engineer mistakenly made a licensing server change that meant lots of Windows 10 Pro machines were suddenly deactivated. Itís been a messy 2018. Microsoft will be more transparent about how it develops Windows I wrote last month that M... Continue reading…

Microsoft Re-Releases Windows October 2018 Update

Microsoft is re-releasing the 1809 update and promising better transparency -- but mostly defending previous practices that clearly aren't working well enough. The post Microsoft Re-Releases ...

Wed 14 Nov 18 from Extremetech

Windows 10 October 2018 Update is back, this time without deleting your data

Microsoft is opening up about some of its testing procedures, too.

Tue 13 Nov 18 from Arstechnica

Microsoft re-releases Windows 10 October 2018 Update today after pulling it offline

Microsoft is releasing its Windows 10 October 2018 Update again today, after bugs forced the company to pull it offline last month. A number of Windows 10 users reported missing ...

Tue 13 Nov 18 from The Verge

The Windows 10 1809 Delay Has Left ARM Vendors Shipping Unsupported Software

Microsoft's Windows build 1809 delay has forced Windows on ARM vendors to ship Snapdragon 850 systems with an unsupported OS version. The post The Windows 10 1809 Delay Has Left ARM Vendors ...

Mon 12 Nov 18 from Extremetech

Microsoft Identifies Windows 10 Pro Activation Rollback Issue, Promises Quick Fix

Windows 10 is a hot mess right now, depending on your perspective. After rolling back the October 2018 Update for Windows 10 to address a file deletion bug and other quirks, some Windows 10 ...

Fri 9 Nov 18 from HotHardware

Win 10 Bug Downgrades Some Windows Pro Users to Windows Home

Windows is having an activation server problem that tells Pro users they actually only have Home licenses. Despite what the troubleshooter says, this is a known bug with a fix on the way. The ...

Fri 9 Nov 18 from Extremetech

Windows 10 users finding their legit installs are being deactivated

Microsoft acknowledges there's a problem but there's no fix yet.

Thu 8 Nov 18 from Arstechnica

Microsoft is working on a fix for Windows 10 Pro activation bug

Some Windows 10 Pro users are grappling with a mysterious bug that is deactivating licenses and downgrading them to Windows 10 Home.

Thu 8 Nov 18 from Techspot

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