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Microsoft resumes October 1809 Update rollout

In early October, we paused the rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update as we investigated isolated reports of users missing files after updating.  We take any case of data loss seriously, and as I noted on October 9, we have thoroughly investigated and resolved all related issues. In addition to extensive internal validation, we have taken time to closely monitor feedback and...

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Windows 10 October 2018 update released

The Windows 10 October 2018 Update is available now, and we’re also releasing new innovations in Office 365, To-Do and Outlook.com. These updates were designed to help you make the most of your time across work, home and everywhere in between. Offering tools for your whole life has never been more important as the lines between work and life have never been more blurred. Whether...

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Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 now available

Today the long awaited service pack for Windows 7 has been released to the world. This is the very first service pack for the Windows 7 OS. As we have previously reported, there will be only a few new features that many users may not notice. One of those features is RemoteFx, which provides rich 3-D graphical experience for remote users. Ready to download...

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Windows XP Service Pack 3 now on Windows Update

Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3 started appearing on Windows Update early this morning. Windows XP Service Pack 3 covers all previously released updates. Also included will be some private hotfixes that you could only acquire through special request. There are genuinely new features – not just patches and security updates, but services that could substantially improve system security without overhauling the kernel like...

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Report: Microsoft fastest to issue OS patches, Sun slowest

Symantec’s comprehensive security report on the malware industry from July 1 to December 31, 2007, is now available (PDF) in its 100+ page glory. While some parts of the report simply reiterate data we’re well aware of – it’s no surprise to read that the majority of malicious activity originates in the US – there’s also a great deal of new information here that...