Windows Update

welivesecurity.com

Microsoft gaffe spooks users as weird Windows 7 update accidentally released

Good news – hackers hadn’t hijacked Microsoft’s Windows Update system. Bad news – users’ confidence will have been shaken again by Microsoft’s goof.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.


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Windows 10 continually rebooting? It could be a buggy update

Microsoft had a noble aim with making security updates mandatory for home users of Windows, but there is always the danger that a buggy update will end up causing more problems than it aimed to fix.


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Windows 10 borked by automatic updates of Nvidia drivers

Windows 10! No more update headaches for home users – huzzah! Automatic updates save the day!

Umm… Oh dear. Maybe that wasn’t such a great idea after all…


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Samsung says it will update updater that disabled Windows Update

Quite why Samsung ever thought disabling Windows Update was a good idea is a mystery to me.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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It wasn’t malware that disabled Windows Update on your PC, it was Samsung

What do you want? Security patches direct from Microsoft, or updates to the OEM bloatware that came pre-installed on your Samsung notebook?


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Windows XP end-of-support message to start popping up on Saturday

On Saturday 8th March, Windows XP users will start to see a message appearing on their computers.

And the message is pretty important…


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