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Microsoft rolls out KB 4010250 Flash Player update for Windows 8.1 and 10

In a bit of nostalgia, today's patch is attached to a Security Bulletin and not included in cumulative updates

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Surprise! Microsoft issues Flash patches for Internet Explorer, Edge

After announcing last week that February's patches would be delayed until March, Microsoft alerts large customers that security patches are due today—but details remain sketchy

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Security fixes delayed as Microsoft postpones Patch Tuesday

Known security vulnerabilities in SMB and Flash are left unpatched, indicating an unprecedented problem, but Microsoft isn't talking

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Microsoft re-releases snooping patches KB 2952664, KB 2976978

Earlier versions of the Win7 and 8.1 patches kicked off enhanced snooping routines, and there's no indication what's changed in these versions

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Microsoft distributes Windows Server 2016 update 14393.729 via hotfix

KB 4010672 brings Server 2016 machines up to build 14393.729. Like the last cumulative update preview, it’s fully documented and only available in the Update Catalog

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Kudos to Microsoft for using new way to distribute Windows 10 update KB 3216755

The latest cumulative update is only available in the Update Catalog. Let's hope it's a blueprint for patches to come

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December Windows security patches crash Active Directory Admin Center

The bad patches include Windows 7 security-only KB 3205394 and Windows 10 cumulative updates KB 3206632, KB 3205386

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Time to update Windows and Office

Now that the dust has settled on December’s patches, it's a good time to get caught up

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Don't install this Windows patch: Intel System 8/19/2016 12:00:00 AM 10.1.2.80

Here are the details on the undocumented patch that mysteriously appeared yesterday

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Microsoft sneaks out undocumented hotfix for Windows 10, build 14393.577

The hotfix, disguised as a manual download-only cumulative update, addresses the VMM bug in this month’s cumulative update for Windows 10

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Say good-bye to Microsoft security bulletins

It’s still too early to install the latest patches for Win7, 8.1, and Office, but next month things will get less complicated

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Windows 10 1607 patch KB 3206632 solves ‘dropped internet connection’ bug

Microsoft releases a fix for last week’s mysterious 'Wi-Fi doesn’t have a valid IP configuration' bug, but other problems persist

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Microsoft fixes Windows 7 'Group B' security-only patching method

Great news: TechNet blog eschews fixing Win7/8.1 security-only bugs with monthly rollup patches

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Microsoft releases nonsecurity patches for Office 2016, 2013, Click-to-Run

After a bobbling start, the patches are available in Windows Update and WSUS

The time is right to update Windows and Office

If you've been blocking automatic updates, the coast is now reasonably clear to apply Microsoft’s November patches

Woody’s Win10Tip: Apply updates carefully

When it’s time to apply Windows 10 cumulative updates, there’s an art to getting them right

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Users should avoid Microsoft's newly released preview Windows patches

Microsoft’s new monthly patching cadence include 'previews' that are not for general consumption, including KB 3197869

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Windows 10 Anniversary Update: Finally ready for prime time

The newly released KB 3197954 tips the scales in favor of upgrading to Windows 10 1607

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How to cautiously update Windows 7 and 8.1 machines

With the new update regime now in full force, you need to change your patching ways

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Bugs in latest Windows/Office patch bundles create confusion

Recent buggy patches have been handled in conflicting, confounding ways

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