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Cumulative Updates for Windows 10 May 17, 2018

Cumulative Updates for Windows 10 May 17, 2018

Patch Tuesday for Windows 10 of May 2018 was last week, however Microsoft is releasing  another set of cumulative updates for some versions of Windows 10. Here is the list of updates released today for Windows 10 users.

Cumulative Updates for Windows 10 May 2018

Cumulative Updates for Windows 10 May 2018

Today is Patch Tuesday for May 2018, so Microsoft released a number of security updates for all supported Windows versions. Here is the list of updates released today for Windows 10 users.

Cumulative Updates April 2018 for Windows 10

Cumulative Updates April 2018 for Windows 10

Today is Patch Tuesday for April 2018, so Microsoft released a number of security updates for all supported Windows versions. Here is the list of updates released today for Windows 10 users.

Download Device Software over Metered Connection in Windows 10

Download Device Software over Metered Connection in Windows 10

Windows 10 can download extra software for connected devices automatically. This software is created by the device's vendor and can add extra value for your smartphone, printers, scanners, web cameras and so on. It can be extra drivers, tools or useful utilities. By default, Windows 10 doesn't download such software when your network connection is set as metered. You can override this behavior using three methods reviewed in this article.

How to Manually Download and Install Windows 10 Updates

How to Manually Download and Install Windows 10 Updates

Every time Microsoft releases a new cumulative update for Windows 10, it appears on Windows Update servers. For end users, their computers fetch updates automatically from these servers, utilizing valueable internet bandwidth. While Windows Update has some tricks of its own related to Delivery Optimization to share updates across other PCs in a network, it is sometimes convenient to download the offline installer of a big update. If you have more than one computer and would like to save your time and bandwidth, you can download and install the update manually on all of them.

Microsoft is rolling out emergency fix for Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws

Microsoft is rolling out emergency fix for Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws

A critical flaw was found in all Intel processors launched in the past decade. The vulnerability can allow an attacker to gain access to protected kernel memory. This chip-level security flaw cannot be fixed with a CPU microcode (software) update. Instead, it requires modification of the OS kernel.

Enable Updates over Metered Connection in Windows 10

Enable Updates over Metered Connection in Windows 10

Windows 10 is able to download some updates even if your connection was set as metered. This can be useful, if you are facing an issue which is fixed in a pending update which is not downloading because of the metered connection. Or if your metered connection has some data limit left for the day to allow extra downloading of data, then you may want to use it to finish updates. In this article, we will see how to enable updates over a metered connection in Windows 10.

Windows 10 free upgrade offer for assistive technology users ends this Sunday

Windows 10 free upgrade offer for assistive technology users ends this Sunday

Back in 2015, Microsoft allowed users with Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 to upgrade their operating system to Windows 10 for free. After some time, the same option was provided for users depending on assistive technology, and this option is still available. The Redmond software giant will end the free offer for assistive technology users by December 31, 2017.