Security researcher Abdelhamid Naceri has discovered a new zero-day vulnerability that allows a person to gain SYSTEM privileges in a matter of seconds. The vulnerability is known to affect all supported versions of Windows, including Windows 10, Windows 11, and Windows Server. Continue reading "A new vulnerability allows attackers to gain admin rights in Windows 11 and 10"
On November 9, 2021, Microsoft released cumulative updates for supported Windows 10 and 11 versions. The update fixed numerous issues, although some new bugs appeared out of nowhere. Microsoft has yet again updated the Windows Health Dashboard page, adding details about one more trouble users might encounter. Continue reading "Microsoft confirmed issues with repairing and updating apps in Windows 11 and 10"
Microsoft has released a set of cumulative updates for all supported operating systems. As usual, such updates do not bring with them any new features, but are aimed at fixing known issues and eliminating vulnerabilities. Updates are already available on Windows Update. Continue reading "Cumulative updates for Windows 11 and Windows 10, November 2021"
Microsoft has been busy fixing numerous printing issues in Windows 10 and 11, plaguing regular and business customers. While some printers manufacturers still investigate compatibility problems on Windows 11, Microsoft solved most of the known printing-related bugs in the latest cumulative updates. Unfortunately, the story about buggy printing in Windows 10 and 11 is not over, as even more issues continue showing up. Continue reading "Microsoft confirms even more printing issues in Windows 11 and 10"
Microsoft today released a set of ISO images that Insider can use to install Windows 11 and Windows from scratch. The files include build 22483 for Windows 11, and build 19044.1288 for Windows 10 version 21H2. Continue reading "Microsoft released new Windows 11 and Windows 10 ISOs for preview builds"
If you see the update expired note for a patch in Windows Update release notes, don't be surprised. Microsoft explains Windows update expiration policies. Continue reading "Windows Update Expired – here is what does it mean"
Surface Pro 3 owners in here may be aware of the publicly available exploit that can bypass TPM on the device. It has been finally fixed. Continue reading "Surface Pro 3 has got a fix against a TPM bypass exploit"
Microsoft has published details on how developers can migrate existing UWP apps to the Windows App SDK (Project Reunion), which keeps the classic Win32 platform at the center of the corner. This can be useful if your app requires features and APIs that are not available in the UWP platform but are available in the Windows App SDK. Continue reading "Microsoft has published details on how to migrate UWP Apps to Windows App SDK"
Microsoft has hard times with printing issues in Windows 11 and Windows 10. After fixing the printing security vulnerabilities this Summer, Microsoft now needs to patch more printing-related bugs in Windows 10 and 11.
In 2016, Microsoft introduced Feedback Hub - a dedicated place where users can publish their thoughts, complaints, and ideas about Microsoft's products. The Software giant uses data from Feedback Hub to improve the quality of Windows and other software. For example, Microsoft recently responded to a post on Feedback Hub about memory leaks in File Explorer on Windows 11. It appears that the company is now working on a new platform to gather customers' feedback. Continue reading "Microsoft is working on a new Feedback Portal for Edge, Windows, and Microsoft 365"