WINDOWS 10 KB4464330

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Windows 10 KB4464330 applies to version 1809. Windows  10  KB4462919 applies to version 1803. As usual with kernel updates, a reboot will be needed. Addresses an issue where an incorrect timing calculation may prematurely delete user profiles on devices subject to the “Delete user profiles older than a specified number of day” group policy. Security updates …

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802.11AX NOW CALLED WIFI 6

The IEEE is now adopting new nomenclature for Wi-Fi. Instead of the existing and well know system of 802.11 they are now using a number scheme. 802.11n becomes WiFi 4 802.11ac becomes WiFi 5 802.11ax becomes WiFi  6 Given the new scheme the IEEE hopes to make it easier for consumers to work with wireless …

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LENOVO T500 BRICKED BY WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1809

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We upgraded our old Lenovo T500 with 10 version 1809 and we noticed the machine was performing slower than usual. We rebooted the machine and this did not solve the problem. We then installed some software from Avid which is used for professional compositing and sound editing. After rebooting Windows finally started checking the disk, …

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WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1809 PAUSED

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Microsoft has announced that they are pausing the rollout of Windows 10 version 1809 after reports of missing files on some machines. This first thing that comes to mind is that there is a file system error that causes problems. Open an elevated command prompt and run: chkdsk /f Affected platforms: Windows 10, version 1809 …

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SURFACE PRO 4 PATCH

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We have noticed Microsoft has released a BIOS for the Surface Pro 4. Immediately more reports are coming in that it did not fix the touch screen problems. Recall we reported the problems earlier and the forum posts have since become flooded with hundreds of posts. We are speculating again that a corrupt Windows installation …

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MAPLESTORY 2

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Maplestory 2 was released on October 4, 2018 by Nexon who also developed the game. Unlike the original side scroll Maplestory, Maplestory 2 is a fully 3D game with an open world multiplayer design. The artwork is a 3D version of old style cartoon characters. Gameplay is standard for a modern massive multiplayer online role …

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WINDOWS 10 VERSION 18252

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Windows 10 version 18252 is a development version that is slowly adding new features for general release. Support for configuring a static IP address as well as setting a preferred DNS server. These settings were previously accessed within Control Panel, but you will now find them on the connection properties page under IP settings. First …

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416.11 WHQL

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GeForce Driver 416.16 was released October 3, 2018 for  Windows 10 version 1809. Avoid the spyware GeForce experience. This driver supports Kepler and above and 64-bit Windows. Microsoft’s launched a massive new Windows 10 version 1809 update, which includes the public release of DirectX Ray Tracing (DXR), a feature necessary for next-gen NVIDIA RTX Ray Tracing …

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BETWEEN THE STARS BETA

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We are beta testing the upcoming Between the Stars which the developer, Isolated Games is expecting to be able to released early in 2019. The developer has been seeking funding with Kickstarter. They are presently at 55% ig their funding goal. Between the Stars is a roguelike game with action and strategy elements that puts …

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WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1809

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Windows 10 version 1809 (Redstone 5)was released on October 2, 2018. The build version for the release is 17763.1 and we expect that to change with update rollups. This is being rolled out in stages so it may not be on Windows update on some machines immediately. Some other updates may install before Redston 5 …

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CITYBATTLE | VIRTUAL EARTH

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Citybattle was released on October 2, 2018 by LLC RIKOR IMT who also developed the game. Citybattle is a first person action game. Citybattle is a battle of thousands of cities for dominance. Become a battle robot pilot in the army of your virtual city in a free-to-play session-based MMOFPS on Unreal Engine 4. Gameplay is 5 …

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INTEL MOVES 3DXP TO DDR4 SOCKETS

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Intel has been redesigning their 3D Xpoint memory product to be able to install it in corporate servers with DDR4 sockets. The new design is almost as fast as DRAM and it is persistent like SSD and hard disks. This move will change the paradigm of the PC for consumers as eventually this technology will …

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FORTNITE PHYSICS UPGRADE

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We had to chuckle over the latest update to the popular Fortnite game. No doubt that Epic and Gearbox have had their inbox loaded to the max with this one. Fortnite is free to play with cosmetic elements being sold to those with more pesos to spend. Grinders can scrape up enough to hang on. …

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WINDOWS 10 VERSION 18247

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Windows 10 version 18247 is an early development version of Redstone 6 which is scheduled for release in the first half of 2019. This is a very early build and as such its not recommended except for developers who need to test compatibility with Visual Studio etc. More work on Narrator has been done to …

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WINDOWS 10 KB4458469

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Windows 10 KB4458469 applies to version 1803. This update changes the OS build to 17134.320. Addresses an issue that prevents some Bluetooth devices from pairing with Windows. Addresses an issue that occurs when enabling BitLocker from a local administrator account. Addresses an issue that occurs when using low-level mouse hooks with high integrity-level processes. Addresses …

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