Category: windows 10

WINDOWS STORE GAMES

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We have noticed a lot of games we have in Steam are now listed in the Windows Store. Browsing the store we found a vastly larger number of games available. We suspect that Microsoft wants to ramp up the Windows 10 platform for gaming as many of the games are free like the ones seen …

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WINDOWS 10 KB4284835

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Windows 10 KB4284835 applies to Windows 10 version 1803. A reboot will be needed to install this update. partially fixes CVE-2018-3639 but not enabled by default. Fix some problems with the obsolete Internet Explorer Fixed an issue with some games that do not show properly on interlaced displays Fixed some brightness problems with laptops Fixed …

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WINDOWS 10 KB4100403

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KB4100403 applies to Windows 10 version 1803. This brings windows 10 to build  17134.81. Addresses an issue with power regression on systems with NVMe devices from certain vendors. Addresses an issue that may cause Windows Hello enrollment to fail on certain hardware that has dGPUs. Addresses a reliability issue that may cause Microsoft Edge or other …

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WINDOWS 10 KB4103721

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Windows 10 KB4103721  applies to version 1803 only. Addresses an issue with the April 2018 Windows Servicing update that causes App-V Scripts (User Scripts) to stop working. Addresses an issue that prevents certain VPN apps from working on builds of Windows 10, version 1803. These apps were developed using an SDK version that precedes Windows 10, version …

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WINDOWS 10 REDSTONE 5 BUILD 17661.1001

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Windows 10 Redstone 5, build 17661.1001 was released on May 5, 2018. Microsoft is now focused on developing the next milestone release of Windows for the fall of 2018. Screen Sketch is now an app. Acrylic is now in taskview Tabs can now be turned on or off when using Narrator Windows Defender is now …

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WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1803 FEATURES DROPPED

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Microsoft has remove some of the features seen in earlier versions of Windows.  Windows. 10 version 1803 has removed some unneeded components. The phone companion has found a niche with the Windows Hello security to lock down laptops when a person leaves for lunch etc . The Groove app will now only play music on …

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GAMES INCOMPATIBLE WITH WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1803

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Windows 10 version 1803 has exhibited many issues with games on our machines. We test games with a clean install of 1803 to rule out any upgrade issues. Stutter and slow performance issues are known from Windows 10 version 1709 and while some fixes are present the issue remains. Best bet is to use in-game …

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WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1803

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Windows 10 version 1803 was released on April 30, 2017 at 10:00 AM PT. It is being delivered as a feature update for Windows 10. Installing the update is slow on hard disks and SSDs alike. This version will be called the “Windows 10 April 2018 Update“. Windows 10 version 1803 is code named Redstone 4.  …

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WINDOWS 10 BUILD 17134.1

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After the problems with releasing Windows 10 version 1803 to test and the higher than expected number of BSOD problems, microsoft has rolled KB4100375 into  build 17133.1 along with many other fixes. This brings Redstone 4 to version 17134.1 which is now being tested. This build is not watermarked suggesting it is a release candidate. …

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WINDOWS 10 KB4100375

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KB4100375 applies to Windows 10  version 1803  which bumps the version to 17133.73. This update requires a restart suggesting some core components are being replaced. Addresses a PDF security issue in Microsoft Edge. Addresses an issue that, in some instances, prevents Internet Explorer from identifying custom controls. Security updates to Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, >Microsoft scripting engine, Windows kernel, Microsoft graphics component, Windows …

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HIGH EFFICIENCY IMAGE FORMAT

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One of the new features that will be added to the next version of Windows 10 is called the High Efficiency Image Format (HEIF, ISO/IEC 23008-12). It comes from the JPEG group. This  new standard uses some of the capabilities from the HEVC. The new  ISO Base Media File Format (ISO/IEC 14496-12) abandons the old …

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WINDOWS 10 KB4088776

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This update applies to Windows 10 version 1709. Addresses issue where Internet Explorer stops working when using F12-based developer tools. Addresses issue with printing XML documents with Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge. Updates legacy Document Mode cell visibility in Internet Explorer. Addresses issue with pinch and zoom gestures on some machines while using Internet Explorer. Addresses an …

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WINDOWS 10 KB4074588

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Windows 10 KB4074588 applies only to Windows 10 1709. Previous versions have to be updated to receive the latest update roll-ups. This update brings the Windows build to 16299.248. Fixes a security problem with children’s accounts and Microsoft Family on ARM devices Fixes serveral issues with Internet Explorer Fixes some problems with Edge Fixes issues where, in …

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NEW WINDOWS 10 SKUS

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Microsoft is moving to make Windows less costly for low end machines.The new Entry SKU is for machines with up to 4GB of memory which presently are low end. Tablets and basic laptops running Windows have to compete with Chromebooks and Android. We have mentioned this to Microsoft who has moved quickly to handle all …

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WINDOWS 10 KB4058258

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Windows 10 KB4058258 applies to Windows 10 1709. If you are using an earlier version of Windows 10 you will need to install that before installing this and other cumulative updates. This brings Windows 10 to build 16299.214. Addresses issue where users of Microsoft and Azure Active Directory accounts may see the password prompt repeatedly. Addresses a …

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