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WINDOWS 10 BUILD 17728.1000

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Windows 10 build 17728.1000 is interim release as Redmond works to debug the Redstone 5 version of Windows 10 which will be called version 1 809 when its released. This version is designed for a new round of debugging which will run until August 5, 2018. The features are frozen and the effort is mostly …

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WINDOWS 10 KB4340917

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Windows 10 KB4340917 applies to version 1803. This brings windows build to 17134.191. This is a cumulative update for version 1803 . Addresses additional issues with updated time zone information. Addresses an issue that prevents OpenType fonts from printing in Win32 applications. Improves the ability of the Universal CRT Ctype family of functions to handle EOF …

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WINDOWS 10 KB4345421

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Windows 10 KB4345421 applies to version 1803. Addresses an issue with the DHCP Failover server that may cause enterprise clients to receive an invalid configuration when requesting a new IP address. This results in a loss of connectivity. Addresses an issue that may cause the restart of the SQL Server service to fail occasionally with the …

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WINDOWS 10 BUILD 17713.1000

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Windows 10 build 17133.1000 is the redston 5 release candidate as Microsoft is now closer to getting the next semi annual release of Windows ready. This version is only on the active development ring as the debugging cycle is not complete. One feature many will like is notepad will now support the zoom features seen …

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WINDOWS 10 KB4338819

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Windows 10 KB4338819 applies to Windows 10 version 1803. This release also contains updates for Microsoft HoloLens (OS Build 17134.165). Security updates to Internet Explorer, Windows apps, Windows graphics, Windows datacenter networking, Windows wireless networking, Windows virtualization, Windows kernel, and Windows Server. Evaluates the Windows ecosystem to help ensure application and device compatibility for all updates to …

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WINDOWS 10 KB4284848

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Windows 10 KB4284848 applies to version 1803. This update brings the build to 17134.137). Fixes issues that causes the Video Settings HDR streaming calibration slider to stop working. This is caused by a conflict with the panel brightness intensity settings configured by certain OEMs. Fixed streaming compatibility issues with certain live TV streaming content providers. Addresses streaming …

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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 KB4090007

Windows 10 KB4090007 applies to version 1709. Spectre Variant 2 (CVE 2017-5715: “Branch Target Injection”). This update includes microcode updates from Intel for the following CPUs: Skylake Kaby Lake Coffee Lake Broadwell Haswell Ivy Bridge Sandy Bridge https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4090007/intel-microcode-updates

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 KB4100347

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Windows 10 KB4100347 applies to version 1803. This update deals with CPU faults for Intel Sandy Bridge and later processors due to the Spectre and Meltdown defects. The is a microcode update for the CPUs affected that should be installed to secure  machines. This update comes from the Microsoft catalog and is available for 32-bit …

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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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