Tuesday , September 22 2020


The mess behind Microsoft’s torn UEFI patch KB 4524244

Do you remember the warning about how sausage is made? This is an electronic sausage making story with lots of dirty little things. First, the chronology. On Patch Tuesday in February, Microsoft released a bizarre standalone security patch, KB 4524244, which was then referred to as “Security Update for Windows …

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Windows 10 update (and retirement) calendar: Check this data

The move from Microsoft to Windows-as-a-Service (WaaS) for Windows 10 resulted in a repetitive, predictable schedule for version release and support expiration dates for the operating system. At least in theory. In reality, Microsoft has rearranged, realigned, and repositioned Windows 10 support and update practices. Last year Microsoft messed around …

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