Windows 10 v1809 rollout for all

Although v1809 has been available for sometime. You had to force the install. The normal Windows Update did not find it. In some cases, you could manually ‘Check for updates’ and it would show up. But not always. And I don’t know why. The next method...

Windows 7 patch in Janauary breaks networking

Article from ZDNet. It says that a Windows 7 patch, released in January treats some licenses as fake. It locks out network features. https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsofts-killer-windows-7-patch-breaks-networking-bricks-legit-not-genuine-pcs/

Windows 10 v1809 rollout

The current version of Windows 10 is v1803. Microsoft had a bunch of issues with v1809. It was initially released in October 2018. The initial rollout was stopped. I ran Windows Updates on a couple of machines in the last 24 hours. Two updated to v1809. My PC did not....

Windows 10 v1809 released – again

In early October, we were able to download v1809. Then they found an issue. On some number of upgrades, it was not keeping some of the user folders. Their documents were lost. We didn’t find this issue. It didn’t occur every time. At lease two of our...

“We have paused the rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) for all users as we investigate isolated reports of users missing some files after updating.

[…]

If you have manually downloaded the Windows 10 October 2018 Update installation media, please don’t install it and wait until new media is available.

We will provide an update when we resume rolling out the Windows 10 October 2018 Update to customers.”

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Windows 10 v1809 available

Windows 10 v1803 was released in April 2018. V1809 came out this month, October 2018. My PC has not notified me of the v1809 update BUT you can get it here. From this site, you can run an update or download the Microsoft Media Creation Tool. The program will allow you...

edgeLinux

A ‘free’ private cloud system that is in Beta. It looks like it could replace ESXi (VMware). A quick read does not indicate that the VMs are transferrable from Microsoft or VMware. It can be installed on bare-metal (normal) or as a VM (not that helpful to...

Skype v8

Skype started as a program for PCs that allowed for free ‘phone calls’ to other PCs. This was nice for multi-state and even better for multi-national calls. Over the years, a number of other programs have come out but Skype is still around and still be...

Office 365 Autosave

Office 365 AutoSave Function If you are on Office 365, there is an update coming your way. AutoSave will be enabled by default. This is a mixed blessing. If you are making changes and fail to hit the ‘save’ icon, then you risk losing your changes. It...