Microsoft has just released a new batch of cumulative updates for Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809), Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803) and Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1709).
In Windows 10, Microsoft added a new ransomware protection feature called Controlled Folder Access that can be used to prevent modifications to files in protected folders by unknown programs. At DerbyCon last week, a security researcher has explained a new method that a ransomware can use DLL injection to bypass the Controlled Folder
Microsoft has announced that their support agents have the tools to recover the missing files. She further suggested that those users who were missing the files call Microsoft support at +1-800-MICROSOFT for assistance. Unfortunately, when people call them, the agents are not aware of any tools.
Reports are coming in that users are running into many issues after installing the Windows 10 October 2018 update. The biggest problem is that people have found that huge amounts of their documents and other files were deleted after the update was installed.
With today's release of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18252, the 19H1 development branch has formally moved over to both the Fast and Skip Ahead rings. This build introduces some new features as well as fixes some bugs in Task Manager.
Windows 10 October 2018 Update is now rolling out and you can download it today by manually checking for updates. Windows 10 October 2018 Update advances the PCs to Build 17763 and it will be rolled out to more PCs gradually.
Today Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18247 (19H1) to the Insiders on the Skip Ahead ring. Really not much to report with this build as it is primarily a bug fix build.
Windows 10 October 2018 Update is likely to land in the first week of October as Microsoft has reportedly completed the development of Windows 10 version 1809. If the findings and reports are believed to be true, Windows 10 Build 17763 is the final version of October 2018 update that everyone is going to get next month.
In a blog post, Microsoft yesterday announced that starting with Windows 10 October Update the company plans to deliver new updates for .NET Framework via Cumulative Updates channel.
Today Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18242 (19H1) to the Insiders on the Skip Ahead ring. This build is predominantly a bug fix release that resolves known issues in the 19H1 branch. 19H1 is the next feature update to be released after the October 2018 Update.
Microsoft is rolling out Windows 10 Preview Build 17763 (RS5) for Insiders in the Fast Ring. Like the previous build, this release focuses entirely on fixing bugs and does not come with any new features or improvements.
Today, Windows 10 April 2018 Update and Windows 10 Fall Creators Update are receiving another new patch with minor bug fixes. The latest patch for Windows 10 April 2018 Update advances the build number to 17134.286 and if you're on Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, you'll be getting Build 16299.666.
Microsoft is busy this week squashing bugs as they pump out two October 2018 Update candidates in the same week. Today Microsoft has released Windows 10 Build 17760 (Redstone 5) for Insiders in the Fast Ring.
Today Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18237 (19H1) to the Insiders on the Skip Ahead ring. This build adds a translucent Acrylic texture to the sign-in lock screen as well as fixes various issues and bugs. Also announced is the renaming of the Microsoft Apps Android application to "Your Phone Companion".
Microsoft has released Insider preview build 17755 that just fixes known issues and bugs. The bigger news is the release of an updated Your Phone app that allow you to view and reply on your Windows 10 PC to text messages that you received on your linked Android devices.
Today, Microsoft is rolling out Windows 10 Build 18234 (19H1) for Windows Insiders in the Skip Ahead Ring. Build 18234 doesn't come with any new features as we're still in the early days of development of this feature update. For those who enjoy the Windows 10 Dark Theme for file explorer, it has been ported over to this build.
Today, Microsoft is rolling out a new preview build of Windows 10 October 2018 Update with a series of improvements and bug fixes. Windows 10 Build 17754 comes with fixes for Action Center, Microsoft Edge PWA integration, and more.
Microsoft has started testing a new feature for the Microsoft To-Do that simply makes sense on a touch-enabled device like Surface Go. Currently available for the Insiders, the updated Microsoft To-Do app allows users to create notes using a pen like the Surface Pen.
Today, Microsoft rolled out Windows 10 Build 17751 to Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring. This Redstone 5 release does not include any new features, but instead focuses on fixing any bugs or crashes so that it is ready for public release in October.
Today, at the IFA tech conference in Berlin, Microsoft showcased a new lineup of Windows 10 laptops as well as confirmed the name of their next Windows 10 feature update coming out this fall. This next update, which was called the Redstone 5 development branch, is officially called Windows 10 October 2018 Update.