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Microsoft largely stopped distributing the October 2018 Update in March, apparently deciding to simply skip one feature upgrade to solve the problem of two on a collision course.
Here we go again. Another Windows 10 rollout has been pushed back, showing the strain Microsoft is under to push out feature upgrades on its own six-month schedule.
End-of-support deadlines for a pair of Windows 10 feature upgrades will soon come into play, halting all updates, including security fixes, to affected devices.
Microsoft has given Windows 10 October 2018 Update the green light, telling customers that the upgrade is now ready for organisation-wide deployment.
A pair of Windows 10 feature upgrades will soon collide, with one just beginning to get traction on PCs as its successor readies for release.
The next iteration of Windows 10 will self-diagnose start-up failures and if necessary uninstall recent updates to get the PC up and running.
Microsoft in April plans to begin nagging Windows 7 users with messages that the operating system is nearing its forced retirement.
Microsoft has retreated from a core update practice for System Center, saying it is dropping Semi-Annual Channel feature upgrades.
Microsoft has revealed that 800 million devices are now running Windows 10, a 100 million increase in less than six months.
'Extended Security Updates' will give enterprise customers more time to move off Windows 7 after support ends in January 2020.
Microsoft has created a mirage for users of Windows 10 Home, crafting an illusion of partial control over updates and upgrades, researchers have concluded.
Windows Defender ATP, which can detects ongoing attacks on corporate networks and recommend a response, is now available for Windows 7 and 8.1.
Microsoft has revised its schedule to dump support for an outdated cryptographic hash standard by postponing the deadline for Windows 7.
A Microsoft document offers details on how much it could cost companies to maintain Windows 7 PCs if they don't migrate to Windows 10 by early next year.