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Windows Update has changed over the years. Here are 25 group policies to avoid

Microsoft has published a list of 25 group policies that administrators should not use in Windows 10 and Windows 11 as they do not provide optimal behavior or cause unexpected results. Since November 2015 when Windows 10 was first introduced, there have been many changes and some of them have caused Windows Update policies to […]

How to check for Windows updates and install them

Keeping Windows up to date is an important part of warding off malware, exploits, and other attacks. If you’re not running the latest version of your OS, it can give cybercriminals the leverage they need to compromise your system. Unfortunately not all machines are running automatic updates by default, depending on your operating system. This […]

Microsoft releases KB5007253 update to fix MSI issues and yet more printer problems in Windows

It is the time of the month that sees Microsoft releasing preview versions of upcoming updates for Windows, and this is precisely what the company has done with the optional KB5007253 Preview cumulative update for Windows 10. Available for Windows 10 versions 2004, 20H2, 21H1 and 21H2, this update addresses 0x000006e4, 0x0000007c and 0x00000709 errors […]

Microsoft releases KB5004296 update for Windows 10 to fix game performance problems and more

It’s time for Windows 10 users to gamble with another update. With the release of the KB5004296 update, Microsoft addresses a longstanding problem with game performance under Windows 10. KB5004296 does not include any security fixes but the promise of boosting game performance is a major highlight. Microsoft says that the update “addresses an issue […]

Recent KB5003173 update is causing 0x800f0922 errors in Windows 10

Earlier this week, Microsoft released the KB5003173 update for Windows 10. With no known issues, coupled with the fact it is a cumulative update rather than something brand new, we posited that it should be an update free from problem; it seems like we may have spoken too soon. Growing numbers of people are experiencing […]

Why Your Gaming PC Got Worse After the Latest Windows 10 Update

According to many reports, Windows 10 updates KB5000842 and KB5001330 trigger frustrating efficiency bugs for video games running in windowed modes. Per Microsoft’’ s spot notes, “ a little subset of users have actually reported lower than anticipated efficiency in video games after setting up KB5000842 or later on updates. The majority of users impacted […]