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Microsoft Says Windows 10 April 2018 Update Is Ready For Prime Time…. I Say Perhaps Not

June 15, 2018

The fine folks at Microsoft put out a blog post which trumpeted it’s use of AI to deliver a smooth roll out of the Windows 10 April 2018 update. Near the end of it, they say this: Based on the update quality and reliability we are seeing through our AI approach, we are now expanding […]

A Fix For The Desktop Unavailable Issue Caused By The Windows 10 April 2018 Update

June 9, 2018

Since the release of the Windows 10 April 2018 update, users have faced a pretty serious bug where you get this error message about the desktop being unavailable: This error message pops up right after installing the Windows 10 April 2018 update. As I type this, there doesn’t seem to be a fix from Microsoft. But […]

Another Windows 10 April 2018 Update Problem Hoses Users

May 24, 2018

The Windows 10 April 2018 Update seems to be riddled with issues. The latest issue has users reporting that the entire desktop is disappearing randomly.  And then they get this warning: C:\WINDOWS\system32\config\systemprofile\Desktop is unavailable That’s helpful. Not. There’s a bunch of random fixes that are being mentioned online. Including some mentions of Avast anti-virus being the […]

Is Windows 10 April 2018 Update Killing Chrome Or Vice Versa?

May 3, 2018

Chrome users who updated to Windows 10 April 2018 update are complaining in places like Reddit that Microsoft’s latest update is causing Chrome to freeze and hang. The only way to restore control is to either reboot, or put the device to sleep and wake it up. Right now there is no fix, though a […]

Review: Windows 10 April 2018 Update

May 1, 2018

I know it’s May which makes it a bit late for me to talk about a Windows 10 update that appeared in April. But to be fair, Microsoft released it on the last day of April. Thus leaving me with having to review it in May. Now, with that out of the way, what are […]

Microsoft Avoids Embarrassment By Announcing That Windows 10 April 2018 Update Will Ship April 30th.

April 27, 2018

I guess that ether the reports of the Windows 10 April 2018 update shipping on May 8th were wrong, or Microsoft decided to move it up to April 30th to avoid the embarrassment of shipping the April 2018 update in May. Either way, the April 30th date for the shipping of the April 2018 update […]

Windows 10 April 2018 Update Coming In….. May 2018?

April 26, 2018

Well, this is embarrassing if you’re Microsoft. Assuming that what Neowin found is true of course: According to a tweet posted earlier, in what is claimed to be an internal memo from a Chinese retail vendor, it shows that the Windows 10 April Update will start rolling out on May 9, which falls on a […]

Latest Windows 10 Update To Be Called…. Wait For It… Windows 10 April 2018 Update

April 23, 2018

It appears that Microsoft has let it slip that the Windows 10 update that was delayed due to a Blue Screen Of Death issue, is going to be called the “April 2018 Update” which isn’t a terribly exciting name if you ask me. That’s based on this landing page which was noticed over the weekend […]

Windows 10 October 2018 Update Announced By Microsoft

August 31, 2018

The next major update for the Windows 10 operating system has been announced by Microsoft today. Dubbed the Windows 10 October 2018 Update and announced via a blog post connected to Microsoft’s presence at IFA in Berlin, it will bring among other features the following to the table: A dark theme for File Explorer. Because […]

Microsoft Fixes Windows 10 SSD Issue…. Many More Issues Still To Go

May 24, 2018

Windows 10 April 2018 Update has been a mess with multiple issues affecting users. One of which was an issue with users of Intel’s SSDs which was bad enough that Microsoft stopped allowing PCs with those SSDs to upgrade to the April 2018 Update. Well apparently that’s been fixed. KB4100403, was released by Microsoft yesterday and […]