MS quickly clarifies that while its future focus for WU will be on security-related items, it will continue to provide non-security patches and fixes once a month as part of its cumulative Patch Tuesday releases. Good to know!
In recognition of “the public health” situation, MS will pause publishing its optional non-security releases starting in May. This is discussed in an item dated March 24, entitled “Timing for upcoming optional C and D releases” at the Windows Message Center (MS DOCs). The optional C and D releases represent classifications for updates that fix
For the past three mornings, I’ve been sitting at my desk, headset on, staring at my left-hand 27″ monitor. That’s where I’ve got Teams running, and where the Windows 10 related sessions at this year’s MVP Summit run their courses. I blogged about Teams itself as part of this experience yesterday. Today, my thoughts are
Today, lead developer Joey Aiello announced general availability of PowerShell 7 in the PowerShell DevBlogs. This is good news: grab a copy, pronto!
Given that Seattle is turning into a hotbed of news and corona virus case reporting, I was saddened but not shocked to get the news from MS that the MVP Summit will be virtual-only this year (2020).
With Build 19569 UWP apps get the “Fluent Design” treatment. The result is a snazzier and more visually appealing Start Menu and desktop. Good oh!
MS has started pushing patches to those who signed up and paid for Extended Security Updates (ESU) for Windows 7. One small thing went unannounced, though: those buyers must apply KB4538483 manually to receive such updates (and Office updates, too).
Tomorrow, January 14, 2020, is EOL (end-of-life) day for Windows 7. Starting then, only a Extended Security Contract or running Win7 as a VM on Microsoft Virtual Desktop will keep that aging OS up-to-date. Time to migrate!
While digging out my inbox after 8 days away from it all, I learn to my delight that Microsoft has renewed my Windows Insider MVP status for 2020. Hooray!
With the release of Build 19033, MS labels the version number for what’s code-named 20H1 to 2004. Check it out!