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    October 2018 Patch Tuesday

    October 11th, 2018 by

    Patch Tuesday, October 2018 Edition

     

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    Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) details

    October 5th, 2018 by

    Updates for Windows 10, version 1809 & Known incompatibilities upgrading to Windows 10, version 1809

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    Windows 10 October Update (1809) may delete contents

    October 5th, 2018 by

    Windows 10 October Update Is Deleting Content, Users Beware

    Bottom line: BACK UP YOUR DATA BEFORE UPGRADING!!

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    Use Sophos SafeGuard and Windows 10? Read before installing October Upgrade

    September 23rd, 2018 by

    Advisory: SafeGuard file encryption – Local Cache corruption interrupts Windows 10 update to version 1809 (Windows 10 October 2018 Update)

    When updating to the Insider Preview of Windows 10 October 2018 Update a.k.a. Redstone 5 / version 1809, the system may unexpectedly shut down due to a Local Cache corruption.

    This is known to happen when the following conditions are met:

    • At least one SafeGuard 8.10 file encryption module (File Encryption, Synchronized Encryption, Data Exchange or Cloud Storage) is installed, pure BitLocker clients and previous versions of SafeGuard are not affected.
    • The OS has been updated from a previous Windows version before and the “Windows.old” folder still exists.

    Symptoms:

    • Unexpected shutdown during the Windows 10 update
    • System not booting any longer

    The failed update may render the installation useless. In that case you can only re-image or freshly install the system again. The user data should be recoverable.

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    1803 Is Not Half Bad Despite Woes and Lamentation

    June 16th, 2018 by

    We always have to keep in mind that the folks who post complaints always vastly outnumber the folks who post kudos. I’ve been installing every update since Windows 10 (and 8 and 7 and XP) was released. I’ve seen probably less than 1% of the issues we read about on the web. I don’t mean to say that there are no issues with Windows 10. The vast majority of issues folks report are real and often have significant (if not disastrous) impacts. It’s just that often folks (read the press) will treat them as if they are affecting every Windows 10 installation.

    1803 Is Not Half Bad Despite Woes and Lamentation

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