Very often fixes released on Patch Tuesday have glitches that cause problems for an indeterminate number of Windows systems.When this happens, Microsoft then patches their patches to minimize the same problems for users who haven’t yet applied the updates, but it sometimes takes a few days for Redmond to iron out the kinks.
The Windows 10 Mobile Instagram app was retired last month and the several MSN apps on the platform can no longer be installed. Share your thoughts with the community in the comments below and then follow us on Twitter for more Windows phone news.
There have been a lot of rumors, leaks, and even kinda-sorta confirmation to suggest that Microsoft is working on a follow-up mobile device but right now it’s unclear when or if the product will ever be released.
Security vendor Qualys says two of these weaknesses can be exploited remotely without any authentication or user interaction.
“According to Microsoft, at least two of these vulnerabilities (CVE-2019-1181 and CVE-2019-1182) can be considered ‘wormable’ and [can be equated] to Blue Keep,” referring to a dangerous bug patched earlier this year that Microsoft warned could be used to spread another Wanna Cry-like ransomware outbreak.
Most Microsoft Windows (ab)users probably welcome the monthly ritual of applying security updates about as much as they look forward to going to the dentist: It always seems like you were there just yesterday, and you never quite know how it’s all going to turn out.
Fortunately, this month’s patch batch from Redmond is mercifully light, at least compared to last month.Internet Explorer (IE), formerly Microsoft Internet Explorer (MIE), is a series of web browsers developed by Microsoft which has included as part of their Windows operating systems starting in 1995.While it was the dominant browser for many years, Microsoft Edge has now replaced it as Microsoft's default browser.Nevertheless, it is frustrating when being diligent about applying patches introduces so many unfixable problems that you’re forced to completely reinstall the OS and all of the programs that ride on top of it.On the bright side, my newly-refreshed Windows computer is a bit more responsive than it was before crash hell. First off, don’t let Microsoft decide when to apply patches and reboot your computer.Windows phone handsets running Windows 10 Mobile received an operating system update today.