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Microsoft pulls botched Office 2010 nonsecurity patch KB 3128031

Mysterious VBA error apparently to blame -- but no confirmation from Microsoft

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KB 4016240 confirms: Microsoft's 'new' Windows update option changes little

Microsoft touts a new method for patching Creators Update, but it looks like nothing more than the usual bug fixes

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Yes, Windows patches are a mess, but you should still install them

March and April patches had their share of bugs, but with a Word zero-day threatening now's the time to update your Windows PCs. Here's how to navigate the minefields

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Microsoft re-issues much-maligned Windows patch KB 3150513 -- again

It won't die! Microsoft is pushing its 10th refresh of the hated 'upgrade enabling' patch to every version of Windows

There's a way to undo the damage caused by Microsoft's update blocker

GitHub poster releases patch files that repair Kaby Lake and Ryzen PCs that Microsoft blocked from Windows Update

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Microsoft's critical Windows and Office patches present a panoply of problems

For April, Patch Tuesday's 644 patches are crawling with bugs, but there are some solutions

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Microsoft plan to force PCs with newer processors to Windows 10 backfires

A faulty detection mechanism also snagged some 6th gen AMD Carrizo PCs and locked them out of future Windows Updates

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Update now! Microsoft unloads Windows and Office patches for March

With the most egregious bugs out of the way, now's a good time to get caught up on Microsoft's latest batch of fixes

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Microsoft releases patches for botched Windows WPD driver

KB 4016754, KB 4017099, and KB 4017100 claim to solve the problems created by a bad patch, but Microsoft is still trying to deflect the blame

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Microsoft releases KB 3191855 to fix botched Excel 2010 security patch

The new patch fixes KB 3178690 from March 14 that clobbers Excel 2010

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Microsoft releases multiple fixes for CRM bugs, including Win10 emergency patch KB 4016635

Cumulative updates for Windows 10 and Internet Explorer 11 aim to correct major formatting bugs introduced by last week's security patches

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March madness: Microsoft's terrible month of Windows and Office patches

Microsoft faces a metric mess of Windows and Office bugs after last month's respite


Microsoft issues KB 4015438 emergency fix for Windows 10

After two months with no patches, Tuesday's release introduced several severe bugs, two of which warranted an emergency fix today

Mystery update KB 3150513 makes yet another reappearance

You probably don’t want this update—long implicated in advanced Microsoft snooping—on your Windows system

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Botched Windows patch KB 3178690 freezes, crashes Excel 2010

Microsoft admitted the problem and has stopped forcing the bad patch through automatic update, but hasn’t pulled the update

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There's a possible fix for Windows update bug that breaks Dynamics CRM

An anonymous poster has come up with a one-line solution to the CRM formatting bug that appears to work -- in most cases

Confirmed: Windows 10 update KB 4013429 breaks Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011

An Internet Explorer update in the latest cumulative rollup for Win10 Anniversary Update causes major display rendering problems

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In a big crop of Windows fixes, Patch Tuesday includes a few surprises

Microsoft showers users with patches for Office and Windows 10, 8.1, and 7 after a skipped month

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Microsoft pulls botched WPD driver

After pushing a bad driver onto PCs through Automatic Update, Microsoft posts the complex series of steps necessary to remove it

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Windows snooping patches KB 2952664, KB 2976978 are back (again)

Microsoft's nonsecurity patch day introduces 18 new updates for Office 2013 and 2016 in total

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