October 2017 Patch Tuesday includes Windows zero day fix

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Heads to Insiders in Release Preview

Running an Old Version of Windows 10? Update by Oct. 10... Or Else

If you can't get to everything, or you can't fight every battle, then what to address first?

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Since then, it's been pretty quiet, and many-myself included-have figured that this build, or this build with a cumulative update-would be the final Fall Creators Update release. Mobile will remain a focus for Microsoft though: the company's Edge browser is making its way to iOS and Android, and Microsoft continues to work on a number of apps for both platforms. Once two factor unlock is enabled, a phone user will have to enter a numeric pin followed by an enterprise-defined factor to unlock the phone.

According to a Microsoft support note, users running version 1511 or earlier versions of Windows 10 will stop receiving security and quality updates after tomorrow.

Nokia Lumia 920 The Lumia 800 and Lumia 900 continued the colourful polycarbonate design pioneered by the Nokia N9, but it was the Lumia 920 that dramatically upped the ante with features and the camera. But phablet fans and/or those with large hands were getting a device that delivered on most fronts. However, they could become "more vulnerable to security risks and viruses", Microsoft added. "These are varying models as well across laptops and desktops, the main contributing factors are Windows 10 1703 and the KB 4041676 update".

"I deploy patches via (System Center Configuration Manager) on a regular basis to nearly 5500 clients worldwide", wrote one poster to the official Microsoft community forum. The affected machines reportedly turn into useless junk temporarily since the update sends them in an endless reboot.

In wake of the HP report, Joe Belfiore Corporate VP in Microsoft's Operating Systems Group, posted a series of Twitter responses on Sunday night about Windows Phone support. None of these systems make it past this message.

The fixes that are included in KB4040685 are also included in the October 2017 Security Monthly Quality Rollup. (The "app" concept, which has always sounded idiotic if not juvenile, may finally fall by the wayside.) Then, Microsoft can lord it over the competition by having an actual PC in the handsets of its users.

Windows Phones are running mostly on Windows Phone 7, 8.1 and Windows 10 Mobile with the latter being the latest version of the software.

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