Recent patches contained a few surprises and some significant bugs, but they were largely fixed around the end of June. The big problem is that, despite Microsoft’s assurances, Windows 10 1803 does not appear to be ready for use.
Microsoft’s patches in June had some surprising outcomes. Windows 7 PCs with older, 2002-era Pentium III machines got their patching privileges revoked without warning or explanation (and a documentation cover-up to boot), but there’s little sympathy out there for elderly PCs.
Windows 10 1803
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1999 saw the emergence of Melissa, a PC virus that engulfed the globe. Designed by David Lee Smith, he named the virus after a stripper and, once released, it caused mayhem forcing large companies to shut down their email gateways and Microsoft to spend years rewriting Windows XP. This one security breach was undoubtedly influential in spurring on Bill Gates to initiate a half a billion dollar project implementing what he called Trustworthy Computing which focused on threat modelling, code reviews and penetration testing. As
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In 2011, we were inundated with requests for Windows 7 upgrades, both from XP and Vista users. Thanks to your support, we are now able to offer an amazing 20% off all Windows 7 upgrades in January and February 2012. The tangible, improved user experience of an upgrade to Windows 7 is apparent as soon as you switch your PC on and, let’s not forget, Microsoft have now dropped their support for XP. We all knew and loved XP for the many years it thrived
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