October 2017 Patch Tuesday includes Windows zero day fix

Despite offering to pay developers and write apps for them, the volume of users on the platform was too low to generate investment, Belfiore said. The dual-scan behavior was actually designed as a feature by Microsoft to let organizations use the Windows Update service and also simultaneously control content updates through the Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) client management tool.

The problem is, the folks at Microsoft, at the time, lacked vision.

Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft and the man behind Windows has also admitted a few weeks ago that he also no longer uses a Windows phone and opted for an Android based one. We always urge that you apply patches as soon as possible, but if that's not convincing enough, read the details below of what's out there in the wild.

October's Patch Tuesday rollout includes a host of important fixes - addressing 62 security issues to include a zero-day vulnerability - but a glitch in the patch publishing process is causing headaches for admins of enterprise networks. CVE-2017-8703 is a denial of service flaw requiring an attacker to run a specially crafted application.

Have you installed KB4041691 on your Windows 10 computer? The move follows Microsoft ending support for original Windows 10 build earlier this year.

Windows 10 Pro for Workstations will be available around the same time that the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update becomes available. The perfect topper would be to give everyone in the audience a phone, then maybe do a balloon drop. This was a weird fad that coincidentally also began in 1996 with the debut of the 30-ounce Toshiba Libretto, which was the lightest full-function Windows machine anywhere at the time. "ZDNet reports that it's part of an "'architectural change' that will allow Microsoft to deliver new functionality and content updates to the Photos app, including 3D effects, filters, and text".

Hopefully between those two current solutions, anyone suffering with the botched update can get back up and running while we await a proper fix from Microsoft. The company recently announced the death of Groove Music, a Microsoft music streaming platform similar to Spotify. "After that, it reboots automatically, attempts to boot again, and then displays the 'Automatic Repair' screen". It seems they won't be able to block the dual-scan behavior if using SCCM for configurations.