First patch Tuesday of the year brings an update to the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (17763.253)

The first patch Tuesday of 2019 brings us an update to the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. KB4480116 takes the Window 10 version to 17763.253 and includes security fixes and ESE fixes. The update comes down via Windows Update and requires a restart after installation. Addresses a security vulnerability in…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #682 – But what was the year?

Welcome to our Christmas 2018 podcast! This week Richard, Garry and I talk about our tech highlights of 2018 and what disappointed up. Richard tries to explain how Microsoft releases monthly patches, I talk about how Microsoft have taken over my Android phone and Garry has a very tough Christmas…

The Windows 10 October 2018 Update is available to all

It’s fair to say that the Window 10 October 2018 Update (1809) has had a troubled release. Microsoft skipped the Release Preview ring of the of Insider preview program only to be hit with a file deletion bug something which I think would have been caught by the release preview…

Microsoft releases a fix for the Windows Media Player issues with the 1809 update (KB4471332)

One of the issues with the October 2018 Windows 10 Update (1809) was the seek bar may not work in Windows Mixed Player. Microsoft have now fixed this with a cumulative update for Windows 10. KB4471332 takes the OS to version 17763.194. This update includes quality improvements. No new operating…

Microsoft releases cumulative update KB4469342 for Windows Insiders (17763.167)

There have been plenty of issues with the October 2018 Windows 10 Update, the most serious causing Microsoft to withdraw the update for a while. Even after the update was re-released it still had a number of bugs, but Microsoft have released a cumulative update for Windows Insiders on the…

Now the October 2018 Update is out here are my top 5 changes to Windows 10

This week Microsoft finally re-released the Windows 10 October 2018 Update so here are my to 5 changes to the OS: 1) Windows Mixed Reality Windows Mixed Reality is an area that has had a lot changes since the April 2018 update. Almost every ears has been updated and improved….

Microsoft finally re-releases the Windows 10 October 2018 Update

Microsoft have finally re-released the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. The update originally shipped October 2nd but Microsoft withdrew the update as users were finding files where being deleted by the update process if they were using folder re-direction. Microsoft fixed the problem October 9th and released the fix to…

Microsoft fixed the zip issues with the latest cumulative update for the October 2018 Update

Microsoft still have not released the October 2018 Update but it looks like it’s getting closer. Microsoft have pushed out an update to Windows Insiders on the slow Release Preview ring containing a fix for the zip file bug we discusses on the podcast last week. Also fixed is an…

How to use Miracast with HoloLens

With the October 2018 Update for HoloLens Microsoft added the feature to mirror the HoloLens sees to a PC or smart display. The technology used is Miracast and HoloLens uses the same system as Windows 10 PCs use. Miracast streaming works much better than the browser based streaming that HoloLens…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #673 – Warning from the past!

This week Richard and I talk about the problems with the Windows 10 October 2018 Update and speculate on when it will be re-released. We talk about bugs in the release code being the new normal and Amazon’s music service going down. We also talk about the updated Amazon Echo…

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