Patch Tuesday, November 2018 Edition

Microsoft Re-Releases Windows 10 October 2018 Update, Outlines Rigorous QC Regimen

To access the update, Windows 10 users need to run Windows Update and check for new updates.

After a month of doom and gloom, Microsoft is finally re-releasing the Windows 10 October 2018 Update.

Besides releasing its November security updates, Microsoft today also re-released Windows 10 1809 and Windows Server 2019, after the company had hit some pretty big snags during last month's initial rollout.

One of the more significant features is a bit more superficial with Microsoft adding a true light theme mode that changes the entire UI of the operating system to look a bit more like those lighter-styled Windows operating systems from a decade ago.

Ever since we introduced the ability to choose between light and dark in Windows 10, we've heard feedback asking for a truer separation between the two options.

To go along with the new light theme, Microsoft is also changing the default wallpaper of Windows 10.

LeVeon Bell Doesnt Report To Steelers Wont Play In 2018
Bell had lost out on $8.5 million in wages for the 2018 season already and will now lose out on an additional $6 million. The Steelers explored dealing Bell before the October 30 trade deadline, but no deal was possible without his signature.

"For example, the OneDrive icon in the notification area (system tray) is white making it hard to see when you are using the light system color".

As is the case with all updates, Windows 10 October 2018 update is being rolled out in a phased manner, so it may take a while for all PCs running Windows 10 to get the update.

"Part of our "Windows as a Service" evolution is that we do not "ship" Windows the same way we did before Windows 10". Have any of you installed the 1809 update yet?

Fixed an issue resulting in some users not being able to set Win32 program defaults for certain app and file type combinations using the Open with... command or via Settings Apps Default apps. At the time of launch, Microsoft's vice president for Windows OS has promised to improve software quality and delivery of these seasonal updates.

Microsoft on Tuesday kicked off a discussion series in which the company is promising to be more transparent about Windows 10 servicing and associated quality issues. It also has window snip, which is the option to crop screenshots after taking them. The company has announced today that they will be increasing their communication regarding each build of Windows as well as doing a deep dive into their testing and validation processes for Windows. Microsoft is planning to increase its transparency with "clear and regular communications with our customers when there are issues", he added.

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