• Microsoft Patch Alert: January patches stumbled all over themselves, but they’re finally looking reasonably stable

    Cold and snow have descended on Middle Tennessee. School’s out for the day. What better activity than to dissect this month’s patches?

    • The usual Win10 Patch Tuesday and “optional” cumulative updates, with a surprise laggard
    • Multiple problems with Win7/Server 2008 Monthly Rollups
    • .NET and activation surprises
    • Office 2010 takes one for the team

    and more.

    Details in Computerworld Woody on Windows.