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  • Microsoft updates its Win10 auto-uninstall feature announcement

    Posted on March 13th, 2019 at 15:11 Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Remember the gnarly Win10 auto-uninstall announcement that suddenly appeared yesterday? I was — and still am — scratching my head over that one. According to Knowledge Base article 4492307, Win10 will detect when you’ve tried to install a patch that prevented your system from rebooting, roll it back, then block that patch for 30 days.

    In the past few minutes, Microsoft updated the announcement. It now says:

    This new feature is only available for Windows Insiders running Windows 10, version 1903. This version of Windows 10 has not yet been released publicly.

    There’s also a picture of the notification you’ll receive if your machine won’t reboot after installing a bad update

    I still don’t understand how this is substantially different from the automatic bad update unrolling feature we’ve seen since Vista.