• MS-DEFCON 1: There’s no reason to stick your finger in the pencil sharpener – DON’T UPDATE

    We have confirmed reports of six bad patches this month – Monthly Rollups and Security-only patches for Win7, 8.1, Server 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2 – and troubling reports of a slowdown with the Win10 version 1809 cumulative update.

    Who should be testing this stuff? The answer’s not as straightforward as you may think.

    Details in Computerworld Woody on Windows.

    I’m moving us to MS-DEFCON 1: Current Microsoft patches are causing havoc. Don’t patch.