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  • Changing Patch Watch and giving you more information

    Posted on February 1st, 2021 at 01:00 Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    PATCH WATCH

    Changing Patch Watch and giving you more information

    By Susan Bradley

    • A big change to Patch Watch
    • Install updates at this time
    • Security update for Secure Boot DBX can be skipped if you want (KB4535680)
    • Server administrators need to watch out for KB4535680
    • Conexant drivers STILL causing issues getting to 2004
    • Use targetreleaseversion setting to be on Windows 10 2004 or 20H2
    • Windows 7 ESU update process

    A big change to Patch Watch

    One of the big takeaways of the survey we did a few weeks ago was learning that the vast majority of you do NOT read the patching spreadsheets that I spend hours and hours (truly!) to create. Instead, you are more interested in finding out about when it is safe to patch and, more importantly, what patches to avoid. If you remember Sally Fields on the stage of the Oscars, saying, “You like me, you really really like me!” — well, clearly you really don’t like those spreadsheets of patching information.

    Read the full story in AskWoody Plus Newsletter 18.4.0 (2021-02-01).