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ISSUE 17.18.1 • 2020-05-11

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ASKWOODY ALERT!

MS-DEFCON 2: Patches are coming — head for the bunkers

Woody Leonhard

By Woody Leonhard

Tomorrow’s Patch Tuesday — here’s your reminder to check that Windows updating is paused.

I don’t expect to see any real howlers this month — the big (and futile!) upgrade to Windows 10 Version 2004 is weeks away — but ya never know what dastardly bugs are lying in lurk. And apparently neither does Microsoft.

Take a minute and make sure your machine is locked down for now. April’s updates should be out of the way, and you’ll want to add May’s patches … eventually. But there’s no reason to put your PC in harm’s way. Let’s wait and see what little delights await.

Step-by-step details in Computerworld. If you have any questions or problems, be sure to drop by and tell us on the AskWoody Lounge.


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