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Windows

KB4100480 fixes a CVE in Windows 7, Embedded & Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 systems

Microsoft released yesterday a new KB, the new KB4100480 fixes a security hole (CVE-2018-1038). The update itself is only available for x64 systems. Microsoft itself doesn’t show much, a proper changelog is – as always – missing. But that’s an old cap.

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Windows

KB4088881 Windows 7 monthly Preview Rollup which corrects problems introduced in KB4088875

KB4088881 is a Windows 7 monthly Preview Rollup which means it’s no a security related update, it fixes several problems from the latest KB4088875 which was released 13. March 2018. In other words, yet again a new bugfix release – this time only for Windows 7.

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Tips and Tricks Windows

Workaround for KB4088875 & KB4088878

Microsoft yet again fucked up big time here. Two updates KB4088875 & KB4088878 causing a lot of drama and the Windows community is totally upset about this, what happened? Those two updates affecting Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 system which after installing the update having problems to obtain a valid IP address on virtual networks products such as VMware.

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Tips and Tricks

How To Change Windows Sleep Settings

Managing your Sleep settings can be important to reduce energy costs and is also helpful to increase you PC performance since every new modern hardware regulates their output based on the choosed power plan profile.

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Windows 10 let’s you quickly manage when your device should go into sleep.
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AMD

AMD: Raven Ridge doesn’t work under Windows 7

AMD is dropping the support for older operating systems like Windows XP, Vista and now Windows 7. You still could’t ‘cheat’ you way around this with other newer CPU’s because it was a driver ‘problem’ but this is now over.

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AMD Raven Ridge. Picture Source Wccftech
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Windows Windows 10

Windows 10 Still Hasn’t Overtaken Windows 7

In the final month of 2017, Windows 10 grew by around 0.33 percentage points, to give it 41.69 percent share. In the same month, Windows 7 fell 0.62 percentage points, putting it a whisker ahead on 41.89 percent. It seems very, very likely the new OS will finally come out on top next month, unless Windows 7 suddenly gains some unexpected share from somewhere.

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Despite StatCounter’s optimism for Microsoft’s latest OS, Windows 10 still can’t manage to bump Windows 7 from its top spot. Assuming the analyst firm’s data is even accurate, Windows 10 should finally pass Windows 7 next month, but rival NetMarketShare’s numbers suggest that the battle will continue for a bit longer.