Category: News


Microsoft admits it can’t fix Windows 10 KB5034441 “0x80070643 – ERROR_INSTALL_FAILURE”

Microsoft released the first Windows 10 and 11 Patch Tuesday updates of 2024 on the 9th with January’s KB5034122 and KB5034123 respectively. In a separate article, the company also detailed another security fix for a BitLocker Secure Boot bypass vulnerability that is being tracked under ID “CVE-2024-20666.” Microsoft said that the security flaw could allow threat actors to bypass […]

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KB5036893/KB5036892 breaks VPN on Windows 11 and 10

Last month, we reported about a strange issue wherein Google One VPN was found overwriting Windows DNS settings. Curiously, just a week or so later, Google officially announced it was shutting down the service on June 10, 2024. However, VPN (Virtual Private Network) problems are not isolated to third-party causes. Multiple times in the past, Windows updates […]

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The new hidden Start menu layout in Windows 11 gets more improvements

The Start menu in Windows 11 is a controversial piece of design that scares away some Windows 10 users, especially in light of Microsoft botching UI customization apps and adding blatant ads. However, the company is also working on some user-requested improvements, especially for the “All Apps” section. Users recently discovered that Windows 11 Beta builds contain a hidden […]

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Latest ExplorerPatcher update removes old Windows 10 taskbar in Windows 11 24H2

Valinet, the maker of ExplorerPatcher, a popular app for tweaking the UI in Windows, has released an update under version 22621.3527.65.1. This version brings one important change: it no longer allows reverting to the old Windows 10 taskbar on systems with Windows 11 version 24H2 and its early builds (build 26002 and hither). Here is […]

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Windows 10 22H2 updates will now have a much smaller download size

Earlier this week, Microsoft released the latest non-security preview update for Windows 10 22H2. In the change log for the update, there’s a mention that the Latest Cumulative Update (LCU) “will no longer have the reverse differentials,” which should cut down the size of the download package. Today, Microsoft posted a new blog entry with some more info […]

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