How-To Geek: Windows 10’s New Update Is Deleting People’s Files Again

How-To Geek: Windows 10’s New Update Is Deleting People’s Files Again. “Microsoft released a buggy security update for Windows 10 last week. Some Windows users report all the files on their desktop have been deleted. Here’s everything you need to know, including how to fix the bug and get your files back.”

BetaNews: Yet another Windows 10 update is causing problems

BetaNews: Yet another Windows 10 update is causing problems. “Problematic updates for Windows 10 have become pretty common these days, and now it has happened again. Microsoft released the KB4532695 update last week to address problems with Explorer which were introduced by the November 2019 Update. But this update has itself been found to cause issues, with users complaining of BSoDs, audio problems and more.”

Lifehacker: How to Unlock Microsoft’s Free Graphing Calculator in Windows 10

Lifehacker: How to Unlock Microsoft’s Free Graphing Calculator in Windows 10. “While your math teacher (or your kid’s math teacher) might not let them lug a laptop into their calculus class, I still think it’s awesome that Microsoft is finally giving the good ol’ Windows Calculator a boost of geekiness. If you thought ‘Scientific’ mode was fun, you haven’t seen anything yet—coming soon, to Windows 10, is a full-fledged graphing calculator.”

Ars Technica: Critical Windows 10 vulnerability used to Rickroll the NSA and Github

Ars Technica: Critical Windows 10 vulnerability used to Rickroll the NSA and Github. “Less than a day after Microsoft disclosed one of the most critical Windows vulnerabilities ever, a security researcher has demonstrated how attackers can exploit it to cryptographically impersonate any website or server on the Internet.”

Bleeping Computer: Clop Ransomware Now Kills Windows 10 Apps and 3rd Party Tools

Bleeping Computer: Clop Ransomware Now Kills Windows 10 Apps and 3rd Party Tools. “The Clop Ransomware continues to evolve with a new and integrated process killer that targets some interesting processes belonging to Windows 10 apps, text editors, programming IDEs and languages, and office applications.”

BetaNews: Windows 7 users will still get updates to Microsoft Security Essentials when the OS is out of support

BetaNews: Windows 7 users will still get updates to Microsoft Security Essentials when the OS is out of support. “It’s now mere weeks until Windows 7 is no longer supported by Microsoft. When January 14, 2020 rolls around, the end date for support will have been reached, and Microsoft is keen for people to upgrade to Windows 10 to avoid having insecure computers that don’t receive updates. But not all security updates are being dropped. Having previously said that Microsoft Security Essentials would no longer receive updates when Windows 7 support ends, the company has indicated that updates will in fact continue to be released.”

BetaNews: You can still upgrade to Windows 10 for free

BetaNews: You can still upgrade to Windows 10 for free. “When Windows 10 first appeared, Microsoft made quite a fuss about that fact that while it was possible to upgrade for free, this was a time-limited offer. Many people rushed to upgrade because they felt the deadline was hanging over them like the sword of Damocles… but it seems that the deadline was not as pressing as Microsoft made out. In fact, you might be surprised to learn that more than five years after the launch of Windows 10, it is still possible to upgrade for free. So what’s going on?”