How to Block Problematic Windows Updates in Windows 10

In the life of Windows, there may come a time when you need to block a specific update in Windows Updates. You used to be able to do this directly in the Windows Update app in previous versions of Windows, but it isn't so easy in Windows 10. The issue I came across recently was [...]

Windows 10 KB4100347 Intel Microcode Update Boot Issues

Microsoft released KB4100347 last week which was an Intel microcode update to address another Spectre vulnerability. Microsoft has been plagued with Windows Updates issues over the past few months, and while the August Patch Tuesday went a little smoother, this KB4100347 update is starting to cause boot and startup issues for users, especially those using [...]

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Intel Considering Soldering Processors To Motherboards

I remember the day when I built my first desktop computer, almost 12 years ago now. The excitement of going to Fry's Electronics without much of a budget and an empty shopping cart, reading specs of each component and deciding what was best for me. Piece by piece, I selected my motherboard, processor, memory, video [...]

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