Microsoft Issues Windows 10 Upgrade Warning – Forbes

We all know all about Windows 10’s most controversial feature, and Microsoft has now confirmed it has struck again… Microsoft has warned users about problems caused by its latest Windows 10 update Steve Kotecki Picked up by the ever-excellent AskWoody, the latest update for Windows 10 (patch KB4482887) has crippled gaming performance on the platform across both Nvidia and AMD GPUs. Microsoft has now confirmed the problem and issued an official warning about the update. “After installing KB4482887, users may notice graphics and mouse performance degradation with desktop gaming when playing certain games (eg: Destiny 2),” explained Microsoft, with the company saying it is working on a fix. Needless to say, users are furious. Woody Leonhard highlights two threads on Reddit in particular (1,2). Leonhard himself, also warns: “Is the problem confined to games? Highly unlikely, in my experience. It’s just that gamers notice bugs sooner than most of us.” Microsoft’s Windows 10 updates have long been a minefieldWindowsCentral Which brings us back to Windows 10’s worst feature, as Leonhard nicely summarises: “Moral of the story: Don’t go clicking Check for updates! That’s the only way you’re gonna get this “optional non-security” cumulative update. I second this. Microsoft’s record with Windows 10 ‘seamless’ updates remains erratic at best. Even amongst its biggest defenders, Windows 10 has a “Software Quality Problem” and the last year alone has seen updates to the operating system cause serious problems in January, April, October, November and February 2019. Yes, updates are essential to the long term security and stability of Windows 10. But Microsoft needs to make them a lot more reliable if it plans to continue the company’s controversial policy of forcing them down the throats of computers worldwide… ___ Follow Gordon on Twitter, Facebook and Google+ More On Forbes Windows 10 Problem Sees Upgrades
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