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Is the next Windows 10 update another failure?


In the autumn of 2019, the most demanded operating system will receive the next global update, the characteristics of which are already presented on the network.

Microsoft has announced the release of autumnupdate 19H2 for the Windows 10 operating system. Looking ahead, it is worth noting that the update will not be as global as the experts suggested.

It became known that the upcoming update will beinsignificant, given the standards and demand for Windows 10. It is known that the system will receive improved performance, additional corporate functions and improved performance. This completes the list of integrations for new options.

The release of the update is scheduled for September 2019of the year. It is assumed that an updated module will be built into the system that will recognize the patches. This will allow Windows 10 May 2019 Update to install the latest updates as a cumulative update. Thus, the developer intends to achieve a simplified and secure installation of updates. However, experts also do not exclude that soon new functions will appear in the network, which will be provided by the 19H2 update system, but the current announcements of the software company do not cause delight.

Note that in the near future a fresh updatewill be delivered to the owners of the version with early access Windows Insider. Among authoritative sources there is an opinion that the most impressive changes in the system will be transferred to the spring update of 2020. This approach will enable Microsoft to devote more time to solving global problems that have arisen in Windows 10 after the spring update.

Note that the last update of the "Ten" has causeda bug the emergence of problems related to security connections. This Windows 10 vulnerability is easily solved using a modern VPN service.

Briefly explain that the technology of Virtual PrivateA network that creates secure connections on top of other networks eliminates the possibility that no one can intercept the data transmitted by the user. Thus, besides security, a VPN connection also provides privacy, since identity theft and the possibility of surveillance when using it is impossible. For offices and enterprises that use Wi-Fi networks in their work, the integration of VPN technologies will also be a universal solution to security problems and protection against spyware.

Recall that the release of Windows 10 May 2019accompanied by many unpleasant surprises. In particular, updates were not blocked on a number of devices due to incompatibility with Intel drivers. Later this problem manifested itself on computers with AMD RAID software drivers.
Later it became known that the problem occursOnly when installing the update on devices with AMD Ryzen and AMD Ryzen Theardripper chips. A conflict during the installation of the update occurred only if the version of the driver younger than 9.2.0.105 was installed on the computers. Microsoft representatives immediately responded to this incident, saying that newer drivers did not experience problems with the installation of the update.

From ourselves we add that Windows 10 May 2019 UpdateHe also set new requirements for managing input and output devices, which also caused problems during the update. To solve them, the developer recommended making sure that the AMD RAID drivers are up-to-date and not using USB flash drives during patch installation.

It should be noted that after updating Windows 10, a critical bug was found that caused a lot of confusion among experts, because the problem compromised the protection of users' personal information.

We are talking about the patch 1903, which was part of the Mayupdate package. After installing the update, the system could be attacked by intruders who accessed control of remote sessions. This is due to a flaw in the authorization system network technology NLA.

This "hole" identified by expertsCERT Coordination Center, which was instantly reported on in the report. The cause of the problem is a change in the operation of the NLA, the mode of operation in which was significantly changed.
In simple terms, while checkingthe authenticity of the user who connected to the device on the “remote”, the account data is cached on the RDP node. This made it possible to quickly restore the connection if it was interrupted. Microsoft developers did not take into account that such an approach provided an opportunity for fraudsters not to notice the system lock screen and access the device illegally.

Secured unauthorized entry bythat the active RDP session was resumed immediately on the desktop of the computer, but was supposed to be on the authorization screen to the system. Thus, re-entering the login and password for remote access was not required. In addition, the experts determined that this flaw allowed to bypass the multi-level authentication system - MFA.

In response to published materials about the “hole”,the developer hastened to reassure his customers that this bug is not critical. Microsoft experts argued that the hacking scenario described above was taken into account in building Security Servicing security policies that are integrated into Windows 10. According to the corporation, the flaw found cannot be considered a system breach. Accordingly, in future updates to eliminate this problem should not be expected.

Despite the relatively calm reaction tothe fact of the presence of bugs in the May update, Microsoft quite quickly introduced the release of the cumulative update package 1903, which fixed a number of flaws in the May package.

Among the issues fixed:
- fix the problem that blurred the images during the game with the active game menu.
- troubleshooting related to switching the display to the "Night Light" mode.
- the solution of a bug that did not allow 3D games to switch to full screen mode when changing the orientation of the screen.
- elimination of problems with connecting peripheral Bluetooth devices.
- Solving the problem that led to a delay in loading a large number of DNS zones.
- eliminating the bug that stopped accepting SMB connections during certain scenarios.
- Solving problems when launching applications for local and trusted sites via Internet Explorer.

Summing up, it should be noted that the lastMicrosoft's update policy trends are not impressive. Experts note that most of the developer’s releases are done in a hurry, which significantly affects system performance and security. It is just left for the philistines to expect a global release of the software giant that will correct the massive flaws in previous installation packages.