Windows 10 fans have had it rough recently, with a number of patches released in the past few weeks giving them a major headache. Earlier this month Express.co.uk reported about how the KB4541335 update was allegedly bricking Windows 10 machines. And then not long after that Windows 10 users reported that one patch ended up having the knock-on effect of breaking their Windows Defender anti-malware software.
But most recently there have been troublesome reports about the KB4549951 patch which Windows 10 users said was causing all kinds of problems.
Reported issues included the dreaded Blue Screen of Death (BSoD), having files mysteriously deleted as well as network issues and system freezes.
This patch was initially released on April 14, and it was meant to introduce a number of security fixes to the most popular desktop OS in the world.
But the other reported issues with the update was leading some, including the Windows Latest website, to advise uninstalling the patch entirely.
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However, the flip side to this is doing so would mean Windows 10 users wouldn’t have the latest fixes installed on their machines.
Following these reports Microsoft has spoken out about the troubles Windows 10 users have been having with patch KB4541335.
They revealed that they are investigating the issues and are “closely monitoring” the situation.
As revealed in a post by Bleeping Computer, a Microsoft spokesperson said: “We have seen social media reports related to KB4549951 that mention Bluetooth, a stop error with a blue screen, and other related issues.
“To date, we have not seen these issues reflected in telemetry, support data, or customer feedback channels. We continuously investigate all customer feedback and are closely monitoring this situation.”
The Redmond-based tech giant has also asked customers that have been experiencing issues to report it via the Feedback Hub.
The Microsoft spokesperson added: “Please provide feedback using the keyboard shortcut Windows + F or go to the Start menu and select Feedback Hub so that we can investigate”.
The news comes as Microsoft fans are gearing up for the next major Windows 10 update which is the upcoming May 2020 patch.
This download is arriving early next month and ahead of its release the launch of the update has moved a step closer.
Windows Insiders on the Slow Ring have just seen the final preview build of patch 2004 – better known as the May 2020 update – get released.
Microsoft announced that Windows 10 version 2004 was available to preview in a blog post.
In it said: “We are now getting the Windows 10 May 2020 Update (20H1) ready for release and releasing Build 19041.207 to Windows Insiders in the Release Preview ring.
“We believe that Build 19041.207 is the final build and we will continue to improve the overall experience of the May 2020 Update on customers’ PCs as part of our normal servicing cadence.”
The Windows 10 May 2020 update includes changes to task manager and Cortana as well as tweaking how updates are downloaded and the way logins work.
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