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Microsoft blocks Windows 10 April 2018 update to some Intel SSDs

One year ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / Intel SSD 600p.
The April 2018 update for Windows 10 is now being blocked from installing on systems with certain Intel SSDs.
With the update installed, systems with the Intel SSD 600p Series and Intel SSD Pro 6000p Series devices seem to crash repeatedly during startup. The problem appears to be recoverable insofar as you can hold down F8 and roll back the update. But that's the only known solution at the time of writing. The issue appears to be unique to Intel's firmware on the SSD; other devices with the same controllers do not seem to be having any problems.
Microsoft is now...
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Announcing Windows Server 2019 Insider Preview Build 17666

Announcing Windows Server 2019 Insider Preview Build 17666

One year ago   |   By Windows

Windows Insiders!
Today we are pleased to release a new build of the Windows Server vNext Long-Term Servicing Channel release that contains both the Desktop Experience as well as Server Core in all 18 server languages, as well as a new build of the next Windows Server Semi-Annual Channel release.
There are two major areas that we would like you to try out in each preview release and report back any issues:
In-place OS Upgrade (from Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016)
Application compatibility - please let us know if any server roles or applications stops working or fails to...
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Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 17666 now available!

One year ago   |   By Windows

Today, we released a new Windows 10 Preview Build of the SDK to be used in conjunction with Windows 10 Insider Preview. The Preview SDK Build 17666 contains bug fixes and under development changes to the API surface area.
The Preview SDK can be downloaded from developer section on Windows Insider .
For feedback and updates to the known issues, please see the developer forum. For new developer feature requests, head over to our Windows Platform UserVoice.
Things to note:
This build works in conjunction with previously released SDKs and Visual Studio 2017. You can install this SDK and still...
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