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  1. Microsoft has released optional Cumulative Update KB5006744 for Windows 10 1809. Windows 10 1809 is no longer being supported for consumers, but still remains in Enterprise Long Term Servicing. The update mainly adds miscellaneous non-security improvements. For enterprise users, the main fix of interest may be to address the problem of installing printers over Internet Printing Protocol. The full changelog reads: Addresses an issue with PropertyGet in JScript9.dll. Addresses an issue with Assigned Access kiosks that are configured with Microsoft Edge as a kiosk application. These kiosks might sometimes fail to restart Microsoft Edge if users close the browser window. Addresses an issue in which the use of App-V intermittently causes black screens to appear when signing in on the credentials page. Addresses an issue that causes Windows to go into BitLocker recovery after a servicing update. Addresses an issue that causes searchindexer.exe to keep handles to the per user search database in the path below after you sign out: “C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Search\Data\Applications\<SID>\” As a result, searchindexer.exe stops working and duplicate profile names are created. Addresses an issue that causes the DnsPsProvider.dll module to leak memory within a WmiPrvSE.exe process. Addresses an issue that prevents Windows 10 virtual private network (VPN) users from connecting to Windows Server 2019 Routing and Remote Access service (RRAS) servers. Addresses an issue that prevents Software-Defined Networking (SDN) virtual machines from working when you configure the Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) VPN bandwidth limitation. Addresses an issue in Code Integrity that might cause a memory leak. Enhances Microsoft Defender for Endpoint’s ability to identify and intercept ransomware and advanced attacks. Addresses a memory leak issue in lsass.exe on domain controllers in the forest root domain that occurs when you have multiple forests and multiple domains in each forest. The SID-Name mapping functions leak memory when a request comes from another domain in the forest and crosses forest boundaries. Improves the Windows Server Storage Migration Service by adding support for migration Windows Servers configured with Azure File Sync cloud tiering. Additionally, this update addresses multiple issues and improves reliability. For more information, see Storage Migration Service overview. Addresses an issue with the virtual machine (VM) Load Balancing feature, which ignores a site’s fault domain. Addresses a known issue that might prevent the successful installation of printers using the Internet Printing Protocol (IPP). The update has the following known issues: Symptom Workaround After installing KB4493509, devices with some Asian language packs installed may receive the error, “0x800f0982 – PSFX_E_MATCHING_COMPONENT_NOT_FOUND.” Uninstall and reinstall any recently added language packs. For instructions, see Manage the input and display language settings in Windows 10. Select Check for Updates and install the April 2019 Cumulative Update. For instructions, see Update Windows 10. Note If reinstalling the language pack does not mitigate the issue, reset your PC as follows: Go to the Settings app > Recovery. Select Get Started under the Reset this PC recovery option. Select Keep my Files. Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release. After installing KB5001342 or later, the Cluster Service might fail to start because a Cluster Network Driver is not found. This issue occurs because of an update to the PnP class drivers used by this service. After about 20 minutes, you should be able to restart your device and not encounter this issue. For more information about the specific errors, cause, and workaround for this issue, please see KB5003571. The update can be downloaded from the Microsoft Update Catalogue here, or by going to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update. In the Optional updates available area, you’ll find the link to download and install the update. Microsoft release Cumulative Update KB5006744 for Windows 10 1809 with Printing fix, more
  2. Microsoft is now pushing the October 2021 update to the Surface Duo smartphone, taking the build number 2021.913.25 (North America), 2021.913.26 (Europe) and 2021.913.27 (AT&T Locked Device). The update adds no new features, as you’d expect from a monthly security update. The update weighs in at 51 MB and contains the October 2021 Android security update. You can read the official changelog below. Changelog Software version Update info 2021.913.25 (North America) 2021.913.26 (Europe) 2021.913.27 (AT&T Locked Device) Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin – October 2021 Meanwhile, Surface Duo users can wait for the update to be pushed out to them, or they can download it by Checking for Updates in the System Update section of the Settings app. It’s worth noting that the Surface Duo is yet to get the Android 11 update but Microsoft has promised to deliver it some time this year. Surface Duo starts getting October 2021 update
  3. Microsoft has recently pushed an update to both Windows Terminal and Windows Terminal Preview. The latest update takes Windows Terminal Preview to version 1.11.2731.0, while the stable Windows Terminal is updated to 1.10.2714.0. However, the updates include bug fixes and no new features. You can read more about everything that has been fixed in the official changelog below. Windows Terminal Preview v1.11.2731.0 Bug Fixes Accessibility Resolves hang on launch for Windows Server 2022 (and similar client Windows versions) when tablet input keyboard is activated (#11312) Selecting text in the terminal while Narrator is open will no longer hang (#11386) Reliability Fix KeyChord constructor assertion failure during tab dragging (#11306) Terminal Emulation Fixes alignment of the mouse coordinates when the viewport is scrolled for all events, not just mouse button pressed event. (#11290) User Interface Clear selection on paste (#11286) (thanks @serd2011!) JSON Settings Fix serialisation of findMatch action to persist the direction (#11233) (thanks @ianjoneill!) Windows Terminal v1.10.2714.0 Bug Fixes Accessibility Resolves hang on launch for Windows Server 2022 (and similar client Windows versions) when tablet input keyboard is activated (#11312) Reliability Fix KeyChord constructor assertion failure during tab dragging (#11306) Terminal Emulation Fixes alignment of the mouse coordinates when the viewport is scrolled for all events, not just mouse button pressed event. (#11290) User Interface Clear selection on paste (#11286) (thanks @serd2011!) JSON Settings Fix serialisation of findMatch action to persist the direction (#11233) (thanks @ianjoneill!) You can download Windows Terminal Preview here from Microsoft Store for free. Preview and Stable versions of Windows Terminal get updated, here is what’s new
  4. Telegram Desktop has received an update on Windows 10, adding interactive emojis, the ability to see the “watching” status when your chat partner is enjoying the emoji effects with you. The update also adds support for read receipts in small groups, meaning you’ll be able to see who recently viewed your outgoing message in a small group just by right-clicking on the message. Additionally, the update also lets you record audio and video from live broadcasts. You can read the full official changelog below to know more about the latest update. Telegram update Changelog INTERACTIVE EMOJI, READ RECEIPTS IN GROUPS AND LIVE STREAM RECORDING INTERACTIVE EMOJI Some animated emoji now have extra effects. Send 🎆 :tada:, :balloon:, :like:, 💩 or ❤️ to any private chat, then click on the animated emoji to launch the effect. If your chat partner also has the chat open, you will both see the effects. See the “Watching” status when your chat partner is enjoying emoji effects with you. More interactive emoji coming soon. READ RECEIPTS IN SMALL GROUPS Right click one of your outgoing messages in small groups to see who recently viewed it. To protect privacy, read receipts are only stored for 7 days after the message was sent. RECORD LIVE STREAMS AND VIDEO CHATS Record video and audio from live broadcasts in your group or channel. Admins can start recording from the Settings menu (?). Choose between recording in portrait or landscape orientation. Finished recordings are sent to the admin’s Saved Messages and can be easily shared. You can download and install the Telegram Desktop on your Windows 10 PC from the below link, or you can head over to Microsoft Store and search for the app. Telegram Desktop Developer: ‪Telegram Messenger LLP‬ Price: Kostenlos Telegram Desktop app gets updated with interactive emoji, read receipts in small groups, and more
  5. Today, developer Asobo Studio released World Update VI for Microsoft Flight Simulator. The free patch brings noticeable visual improvements to Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. These upgrades include the following major additions: High-resolution scenery New 3D cities Over 100 Points of Interest New airports like Klagenfurt and Stuttgart New Bush Trips New Landing Challenges New Discovery Flights The video provided by Microsoft gives you a quick rundown of all the changes coming to the game with this patch. World Update VI is quite a hefty download so be sure to give it enough time. Find the complete release notes here. Next month, the Top Gun: Maverick expansion was supposed to hit Microsoft Flight Simulator, but it's been pushed back to May 2022 due to Paramount Picture delaying the film. The Top Gun: Maverick content will now launch in May 2022. Microsoft Flight Simulator gets World Update VI, upgrades Central European countries
  6. Microsoft has released the optional KB5005101 Preview cumulative update for Windows 10 2004, Windows 10 20H2, and Windows 10 21H1 with fixes for thirty-four issues. This preview update is part of Microsoft's June 2021 monthly "C" update, allowing Windows 10 users to test the upcoming fixes and changes to be released on September 14th as part of Patch Tuesday. Unlike updates released on Patch Tuesday, this preview update is optional and only contains bug fixes, performance enhancements, and improvements. It does not include any security updates. You can install this update by going to Settings > Windows Update and clicking on 'Check for Updates.' As this is an optional update, you will need to click on the 'Download and install' link for the update to be installed, as shown below. KB5005101 update offered in Windows Update Windows 10 users can also manually download and install the KB5005101 preview update from the Microsoft Update Catalog. Bluetooth and USB headphone issues fixed This update tests two fixes for issues Windows 10 users have been experiencing with Bluetooth and USB headphones. "Addresses an issue that prevents USB audio headsets from working on devices that support USB audio offload. This issue occurs if you installed third-party audio drivers on the devices," explained Microsoft in the KB5005101 support bulletin. "Addresses a rare condition that prevents Bluetooth headsets from connecting using the Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) for music playback and causes the headsets to only work for voice calls." These issues do not appear to be common, but will likely be eagerly awaited fixes with many people working remotely. What's new in the Windows 10 KB5005101 update After installing the KB5005101 update, Windows 10 2004 will have its build number changed to 19041.1202, Windows 10 20H2 to build 19042.1202, and Windows 10 21H1 to build 19042.1202. The Windows 10 KB5005101 cumulative update preview includes 34 improvements or fixes, with the ten highlighted changes listed below: Updates a rare condition that causes Bluetooth headsets to only work for voice calls. Updates an issue that provides the wrong Furigana result when you cancel the Japanese reconversion. Updates an issue that resets syncing for Microsoft OneDrive to “Known folders only” after you install a Windows update. Updates an issue that prevents audio headsets that connect to a device using USB from working if the device has certain third-party audio drivers. Updates an issue with resizing images that might produce flickering and residual line artifacts. Updates an issue that prevents you from typing any words in the username box during the out-of-box experience (OOBE) process. This issue occurs when you use the Chinese Input Method Editor (IME). Updates an issue with copying and pasting a text box into Office 365 apps. If you use an IME, you won’t be able to insert text into the text box. Updates an issue that might cause your device to stop working when making a touch input gesture. This issue occurs if you bring more fingers into contact with the touchpad or screen during the middle of the gesture. Updates an issue that might cause an external monitor to display a black screen after Hibernation. This issue might occur when the external monitor connects to a docking station using a certain hardware interface. Updates an issue that resets the brightness for standard dynamic range (SDR) content on high-dynamic range (HDR) monitors. This occurs after you restart your device or reconnect to the device remotely. With this release, there are three known issues with KB5005101: Using the Microsoft Japanese Input Method Editor (IME) to enter Kanji characters in an app that automatically allows the input of Furigana characters, you might not get the correct Furigana characters. Devices with Windows installations created from custom offline media or custom ISO image might have Microsoft Edge Legacy removed by this update, but not automatically replaced by the new Microsoft Edge. After installing the June 21, 2021 (KB5003690) update, some devices cannot install new updates, such as the July 6, 2021 (KB5004945) or later updates. You will receive the error message, "PSFX_E_MATCHING_BINARY_MISSING". You can find a complete list of improves and fixes and detailed explanations of the known issues in the KB5005101 support bulletin. Windows 10 KB5005101 Cumulative Update released with 34 fixes
  7. Microsoft has released a new Optional Cumulative Update KB5005103 for Windows 10 1909 in preparation for next month’s Patch Tuesday. Optional Updates are released early to allow IT staff to test and validate updates prior to their wide roll-out and are not pushed out automatically. Today’s Optional Update for Windows 10 1909 (Education and Enterprise) takes the OS to version 18363.1766 and has the following highlights: Highlights Updates an issue that prevents the Windows Movies and TV app from playing some videos (.mp4 files). Updates an issue that resets syncing for Microsoft OneDrive to “Known folders only” after you install a Windows update. Improvements and fixes This non-security update includes quality improvements. Key changes include: Addresses an issue that prevents users from tracking Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM) activation failures. Addresses a threading issue that might cause the Windows Remote Management (WinRM) service to stop working when it is under a high load. Addresses an issue that causes the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) provider host process to stop working. This occurs because of an unhandled access violation that occurs when using the Desired State Configuration (DSC). Addresses an issue that causes file migration between Distributed File System (DFS) paths that are stored on different volumes to fail. This issue occurs when you implement the migration using PowerShell scripts that use the Move-Item command. Addresses an issue that prevents you from writing to a WMI repository after a low memory condition occurs. Addresses an issue that might prevent you from minimizing an application that uses unthemed windows. Addresses an issue that prevents the Windows Movies and TV app from playing .mp4 media files that contain Pixel Aspect Ration (PAR) information. Addresses an issue that causes Authentication Mechanism Assurance (AMA) to stop working. This issue occurs when you migrate to Windows Server 2016 (or newer versions of Windows) and when using AMA in conjunction with certificates from Windows Hello for Business. Addresses an issue that prevents Secure Launch from working on some devices. Addresses an issue that prevents Code Integrity rules from working correctly when specifying Package Family Name rules in a Code Integrity policy. This issue occurs because of the incorrect handling of case-sensitive names. Addresses an issue that prevents the ShellHWDetection service from starting on a Privileged Access Workstation (PAW) device and prevents you from managing BitLocker drive encryption. Addresses an issue in Windows Defender Exploit Protection that prevents some Microsoft Office applications from working on machines that have certain processors. Addresses an issue that causes the Input Method Editor (IME) toolbar to appear even when the Remote App is closed. Addresses an issue with a critical exception that the Open File dialog fails to handle. As a result, a Microsoft Foundation Class (MFC) application unexpectedly closes. Addresses an issue that might occur when you configure the policy, “Delete user profiles older than a specified number of days on system restart”. If a user has been signed in for longer than the time specified in the policy, the device might unexpectedly delete profiles at startup. Addresses an issue with the Microsoft OneDrive sync setting “Always keep on this device”. The setting is unexpectedly reset to “Known folders only” after you install a Windows update. Addresses an issue that might create duplicate built-in local accounts, such as administrator or guest account, during an in-place upgrade. This issue occurs if you previously renamed those accounts. As a result, the Local Users and Groups MMC snap-in (lusrmgr.msc) appears blank with no accounts after the upgrade. This update removes the duplicate accounts from the local Security Account Manager (SAM) database on the affected machines. If the system detected and removed duplicate accounts, it logs a Directory-Services-SAM event, with ID 16986, in the System event log. Increases the default number of entries in the local security authority (LSA) Lookup Cache to improve lookup performance in high lookup volume scenarios. Addresses stop error 0x1E in srv2!Smb2CheckAndInvalidateCCFFile. Addresses an issue that might cause a system to stop working after a deduplication filter detects damage in a reparse point. This issue occurs because of deduplication driver changes introduced in a previous update. Addresses an issue with using the robocopy command with the backup option (/B) to fix data loss. This issue occurs when the source location contains tiered Azure File Sync files or tiered Cloud Files. Stops running queries against OneSettings APIs from the obsolete Storage Health feature. Known issues in this update Microsoft is not currently aware of any issues with this update. You can download the update from the Windows Catalogue here. via XDA-Dev Microsoft release Optional Cumulative Update KB5005103 for Windows 10 1909 with MP4 fix, more
  8. Mozilla plans to release a minor Firefox update later today. Firefox 91.0.2 is a non-security update that fixes two issues in the web browser, one of which affecting Firefox on Mac OS. The new version of Firefox is not available at the time of writing. Later today, on August 24, 2021, Mozilla will make it available to all users. Select Menu > Help > About Firefox to check the currently installed version of the web browser. Firefox 91.0.2 will be distributed via the browser's automatic updating system and users may download it from the official Mozilla website. Firefox 91.0.2 Firefox 91.0.2 is the second minor update of Firefox 91, which Mozilla released on August 10, 2021. Firefox 91 is the new base for Firefox's Extended Support Release channel. The new version introduced features such as simplified printing and HTTPS-First connections in private browsing mode. Firefox 91.0.1 was released a week later on August 17, 2021. It fixed security issues in Firefox and addressed stability issues. Firefox 91.0.2 fixes two issues that users may have experienced in previous versions of the web browser. The first addresses an issue on Mac OS X devices. Mac OS X users who had "increase contrast" checked in the Mac OS X settings did not have high contrast mode in Firefox enabled by default due to a bug. The new release addresses the issue in Firefox. The second issue may have affected Firefox users who are using the password manager Lockwise. According to the bug report, Firefox Lockwise was prompting users repeatedly to enter the primary password. The initial bug report confirmed the issue on Windows, but other users confirmed it on Linux as well. It is likely that it could happen on all desktop systems that Firefox supports. The issue seems to have appeared in Firefox 90, according to the reports. Mozilla discovered that the issue was linked to the clearing of data in Firefox. The new version of Firefox fixes the issue: Firefox no longer clears authentication data when purging trackers, to avoid repeatedly prompting for a password. Closing Words Firefox users who experienced the password manager issue will have it fixed later today with the release of Firefox 91.0.2. Users of the browser who don't use the password manager and don't rely on high contrast mode in Firefox are in no hurry to upgrade. The final release notes will be published here. Firefox 92, which will include the bug fixes, will be released on September 7, 2021. Firefox 91.0.2 will be released later today Frontpaged: Mozilla Forefox Browser 91.0.2
  9. After five successful world updates which have seen Microsoft Flight Simulator steadily improving to look even better than it did before, the latest World Update 6 has been pushed back to ensure quality. “In order to ensure that World Update 6 reaches a very high level of quality, we have decided to move back the release date to September 7th,” Asobo Studio announced via a development update. “We are very excited about this update as it features many enhancements to the region,” the Asobo team went on to explain in the development update post, revealing that World Update 6, which focuses on Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, includes “new aerials and elevation maps, new photogrammetry cities, 4 hand-crafted airports, nearly 100 POIs and new discovery flights, landing challenges, and bush trips.” Originally scheduled for release on August 24th, this delay is only two weeks thankfully, so we’re not left waiting for more Microsoft Flight Simulator content for long. In the meantime, Asobo did at least give us the highlights from World Update 6’s release notes. On top of being able to read through the preliminary release notes, there is, of course, still a lot of content in Microsoft Flight Simulator to enjoy, with five prior world updates, and not to mention the whole world to explore. Microsoft Flight Simulator’s World Update 6 is now due to launch on September 7th, for both PC and Xbox Series X|S. Microsoft Flight Simulator’s World Update 6 has been delayed
  10. Today Microsoft released their monthly update for the Surface Duo, taking it to build 2021.721.41 (North America), 2021.721.43 (Europe) and 2021.721.42 (AT&T Locked Device). The update weighs in at 40.22 MB and contains the August 2021 Android security update. The official changelog is now available and reads: This update: Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin – August 2021. Some Surface Duo users have expressed disappointment that the Android 11 update has not yet been delivered to the device, suggesting Microsoft put more resources towards this. Surface Duo users can wait for the update to be pushed out to them or download it by Checking for Updates in the System Update section of the Settings app. via Reddit Microsoft release August 2021 Update for Surface Duo (changelog)
  11. Mozilla will release Firefox 91.0.1 and Firefox 91.0.1 ESR later today. The two new versions of the organization's Firefox web browser fix security and stability issues of previous versions of the browser. Mozilla released Firefox 91, a new major version of the browser and new Extended Support Release base, last week. The new version of Firefox added a HTTPS-First policy for the browser's private browsing mode, re-added the Simplified Printing option and fixed security issues among other things. Firefox 91 is also the first version that removed options to disable the browser's new Proton interface using advanced preferences. Firefox 91.0.1 will become available later today. It is already available on Mozilla's distribution server, but it is not recommended to install this version as there is no guarantee that it is indeed the final version. Most Firefox installations will be updated automatically via the browser's built-in updating system. Downloads will also become available later today on the official Mozilla website. You can display the current version and run a manual check for updates by going to Menu > Help > About Firefox. Mozilla highlights four changes in Firefox 91.0.1, but not all information is available at this point. Firefox 91.0.1 comes with "various stability fixes" and a security fix. The security information is not yet available; it will be published after Firefox 91.0.1 has been released officially. Additional information about the stability fixes is not available either. The two remaining issues are described in detail: An issue caused buttons on the browser's tab bar to be resized when "certain websites" were loaded. An issue caused tabs from private browsing windows to be visible in non-private windows when viewing "switch-to-tab results in the address bar panel". Both of these bugs have been fixed and should not be experienced anymore by Firefox users once the browser has been updated to the new version. Closing Words The official release notes do not reveal the severity of the security issue. You may want to pay attention to the Mozilla Foundation Security Advisories website, as information will be listed on that page later today. Firefox 91.0.1 fixes stability and security issues Frontpaged: Mozilla Forefox Browser 91.0.1
  12. With multiple updates and hotfixes now under its belt, is Cyberpunk 2077 is now on its way to receiving Patch 1.3, its next major update. While a release date has not been shared yet, today, the studio provided an update on some of the changes heading for the game soon. In 1.3, the minimap is getting a much-needed revamp, with the studio adding a zooming out element for when V gets into a car. This should alleviate the blasting past intended turns problem many are having since launch. Another major change is the addition of perk reallocation. Following the update, players will be able to reset the perks they have selected at any point using in-game cash and put the freed-up perk points towards another build. It seems the cost associated with the reset will depend on V's current level, like in other RPGs. Also, arriving as a much smaller change, the Matching Procedure option given to players when they visit the Clouds establishment for a quest has been tweaked. Hopefully, players will no longer be so confused when selecting the doll (Angel or Skye) they want. Essentially, images of the two options will hover more prominently as the dialog progresses after the change. Keep in mind these highlights won't be the only changes present in the 1.3 update, with CD Projekt RED adding that "they’re not the biggest ones and there’ll be more to come." Today's update details came in the form of an in-universe news report. Find the complete blog post here. For those looking for the usual patch notes, they will be landing closer to the update's launch, which should be quite soon. CD Projekt RED will also be hosting a developer livestream at 18:00 CEST on its Twitch channel tomorrow, August 17, to discuss the update in detail. Cyberpunk 2077 is getting minimap fixes, perk reset options, and more
  13. Microsoft has updated the Immersive Reader in the latest Microsoft Edge Canary browser with new options. The Immersive reader now lets you choose from 3 different column widths, allowing you to customise the readers for whichever width is most comfortable for you. Another change new element in the latest Edge Canary is the addition of a Share option in the right-click menu on links, which lets you share a link you are clicking on, rather than the whole page itself. The improvements are available in Edge Canary, build 94.0.981.0. Source: Leo Varela. Microsoft Edge Immersive Reader updated with new options
  14. We probably won't see any new macOS features until Monterey later this year. Today, Apple released a new version of its Mac operating system, macOS Big Sur. The new update is labeled macOS Big Sur 11.5.2, but there aren't any new features or major security updates. Rather, macOS 11.5.2 focuses on "bug fixes." In fact, these are Apple's release notes for the latest version of Big Sur, in their entirety: macOS 11.5.2 includes bug fixes for your Mac. As you can see, the release notes do not specify which bugs have been fixed and mention no new features. Apple maintains a support page where it details the security updates within a given release, too. But that's bare for this release. "This update has no published CVE entries," it says. While Apple often (but not always) releases software updates for many or all of its platforms at the same time, macOS was alone today—at least in terms of public releases. Today also saw major new beta releases of iOS 15, watchOS 8, macOS Monterey, and more. macOS 11.5.2 follows macOS 11.5.1 (which contained security updates) and macOS 11.5 (which also consisted largely of—you guessed it—bug fixes and security updates). We probably won't see significant new macOS features until macOS Monterey arrives later this year. Among other things, that major upcoming release is expected to include various new ways to integrate a Mac with an iOS or iPadOS device, like Universal Control. This will facilitate new ways of controlling macOS and iPad devices together with the same mouse and keyboard. macOS Big Sur 11.5.2 is here, but it doesn’t seem to do much
  15. Microsoft has announced that the July 2021 update of its Visual Studio Code editor has been made available. Each new version of Visual Studio Code is released each month with several new features and this month is no different. Some of the changes include improvements to the extensions view no matter how big your display is and built-in support for Jupyter notebooks .ipynb files which means you’ll no longer need to grab the plug-in. Other features available in this update give you the option to customise multiple colour themes at once and move terminals across windows to editor and panel areas. Furthermore, VS Code gained a command line interface for working with development containers, you can view disassembled C++ code with the Debug Disassembly view, the built-in Test Explorer supports running tests natively in the editor, and you can find editing errors for object-based settings using the settings editor validation tool. Microsoft’s Visual Studio Code team said it will be holding a live stream next Tuesday (August 10) at 8 a.m. PST to show off all the new features in this update. If you want to ask the team any questions about the changes in this update, there will be the opportunity to do so. You can use the following links to download the latest update: Windows: User Installer, System Installer, ARM Mac: Universal, 64-bit, Arm64 Linux: snap, deb, rpm, tarball, ARM If you want to try new features before they’re released to everyone, you can use the Visual Studio Code Insiders builds which are released daily. Visual Studio Code July 2021 update (1.59) now available, this is what's new
  16. Microsoft Flight Simulator PC update offers massive performance improvements The PC version of Microsoft Flight Simulator, recently ported to Xbox Series X, just got a big update on your computer There's a big Microsoft Flight Simulator PC update, and it's almost as if last year's groundbreaking flight sim PC game is determined not to be overshadowed by the news the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles versions just launched. Microsoft Flight Simulator remains one of the most graphically demanding PC titles ever. While gamers’ reactions to highly anticipated games can grow distorted and polarized, the flight sim’s 2020 release elicited memories of the Crysis launch in 2007. Gamers with medium-to-high-end PCs that can run other modern games on "Ultra" settings reported defaulting to a mere "Medium" on the highly taxing title. Today’s PC update should help remedy those issues. The patch offers "significant performance improvements to make the experience more seamless," according to developer Asobo. These tweaks include much better multi-core processor support, memory and GPU usage, and loading times. The patch also reduces stutters significantly. The developers rewrote part of the engine's architecture to achieve today’s leap forward, as they recounted in a recent Twitch stream. The new Microsoft Flight Simulator PC patch should also improve VR performance, where every little frame-rate hiccup can have a more noticeable effect. The game's PC version supports VR headsets without any additional purchases. (Image credit: Microsoft) Analysis: where Microsoft Flight Simulator stands today Microsoft Flight Simulator is a staggering technical undertaking. Developers mapped out the entire world with Bing Maps, delivering a playable Earth with nearly photorealistic views. The game even includes real-time weather and traffic. In TechRadar's review, we praised the flight sim's incredible graphics, attention to detail, and support for flight sticks and other peripherals. Our complaints were relatively minor, focusing on its difficulty for beginners, confusing range of editions, and widely varying airports. Clearly, the work isn't done on the game, as PC gamers can download the update now or finally check it out on Xbox Game Pass, as it's available through the Microsoft all-you-can-play Netflix-style subscription game service. For more on Microsoft Flight Simulator, you can check out our tips for getting started, along with our flight-stick recommendations. Microsoft Flight Simulator PC update offers massive performance improvements
  17. iPadOS 14.7 and macOS Big Sur 11.5 come with plenty of bug fixes and security updates It's unusual for iPadOS to come after iOS, but it's here. Apple has released new versions of its iPadOS and macOS operating systems just a couple of days after the company updated iOS, watchOS, and tvOS. The iPadOS update adds some new features and shares a lot with its iOS counterpart, while the macOS release is a modest one that focuses on a couple of bug fixes. It's unusual for an iPadOS update to arrive after an iOS update, and it's likely that Apple delayed iPadOS at the last minute to address some issue, but we don't know for sure. In any case, the update is here now. iPadOS 14.7 Many of the new features and bug fixes Apple lists in iPadOS 14.7's release notes are the same as those seen in iOS 14.7 earlier this week. The first bullet point highlights the ability to tie two individuals in a family unit to the same Apple Card account, allowing them to develop credit together. The update also introduces a way to manage timers on a HomePod and tweaks the Podcasts interface. In one iPad-specific note, Apple says it has fixed a problem that caused audio to skip when using USB-C-to-3.5 mm headphone jack adapters. Apple's full release notes from iPadOS 14.7 are as follows: iPadOS 14.7 includes the following improvements and bug fixes for your iPad: Apple Card family adds the option to combine credit limits and share one co-owned account with an existing Apple Card user Home app adds the ability to manage timers on HomePod Podcasts library allows you to choose to see all shows or only followed shows Share Playlist menu option missing in Apple Music Dolby Atmos and Apple Music lossless audio playback may unexpectedly stop Braille displays could show invalid information while composing Mail messages Audio may skip when using USB-C to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapters with iPad macOS Big Sur 11.5 macOS Big Sur 11.5 also landed for supported Macs today, but it is a smaller release that delivers a few bug fixes and several security updates. It has the same Podcasts tweak as seen in iOS and iPadOS, and it fixes an issue related to data in the Music app and another with smart cards on M1 Macs. Here are the full macOS 11.5 release notes: macOS Big Sur 11.5 includes the following improvements for your Mac: Podcasts Library tab allows you to choose to see all shows or only followed shows This release also fixes the following issues: Music may not update play count and last played date in your library Smart cards may not work when logging into Mac computers with the M1 chip For more detailed information about this update, please visit: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT211896 You can read about the security updates in these releases on Apple's website, and there are quite a few for this version of macOS. Apple also clarified that this week's iOS update (and iPadOS, too) addressed a widely publicized Wi-Fi-related vulnerability. From the security update documentation: Impact: Joining a malicious Wi-Fi network may result in a denial of service or arbitrary code execution Description: This issue was addressed with improved checks With these macOS and iPadOS releases, Apple has now updated its entire suite of operating systems. These updates may be the last ones (other than emergency security or bug fixes) before Apple launches major new versions of iOS and macOS this fall. iPadOS 14.7 and macOS Big Sur 11.5 come with plenty of bug fixes and security updates
  18. Qoppa Software, a leading PDF software company, announces version 2021 of PDF Studio, their powerful, intuitive PDF Editor for Windows, macOS and Linux. The latest version is packed with enhancements that will aid users in the efficiency of their daily workflow when creating new documents or enhancing the content of their existing documents. It includes new accessibility options to assist users with impairments and refines its existing tools to make them more functional and customizable. Here are some of the new exciting features included in this version: Accessibility Color Options Text to Speech (Read Out Loud) Enhanced User Interface Improved Content Editing New Content Explorer Upgraded OCR Engine Version New Options to “Unflatten” Annotations Additional Preflight Functions DocTimeStamp Signatures Support Real Full Screen Mode Search Recent Files Auto Detect Links PDF Studio 2021 provides new accessibility color options when rendering documents to help accommodate users who are visually impaired or working in dimly lit environments and give them an easier reading experience. Text and background colors can be adjusted to one of the default higher contrast color schemes provided, or can be fully customized by the user. Another accessibility feature that has been added is Read Out Loud, a Text-to-Speech (TTS) tool that is able to read the document text aloud and assist users with reading impairments. This tool can be activated through the ribbon toolbar or a keyboard shortcut (Ctrl + Shift + V). Content editing has been improved to automatically recognize and highlight the different paragraphs, columns, and sections present on the page, allowing users to immediately identify the different text area sections. The text reflow has been refined for consistency and reliability. A new content explorer panel was added to assist with content editing. It allows users to view the overall structure of a document by displaying all content objects contained in the document in a hierarchical tree format. This permit users to easily identify and select content objects present on a page, including text, images, paths, shades and containers objects. The flatten annotations feature has been enhanced to offer an option to allow “unflattening annotations” subsequently and reverse the flattening action, so users are able to continue making edits and revisions. Flattening annotations is used by professionals such as architects to consolidate review annotations within the content of their documents before sharing them with their clients. This process guarantees consistent reading of a document across operating systems and alternative PDF applications being used. Additional preflight functions were included in PDF Studio 2021. These functions are PDF/A 2u & PDF/ A 3u validation & conversion. These sub-formats are used for scientific articles or journals to validate documents containing Unicode text and mathematical calculations. PDF Studio 2021 version comes with an upgraded OCR Engine which performs better when recognizing text within slanted or low resolution scanned images. It also contains many refinements to the user interface, the annotations tools and reading experience. The new “real” full screen mode is perfect for focused reading or presenting. Automatic link detection within the text content makes it simple for users to navigate to external sources and materials. There are many more improvements included in PDF Studio 2021. See the full list of PDF Studio 2021 features. Overall, PDF Studio Version 2021 enhances user experience with new accessibility features and give users more control when manipulating and enhancing their documents. As usual, all new features are available on all platforms, Windows, macOS and Linux! Download PDF Studio 2021 Now! About Qoppa Software: Qoppa Software produces cross-platform PDF software for end-users, developers and integrators. Our PDF tools and libraries cover every aspect of PDF processes and help automate document workflows. Qoppa Software was founded in 2002 and is located in Atlanta, GA.
  19. Microsoft Flight Simulator’s Update 5 greatly improves performance During a Live dev Q&A livestream, Asobo Studio CEO Sebastian Wloch, showcased the upcoming performance improvements for PC and the upcoming Xbox release. Throughout the live stream, Wloch compared the current build against the new Update 5, which is set to launch on July 27th, to show off just how much of an improvement this technical update brings to Microsoft Flight Simulator. Running an Intel Core i7-900K CPU and an NVIDIA Geforce RTX 2060 Super GPU, Wloch’s PC is absolutely no slouch, yet on Ultra graphics with a 4k upscale, he only managed to achieve 30 to 40 FPS when flying over Manhattan, with his CPU maxing out at 100% capacity. Switching to Update 5 however has the framerate soar to a much more appropriate 55 to 60 FPS, with the GPU becoming the bottleneck at 100% rather than the CPU since Update 5 is targeted at making primarily CPU based improvements. Update 5 is set to launch on July 27th, the same day that the Series X|S versions of Microsoft Flight Simulator launch. With this performance improvement, hopefully, console players can expect to see the gorgeous vistas of Microsoft Flight Simulator without the framerate being more akin to a slideshow. Microsoft Flight Simulator’s Update 5 greatly improves performance
  20. Latest Windows 10 updates bring gaming performance improvements and other fixes Microsoft today released optional cumulative updates to Windows 10 versions 21H1, 20H2, and 2004. These are part of the company’s optional C/D releases for supported versions, meaning these are not automatically downloaded and installed like the usual Patch Tuesday updates. The fixes in these builds will be rolled into the Patch Tuesday release that will happen on the second Tuesday of July. Today, all three fully supported Windows 10 versions are receiving KB5003690, bumping the build numbers to 19043.1081, 19042.1081, and 19041.1081 for versions 21H1, 20H2, and 2004, respectively. The reason that all three versions are receiving the same patch is that they are built on the same codebase as that of version 2004, with the October 2020 Update and the May 2021 Update being just enablement packages. As for what’s included in these builds, there are fixes to improve gaming performance issues that users began reporting in April, which the firm acknowledged and released a fix for – essentially rolling back the code that caused the issue using Known Issue Rollback (KIR). Additionally, the update also fixes the problem with the News and Interests widget displaying blurry text – something that was recently added to the list of known issues for Windows 10. Other fixes include addressing sign-in problems when using a pin or a fingerprint for authentication. Here are the highlights of today’s update: Updates an issue in a small subset of users that have lower than expected performance in games after installing KB5000842 or later. Updates an issue that causes the Japanese Input Method Editor (IME) to suddenly stop working while you are typing. Updates an issue in which signing in using a PIN fails. The error message is "Something happened and your PIN isn’t available. Click to set up your PIN again." Updates an issue that, in certain cases, takes you out of the exclusive virtual reality (VR) app and back to Windows Mixed Reality Home when you press the Windows button on the controller. Updates an issue that causes blurry text on the news and interests button on the Windows taskbar for some screen resolutions. Updates an issue with Search box graphics on the Windows taskbar that occurs if you right-click the taskbar and turn off News and interests. This graphics issue is especially visible when using dark mode. Updates an issue that might prevent you from using your fingerprint to sign in after startup or waking up your device from sleep. And here is the complete changelog for the builds: Addresses an issue that causes communication between apps to stop working after you enable the “AppMgmt_COM_SearchForCLSID” policy. Addresses a performance issue in the MultiByteToWideChar() function that occurs when it is used in a non-English locale. Addresses an issue that prevents sorting from working properly when using multiple versions of National Language Support (NLS) sorting. Addresses an issue in a small subset of users that have lower than expected performance in games after installing KB5000842 or later. Addresses an issue that causes the Japanese Input Method Editor (IME) to suddenly stop working while you are typing. Addresses an issue that causes WMIMigrationPlugin.dll to return an error when you attempt to migrate in offline mode. Addresses an issue with the Set-RuleOption PowerShell command that fails to provide the option for the Windows Defender Application Control (WDAC) policy to treat files signed with an expired certificate as unsigned. Addresses an issue that causes Windows to stop working when it uses AppLocker to validate a file that has multiple signatures. The error is 0x3B. Addresses an issue that might cause BitLocker to go into recovery mode after updating the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) firmware. This occurs when the "Interactive logon: Machine account lockout Threshold" policy is set and there were incorrect password attempts. Addresses an issue that causes Windows to generate many AppLocker or SmartLocker success events. Addresses an issue with authenticating for a domain controller when Credential Guard and Remote Credential Guard are enabled. Addresses an issue that prevents certain screen reader apps from running when Hypervisor-protected code integrity (HVCI) is enabled. Addresses an issue in which signing in using a PIN fails. The error message is "Something happened and your PIN isn’t available. Click to set up your PIN again." Adds Windows support for System Management Mode protections (firmware protection version 2.0) for certain processors that support Secure Launch. Addresses an issue that, in certain cases, takes you out of the exclusive virtual reality (VR) app and back to Windows Mixed Reality Home when you press the Windows button on the controller. With this update, when you press the Windows button, the Windows Start menu appears. When you close the Start menu, you will go back to the exclusive VR app. Improves the accuracy and efficiency of sensitive data analysis in the Microsoft 365 Endpoint data loss prevention (DLP) Classification Engine. Addresses an issue with the Internet Key Exchange (IKE) VPN service on remote access server (RAS) servers. Periodically, users cannot connect a VPN to the server over the IKE protocol. This issue might start several hours or days after restarting the server or restarting the IKEEXT service. Some users can connect while many others cannot connect because the service is in DoS Protection mode, which limits incoming connection attempts. Addresses an issue that causes Wi-Fi connections to fail because of an invalid Message Integrity Check (MIC) on a four-way handshake if Management Frame Protection (MFP) is enabled. Addresses an issue that might cause a VPN to fail after renewing a user auto-enrolled certificate. The error message is "There are no more files". Addresses an issue with the Tunnel Extensible Authentication protocol (TEAP) that replaces the outer identity with “anonymous” even though identity privacy is not selected or is disabled. Addresses an issue that causes Remote Desktop sessions to stop responding while the User Datagram Protocol (UDP) is enabled. Adds support for the USB Test and Measurement Class. Addresses an issue in Adamsync.exe that affects the syncing of large Active Directory subtrees. Addresses an error that occurs when the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) bind cache is full, and the LDAP client library receives a referral. Addresses a redirector stop error that is caused by a race condition that occurs when the system deletes binding objects when connections close. Addresses an issue that prevents users from setting or querying disk quotas on the C drive. Addresses an issue that causes 16-bit apps that run on NT Virtual DOS Machine (NTVDM) to stop working when you open them. Addresses an issue that causes fontdrvhost.exe to stop working when Compact Font Format version 2 (CFF2) fonts are installed. Addresses an issue that might prevent End User Defined Characters (EUDC) from printing correctly because of font fallback settings. Addresses an issue that causes blurry text on the news and interests button on the Windows taskbar for some display configurations. Addresses an issue with Search box graphics on the Windows taskbar that occurs if you use the taskbar’s context menu to turn off News and interests. This graphics issue is especially visible when using dark mode. Addresses an issue that might cause signing in with your fingerprint to fail after the system starts up or resumes from sleep. These updates will show up in Windows Update as optional updates, giving users the choice to install them. Those who wish to skip these cumulative patches will be served the fixes along with other improvements as part of the Patch Tuesday update next month. That update will also include fixes for the installation issue for Xbox Game Pass titles. Latest Windows 10 updates bring gaming performance improvements and other fixes
  21. Microsoft Edge update makes switching between devices seamless Quickly send open tabs to your other devices to pick up where you left off Microsoft is rolling out a new update for its Edge browser that will allow users to easily pick up where they left off when switching between devices. The software giant's tab sharing feature has undergone months of testing on desktop and mobile in Edge's Canary Channel and now it will soon be available to users that aren't Microsoft Edge Insiders. Microsoft Edge's new tab sharing tool allows users to send tabs to different devices with just a few clicks so that they don't need to email a URL to themselves or go through their history to find a particular webpage in order to pick up where they left off. The company's tab sharing tool is now rolling out to a small group of users on Windows 10 and macOS though it will likely become available to all Edge users soon. Sharing tabs in Edge To test out Edge's tab sharing tool, you'll first need to open a webpage in the browser, click on the address bar and then select the “Send this page” option. Doing so will allow you to send the current webpage you're viewing to all of your support devices that are currently signed into your Microsoft account. The shared tab will then appear on the receiving device with a notification from Microsoft Edge that includes both the name and URL of the webpage. Alternatively, you can also right-click on any link in your address bar and select the device you want to share it with. It's worth noting that you will need to have Microsoft Edge installed on your other devices and be signed into your Microsoft account to take advantage of this feature. Since the release of Chromium-based Edge last year, Microsoft has continued to add new features to its browser. While tab sharing is a welcome addition to Edge, both Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox have allowed users to send tabs to other devices since 2019. Via Windows Latest Microsoft Edge update makes switching between devices seamless
  22. The beautiful Nordics now available in Flight Simulator with World Update V The fifth major content update to Microsoft Flight Simulator has arrived today in the form of World Update V, which adds the picturesque Nordic regions. This means the Scandinavian countries like Norway, Sweden, as well as the regions lying further north like Greenland, Iceland, Svalbard, and more, have now been added. Of course, with places like this that carry such scenic beauty, excellent aerial imagery is a must and that has been updated which is also one of the highlights of this patch. The patch also features updated elevation data. In terms of specific content addition, the update features: Improved data for 100 airports and 77 carefully selected points of interest, Five bush trips, one for each of the Nordic countries. Five landing challenges designed to test and hone aviation mettle throughout a range of conditions. The airports used for the landing challenges, Denmark’s Bornholm, Iceland’s Ísafjörður, Sweden’s Stockholm Arlanda, Norway’s Svalbard, and Finland’s Vaasa Of course, the local languages of Sweden, Norway, and Finland have been added. Check out the new Nordics World Update Trailer that showcases several of these places: The complete patch notes for Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update V (1.17.3.0) that detail all the additions and improvements can be seen here. The update is now available to download for free for owners of the game on the Microsoft Store and Steam, as well as Xbox Game Pass subscribers. The beautiful Nordics now available in Flight Simulator with World Update V
  23. Cyberpunk 2077 gets version 1.23 update with a host of fixes and improvements CD Projekt RED (CDPR) has released a new patch for Cyberpunk 2077 that brings a host of fixes and improvements to the game. The new patch fixes issues related to quests, gameplay, visuals and more. You can head down to check out the full changelog for the update: Quests & Open World Space Oddity Fixed an issue where the "Open the package" objective could change location. Gig: Family Matters Fixed an issue where Juliet's car could disappear on sight after completing the quest. Fixed a streaming issue in Juliet's house. Fixed an issue where it wasn't possible to enter Juliet's house if the player didn't meet either of the Attribute requirements. The Heist Fixed an issue where Jackie could go through glass. Fixed an issue preventing some guards from attacking the player. Fixed an issue where the "Search the Arasaka officer" objective could remain active after fulfilling it. Fixed an issue where the mech didn't spawn in the lobby. Fixed an issue where some Arasaka guards could clip through the door. Fixed an issue where some guards could spawn on player's sight. Fixed an issue where Arasaka officer's body could be unaccessible, making the player unable to loot the shard and blocking progression. The Nomad Removed unnecessary button prompts. The Hunt The news segment in the shard from River will now properly play audio. The Beast in Me Fixed an issue where progression could be blocked if the player left Claire after the Santo Domingo race too early. Queen of the Highway Fixed an issue where the Basilisk could clip through some of the trees. Down on the Street Fixed an issue where there were no quest-related dialogue options when talking to Wakako. Forward to Death Smoke and dust will no longer flicker when riding the Basilisk. Gig: Goodbye, Night City Fixed an issue where progression could get blocked after rescuing Bruce if the player called Delamain. Path of Glory Fixed an issue where V could get stuck in the AV if they stood at the landing spot before it arrived. Gig: No Fixers Fixed an issue where it wasn't possible to open the door to Dakota's garage at the end of the quest. Fixed an issue where Iris could teleport instead of walking. Gig: Getting Warmer... Fixed an issue where fixer's car could drive straight through the intersection instead of turning right. Fixed an issue where the prompt to use the coolant on 8ug8ear could still be selected while plugging her out, which could break the animation. Fixed an issue where it wasn't possible to pick up 8ug8ear. Fixed an issue where NPCs could spawn underground, blocking progression. Gig: Many Ways to Skin a Cat Fixed an issue where notifications from Regina regarding this gig could appear during The Heist. Fixed an issue where it was possible to connect to the computer after failing the quest by destroying the van, which resulted in player getting stuck. Fixed an issue where progression could get stuck on the "Go to the Revere Courier Servies facilities" objective. Cyberpsycho Sighting: Where the Bodies Hit the Floor Fixed an issue where after collecting the information the next objective to send it to Regina wouldn't appear. Cyberpsycho Sighting: On Deaf Ears Fixed an issue where after collecting the information the next objective to send it to Regina wouldn't appear. I Fought the Law Fixed an issue where River wouldn't be present at the meeting spot before entering Red Queen's Race. Apart from addressing the various quest bugs, the new patch also fixes multiple gameplay issues including the one related to Adam Smasher. You can check out the list of fixes below: Fixed an issue where after killing a NPC and stealing their car, their body could get stuck in the car. Adam Smasher will no longer receive damage during animations between his attack phases. Fixed an issue where dropping a NPC's body caused too much destruction. Cataresist cyberware should now work properly. Furthermore, CDPR has also addresses a couple of bugs related to the appearance of characters and NPCs. Here is the changelog for the same: Fixed Johnny's spectral appearance in various quests. Fixed various issues related to clipping in NPCs' clothes. Fixed appearance of rocks in the Badlands. The Pickup Fixed an issue where one of the Maelstromers was T-posing. Moving on, the new update brings some stability and performance related improvements as well. You can check those out below: Numerous crash fixes in animations, UI, scene, physics and gameplay systems. Memory optimizations and memory management improvements in various systems (reducing the number of crashes). Various console CPU optimizations. Memory and I/O improvement leading to fewer instances of NPCs with identical appearances spawning in the same area, and to improved streaming. Lastly, the update brings some platform specific fixes as well. You can head down to check out the changelog for the same: PC-specific Fixed an issue where it wasn't possible to click the upgrade button while playing with 1280x720 resolution. Fixed an issue where toggling the Windowed and Fullscreen modes with Alt+Enter made the game appear unresponsive. [Steam] Changing language settings to default will now set it to the language of the Steam client. A popup message asking to verify integrity of game data will now be displayed when incomplete or corrupted game data is detected. Xbox-scpecific Fixed an issue where signing out during a scene fade-out could result in the game being partially unresponsive. Fixed an issue where the Pause Menu would open again on its own if the Xbox guide and the Pause Menu were closed in quick succession. Cyberpunk 2077 had a rocky start with Sony delisting the game from PlayStation Store and Microsoft offering no-questions-asked-refunds. Even with all the controversies, CDPR sold more than 13 million copies of the game in 2020. Just yesterday, Sony confirmed that it will allow CDPR to re-list Cyberpunk 2077 on the Playstation Store but it also recommended users to play the game on the PS4 Pro or PS5 for the best experience. Cyberpunk 2077 gets version 1.23 update with a host of fixes and improvements
  24. Firefox 89.0.1 security update is now available The web browser Firefox 89.0.1 is now available. The new version of Mozilla's web browser fixes a security issue and several non-security related issues. Most Firefox installations should receive the update automatically. You can check Menu > Help > About Firefox to run a manual check for the update so that it is installed right now and not at a later point. Firefox includes automatic updates functionality that checks for updates frequently to install them once they are discovered (Mozilla is working on background updates in Firefox for Windows) The help page that opens lists the installed version of the browser as well. Firefox 89.0.1 addresses one security issue. The security advisory reveals that the issue has the severity rating of moderate and affects Firefox on Windows devices. When drawing text onto a canvas with WebRender disabled, an out of bounds read could occur. This bug only affects Firefox on Windows. Other operating systems are unaffected. Besides the security fix, Firefox 89.0.1 addresses several issues, some of which are operating system specific. The update addresses the broken scrollbars issue on some GTK themes on Linux, and performance and stability regressions with WebRender on systems running Linux. On Mac OS X, screen flickering was fixed that happened when pages were scrolled on external monitors. On Windows, a screen reader issue was resolved that prevented certain screen readers from interacting with Firefox. Firefox 89.0.1 fixes font related regressions next to that, and the Enterprise policy DisableDeveloperTools, which did not have any effect anymore. Last but not least, the new release includes updated translations and full support for Spanish (Mexico) localization. You can check out the entire Firefox 89.0.1 release notes on the official Mozilla website. There you find links to Bugzilla, Mozllla's bug tracking website, in case you want to take a closer look at a bug. The next major update for Firefox is Firefox 90. It is scheduled to be released on July 13, 2021. Firefox 89.0.1 security update is now available Fronpaged: Mozilla Firefox Browser 89.0.1
  25. Microsoft announces the roll out Windows 10 Cumulative Update Build 21390.2025 Microsoft today announced the release of Windows 10 Cumulative Update Build 21390.2025 (KB5004123). This update does not include any new features and is designed to test Microsoft’s servicing pipeline. It is the third servicing test on build 21390. What’s new in Windows 10 Build 21390: Changes and Improvements As part of our ongoing iconography improvements, Task Manager and MSI installers now have new Fluent icons. You can now set Windows Terminal Preview as your default terminal emulator on Windows – please see this blog post for details. This requires Windows Terminal Preview version 1.9 (or higher). Fixes We fixed an issue causing the news and interests text on the taskbar to appear blurry on some resolutions and scaling factors. We fixed an issue resulting in certain punctuation not being displayed correctly when the display language was Chinese. We fixed a svchost.exe crash related to cdp.dll that some Insiders have been experiencing in recent builds. We fixed an issue impacting Start reliability in recent flights. We fixed an issue where when using dark mode, the text in the File Explorer search box would be black on a black background. Please note this only addresses this dark theme issue in File Explorer, we are continuing to investigate a second issue impacting dark theme when using Search in the taskbar. We fixed an issue in recent flights where a folder might not retain keyboard focus after being renamed in File Explorer. We fixed an issue resulting in Task Manager showing the incorrect icon for some processes. We fixed a second issue causing some devices to fail when updating to this build with error code 0xc1900101. If you continue to receive this error code when attempting to update, please file a new feedback item. [ADDED 5/27] We have re-enabled the functionality where if a folder under the Start menu’s all apps list only contains a single item, we will now display that item in place of the folder on the Start menu. Known issues The Windows Camera App currently does not respect the default brightness setting set via the new Camera Settings page. We’re investigating an issue where Search results are unexpectedly no longer following dark theme as of recent flights. [News and interests] We’re investigating an issue where the flyout may occasionally flash in the top left corner of your screen after clicking the button on your taskbar. Source: Microsoft Microsoft announces the roll out Windows 10 Cumulative Update Build 21390.2025
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