And it’s off! The flawed update released by Microsoft earlier this month, Windows 10 KB4532693 was just removed from its server updates. After the maker found community complaining about several issues, it’s convincing and pulled off the update which was a part of its February Security Patch 2020.

The bugged security update

Microsoft Removed the Flawed KB4532693 Update After Several Complaints
Microsoft Removed the Flawed KB4532693 Update After Several Complaints

The Tuesday update – Windows 10 KB4532693 has raised enough issues to get the community vexed. Most of those who’ve installed the update complained about missing their desktop files, restarting the PC after update etc. While the update was intended see to fix a vulnerability in third-party Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) boot managers, it itself has a bug that led store users’ desktop files into a temporary folder and place in system files.

Microsoft said, “This standalone security update has been removed due to an issue affecting a subset of devices. It will not be re-offered from Windows Update, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) or Microsoft Update Catalog.” Further, it assures the removal of this wouldn’t be affecting any installations before February 11, 2020 security updates.

Besides, it’s also said to be working on an improved version of this update in coordination with their partners to release it in a future update. As if now, it reports known issues of this update to be improper system resets and installations of updates itself. It even laid down steps to remove the update if it’s still causing issues. You can find this in your Update History of search and can uninstall from its Settings.

Via ZDNet


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