Lots of little Microsoft patches, but nothing for this month’s big bugs — and no Previews

May 16, 2018 brianradio2016 No comments exist

Third Tuesday of the month and it’s time for bug fixes and Monthly Rollup Previews, right?

Well, no. May’s Third Tuesday brought a big bag of .Net Framework Previews, microcode patches for Win10 1803 and Server 2016, and a Win10 1803 upgrade nag, but no respite at all for the major problems introduced by this month’s earlier patches.

The .Net Framework Previews

Unless you’re testing your own .Net-based software to make sure it won’t explode next month, you don’t need to think about these. There’s the usual assortment of Previews for .Net Framework 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, 4.5.2, 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7 and 4.7.1 for all the usual versions of Windows and Server.

The Win10 1803 upgrade privacy warnings

There are two patches — KB 4134660 for Win10 1703 and KB 4134661 for Win10 1709 — whose purpose eludes me. The KB articles say:

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