Microsoft mistakenly releases dev build that crashes phones and
push that update through! Microsoft customers — particularly
Windows Insiders — running x86 architecture PCs and phones beware:
there's a dev branch build (16212) that is bound to cause problems
if you allow it onto your system.
Comments by --
Bob Primak --
Yeah, this happened.
If at all possible, more advanced users should be
using any of several tricks to postpone or defer automatic updates
in all versions of Windows 10. This is not the only disaster doing
so could have averted.
And as always, have recent, verified and tested
backups of System and Data. A Restore sure beats a full-scale
Reinstall. System Restore will not roll back a Feature Update
which is causing certain types of Windows crashes.
Woody Leonhard and his top Lounge contributors have
posted on his own site and at Infoworld.com several techniques for
blocking or deferring automatic updates, even in Windows 10 Home.
As of the Creator's (Spring 2017) Update, we all
may get a bit of allowance to defer updates except for critical
security updates, which this one definitely was not. This was a
"Feature Update" and can be deferred in Win 10 Pro even in the
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Comments by -- Joe Nowak
Fri Jun 2, 2017
9:45 am (PDT)
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