Microsoft Brings Intel Firmware Updates to More Processors

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With Windows Defender System Guard, Microsoft is adding a new level of security by adding Memory integrity (hypervisor-protected code integrity) in Core Isolation as part of its work around virtualization-based security. But Microsoft's step-by-step approach to increasing support for Spectre and Meltdown patches also means that you can probably expect support for more of Intel's processors, as well as 64-bit versions of Windows 7/8.1, within the coming weeks.

The Spring Creators Update will be officially supported for around 18 months, by which time the Windows-as-a-Service wagon will have moved on by three further updates - Redstone 5 is already codenamed for the autumn release (it'd be nice if it wasn't called "Creators Update" again - it's getting confusing).

Addresses issue with printing XML documents with Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.

On March 13, Microsoft rolled out to Insider testers in the Fast Ring Build 17120. The company has fixed an issue where Internet Explorer may not respond to the operations when Browser Helper Object is installed.

Updates legacy Document Mode cell visibility in Internet Explorer. Restarting Windows Mixed Reality should resolve both issues.

There are fixes and security updates for various Windows components. This results in an "SXXXXXXX-X" error or a "We couldn't download the Windows Mixed Reality Software" message may appear after the software is successfully downloaded. We recommend that customers check installed AV software compatibility with their AV provider.

Security updates to Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows Desktop Bridge, Windows Kernel, Windows Shell, Windows MSXML, Device Guard, Windows Hyper-V, Windows Installer, and the Microsoft Scripting Engine.

Today, Microsoft is rolling out the updated firmware to more processors, including some Kaby Lake and Coffee Lake processors.

We fixed an issue where when you denied Movies & TV access to your videos library (through the "Let Movies & TV access your videos library?" popup window or through Windows privacy settings), Movies & TV would crash when you navigated to the "Personal" tab.

Once you have signed up and logged in, just head to this page to start the Windows 10 Build 17115 ISO download. Also, make sure to check out our Windows 10 Forums for more discussions on all things Microsoft and troubleshooting advice.