WW 634: What's Patch Tuesday?

published 4 days ago

WindowsWindows Virtual Desktop is now feature-completePatch all the Windows things: New wormable Remote Desktop Services flaws found and patchedMicrosoft releases two different builds of Windows 10 19H2 for some reason - OK, it's really testing a new controlled feature rollout (CFR) system.Related: Latest Edge Dev channel release adds Dark Mode tweaks, moreBill Nye pushes Chromebooks now. He once hosted Microsoft's virtual Windows Me launch event!Intel announces a new sticker for laptops! Just what we wanted.CortanaCortana is removed from yet another entry-point, this time from the Johnson Controls GLAS. It's fine. Everyone is happy.Is the Harman-Kardon Invoke next up to lose Cortana?OfficeIt's official: Microsoft has removed Office 2019 from its Home Use Program. It's fine. Everyone is happy.Xbox/GamesMicrosoft kills Super Duper Graphics Pack for Minecraft. Apparently, it can only handle 8-bit graphics.Microsoft game studio completes development of Gears 5, on track for early September launchRelated (sports/games): The Sounders have new owners, including a very unlikely cast of current and former MS charactersTips and picksTip of the week: Understand your Windows 10 recovery optionsRelated: This is how I configure Windows 10 (Premium article, also in Windows 10 Field Guide)App pick of the week: Stardock utilities for Windows 10Enterprise pick of the week: Bye, bye Azure Active Directory BasicCodename pick of the week: O'HareBeer pick of the week: Foley Brothers Brewing Longbeards Oatmeal Stout Hosts: Mary Jo Foley, Paul Thurrott, and Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com Check out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsor: expressvpn.com/windows

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