Tag Archives: Driver

Windows 10: Driver and preview updates suspended in December 2020

[German]A small note for owners and administrators of Windows 10 systems. Microsoft suspends the rollout of drivers and preview updates in December 2020. They probably don’t want to create update stress over the holidays. Advertising

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Windows 8.1/10 blocks wrong signed drivers

[German]I’ll pull it out separately, because the topic will still occupy us. With the October 2020 updates, Microsoft has introduced a change in Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 as well as the server pedants. Third-party drivers will be blocked if … Continue reading

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Windows 10 offers old/inappropriate Intel driver updates (Sept. 2020)

[German]Strange thing that came to my attention on Twitter. Windows Update offers people optional drivers, but they don’t really fit for the machines in question. Microsoft rolls out apparently optional INTEL driver updates of the type INTEL – System – … Continue reading

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Realtek HDA Driver v6.0.8978.1 from Lenovo

[German] Chinese manufacturer Lenovo released version v6.0.8978.1 of the Realtek HDA driver in a 64-bit version for Windows 10 on September 4, 2020 (thanks to EP for the comment). This driver should be installable on other machines as well. Advertising

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nVidia patches vulnerabilities in Linux/Windows drivers

[German] nVidia has just updated its Linux/Windows drivers. The reason was, that there were twelfe serious vulnerabilities in old version of nVidia kernel mode drivers. Advertising

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Microsoft’s new Windows driver evaluation policy

[German]Microsoft has announced a new Windows driver evaluation policy for manufacturers who deliver Windows drivers for their hardware via Windows Update. Advertising

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Windows: Important driver update for Nvidia and Realtek

[German]Nvidia has released the GeForce Hotfix Driver Version 445.78 for Windows to solve a problem. And Realtek has released Windows HDA drivers for several Lenovo ThinkCentre machines. Advertising

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Intel Patchday March 2020

[German] Intel has issued a security advisory on March 10, 2020, in which vulnerabilities in various products and available updates are pointed out. A critical vulnerability is found in a graphics driver. Advertising

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Windows 10: News about driver updates from March 2020

[German]Microsoft has announced new details about the changed automatic device driver rollout via Windows Update. Frequently used devices should get these drivers first. Advertising

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Fix: Windows 10 driver blocked by core isolation

[German]Microsoft has published a support article on how to fix an issue, that drivers are blocked from getting loaded by the security feature ‘core isolation’ introduced in Windows 10. Advertising

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