Here is why you may want to skip this month Windows Updates

Alfred Osborne
May 8, 2018

He also said that older versions of Windows 10 are still running with Meltdown patched that have not been updated which exposes them to high risks.

If you've experienced issues with Google's Chrome browser freezing or becoming unresponsive after installing Microsoft's Windows 10 April 2018 Update, you're not alone.

While it's May, the update is a big one for Microsoft, and adds a "Timeline" feature to let you see what you were searching for or working on for as long as 30 days ago. While these handsets automatically download and install updates when available, you can try to get it manually by going to Settings Update & security Phone update Check for updates.

When checking Microsoft's site for update-eligible devices that page however still talks about the Creators Update and Fall Creators Update for Windows 10 Mobile, with no mention of the April 2018 update.

It is simple: the update is riddled with bugs.

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Certain apps, including Cortana and Google's Chrome browser, may hang or freeze when using them, Microsoft acknowledged in a support post on Wednesday, as noted earlier by The Verge. Some Windows 10 users who have upgraded to the latest Windows 10 (version 1803) have hit the forums complaining of apps such as Chrome freezing temporarily. Of the three computers I've updated, the two with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10xx cards seem fine, it's the one with the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M that seems to be having the occasional issue.

So, with all the problems and issues associated with the Windows 10 version 1803 update, you may want to think hard about upgrading to the new version right now. "Optionally if you are a worker or student you could use Office, but you would never go to Windows Store, why would you go there?"

Instructions for delaying Windows 10 feature upgrades can be found here. Simply head to Settings Update & Security Windows Update Advanced Options.

Here is a great news for Windows 10 users.

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