Unable to Access Network Shares After Installing KB4480970, KB4480960

Unable to Access Network Shares After Installing KB4480970 & KB4480960

Philip Banks Windows OS

On Tuesday, January 8, 2019, Microsoft released monthly patches for January. These included security updates and monthly rollups. Reports quickly surfaced that KB4480970 and KB4480960 were causing issues with SMBv2 shares. Users with local administrator permissions were no longer able to access their network folders and mapped network drives. Standard local users and domain users were not affected. By Wednesday afternoon, Microsoft had acknowledged issues with KB4480970 and KB4480960. The issue surfaces when a user, who is a member of the local administrator group, tries to access a shared folder …

Philip BanksUnable to Access Network Shares After Installing KB4480970 & KB4480960
Is Microsoft Forcing Users To Upgrade To Windows 10-

Is Microsoft Forcing Users To Upgrade To Windows 10?

Philip Banks Windows OS

Are you receiving an error message stating, “Your PC uses a processor that is designed for the latest version of Windows…”? Recently Microsoft has taken steps to block Windows Updates from installing on computers with certain Processors that are running Windows 7 or Windows 8.X. The processors affected are 7th generation Intel i3, i5, and i7 along with Ryzan processors from AMD and the 8996 processor from Qualcomm. These are not older processors that are being phased out; that might be understandable. These are current generation mainstream processors. If you …

Philip BanksIs Microsoft Forcing Users To Upgrade To Windows 10?