Intel SSDs banned from Windows 10 update

16 May, 2018, 15:32 | Author: Sammy Rose
  • Intel SSDs banned from Windows 10 update

The two other updates Microsoft released today, KB4134660 and KB4134661, are meant to spam users with notifications and get them to update to the latest Windows 10 version, the April 2018 Update.

"After upgrading to Window 10 April 2018 Update, select devices with Toshiba XG4 Series, Toshiba XG5 Series or Toshiba BG3 Series solid state disk (SSD) drives may exhibit lower battery life".

As always, we've gone hands on with the new build to showcase all the noteworthy new changes you can find in build 17666, in case you're someone who doesn't want to install pre-release versions of Windows 10 onto your device for testing.

Microsoft is working with OEM partners and Intel to identify and block devices with Intel SSD 600p Series or Intel SSD Pro 6000p Series from installing the April 2018 Update due to a known incompatibility that may cause performance and stability issues. The tech giant expects a solution to the issue to be ready by early June, according to the post.

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The two updates are targeted at Windows 10 Version 1703 and Windows 10 version 1709 users only.

Microsoft says that the update is available through Windows Update and it would download automatically if you turn on automatic updating in Settings. Microsoft has yet to publish a blog post to announce what's new in this release, so in the meantime you may want to keep an eye on the Windows Insider blog for more details.

This is not the first bug reported by users of the Windows 10 update.

Previous versions of Windows have already received Intel microcode patches via the Windows Update mechanism in KB4090007 and KB4091666.

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