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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2445 on: February 05, 2021, 12:42:01 AM »
I installed the 291 "optional" update and thought it odd it was listed as 'optional' ???

I will wait until after my weekly backup before installing it.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2448 on: February 07, 2021, 01:39:56 PM »
Windows 10 bug corrupts your hard drive on seeing this file's icon
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/windows-10-bug-corrupts-your-hard-drive-on-seeing-this-files-icon/
Windows 10 NTFS corruption bug gets unofficial temporary fix
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-ntfs-corruption-bug-gets-unofficial-temporary-fix/
https://www.osr.com/blog/2021/01/21/mitigating-the-i30bitmap-ntfs-bug/
Mozilla fixes Windows 10 NTFS corruption bug in Firefox
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/mozilla-fixes-windows-10-ntfs-corruption-bug-in-firefox/
What does Firefox have to do with Windows 10?

It is about the means of delivering the payload that can trigger the corruption. It has to get on your system somehow to be able to be exploited.

Presumably there are other means of delivery, so until MS closes this hole, win10 users are still vulnerable.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2449 on: February 07, 2021, 01:47:50 PM »
It still pertains to Firefox - If you're not using FF, this doesn't do a thing for you.
If you use Windows 10 and don't want to wait for Microsoft to fix this bug,
Here's a temporary fix for those running Windows 10.

Windows 10 NTFS corruption bug unofficial fix.
Download the driver from here:
https://github.com/OSRDrivers/i30Flt/releases/tag/v1.0
To install the driver after it's been downloaded and you've extracted the .zip file to a folder you can locate.
Open an elevated command prompt, and then navigate to the folder you extracted the files to.
Once in the folder with the files, you can run the following commands to install the driver.

RUNDLL32.EXE SETUPAPI.DLL,InstallHinfSection DefaultInstall 132 .\i30flt.inf

wevtutil im i30flt.man

fltmc load i30flt

A system restart is not required.
Once OSR's driver is installed, if it detects an attempt to access a path containing "$i30:",
it will block it and generate an event log.

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2451 on: February 10, 2021, 02:31:11 PM »
Windows 10 bug crashes your PC when you access this location
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/windows-10-bug-crashes-your-pc-when-you-access-this-location/

https://youtu.be/JjgcyqiT33M
Microsoft fixes the Windows 10 console driver crash bug
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-fixes-the-windows-10-console-driver-crash-bug/
This again points out the importance of keeping your system up to date.
The fix is included in the February (Patch Tuesday) update along with many other security updates.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2452 on: February 25, 2021, 03:33:51 AM »
The Optional Preview Update received today took over 1 1/2hrs to complete. Very lengthy ???
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2453 on: February 26, 2021, 09:43:55 AM »
I have a question. How to block windows10 updates?

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2454 on: February 26, 2021, 02:32:06 PM »
I have a question. How to block windows10 updates?
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2455 on: February 28, 2021, 09:11:48 AM »
Windows 10 bug corrupts your hard drive on seeing this file's icon
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/windows-10-bug-corrupts-your-hard-drive-on-seeing-this-files-icon/
Windows 10 NTFS corruption bug gets unofficial temporary fix
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-ntfs-corruption-bug-gets-unofficial-temporary-fix/
https://www.osr.com/blog/2021/01/21/mitigating-the-i30bitmap-ntfs-bug/
Mozilla fixes Windows 10 NTFS corruption bug in Firefox
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/mozilla-fixes-windows-10-ntfs-corruption-bug-in-firefox/
What does Firefox have to do with Windows 10?
It is about the means of delivering the payload that can trigger the corruption. It has to get on your system somehow to be able to be exploited.

Presumably there are other means of delivery, so until MS closes this hole, win10 users are still vulnerable.
Microsoft fixes Windows 10 drive corruption bug — what you need to know
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-fixes-windows-10-drive-corruption-bug-what-you-need-to-know/

Note: Unfortunately, this fix has only landed in the Windows 10 Insider 'Dev' channel and not the Windows 10 21H1 'Beta' preview, the next feature update to be released this spring. Unless Microsoft uplifts this fix to a Windows version being released sooner, we will likely be stuck with this bug for some time.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2456 on: February 28, 2021, 01:51:59 PM »
Windows 10 bug corrupts your hard drive on seeing this file's icon
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/windows-10-bug-corrupts-your-hard-drive-on-seeing-this-files-icon/


Windows 10 NTFS corruption bug gets unofficial temporary fix
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-ntfs-corruption-bug-gets-unofficial-temporary-fix/
https://www.osr.com/blog/2021/01/21/mitigating-the-i30bitmap-ntfs-bug/
Mozilla fixes Windows 10 NTFS corruption bug in Firefox
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/mozilla-fixes-windows-10-ntfs-corruption-bug-in-firefox/
What does Firefox have to do with Windows 10?
It is about the means of delivering the payload that can trigger the corruption. It has to get on your system somehow to be able to be exploited.

Presumably there are other means of delivery, so until MS closes this hole, win10 users are still vulnerable.
Microsoft fixes Windows 10 drive corruption bug — what you need to know
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-fixes-windows-10-drive-corruption-bug-what-you-need-to-know/

Note: Unfortunately, this fix has only landed in the Windows 10 Insider 'Dev' channel and not the Windows 10 21H1 'Beta' preview, the next feature update to be released this spring. Unless Microsoft uplifts this fix to a Windows version being released sooner, we will likely be stuck with this bug for some time.
Those that have not received the Official fix from Microsoft can always apply the unofficial fix
as outlined here, https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=156141.msg1581766#msg1581766

Additional information on the unofficial bug fix is available here.
https://www.makeuseof.com/unofficial-fix-windows-10-ntfs-corruption-bug/
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2457 on: March 02, 2021, 04:44:30 PM »
Guys, am I the only one who had troubles with recent Win.10 updates? Some of the files simply didn't want to run.

If as you suspect (from your other post, https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=231530.msg1587835#msg1587835) this is Avast SecureLine VPN issue, then it has no place in this topic.  Stick with your other post in the Avast SecureLine VPN  section of the forums.  That said it doesn't seem directly related to that topic either, so it may be better to start your own new topic in the Avast SecureLine VPN  sub-forum of the forums.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2458 on: March 06, 2021, 05:15:52 PM »
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2459 on: March 12, 2021, 10:36:55 AM »
Windows 10 Updates KB5000802/KB5000808 causes BSOD when printing in win32kfull.sys – pulled?
https://borncity.com/win/2021/03/10/windows-10-2004-20h2-update-kb5000802-verursacht-bsod-beim-drucken-in-win32kfull-sys-zurckgezogen/
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