Microsoft Pulled Windows 10 Update KB4524244 After User Complaints

Microsoft released Windows 10 KB4524244 as a security update on February 2020 Patch Tuesday. But they pulled the standalone KB4524244 update after confirming various user reports about installation issues, boot problems, and freezes.

This Windows 10 cumulative update was released for Windows 10 version 1607 to 1903. This latest Windows update was designed to address an issue in which a third-party Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) boot manager might expose UEFI-enabled computers to a security vulnerability.

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Microsoft confirmed the removal of KB4524244 from the Windows Update. This Windows 10 Update will not be re-offered from Windows Update, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) or Microsoft Update Catalog.

The Windows 10 users who have installed Windows 10 cumulative update KB4524244 and now they are facing issues, they are suggested to uninstall the update.

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How to Uninstall Windows Updates

  • First of all, hit the Start button and type “Update History”. Now select “View your update history” from the results.
  • Now click on the “Uninstall Updates” link appearing on the top of the page.
  • Now the “Installed updates” window will appear. Find and select the KB4524244 update and hit the Uninstall button.
  • After you uninstall KB4524244, restart your system to apply changes.

Hopefully, Microsoft will release another Windows 10 cumulative update soon to address the known security issues.

Stay tuned to Digital Riser for more updates.


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