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Maybe wait for a patch before downloading Windows 10’s April Update

On Monday, Microsoft released its long anticipated April Update for Windows 10. But if complaints on various forums are anything to go by, you might want to wait for the company to issue a patch before you make the upgrade yourself. 

The update brings a host of improvements to the company’s operating system, including a new timeline, improvements to sharing, and a new method for managing notifications, called ‘Focus Assist’.

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But for some users the Update hasn’t proved to be quite the step forward. Numerous complaints are popping up across support forums across the internet claiming that the update is leading programs like Chrome and even Cortana to crash and make the entire system unresponsive.

The Guardian reports that one user found that even pressing Ctrl-Alt-Delete (essentially the nuclear option of fixing a fault) wasn’t enough to regain control of their system.

To its credit, Microsoft has responded quickly to the issues, and is planning to release a patch on May 8. Until then it said that issues could be resolved by putting a computer into sleep mode, or pressing Windows key + Ctrl + Shift + B on a computer or Vol+ and Vol- simultaneously on a tablet.

But if you’re yet to receive the upgrade, then maybe hold off on downloading it until the fix is issued. Until then, keep your updates to important security releases so Maybe wait for a patch before downloading Windows 10’s April Updateyour system doesn’t become vulnerable.

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