Microsoft Fixes Windows Update Bug, Says DNS Issue to Blame

Microsoft has just confirmed that the Windows Update issue that blocked some devices from getting new updates is resolved, and the company says a DNS problem was the one to blame.

In an update posted on the Windows 10 version 1809 page, Microsoft explains that it could take a while until all users get the fix, as it all depends on how fast DNS servers are restored for them.

Microsoft says that the Windows Update issues first appeared on January 29, but says they were also resolved the same day. The reason why users kept complaining about them was that DNS changes are not instantly applied to all devices, and Microsoft recommends to wait for a few more days and the issue should then be fixed.

“The Windows Update service was impacted by a data corruption issue in an external DNS service provider global outage on January 29, 2019,” the company says.

“The issue was resolved on th… (read more)

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Juniya Sankara

Juniya Sankara

I love everything to do with Microsoft Windows, and the new Windows 10 is great so far. I love to spend my time researching on how viruses and bacteria work in my personal lab. I also enjoy history and comics.