Microsoft’s Windows 10 Network Bug Fixing Update Causes a Network Bug
Microsoft rolled out an out-of-band update for Windows 10 a few days ago to resolve an issue breaking down VPN connections on some devices.
But as it turns out, this bug-fixing update itself is causing another bug, with some users now complaining of an issue breaking down Wi-Fi connections.
Windows update KB4554364 landed to resolve a problem that potentially prevented some users from working remotely, something that considering the existing pandemic is terrible news. As per the official changelog:
“Addresses an issue that might display a limited or no internet connection status in the notification area on devices that use a manual or auto-configured proxy, especially with a virtual private network (VPN). Additionally, this issue might prevent some devices from connecting to the internet using applications that use WinHTTP or WinINet.”
It goes without saying that many rushed to install this update on their devices to restore the normal VPN functionality. Some, ho… (read more)
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