Windows 10 will now automatically uninstall problematic Updates

Sheri Evans
March 13, 2019

This new feature in Your Phone app was first demoed at the Surface event in October past year, and it's now up for testing in the latest Insider build of Windows 10.

Announced today, a new Windows 10 preview build (Build 18356 - 19H1) supports wireless Android screen mirroring for select devices, allowing you to control your smartphone from your computer. Microsoft on Monday issued a brief support note to address this new behavior in case you experience it. If an issue is discovered, then the update will be removed and the PC will reboot to resolve the issue. If you managed to ignore those update notifications entirely and you hung on to your installation of Windows 7, get ready, because those desktop notifications are about to make a comeback.

Windows automatically installs updates to keep your device secure and running at peak efficiency.

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In a recently published support document, Microsoft explains that Windows may attempt to roll back recently downloaded updates in the event of startup failure.

As reported by Hexus, Microsoft is working on a fix for this issue, but suggests that anyone impacted too negatively by the update to uninstall it for now while a patch is developed. "This will give Microsoft and our partners the opportunity to investigate the failure and fix any issues".

Security updates to Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows Shell, Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Windows Input and Composition, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Windows Wireless Networking, Windows Fundamentals, Windows Hyper-V, Windows Server, Windows Linux, Window Kernel, Windows MSXML, and the Microsoft JET Database Engine.

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