Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Mozilla Firefox Version 109.0.1 Released

 

Mozilla sent Firefox Version 109.0.1 to the Release Channel today.

Fixed

  • Reverted changes to Windows font smoothing which caused poor rendering on some configurations (bug 1803154)

  • Fixed jank when loading pages containing a large number of emoji characters (bug 1809081)

  • Fixed an issue causing authentication prompts to not appear when loading pages in some enterprise environments (bug 1809151)

  • Fixed inconsistent sizing of event listener checkboxes inside the Inspector developer tool (bug 1811760)

Release Notes


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Thursday, January 26, 2023

January 2023 Windows 11 Non-Security Optional Preview "C" Release

 Microsoft released the monthly “C” release preview cumulative updates with non-security improvements and fixes for Windows 11, Version 22H2.

Following are the highlights for KB5022360 (OS Build 22621.1194) for Windows 11: 

  • This update addresses an issue that might occur when the Input Method Editor (IME) is active. Applications might stop responding when you use the mouse and keyboard at the same time.

  • This update addresses an issue that might occur when you convert or reconvert Japanese Kanji using a multibyte character set (MBCS) app. The cursor might move to the wrong location when you type.

  • This update addresses an issue that affects picture files you find using search on the taskbar. This issue stops you from opening those pictures.

  • This update addresses an issue that stops you from searching for a file based on the file’s contents.

  • This update addresses an issue that affects some game controllers. When the game controller is connected to the computer, the computer might not go to Sleep mode.

See the referenced KB article for the long list of improvements and fixes included in the update.

Microsoft now combines the latest servicing stack update (SSU) for your operating system with the latest LCU.  For general information about SSUs, see Servicing stack updates and Servicing Stack Updates (SSU): Frequently Asked Questions.

Update: To get the update, go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update. The link to download and install the update can be found in the Optional updates area.  To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

For information about the types of updates released by Microsoft each month, see Windows 11 life cycle and servicing update.

Windows 11 update history


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Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Optional Hotfix Patch for Adobe Reader and Acrobat

 

Adobe
Adobe has released an optional hotfix patch for Acrobat and Acrobat Reader that addresses some important bug fixes.updates for Adobe Acrobat DC and Reader DC for Windows and macOS. 

Bug Fixes

Editing: 
4392068: Fixed IME experience for Japanese language on Windows

Viewer: 4391109: Reader showing Invalid plugin detected error after Jan release Update

Update or Complete Download

Reader DC and Acrobat DC were updated to version 22.003.20314 for Windows.  Updates should become available via the internal updater or checks can be manually activated by choosing Help/Check for Updates.  

Reader DC and other versions are available here: https://get.adobe.com/reader/

Note: UNcheck any pre-checked additional options presented with the update. They are not part of the software update and are completely optional.

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