Users should avoid Microsoft’s just-released preview Windows patches

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Yesterday Microsoft released eight “preview” patches, in line with its new method of releasing patches on the third Tuesday of every month. They’re optional, which means they won’t get installed unless you specifically check the Windows Update box. If you’re tempted to install them, don’t.

Preview patches serve a good purpose, but they’re not for general consumption.

The two major preview patches:

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