“The Windows 10 Anniversary Update for PCs started rolling out more than two weeks ago,” Usama Jawad reports for Neowin.While many have been happy with the new features and improvements it brings, thousands of others are reportedly experiencing critical issues, that are rendering their machines unresponsive.”
“The news of the OS causing system freezes broke out a couple of days after the rollout of the Anniversary Update began, and now a new report suggests that the update has caused another frustrating issue for users around the globe,” Jawad reports. “The Windows 10 Anniversary Update broke millions of webcams.”
“However, a problem which supposedly passed unseen through the company’s internal testing procedures and Windows Insider Program feedback, is that when a webcam tries to use MJPEG or H264, the device freezes,” Jawad reports. “The issue impacts not only consumers but enterprise users as well, and affects a variety of webcams, including those manufactured by Logitech.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Good to see that life in Windozeland is as fraught with hair-pulling frustration as ever.
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