DNS data corruption issue caused Windows 10 update downloads to fail last month


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Originally published at: https://www.myce.com/news/dns-data-corruption-issue-caused-windows-10-update-downloads-to-fail-last-month-86090/

An update issue with Windows 10 on January 29th was caused by the outage of an unknown external DNS service provider from Microsoft, according to the company. The issue prevented some users in the United States and United Kingdom from receiving security, software, and operating system updates from the Microsoft Store and Windows Update. Also the SmartScreen filter, didn’t properly work for some users.