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Microsoft calls takesies-backsies on Windows update

After discovering a problem with the latest Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft is temporarily blocking downloads of the update for some people.

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Microsoft released a major update for Windows 10 about two weeks ago but will temporarily block access to the update for people who haven't yet downloaded it, according to a company blog post this week.

The problem? Apparently not all the bugs have been worked out. Computers using certain types of Bluetooth radios, for instance, haven't been able to connect to Bluetooth devices since the update.

"During the time it takes to address an issue, we want to limit the number of customers exposed to that issue," John Cable, Microsoft's director of program management, said in the blog post.

Cable didn't offer a target date for the fix. Instead, he said the rollout will happen in phases, so bugs pertaining to particular hardware can be fixed during the process. In the meantime, those who want to throw caution to the wind can manually download the update. People trying to escape from a Bluetooth-less hell can roll back their update.

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