Microsoft explains how its quality control processes work

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  1. polonyc2

    polonyc2 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    in light of the issues with the Windows 10 October update MS has posted a blog titled- 'Windows 10 Quality approach for a complex ecosystem'

    Today we are re-releasing the October 2018 Update after pausing to investigate a small but serious issue...This is the first time in Windows 10’s “Windows as a Service” history that we have taken such an action, and as such it has naturally led to questions about the work we do to test and validate Windows quality before we begin rolling it out broadly...

    https://blogs.windows.com/windowsex...-for-a-complex-ecosystem/#u6xPWcsDgdVcj1vU.97
     
  2. Mazzspeed

    Mazzspeed [H]ard|Gawd

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    What Microsoft should really be explaining is why their new founded quality control processes don't work.. ;)
     
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    Put two monkeys in a room. Introduce a Surface running the latest software to test. If the monkeys are still alive after the test, the software is deemed ready to release.


    Seems common sense to me. No way it could fail, or delete your files
     
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    Love it!
     
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    "it doesn't"
    -Microsoft users
     
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  6. modi123

    modi123 [H]ardness Supreme

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    Certainly a well reasoned write up on their process. A definite shift from the Win8 and earlier route.
     
  7. polonyc2

    polonyc2 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    seems like MS is saying- "Windows is a very, very, very complicated piece of software and mistakes are bound to happen but the chances are so infinitely small...in fact W10 has been getting better and more reliable with each major update...don't be afraid to keep using it folks, we're still the best"
     
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    modi123 [H]ardness Supreme

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    That is an accurate summary, yes.
     
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    Tiberian DILLIGAFuck

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    Windows as a Service is a fucking and practically absolute failure even in spite of some people not having issues. So many changes from update to update, it really just blows too many big chunks. An OS should not change so much from update to update, ever, it disrupts workflow, it fucks up people's methodologies, it causes issues when you get a muscle memory thing going to get <whatever> done and a new update comes along and suddenly <whatever> now takes 2-3 times as many steps if not more. I say this regularly so I'll say it again:

    Microsoft, what the fuck are you people doing? :cautious:o_O
     
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    And there was me expecting this as their explanation


     
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  12. ManofGod

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    Your wrong, this has absolutely nothing to do with their quality control processes. Instead, this is me working as an IT professional. :D
     
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    "Job sekurty" :D