Microsoft Blocks Windows 10 Version 1809 on Some PCs Due to Bad Intel Drivers

The Windows 10 version 1809 bug saga is far from coming to an end, as Microsoft has just acknowledged another issue in the operating system update.

The Redmond-based software giant says it blocked the October update on some Intel PCs due to bad display drivers released by Intel.

“Intel inadvertently released versions of its display driver (versions 24.20.100.6344, 24.20.100.6345) to OEMs that accidentally turned on unsupported features in Windows,” the company says.

The original version of Windows 10 version 1809, released in early October, came with an issue caused by broken Intel audio drivers, but Microsoft says this is a different bug caused by another set of drivers.

“After updating to Windows 10, version 1809, audio playback from a monitor or television connected to a PC via HDMI, USB-C, or a DisplayPort may not function correctly on devices with these drivers,” the software giant explains.

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