Helldivers 2 players are sitting AFK to avoid server capacity queues, but Arrowhead is readying the boot

What you need to know This past weekend, Helldivers 2 has been “suffering from success.” Its concurrent player count rose above 400,000 on Steam alone, but as a result, many fans experienced capacity-related login queues for several days. Developer Arrowhead has been working hard to expand the servers, but also plans to soon implement an […]

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Windows 11 will soon no longer boot on PCs that are too old to boot it anyway

What you need to know The next version of Windows 11 will now require the POPCNT CPU instruction. This means super old PCs that were already unsupported by Windows 11 will no longer be able to boot the OS. This change doesn’t affect “modern” unsupported PCs released in the last 15 years. PCs with very […]

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Apple Pulls iOS 17.3 Beta 2 Due to Boot Loop Issue

Three hours after releasing the second betas of iOS 17.3 and iPadOS 17.3, Apple has pulled the updates from the Developer Center and they are no longer available to download and install. Apple has removed the iOS 17.3 and iPadOS 17.3 betas after a number of people reported that the software is bricking devices. According […]

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Samsung wireless speakers can now go back online without boot looping

Some of you might recall that Samsung wireless speaker systems from the R series went a bit haywire last week. Thankfully, the company says it knows what caused the issue in the first place and confirms that the problem is now gone. In case you missed the news last week, Samsung multiroom wireless speakers from […]

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Samsung wireless speakers have been stuck in a boot loop since the weekend

Some of Samsung’s wireless speaker models have been behaving weirdly since late last week. Many reports shared by users on the official Community Forums say that the Samsung R1, R Lite, R3, and R6 wireless speakers are getting stuck in a boot loop. All of these reports started cropping up over the weekend, which makes […]

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Secure Boot, MSI sort du silence concernant le problème de sécurité de ses cartes mères

MSI vient de sortir du silence concernant le problème de sécurité affectant ses cartes mère. Voici sa déclaration MSI a implémenté le mécanisme de démarrage sécurisé dans nos produits de carte mère en suivant les instructions de conception définies par Microsoft et AMI avant le lancement de Windows 11. Nous définissons de manière préventive le […]

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Secure Boot, 300 modèles de cartes mères MSI ont un problème de sécurité

Carte mère MSI Pro Z790-A WiFi Un chercheur en sécurité à découvert qu’au moins 300 modèles de cartes mères MSI ont un problème avec la fonction Secure Boot avec certains firmware UEFI. La fonctionnalité de démarrage sécurisé UEFI est pensée pour empêcher l’exécution d’un code malveillant durant le démarrage de la machine. Il s’agit d’un […]

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Apple’s Boot Camp Gains Precision Touchpad Driver Update and Bug Fixes

Apple today released an updated version of Boot Camp, the software that allows the Windows operating system to be run on Intel-based Macs. Boot Camp 6.1.19 includes updates to the Precision Touchpad driver, according to Apple’s release notes, along with other bug fixes. This is the second Boot Camp update that Apple has pushed out […]

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Apple Updates Boot Camp With WiFi Improvements and Bug Fixes

Apple today released a new version of Boot Camp, the software that allows Windows to be run on Intel-based Macs. Boot Camp 6.1.16 is a bug fix update that addresses minor issues, and it is replacing the prior 6.1.12 update that fixed stability issues with Bluetooth and WiFi drivers. According to the release notes for […]

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How to boot into Safe Mode on Windows 11

In Windows, Safe Mode is a system state that loads only a minimum set of components and disables non-essential drivers and applications from running on startup. This can help you troubleshoot and resolve problems with your laptop or desktop computer. Usually, you would load this mode when your device has hardware issues, or you’re dealing […]

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Xbox Series X & Series S get shorter boot time in latest update

What you need to know Microsoft has trimmed the start-up animation for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles in a new update in testing via the Xbox Insider program. The shortened boot screen shaves 5 seconds from its existing counterpart, displayed when using the “Energy Saving” mode, or cold booting your Xbox. Microsoft […]

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How to perform a clean boot of Windows 11

On Windows 11, a “clean boot” is a way to start the system with a minimal set of drivers and apps at startup. Usually, you would boot your computer this way to troubleshoot issues while running or installing applications (including games) or applying updates to discard conflicts with other components. This startup mode is similar […]

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Apple Updates Boot Camp to Support Studio Display

Apple this week released an update for Boot Camp, its solution for running Windows on Intel-based Macs, to support the newly-released Studio Display. Boot Camp Update 6.1.17, released to the public earlier this week, adds support for the Studio Display and updates drivers for AMD and Intel GPUs. To update to the latest Boot Camp […]

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