Windows 10 news recap: Facebook app returns to the Microsoft Store, Printing BSOD issues being investigated, and more

Jack Wilkinson

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Welcome back to our Windows 10 news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system.

Microsoft Is Investigating Printing-Related BSOD Issues In This Month’s Patch Tuesday Update

Following the Patch Tuesday update this week, some users are complaining of issues with BSOD’s related to printing. It appears to only impact a few printer brands, but Microsoft has confirmed it is investigating the issue.

Microsoft Acknowledges Random Black Screens Issues Affecting Some Surface Book 3 Devices

If you’re the owner of a Surface Book 3, you might be experiencing a random black screen issue. It’s been quite widely reported by users as an issue. Microsoft has now acknowledged the problem.

Surface Book Panos Panay
Surface Book Panos Panay

Windows 10 Facebook App Returns To The Microsoft Store App Store As A PWA

It’s been just over a year since the Facebook Windows 10 app was removed from the Microsoft Store, but a year on, Facebook is now beta testing a new app, and has released its new Facebook app to the Windows 10 Microsoft Store, in beta form. It’s a Progressive Web App (PWA).

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Microsoft’s Surface Laptop 4 Reportedly Won’t Use AMD’s Latest Ryzen CPUs

Previous information suggested that Microsoft’s Surface Laptop 4 would make use of AMD’s latest Ryzen CPUs, but now that appears to not be the case, instead Microsoft looks to be opting to use the Ryzen 5 4680 U and Ryzen 7 4980 U Surface Edition chips rather than the newer Ryzen 5000U series.

That’s it for this week. We will be back next week with more Windows 10 news.