Everything You Need to Know About Marea (The Subsea Cable Between Spain & VA Beach)


My usual tech news sources haven’t done a very good job at keeping me up-to-date about Marea, which is surprising considering how drastically it’s going to affect the lives of the people on either end of the cable. Here’s Microsoft’s live page of the latest on Marea:



Tuesday Windows Security Updates Breaks User Machines: Fix Enclosed


A problem with the way that Microsoft released some of this week’s Patch Tuesday updates caused some users’ PCs and servers to blue screen, hang and/or fail to reboot.

To resolve this, input the following commands in the advanced repair options CLS, and remove every update that’s pending:

Dism /Image:C:\ /Get-Packages
Dism /Image:C:\ /Remove-Package /PackageName:Package_for_KB######

The KB # in question is KB4041691, 2017-10 Delta Update for Windows 10 (1607) and Windows Server 2016, and appears as the following in DISM:

Rollupfix~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~14393.1715. 1.10