With yesterday’s Patch Tuesday security update, Microsoft has flagged a change in the way Windows verifies driver software that could spur a rise in driver errors for Windows 10 users.
Microsoft details the two driver-related error messages users of all supported versions of Windows 10 and Windows Server might see after installing the October Patch Tuesday security update.
The errors will happen if Windows can’t verify the publisher of the driver software or if the driver lacks a signature.
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“When installing a third-party driver, you might receive the error, “Windows can’t verify the publisher of this driver software”. You might also see the error, “No signature was present in the subject” when attempting to view the signature properties using Windows Explorer,” Microsoft explains under known issues with this update for Windows 10 version 2004.
According to Microsoft, the error occurs when an