Microsoft Knowledge Base

Microsoft Knowledge Base was (as of 2020, almost all articles now produce the message : Sorry, page not found) a repository of over 150,000 articles made available to the public by Microsoft Corporation.[1] It contains information on many problems encountered by users of Microsoft products. Each article bears an ID number and articles are often referred to by their Knowledge Base (KB) ID.[2] Microsoft Windows update names typically start with the letters "KB", this is in reference to the specific article on that issue. Previously, the "Q" letter was used. was a website that provided email alerts of new articles,[3] although Microsoft recently has provided a similar service.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ "How to query the Microsoft Knowledge Base by using keywords and query words". Retrieved 2019-07-08.
  2. ^ Muchmore, Micheal (22 April 2003). "Use Microsoft Knowledge Base. The next place to go for help is the immense Microsoft Knowledge Base". PC Magazine.
  3. ^ " Knowledge Base Alerts". Archived from the original on 2013-01-05. Retrieved 2018-02-05.

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