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Q: System still searching for "patch Tuesday" updates

It is now Friday and my Windows 7 - 64 bit OS hasn't found this month's updates yet. It's using 50% CPU usage on one of the svchost.exe for system functions in Task Manager (see attached screen shot). I tried to find help on the Web but there are many and conflicting theories and solutions why this is happening. Apparently I am not the only on having this problem. IS there any easy and sure remedy?

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I've found: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/4558998 which I *think* is the July patch Tuesday update for WIndows Server 2019 (long term support channel).
1. Is there any way to confirm which KB is the "patch Tuesday"?
2. Why doesn't the above link, list all of the fixed KBs that have been rolled into it?
I did find this site: https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-1350
3. For example, for CVE-2020-1350, it does list 4558998 in the Security Updates table at the bottom. Does this imply CVE-2020-1350 is fixed by applying 4558998? But again, why isn't there just one page for 4558998 which lists all addressed CVEs?
My overall goal here is to be able to have a definitive list of cumulative updates and know exactly what is included in them.
Thanks

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If you have Windows XP SP3 configured to keep receiving security updates, these are the ones that were released today:

KB4018271 - for Internet Explorer 8

KB4014585
KB4014605
KB4017101 - for Microsoft .NET Framework

KB4018466
KB4018490
KB4018556
KB4019204
KB4019206 - for Windows XP

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The title pretty much says it all. I stopped receiving automated downloads of Windows 7 updates in Dec 2016 (even though my system is checked for receiving automated updates). I went to Windows Catalog and found updates released after Dec 2016, downloaded
them, and when I try to install, the infamous "searching for updates on this computer" pops up and does nothing. I can't even cancel it. I have to right-click on the program line at the bottom of the screen and exit it that way.

Any suggestions as to how to proceed?

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Greetings.
After last tuesday-patching, my G15 Logitech keyboard will not start the software to the screen and the macro-keys after win goes to sleep.
AFAIK nothing has changed in my settings, or in the G15 software OR in the patch arriving from MS. So I have no clue whatsoever to where to look for an error.
Can somebody guide me, please?

A:G15 (blue backlight) and "sleep" after last tuesday-patch, problem

I have a G15, and sometimes it won't load the profiles after the PC has woken up from sleep. I don't think it has anything to do with the patch, it's just an idiosyncrasy of the G15 itself.

Try pressing the "profile mode" key by the LCD (leftmost button), It should rotate through your G15 apps and settle on your profiles if you press it enough. It seems to load the profile then. Mine's always done this, even before Tuesday's patch.

I don't know why, but that works for me.

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According to an article that I just read, Microsoft will be releasing a total of TWELVE critical updates on Tuesday, August 8th:

10 for Windows

2 for Office

http://bink.nu/Article7943.bink

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The KB3176495 cumulative update for Windows 10 has been released.

I'm running Windows 10 Pro 64-bit with the anniversary update and had these changes made:

Version 1607 Build 14393.10 was updated to Build 14393.51

Internet Explorer 11.0.33 was updated to 11.0.34

Note: For those of you who are still using the pre-anniversary update version(1511) of Windows 10, your computer should bring up and install the KB3176493 cumulative update.

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DISCLAIMER:  This thread is currently "under construction", and will be edited for the remainder of today.   Please excuse any blank spaces or crossed-out "placeholders" for items expected to be announced.

Today is Microsoft Tuesday --- the SECOND Tuesday of the month --- on which Microsoft is expected to release its monthly cycle of Windows critical/security updates.   Based on previous history, they should become available at 1 P.M. [USA - Eastern Standard Time]
Please use Windows/Automatic Updates to determine which updates are applicable to your particular system.
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Please note that Microsoft has recently separated-out OFFICE NON-security updates (i.e. bug fixes, or enhancements for modified features) to have a day of its own, the FIRST Tuesday of the month (i.e., last week)... so that should cut-down on the totality of new security updates offered today.http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-office/microsoft-adds-patch-day-regular-monthly-update-schedule-office-products
http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-office/welcome-microsoft-office-patch-tuesday-may-2016

A:Updates 5/10/16 - "Microsoft Tuesday", Reader, PaleMoon

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Acrobat and Reader, for Windows.  
These updates address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system:
 
 
Adobe Reader XI, sequential update (starting from any Windows 11.x version) to 11.0.16
https://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/detail.jsp?ftpID=6062
=========================
Remark:   For people using Reader DC (Document Cloud), or other Reader versions for Windows, you can locate your appropriate update here:  https://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=10&platform=Windows
 
For people using Acrobat  for Windows, you can locate your appropriate update here:  http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=1&platform=Windows
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Documentation will be released as https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb16-14.html
and https://www.adobe.com/devnet-docs/acrobatetk/tools/ReleaseNotes/11/11.0.16.html
 

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According to an article that I just read, 7 critical updates are to be released on "Update Tuesday"(July 11th): 4 for Windows and 3 for Office.

Don't we just love to see the second Tuesday of each month arrive?

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This thread is currently "under construction", and will be edited for the remainder of today.   Please excuse any blank spaces or crossed-out "placeholders" for items expected to be announced.

Today is Microsoft Tuesday --- the SECOND Tuesday of the month --- on which Microsoft is expected to release its monthly cycle of Windows security updates.   Based on previous history, they should become available at 1 P.M. [USA - Eastern STANDARD Time]
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Please use Windows/Automatic Updates to determine which updates are applicable to your particular system.
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Adobe will be joining-in, with updates for Acrobat/Reader and Flash.

A:Updates 1/10/17 - "Microsoft + Adobe" Tuesday, CryptoPrevent

Adobe Flash has been updated to version 24.0.0.194
In today's scheduled release, we've updated Flash Player with important bug fixes and security update.
These updates address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.  

 
NOTE:   It appears that the direct downloads (no bundled junk) for Windows 7 and earlier have been abandoned --- as Adobe had indicated it planned to do several months ago.   Unless something changes, users now have no choice but to download Flash from https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/
BE SURE TO UNCHECK ANY OFFERS FOR UNWANTED BUNDLED PROGRAMS
.
Internet Explorer -  http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/licensing/win/install_flash_player_24_active_x.exe
.
Plugin-based browsers (Firefox etc) - http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/licensing/win/install_flash_player_24_plugin.exe
.
Uninstaller (if needed) : http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/support/uninstall_flash_player.exe 

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.Documentation:  https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-02.html
.
https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/release-note/fp_24_air_24_release_notes.html
 
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Flash (ActiveX) for IE/Edge in Win8.1/10 will be updated to 24.0.0.194, via Microsoft Update:
 
Microsoft Security Bu... Read more

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This thread is currently "under construction", and will be edited for the remainder of today.   Please excuse any blank spaces or crossed-out "placeholders" for items expected to be announced.

Today is Microsoft Tuesday --- the SECOND Tuesday of the month --- on which Microsoft is expected to release its monthly cycle of Windows critical/security updates.   Based on previous history, they should become available at 1 P.M. [USA - Eastern Daylight Saving Time]
Please use Windows/Automatic Updates to determine which updates are applicable to your particular system

A:Updates 9/13/16 - "Microsoft Tuesday", Flash, CCleaner

Adobe Flash 23.0.0.162 has been released 
In today's scheduled release, we've updated Flash Player and AIR with important bug fixes, security updates, and new features.These updates address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.
 
Direct downloads (no bundled junk) for Windows 7 and earlier :
.
Internet Explorer -  http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/licensing/win/install_flash_player_23_active_x.exe
.
Plugin-based browsers (Firefox etc) - http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/licensing/win/install_flash_player_23_plugin.exe
.
Uninstaller (if needed) : http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/support/uninstall_flash_player.exe 

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.Documentation:  https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-29.html
.
https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/release-note/fp_23_air_23_release_notes.html
 
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Flash (ActiveX) for IE/Edge in Win8.1/10 was updated to 23.0.0.162, via Microsoft Update:
 
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-117 - Security Update for Adobe Flash Player (3188128) https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-117
 
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3188128

 

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This thread is currently "under construction", and will be edited for the remainder of today.   Please excuse any blank spaces or crossed-out "placeholders" for items expected to be announced.
 

Today is Microsoft Tuesday --- the SECOND Tuesday of the month --- on which Microsoft is expected to release its monthly cycle of Windows security updates.   Based on previous history, they should become available at 1 P.M. [USA - Eastern STANDARD Time]
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Please use Windows/Automatic Updates to determine which updates are applicable to your particular system.
For more information, see https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/summary 
 

A:Updates 12/12/17 - "Microsoft Tuesday", CCleaner

Adobe Flash Player  28.0.0.126 has been released

Direct downloads (no bundled junk) for Windows 7 and earlier  ( Revised installer links located toward bottom of:  https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/installation-problems-flash-player-windows.html )
.
Internet Explorer -  https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/latest/help/install_flash_player_ax.exe 
.
Plugin-based browsers (Firefox etc) -
https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/latest/help/install_flash_player.exe  
.
PPAPI/Pepper-Chromium based-https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/latest/help/install_flash_player_ppapi.exe 
.
Uninstaller (if needed) : http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/support/uninstall_flash_player.exe 

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.Documentation:  https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-42.html
.
https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/release-note/fp_28_air_28_release_notes.html
 

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This thread is currently "under construction", and will be edited for the remainder of today.   Please excuse any blank spaces or crossed-out "placeholders" for items expected to be announced.
 

Today is Microsoft Tuesday --- the SECOND Tuesday of the month --- on which Microsoft is expected to release its monthly cycle of Windows security updates.   Based on previous history, they should become available at 1 P.M. [USA - Eastern DAYLIGHT SAVING Time]
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Please use Windows/Automatic Updates to determine which updates are applicable to your particular system.
For more information, see https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/summary 
 
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Adobe will be joining-in, with updates for  Flash and AIR.

A:Updates 9/12/17 - "Microsoft Tuesday", CCleaner

Adobe Flash Player has been updated to 27.0.0.130
In today's scheduled release, we've updated Flash Player and AIR with important bug fixes, security updates, and new features.
These updates address two critical memory corruption vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution.

 
Direct downloads (no bundled junk) for Windows 7 and earlier  ( Revised installer links located toward bottom of:  https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/installation-problems-flash-player-windows.html )
.
Internet Explorer -  https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/latest/help/install_flash_player_ax.exe 
.
Plugin-based browsers (Firefox etc) -
https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/latest/help/install_flash_player.exe  
.
PPAPI/Pepper-Chromium based-https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/latest/help/install_flash_player_ppapi.exe 
.
Uninstaller (if needed) : http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/support/uninstall_flash_player.exe 

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.Documentation: https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-28.html 
.
https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/release-note/fp_27_air_27_release_notes.html
 
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 Flash (ActiveX) for IE/Edge in Win8.1/10 will be updated to 27.0.0.130, via Microsoft Update:
 
Security Upd... Read more

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This thread is currently "under construction", and will be edited for the remainder of today.   Please excuse any blank spaces or crossed-out "placeholders" for items expected to be announced.

Today is Microsoft Tuesday --- the SECOND Tuesday of the month --- on which Microsoft is expected to release its monthly cycle of Windows security updates.   Based on previous history, they should become available at 1 P.M. [USA - Eastern DAYLIGHT SAVING Time]
------------------
Please use Windows/Automatic Updates to determine which updates are applicable to your particular system.
For more information, see https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/summary
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Adobe will be joining-in, with updates for Flash, AIR, and Shockwave.

A:Updates 3/14 - "Microsoft Tuesday", CCleaner

Adobe Flash Player 25.0.0.127 has been released
In today's scheduled release, we've updated Flash Player with important bug fixes and security updates.
These updates address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.  

 
Direct downloads (no bundled junk) for Windows 7 and earlier ( Revised installer links located toward bottom of:  https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/installation-problems-flash-player-windows.html )
.
Internet Explorer -  https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/latest/help/install_flash_player_ax.exe 
.
Plugin-based browsers (Firefox etc) -
https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/latest/help/install_flash_player.exe  
.
PPAPI/Pepper-Chromium based-https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/latest/help/install_flash_player_ppapi.exe 
.
Uninstaller (if needed) : http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/support/uninstall_flash_player.exe 

=======================================
.Documentation:  https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-07.html
.
https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/release-note/fp_25_air_25_release_notes.html
 
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Flash (ActiveX) for IE/Edge in Win8.1/10 will be updated to 25.0.0.127, via Microsoft Update:
 
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-003 - Security Update f... Read more

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This thread is currently "under construction", and will be edited for the remainder of today.   Please excuse any blank spaces or crossed-out "placeholders" for items expected to be announced.

Today is Microsoft Tuesday --- the SECOND Tuesday of the month --- on which Microsoft is expected to release its monthly cycle of Windows security updates.   Based on previous history, they should become available at 1 P.M. [USA - Eastern Daylight Saving Time]
Starting today, there is a new procedure:   Windows Update for consumer PCs will offer a [single] security monthly quality update (also known as the "monthly rollup") that will contain all new security fixes for a month... plus fixes from all previous monthly rollups.
A rollup is simply multiple patches rolled together into a single update. These rollups will replace individual patches . Each monthly rollup will supersede the previous month's rollup. The ultimate goal is for these monthly rollups to become fully cumulative, which will happen as the team adds patches released in the past, so users need only to install the latest single rollup.
For more information, see http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-issues-more-guidance-for-admins-ahead-of-first-monthly-windows-patch-rollups/
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Please use Windows/Automatic Updates to determine which updates are applicable to your particular system.
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Adobe will be joining-in, ... Read more

A:Updates 10/11/16 - "Microsoft+Adobe Tuesday"

Adobe Flash has been updated to  23.0.0.185
In today's scheduled release, we've updated Flash Player with important bug fixes and security updates.
These updates address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.  
 
Direct downloads (no bundled junk) for Windows 7 and earlier :
.
Internet Explorer -  http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/licensing/win/install_flash_player_23_active_x.exe
.
Plugin-based browsers (Firefox etc) - http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/licensing/win/install_flash_player_23_plugin.exe
.
Uninstaller (if needed) : http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/support/uninstall_flash_player.exe 

=======================================
.Documentation:  https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-32.html
.
https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/release-note/fp_23_air_23_release_notes.html
 
=======================================
 

Flash (ActiveX) for IE/Edge in Win8.1/10 will be updated to 23.0.0.185, via Microsoft Update:
 
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-127 - Security Update for Adobe Flash Player (3194343) 
  https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-127
 
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3194343

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This thread is currently "under construction", and will be edited for the remainder of today.   Please excuse any blank spaces or crossed-out "placeholders" for items expected to be announced.

Today is Microsoft Tuesday --- the SECOND Tuesday of the month --- on which Microsoft is expected to release its monthly cycle of Windows critical/security updates.   Based on previous history, they should become available at 1 P.M. [USA - Eastern Daylight Saving Time]
Please use Windows/Automatic Updates to determine which updates are applicable to your particular system.
Adobe is also expected to join-in, with updates for Reader/Acrobat and Flash.

A:Updates 7/12/16 - "Microsoft+Adobe Tuesday"

Adobe Flash has been updated to  22.0.0.209.
In today's scheduled release, we've updated Flash Player with important bug fixes and security updates.These updates address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.
 
Direct downloads (no bundled junk) for Windows 7 and earlier :
.
Internet Explorer -  http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/licensing/win/install_flash_player_22_active_x.exe
.
Plugin-based browsers (Firefox etc) - http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/licensing/win/install_flash_player_22_plugin.exe
.
Uninstaller (if needed) : http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/support/uninstall_flash_player.exe 

=======================================
.Documentation:  https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-25.html
.
https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/release-note/fp_22_air_22_release_notes.html
 
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Flash (ActiveX) for IE/Edge in Win8.1/10 was updated to 22.0.0.209 , via Microsoft Update Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-093 - Security Update for Adobe Flash Player (3174060) https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-093  
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3174060

 

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This thread is currently "under construction", and will be edited for the remainder of today.   Please excuse any blank spaces or crossed-out "placeholders" for items expected to be announced.

Today is Microsoft Tuesday --- the SECOND Tuesday of the month --- on which Microsoft is expected to release its monthly cycle of Windows security updates.   Based on previous history, they should become available at 1 P.M. [USA - Eastern DAYLIGHT SAVING Time]
------------------
Please use Windows/Automatic Updates to determine which updates are applicable to your particular system.
For more information, see https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/summary
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Adobe will be joining-in, with updates for Reader/Acrobat and Flash.

A:Updates 4/11/17 - "Microsoft + Adobe Tuesday"

Adobe Flash Player 25.0.0.148 has been released
In today's scheduled release, we've updated Flash Player with important bug fixes and security updates.
These updates address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.  

 
Direct downloads (no bundled junk) for Windows 7 and earlier ( Revised installer links located toward bottom of:  https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/installation-problems-flash-player-windows.html )
.
Internet Explorer -  https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/latest/help/install_flash_player_ax.exe 
.
Plugin-based browsers (Firefox etc) -
https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/latest/help/install_flash_player.exe  
.
PPAPI/Pepper-Chromium based-https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/latest/help/install_flash_player_ppapi.exe 
.
Uninstaller (if needed) : http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/support/uninstall_flash_player.exe 

=======================================
.Documentation:  https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-10.html
.
https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/release-note/fp_25_air_25_release_notes.html
 
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Flash (ActiveX) for IE/Edge in Win8.1/10 will be updated to 25.0.0.148, via Microsoft Update:
 
Security Update for Adobe Flash Player (4018483)

... Read more

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I do a lot of offline updating from my own store. Many of the updates prepare for installation by "searching for updates to this computer". I suppose this is to examine the need for and suitability of the update. The first update searches pretty quickly, but then it's very slow - something like 5 to 10 minutes for each one. I think rebooting after each update would solve the problem, but that's not practical.

I encounter this on every Win7 machine I work on. Why do these updates take so much time scanning, and what can be done about it?

A:Offline updates spend enormous time "searching for updates on this..."

Rather than doing offline updating, why not set up a WSUS server, and point the clients at that for their updates? this has the benefit of automatic collection to the store, and controlled distribution to the clients, as well.

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DISCLAIMER:  This thread is currently "under construction", and will be edited for the remainder of today.   Please excuse any blank spaces or crossed-out "placeholders" for items expected to be announced.

Today is Microsoft Tuesday --- the SECOND Tuesday of the month --- on which Microsoft is expected to release its monthly cycle of Windows critical/security updates.   Based on previous history, they should become available at 1 P.M. [USA - Eastern Standard Time]
Please use Windows/Automatic Updates to determine which updates are applicable to your particular system.
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Adobe has announced an "out-of-cycle" security update for Reader;
and Mozilla should be releasing the latest Firefox
... making today "Trifecta" Tuesday

A:Updates 3/8/16 - "Trifecta Tuesday"

Adobe has released "out-of-cycle" security updates for Adobe Acrobat and Reader, for Windows.  
These updates address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system:
 
 
Adobe Reader XI, sequential update (starting from Windows 11.0.14 version) to 11.0.15
https://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/detail.jsp?ftpID=6042 
=========================
Remark:   For people using Reader DC (Document Cloud), or other Reader versions for Windows, you can locate your appropriate update here:  https://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=10&platform=Windows
 
For people using Acrobat  for Windows, you can locate your appropriate update here:  http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=1&platform=Windows
============
Documentation has been released as https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb16-09.html
and https://www.adobe.com/devnet-docs/acrobatetk/tools/ReleaseNotes/11/11.0.15.html
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Reminder:   Adobe Acrobat X [10] and Adobe Reader X [10] are no longer supported; end-of-life was 11/15/15.

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This thread is currently "under construction", and will be edited for the remainder of today.   Please excuse any blank spaces or crossed-out "placeholders" for items expected to be announced.

Today is Microsoft Tuesday --- the SECOND Tuesday of the month --- on which Microsoft is expected to release its monthly cycle of Windows critical/security updates.   Based on previous history, they should become available at 1 P.M. [USA - Eastern Daylight Saving Time]
Please use Windows/Automatic Updates to determine which updates are applicable to your particular system.

A:Updates 6/14/16 - "Microsoft Tuesday"

from https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-jun
The following 5 updates are rated CRITICAL:
MS16-063 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3163649)
MS16-068 Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3163656)


MS16-069
Cumulative Security Update for JScript and VBScript (3163640) 


MS16-070 Security Update for Microsoft Office (3163610)
MS16-071 Security Update for Microsoft Windows DNS Server (3164065)
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The following 11 updates are rated IMPORTANT:


MS16-072    Security Update for Group Policy (3163622)





MS16-073 Security Update for Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers (3164028)
MS16-074 Security Update for Microsoft Graphics Component (3164036)
MS16-075 Security Update for Windows SMB Server (3164038)
MS16-076 Security Update for Netlogon (3167691)
MS16-077 Security Update for WPAD (3165191)
MS16-078 Security Update for Windows Diagnostic Hub (3165479)
MS16-079 Security Update for Microsoft Exchange Server (3160339)
MS16-080 Security Update for Microsoft Windows PDF (3164302)
MS16-081 Security Update for Active Directory (3160352)
MS16-082 Security Update for Microsoft Windows Search Component (3165270) 

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This thread is currently "under construction", and will be edited for the remainder of today.   Please excuse any blank spaces or crossed-out "placeholders" for items expected to be announced.

Today is Microsoft Tuesday --- the SECOND Tuesday of the month --- on which Microsoft is expected to release its monthly cycle of Windows security updates.   Based on previous history, they should become available at 1 P.M. [USA - Eastern DAYLIGHT SAVING Time]
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Please use Windows/Automatic Updates to determine which updates are applicable to your particular system.
For more information, see https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/summary
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Adobe will be joining-in, with updates for Flash.

A:Updates 5/9/17 - "Microsoft Tuesday"

Adobe Flash Player 25.0.0.171 has been released
In today's scheduled release, we've updated Flash Player with important bug fixes and security updates.
These updates address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.  

 
Direct downloads (no bundled junk) for Windows 7 and earlier ( Revised installer links located toward bottom of:  https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/installation-problems-flash-player-windows.html )
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Internet Explorer -  https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/latest/help/install_flash_player_ax.exe 
.
Plugin-based browsers (Firefox etc) -
https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/latest/help/install_flash_player.exe  
.
PPAPI/Pepper-Chromium based-https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/latest/help/install_flash_player_ppapi.exe 
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Uninstaller (if needed) : http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/support/uninstall_flash_player.exe 

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.Documentation:  https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-15.html
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https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/release-note/fp_25_air_25_release_notes.html
 
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Flash (ActiveX) for IE/Edge in Win8.1/10 will be updated to 25.0.0.171, via Microsoft Update:
 
Security Update for Adobe Flash Player (4020821)

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This thread is currently "under construction", and will be edited for the remainder of today.   Please excuse any blank spaces or crossed-out "placeholders" for items expected to be announced.

Today is Microsoft Tuesday --- the SECOND Tuesday of the month --- on which Microsoft is expected to release its monthly cycle of Windows critical/security updates.   Based on previous history, they should become available at 1 P.M. [USA - Eastern Daylight Saving Time]
Please use Windows/Automatic Updates to determine which updates are applicable to your particular system.

A:Updates 8/9/16 - "Microsoft Tuesday"

WARNING:  The link for this separate download of the MSRT is now pre-checking a box to also download "MSN default homepage & Bing default search engine".    Be sure to uncheck this, unless you really want it!
 
Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT, MRT) for August, version 5.39
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/malicious-software-removal-tool-details.aspx 
Reminder:   Users who are paranoid about the remote possibility of a FP can opt to run this tool from a Command Prompt, appending a   /N   parameter [for "detect only" mode].

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In a recent move, Microsoft has designated "the FIRST Tuesday of each month for NON-security related Office patches."
A list of patches released today are included in the following article:  http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-office/welcome-microsoft-office-patch-tuesday-may-2016

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This thread is currently "under construction", and will be edited for the remainder of today.   Please excuse any blank spaces or crossed-out "placeholders" for items expected to be announced.

Today is Microsoft Tuesday --- the SECOND Tuesday of the month --- on which Microsoft is expected to release its monthly cycle of Windows security updates.   Based on previous history, they should become available at 1 P.M. [USA - Eastern STANDARD Time]
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Adobe will be joining-in, with updates for Flash and Shockwave.

A:Updates 2/14/17 - "Microsoft Tuesday"

CCleaner

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This is an on-going problem and I am at my wits end.

What I have: Toshiba laptop with Windows 7 Ultimate SP1, 64bit, no additional software installed since I could never get past the update issue.

The symptom: went attempting to run windows update it says "searching for updates". It never stops "searching for updates" until I close or end the program. I have let it run for 2 days straight.

What I have tried:
1. Did the "clear the cache" fix, (stopped BITS and windows update services, deleted SoftwareDistribution folder, then restarted), no change
2. Attempted to install updates manually, it hangs on "searching for updates on this computer".

3. Even when trying to install the system update readiness tool does not work.

Any suggestions are welcome.

Thank you

A:Windows update not working, hangs while "searching for updates"

I decided to start over, even installed a new, factory fresh hard drive (I have planned to do this in the future and thought this would be a good time to do it).
I installed Windows 7 Ultimate, 64bit, SP1 from an original windows disk.
I activated windows successfully and started windows update.
It does the same thing as before, just says "searching for updates" and never does anything else.
Could it be my hardware? I have a good fast internet connection to most sites. Memory tested good.
No driver issues seen.
I did notice when I installed windows, all the window colors were set to red.
I don't remember seeing that before. I changed the color to the default blue color.

Thank you for your continued support.
-Doug

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Hello Sevenforums.

I have a Lenovo Z500 laptop which i got with windows 8 on it. Later i upgraded it to windows 10, but the performance seemed to be lacking after i updated. I therefore installed windows 7 ultimate SP1 on it, after i formated all the drives.
The installation went smoothly, though the drivers for several components like WAN and LAN had to be installed from a USB.

I then decided to run windows updates, but it dosn't get further than "searching for updates".
I read in another thread that the windowsupdate.txt might have some information to what is going on, but I do not know how to identify the problem from the data.

Also, when i tried to zip the windowsupdate.txt file, it said the drive was writing protected, and that i didnt have permission to create the .zip file, even though i am administrator.

I have attached a zip of the file, hopefully someone can help me resolve this problem, as I use this laptop for my edducation.

Regards,
FedtetLyn

A:Windows update stuck "Searching for updates"

See this post:
Windows Update Hangs on checking for updates

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Last night I opened Malwarebytes and I clicked on "Update" but it just kept searching for updates and never resolved (the icon went around and around for over 15 minutes). I couldn't run a scan because it always has to search for updates before it can run.

I uninstalled and reninstalled 3 or 4 times (even using a few old versions) and I ran the Malwarebytes Clean Tool but nothing is working. It works fine on my laptop so I know that it's not their server. All of the other anti-malware on my desktop PC run and update normally.

Any ideas??

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Hi Gang,

I'm installing Windows 7 upgrade from Vista. It was mailed to me from Toshiba as part of the laptop package I bought last month.

I'm installing it now and is it TOUGH. I'm at a sign now that says "searching for installation updates" and its been there for the last two hours.
Is this normal?

 

A:"searching for installation updates" for two hours???

Doesn't seem normal to me. But if you are using dial-up or any kind of wireless for internet access I suppose it may really take that long.

It may be useful for us to know what kind of installation you are attempting--running from within Vista, booting from the Windows 7 DVD, upgrade, custom, dual-boot, etc.?
 

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I have a Windows 7 machine.
It was working fine.
Now it will not boot.
When I try system repair, it says:
Root cause found
A patch is preventing the system from starting.
Repair action: System file integrity cheack and repair
Result: Failed. Error code 0x490
 
I have tried doing safe mode, last known good configuration etc and nothing works
Also, I tried to restore to an early checkpoint, but it claims that none exist, even thought I know we save restore points.
 
Please advise?

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I have been tasked with getting patch updates from 2008 thru 2014. I started looking them up in the TechNet library, is this the only way to access the old ones or is there an easier way?

Daniel

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I got 18 important updates downloaded & installed & rebooted to finish updating.
So far no problems from the updates.
Everything running smoothly.

I then updated Ccleaner to the new version.
Ran it & cleaned up junk.
Ran sfc & dism & sfc again from a batch file.

dism.bat

Updated Shockwave.
Ran a virus scan.{Clean}
Did Extended Disk Cleanup & chkdisk.

Disk Cleanup Extended - Add to Context Menu in Windows

Defragmented.

Then made a Macrium image.

I think I'm good to go for a while.

A:Patch Tuesday Updates

Nice one David, good housekeeping

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Windows 7 Ultimate with ESU installed and activated/licensed as shown by slmgr /dlv, but when I install an ESU patch (i.e. KB4550964), it fails with the CBS logging "NO ESU KEY FOUND." Should note that I've tried two separate ESU keys now. I re-installed
the Windows OS key and the ESU key and activated with VAMT and tried MS activation servers as well, but neither helped. Slmgr says everything is licensed i.e. "License Status: Licensed" on both ESU and OS keys. Windows
App log shows 80070661, which is pretty vague and I double-checked it is a 64bit update on a 64bit OS.
CBS.log excerpt:
2020-04-25 12:32:25, Info                  CSI    00000001 ESU: Product = 1.
2020-04-25 12:32:25, Info                  CSI    00000002 ESU: Failed to Get PKey Info c004f014 [Error,Facility=FACILITY_ITF,Code=61460 (0xf014)].
2020-04-25 12:32:25, Info                  CSI    00000003 ESU: Product is in Range
2020-04-25 12:32:25, Info                  CSI    00000004 ESU: checking : 33 (0x00000021)
2020-04-25 12:32:25, Info                  CSI    00000005 ESU:
NO ESU KEY FOUND
2020-04-25 12:32:25, Info                  CSI    00000006... Read more

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Hi All,
This is regarding confirming whether windows updates are installed or not on PC.
I have manually installed KB2971203 on my windows 8.1 enterprise machine and rebooted PC and looked at installed updates but not able to get it.
Also, 
ran the command >systeminfo.exe | Findstr KB2971203 but ourput of command is null/blank.
can anyone help me here on how to troubleshoot it.
I just want to confirm that required kb is installed.
-Atul

TheAtulA

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Hi All,
This is regarding confirming whether windows updates are installed or not on PC.
I have manually installed KB2971203 on my windows 8.1 enterprise machine and rebooted PC and looked at installed updates but not able to get it.
Also, 
ran the command >systeminfo.exe | Findstr KB2971203 but ourput of command is null/blank.
can anyone help me here on how to troubleshoot it.
I just want to confirm that required kb is installed.
-Atul

TheAtulA

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MS Patch Tuesday for June 2010, has the largest number of Windows Vista and associated Updates I have ever seen in one hit......16 in all!!

Get ready for the raft of problems that some folks will no doubt have, in completing a successful download of all this lot.

A:MS Patch Tuesday, June 2010 - 16 Updates

Only one has failed for me (haven't restarted yet though!)

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Just in case several of you are wondering why today's updates haven't been released yet, Microsoft announced a delay in releasing them, but no specific reasons have been given yet.

http://news.softpedia.com/news/micr...y-updates-due-to-last-minute-bug-512937.shtml

http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-delays-its-usual-patch-tuesday-updates/

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OK, so after getting spooked by the "hidden agenda" of a series of recent 7 updates that apparently track your computing habits and install Windows 10 nagware, I uninstalled all the updates on my computer and have decided to start from scratch.

I just got a notice about a series of updates coming in on "Patch Tuesday" (9 June) of this month. I've looked up some of them and they seem to be somewhat important (I hid all the "recommended" ones which were nothing more than Windows 10 crap), but I'm curious to know what exactly do they "patch" or otherwise do, and how do they do it.

In layman's terms.

Microsoft's security bulletins are too technical for my understanding and I want to make sure I'm not installing adware, nagware, spyware -- or upgradeware.

The updates are:
KB3058515, Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (and which has apparently had some problems)
KB3033890, Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (apparently something to do with Windows Media Player)
KB3057839, Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems
KB3059317, Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems
KB3063858, Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems
The last one is just MRT (KB890830) which I know to be safe.

For the first two, do I need to install them if I never use IE or WMP? I actually have them "turned off" (inaccessible) in Programs & Features. Should ... Read more

A:June 2015 Patch Tuesday updates: What do they do?

I installed them all including 11 or 12 for MS Office products. The only problem I had was with Word on the first use after the updates. For some reason, it reset Add-in security and I had to OK one that I have but don't use often. (PDF generator)

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Could anyone explain the differences to me.
Also, does anyone know a good piece of virus toolkit that can actually remove them as well as prevent them?

T.I.A.
 

A:Difference between a "virus removal tool" and a "patch"?

A virus removal tool removes the virus from your computer meaning that the file is already on your system and running, so it stops it from running and removes the file. A patch however is used to prevent bad things from being installed, usually released when big worms hit, like SoBig, MSBlast, CodeRED...etc...So patches are to prevent and removal tools are to remove files already installed.
 

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Hi!

Here's my post - after I installed all the Windows updates on 2/13, we starting getting intermittent freezing of the applications and operating system (Windows 7 32 bit). After a while, trying to open an application returns "not enough system resources to complete the requested operation." IE, etc. I also cannot shut down the computer. Once I do a hard re-start, it all comes back until it locks up again. I increased the virtual memory capacity. System restore fails each time after the updates on 2/13.

Any suggestions would be great!

thanks so much!
Jill
 

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Hey everyone,
        I am trying to get the REST queries to work with the sharepoint end points instead of graph end points. I first created an app with relevant permissions and have given it the admin consent. Then I am hitting the https://login.microsoftonline.com/<tenant>.onmicrosoft.com/oauth2/token?Content-Type=application/x-www-form-urlencoded end
point with https://<tenant>.sharepoint.com as resource. I am then using the access token retrieved to give the rest call to https://<tenant>.sharepoint.com/_api/v2.0/drives/b!3indYSbqZ0-hVSPnCgIZy-2xDMh7jH9AuQnEzJMc6TEfQoSJvJT-R6tT0lFBQiPr/root/delta
but it is failing with "error":{"code":"generalException","message":"General exception while processing"}}. The REST response code is 401 Unauthorized. I have filed a Microsoft support ticket but they
have asked me to post on these forms. Can someone please help me with this? I am not able to move forward because the error is pretty generic and doesn't give any additional details.
Thanks,
Sai Kiran Katuri.

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Whenever I open up "My Computer", I get stuck on a screen that has just the flashlight looking for files.

Whenever I use a drop down menu in programs such as My Documents and even things like MS Word, the comp freezes up. It's as if the directory isn't being listed cos something is stopping it from doing so.

Just an update.
My Compute eventually shows up, after about two or three minutes. It's a pain.

THe computer is brand new. Ocasionally, the left bar, with "Similiar Places" "Details and other things similiar appears, then disappears, and the comp searches again.

Attached is an example of the drives not showing up...
I was lucky the thing didn't freeze after opening the drop down..

Attached an image of the prob.

A:"My Computer" stuck on "Searching"

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Originally Posted by CrimsonWesker


Whenever I open up "My Computer", I get stuck on a screen that has just the flashlight looking for files.

Whenever I use a drop down menu in programs such as My Documents and even things like MS Word, the comp freezes up. It's as if the directory isn't being listed cos something is stopping it from doing so.

Just an update.
My Compute eventually shows up, after about two or three minutes. It's a pain.

THe computer is brand new. Ocasionally, the left bar, with "Similiar Places" "Details and other things similiar appears, then disappears, and the comp searches again.

Attached is an example of the drives not showing up...
I was lucky the thing didn't freeze after opening the drop down..

Attached an image of the prob.

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So I have this weird thing happening in my relatively fresh install of Windows 10.
Whenever I search for "Check for Updates" or "Windows Update settings" on the search box of the start menu, I get the results that I want but if I press enter or try to click on those results nothing happens.. As far as I know I can click all others search results but those, and maybe others related to windows update.

I can still get updates by going to Settings>Update & Security though.

In my other computers this works fine, and as far as I can tell all the updates are done.
From what I've searched around other people seemed to have a similar issue where they couldn't acess the settings at all which isn't my case. Still I tried the sfc/ scannow that a lot of users seemed to recommend but no results.

A:Can't click on "Check for Updates" "Windows Update settings" on Start

Spanker,
.............. Still I tried the sfc/ scannow that a lot of users seemed to recommend but no results. .....................

Please clarify what did you mean by "no results".

When sfc /scannow is completed, it will give you one of the following 3 reports....................(paraphrasing)

1. No integrity violation.
2. Found corrupted files and repair is successful.
3. Found corrupted files but unable to repair some of them.

Which one of the above is applicable to you ?

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I have a 7200rpm hard drive that shows up as 3 separate partitions on my MacBook Pro desktop. They are "System Reserved", "Untitled 1" and "Untitled". When looking at them in the Disk Utility program, they show up as "System
Reserved",  "disk2s1" and "disk2s3". I can't seem to find a way to wipe the drive and just have 1 partition. I don't need to save anything on it so it can all be deleted and consolidated. Not sure if this helps but the previous
owner told me that he had accidentally erased another partition that prevented the hard drive from being reconsolidated. It also may have been a Windows boot drive. Any help in restoring this hard drive would be appreciated. Thank you.

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Hi together,
I have a virtual Windows 8 machine that had houndres of updates to install.
After finishing the updates and rebooting the system the machine stops (or takes very long time?) with "updating your system" 11% (for more than 12 hours).
For sure there is important data on the machine ;-).
I read about a problem with an old update (november)...
Any idea how to figure out if the machine is "only" very slow or how to proceed?


Greetings/Gre Gernot

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I'm running Win 2k with Sp4 so I don't need a constant reminder for updating the OS. How do I get rid of the "Automatic Updates" folder in the system tray?

Thanks,
Neuronjockey
 

A:Rid system tray of "Automatic Updates" icon?

Here u go: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/327850/

You probably could have combined all these threads into one just for future reference so you dont take up all the board space since there are others posting too
 

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Hello guys,

I don't know what I did, but nothing happens when I click on those two things in the search bar:

View image: wtf

I reinstalled Windows a few hours ago, and IIRC pressing those with the mouse lead somewhere. Now when I click on them, it does nothing. I have to type in "Settings", so I can click on the actual Windows App. Then I can navigate to those settings. IIRC those results were "clickable".

Can somebody help?

Thanks in advance!

A:Can't open "Windows Update Settings" or "Check for Updates"

Hello iamnewhere,

If you like, here's a Windows Update shortcut to use for now until hopefully an update will sort it for you.

Windows Update Shortcut - Create in Windows 10

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