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Monthly Rollup updates - are they required when we individually release security patches

Q: Monthly Rollup updates - are they required when we individually release security patches

Our patch policy states that we only deploy Critical and Security Microsoft updates to endpoints (predominantly Windows 7 devices) that we support.
However we have noticed that the third party that setup our patch deployment through AutoTask have setup Rollups to be deployed as well as Critical and Security Patches to all endpoints.
Aren't Rollup patches a consolidation of all Security patches that are individually released on Patch Tuesday and non critical patches (which we dont have to deploy)?
Need some direction on this so we can decide whether to deploy Rollup patches or remove them from the approved list through Autotask.

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Thank you for all your support and security updates for my two Surface RTs. 
They?re great and I don?t want to see them go.  A quick aside? It would be nice for my two Surface RTs and me, if Microsoft had a change of heart and decided to port Windows 10 RT with Office RT for Surface RT and get a few
more years support.  Anyway.
Today one of my Surface RT 8.1 provided the option on shut down, to update and restart, which I did. 
It said it was installing 4 updates.  When rebooted, I went to view update history and found two failed updates and three successful ones for a total of five. 
The first one in the list that failed is this one here below.

Then to get more information, I clicked the link shown there for 4048958 to learn more. 
That took me to the Microsoft Security Update Guide, where I searched for 4048958 and was provide two links for RT 8.1. 
Both links, one for IE11 and one for RT 8.1, go to the KB 4048958 article, which says to get more information, go to the Security Update Guide, which of course takes one back to the KB. 
Not very informative loop I guess.
The second update that is on the list above showing as failed, is the one for Adobe to prevent remote code execution. 
When I am in Windows Update and double-click the failed entry for Adobe, and then click the link for more information, it takes me to a URL that does not show a KB number and provides a link for more i... Read more

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If an enterprise has only been deploying Windows 7 updates classified as Security and Critical (through WSUS) since Win 7 SP1, would it be possible to install the October monthly rollup (KB3185330) right away?
Is there a need to circle back and install all other updates missing from after SP1 before doing the monthly rollup update?  Going back and doing a mass deployment of all previous updates seems to be a lot of work just to be able to install the rollup
Any deployment suggestions would be appreciated.  Thanks.

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When is the production release date of "Preview of  monthly quality rollup"?
Is it next second Tuesday of regular Microsoft update?(I'm in Japan.So exactly Wednesday.)
To be concrete, I want to know the exact Production release date of "2017-06 Preview of Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB4022168)".

best regards.

sibaken since 2012/6/10

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I'm trying to gather a list of KB #s addressing a specific vulnerability as well as all of the remediations that supersede the originals, if that makes sense. 
For example, I'm searching for CVE-2017-0144. The immediate remediations are listed under https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2017/ms17-010 , such as 4012598
However, if I search through the update catalog: https://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=4012598 I can see that for some products the original update has been replaced by another one, with a different KB id, for example for Microsoft
server 2008 it's replaced by 4018466.
The problem arises where the data obtained through the API does not provide information about most cumulative updates and monthly quality rollup previews.
Going through the update catalog we can find that there was a preview 4012220 containing the patch, but the API doesn't provide this so through the tool we don't know that 4012220 also protects against wannacry. So if a user has 4012220 installed
on the machine, we can't programmatically determine they are protected since 4012220 isn't in the wannacry remediation list.
My question is, is there any way to find the FULL list of KB# without web scraping the update catalog? Is there perhaps a different API I could use to get a full list of KB# that include a certain vulnerability fix?
Thanks in advance.

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Trouble is, the update will not install. It will attempt to do so several times, before I get the message that there is a "reverting" to the computer's previous status. I haven't the option of not letting this happen repeatedly, since every time I turn off the computer the same nightmare begins. Then, it's very difficult to get things going again the next time I turn on the computer. The update is said to be "critical" to security, so I'd like to have it on the machine, but....

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I've been getting failures for windows updates, specifically the quality and security rollups on Windows 7 (e.g. KB4489878). The error code reported is always 8024200D. However, this is not limited to just the March 2019 Rollup. Apparently it it has been happening
for each month's rollup for a while now. Other security and .NET updates install fine - it's just the rollups.

I've been through several of the steps mentioned on forum posts, including as well as MS's automated guide.

Renaming Windows\SoftareDistribution to SoftwareDistribution.bak (per MS Guide)
Renaming Windows\System32\catroot2 to catroot2.bak (per MS Guide)
Running sfc /scannow
Running the System Update Readiness Tool

None of these have revealed any issues or resolved the problem.
shows the following:
Checking System Update Readiness.
Binary Version 6.1.7601.22471
Package Version 26.0
2019-04-08 10:01

Checking Windows Servicing Packages

Checking Package Manifests and Catalogs

Checking Package Watchlist

Checking Component Watchlist

Checking Packages

Checking Component Store

Seconds executed: 1761
 No errors detected

is over 8MB in size and I'm not sure which part(s) would be relevant. I can post or upload as much as necessary - just let me know what's relevant.

I also have the following files in my Windows\winsxs folder that date as foll... Read more

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Could anyone know where is the list of the patches which contains by the monthly security patches?

I have to know the full list for investigating.

Thank you in advance from anyone!

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I'm having a problem with a number of my Windows 7 x64 machines starting with the July Rollup (KB4338818) and still happening with August (KB4343900).  The update installs without any errors, but still shows as needed.  I've tried all the basics: 
resetting the WU client, scf /scannow, installing from local WSUS, installing online from Microsoft and installing from the offline installer downloaded from the update catalog. Nothing works. I don't see anything in the cbs log and all I see in Event Viewer
is that it installed successfully. All other updates install just fine.

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We are currently experiencing an issue very similar to this one here: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-update/kb3197868-seems-to-break-office-2010-on-32-bit/33ae38aa-52bd-4961-beb3-ddd41a582fb6
After installing the Monthly Security Rollup's our 32bit computers are unable to open applications such as Internet Explorer and Office 2013. Luckily we use a test group for these updates and have not had wide spread issue. That being said, I am unable to
push out the needed security updates as efficiently as I would like considering the issue. 
I cant seem to find too many others who are having a similar issue. I posted a reply on the above mentioned thread and was asked to post here instead. 
Any suggestions on what to do to fix this issue? 

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Starting with this update till today the update will fail. The update number that started it is KB4025341 the one that failed today isKB2952664. This are "Security Monthly Quality Rollups ". All other updates seem to be successful. Almost all updates
prior to July 13 2017 all were good.
Is this a problem with my laptop or with the update?????
I cannot use restore point because the oldest date is 08/04/2017 and this all started 07/13/2017.

Please Help.....Gordon Farmer

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Every time I try to install it, on the reboot, it gets about 50% to 56% complete, then hangs.  I have let it run 15 minutes or more and it will not complete.  
It would be nice if there is a way to see if it really is running.  Normally I assume that there should be at least 1% progress per minute.  A better indication of running or hung would be helpful.
Fortunately the rollback works.

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Hello all, I need some help, I am having an issue with 2 workstations.

1 Physical Windows 7 Pro x86
1 Virtual Windows 7 Pro x64

When I try to install the update KB3185330 the workstation reboots and eventually I get the message on the screen "Failure configuring Windows updates. Reverting changes. Do not turn off your computer" error when you try to install Windows updates.

I did run the MS fix it tool and I still get the error.

Any ideas?

A:October 2016 security monthly quality rollup for Win7 (KB3185330) Fail

Sorry posted in wrong group, please delete.

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I have a Windows 7 Pro 64bit machine and this update keeps failing with the error code 8000FFFF. 

Please help.

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Since 11-2018 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 for x86-based Systems have not been installed! I tried SFC, FixDotNet and many other tools without result! It's important to say that add programs and functionalities windows is empty!
Very thanks for your help.

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I am unable to download the subject update for November 2016. It begins to download this update and gets 11% downloaded and fails at this point each time.  The October update for this particular named update failed too.   Here is
the error message I get in my attempt to download the November download for this important download:  November, 2016 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems ( (KB3197868), Installation date: ?11/?9/?2016 3:10 PM, Installation
status: Failed, Error details: Code 80073712, Update type: Important.

I was unable to download the October update for this file (it was a new download in October 2016).  It was entitled: "October, 2016 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB3185330).  I attempted to download it
12 times in October at various dates and it failed each time after downloading 11%.   Here is the additional information I get with this download :  Installation status: Failed,   Error details: Code 80073712, Update type: Important.
I therefore, need assistance to download this update and have the following questions regarding this update: 

     1.  Why does it fail each time for the October and November update to download?
      2.  What does this particular update do and how important is it for my Windows 7 operating system?

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Lenovo, please provide a solution to the blue screen crash for the Lenovo desktop ThinkCentre after installating the"2017-07 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB4025341)" 

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Repeatedly failed since June 20, 2017 to install Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems.
All other updates have been successful.
Troubleshooting advice has not been helpful.
Can you please tell me what to do?

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I'm really have a time in my Windows 7 Embedded development environment. If it not WEDU, or the AnswerFile.xml, it's something else. This time the DISM command fails to build my WIM file. I discovered information about the log entry I receives in the diam.log.
DISM MSI Manager: PID=1248 Failed copying from C:\Windows\System32\Msi.dll to C:\$WINDOWS.~LS\PackageTemp\3a98f774-60af-4876-8e01-ac3e32caf53c\2C5C4631-A82B-4BE0-88F4-E01582D61C18\Msi.dll
- CMsiApi::Initialize(hr:0x80070002)
My error is similar to the above statement which I found referenced at Use Log Files to Diagnose Image Builder
Wizard Installation Problems. The missing Msi.dll appears to be the issue. The only thing is, the URL specifies the error but no solution is provided.
What possible steps can I take now?

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Does anyone know how to solve this issue ? It's the 1st time I am having this issue (Laptop Toshiba Satellite Pro L300)
1) I updated first MS Essential : OK
2) I updated KB4103718 [2018-05 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 for x64]. Message : "Update successfuly installed (but it's NOT ! See below). Restart your computer". Then I restarted my computer and...
Then, everything goes wrong:
1) Windows refuses to start (frozen on MS logo)=>
        a) I shut down my laptop manually (Power button) =>

        b) I restart my laptop and a dialog box recommends "startup repair" : I pressed Enter and then the system searches for "repairs" eternally... => I shut down the laptop manually again.
2) I re-re-started my computer and... Windows starts normally.
3) When I checked for the installed Update : "failed" appears... for KB4103718 [2018 roll up] but 2018-05 Security & quality Roll up for .NET FRAMEWORK (KB4099633) is installed for the 3rd time
4) I got a message to install KB4103718 AND KB4099633.
P.S.: A tec checked my laptop and fixed 2 issues on the Registry and System files, did a restor point to the 8th of May since the issue appeared last week. I got the Error message 0x8000ffff last week. 

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I installed October, 2016 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB3185330), after doing this I found that the suggested searches in the Google search bar would no longer work, I uninstalled the updated and it worked again,
does any one have any idea what the problem with KB3185330 might be ?


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I have a Toshiba Satellite T110 laptop which has a Conexant pebble high definition smartaudio driver vrs
Every time I install KB3197868 it removes the driver and there is no sound. A restore sorts it out and I have made MS updates prompt for my approval to install, but how do i move forward?

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I have been trying to install this update for ages and each time it comes back with an error code, and now the optional updates wont install either. I need to install the updates in order to download certain things like Itunes so please help as soon as

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KB3088195 and KB3102939 were removed after installing 2018-05 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows Server 2012 for x64 based Systems (KB4103730). These two removed patches are not listed in WSUS as being superseded, nor in the list of superseded patches
by KB4103730. Was removal of these two patches a fluke or where they left out of the documentation?

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I am from National Insruments, we have a software product called Lookout, when we install the update 2017-06 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB4022719), there is a problem for window to pop up.
In our software, there is a control panel(panel 1), in panel 1,there is a button(button1) which is connected to another control panel(panel2).
If we click button1, panel can pop up. Before we install the update, the normal action is panel can pop up on the top layer, which can been seen in the following picture.
But after we install the ipdate, the phenomenon is strange, when clicking button2, panel 2 can pop up, but under panel1, we have to click on the button for another time, then panel 2 can show up in the front, this phenomenon is not expected.
I wonder if there are some changes causing this reaction. For example, modifying register key of fixed value of windows parameters , anyone has any ideas or recommendations?

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So few days ago at night my computer fans got louder than usual and i just closed my computer but after that night my cpu usage and overall performance has gone worse than what it has ever been.
I can barely keep software's up anymore without them slowing down my whole computer and i'm not sure if it's all because this update that has keep failing and the fact that my computer isn't up to date without it.

Things i have tried to fix the cpu usage/ windows update problem:
?disabled most startup programs
?did sfc/scannow but it didn't help
?ran all avast cleanups (no viruses found)
?re installed avast and avast cleanup 
?disabled some unnecessary parts of avast to help with cpu but it didn't fix the problem
?made sure that there isn't multiple antivirus
softwares up at the same time
?opened up my computer case and cleaned fans,case etc from dust (i think this helped a bit with the cpu but my computer still can't handle any games that it was able to handle
few days ago)
?tried downloading and manually installing the update but even then it failed
?ran Windows Update troubleshooter and tried to
fix windows updates but it didn't help either
?disabled superfetch but it didn't do anything so i turned
it back on

+ my computer has 201 Gt of free space so i don't think that's causing the cpu problem either.
i'd be really happy if someone could help me with these issues that i am facing.

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Hi there, for a few days now I've had the Windows 7 Update shield next to my Shut Down button no matter how many times it is "installed". Looking in the Update History, I found the title of this post and pasted it. It has failed multiple attempts
to install. I  have tried the Windows update troubleshooter and that didn't work so I then tried to open CMD and type the command Ren
%systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.bak (as instructed by https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/10164/fix-windows-update-errors) but then was  hit with "Access Denied" in the CMD. 

I think it is also having an effect on my internet as it has been terribly slow when trying to use my PC for online gaming.

My specs:
Windows 7 x64
Nvidia Asus Geforce 970 OC
Intel i7 860 2.8 ghz 
14gb DDR3 Ram

I would be grateful for any help. Thank you.

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There was an Office vulnerability that was fixed with the April patch Tuesday in an Office update, but we've had trouble making sure all users have the updated Office patch as N-Central(our patch management tool) doesn't always list what build/patch Office
is currently running accurately.

We do know all our PCs have the April/May security updates. Is the Office Update combined into the big monthly one?

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A pen test revealed that whilst we had previously patched our Win 7 clients for vulnerabilities like for example MS15-011 and MS15-123, they were highlighted by their Nessus scanner as still vulnerable as extra steps were needed (Registry key addition to
clients etc).

If we now install the latest monthly rollup on these clients, does this add the reg keys and resolve the earlier issues, or would we still need to remediate them by going through all previous issues and sorting first?

I am under the impression that the monthly quality rollup now brings a PC up to latest patch standard, so by that reason, I should not try and hunt down all missing previous additions.


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I have been having issues installing monthly rollup updates to one of my Windows 7 Pro 32bit PCs. We have WSUS pushing updates out, but have also tried installing the update manually. I have tried renaming the software distribution and catroot folders. Ran
diskchk and sfc /scannow  but have not had any luck. Could it be that the 4MB of RAM to install these larger/later in the year monthly rollups? Here is a portion of the WindowsUpdate.log:

2018-11-15 14:33:16:996
1284 7a0
AU AU received handle event
2018-11-15 14:33:16:996
1284 7a0
AU AU setting pending client directive to 'Install Approval'
2018-11-15 14:33:24:925
1284 7a0
AU Initiating Install-at-shutdown
2018-11-15 14:33:24:925
1284 7a0
Shutdwn user declined update at shutdown
2018-11-15 14:33:24:940
1284 7a0
AU Successfully wrote event for AU health state:0
2018-11-15 14:33:24:940
1284 7a0
AU AU initiates service shutdown
2018-11-15 14:33:24:940
1284 7a0
AU ###########  AU: Uninitializing Automatic Updates  ###########
2018-11-15 14:33:25:314
1284 17dc
Agent   * WARNING: Exit code = 0x8024000B
2018-11-15 14:33:25:314
1284 17dc
Agent *********
2018-11-15 14:33:25:314
1284 17dc
Agent **  END  **  Agent: Finding updates [CallerId = AutomaticUpdates]
2018-11-15 14:33:25:314
1284 17dc
Agent *************
2018-11-15 14:33:25:314
1284 17dc
Agent WARNING: WU client failed Searching for update with error 0x8024000b
2018-11-15 14:33:25:330
1284 7a0
Repor... Read more

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According to MS17-010 issue, win7 should install
KB4012212 March Security Only Update (3/14/17) and
KB4012215 March Monthly Rollup  (3/14/17).
If user's computer (Windows Security update) installed KB4012212 and kb4034664  (August 8, 2017?KB4034664 (Monthly Rollup)), his computer cannot install KB4012215 patch because it said "Update is not applicable to your computer"

Ref to "How to verify that MS17-010 is installed"
User computer only have kb4034664 (August 8, 2017?KB4034664 (Monthly Rollup) and don't find the below KB
4012218 March Preview of Monthly Rollup (3/21/17)
4015546 April Security Only Update (4/11/17)
4015549 April Monthly Rollup (4/11/17)
4015552 April Preview of Monthly Rollup (4/18/17)
4019263 May Security Only Update (5/09/17)
4019264 May Monthly Rollup  (5/09/17)
Is this computer safe for MS17-010 issue?  Will KB4034664 include Mar-May monthly rollup??

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Im a little behind on this new Windows 7 monthly updating issue.

I did not install the October Monthly Rollup KB3185330 so my latest update superceded this with providing the November Monthly Rollup KB3197868 in early November which as I understand the process, was correct. I did not yet install that one either.

Being that the December Rollup is due out tomorrow, I was going to install the above November Rollup.
But when I run the Windows Update it gives me the October Monthly Rollup KB3185330.

Has MS withdrawn the November Monthly Rollup KB3197868 as I am sure it was there yesterday.

A:November Monthly Quality Rollup KB3197868 withdrawn?

I still see it. Just checked. Also have a read of this:

MS Announces Changes to Massive Monthly Patches (7/8/8.1)

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I read the release notes for the May Monthly Rollup update and it talks about a known issue with the AMD Carrizo DDR4 processors. I am wondering if this is just talking about the CPU on the motherboard itself or if this also affects AMD video cards that
have the Carizzo chipset. We don't use AMD CPUs on our network but we do use AMD video cards.

I just want to make sure if I release this update that it won't affect the computers with AMD Video cards.

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On one of the Windows 7 PC's that I'm administering, an error occurs since the monthly rollup update of March.

To be more specific: I have 2 problems:
1. (general) formerly, when an update didn't fit a machine, you could hide this one and go further with your update-life; now, because of the cumulative character, the problem is repeated in the monthly rollup since then, so I can't solve it with this strategy
(and I can't think of anything else to get around it, except disabling updates at all)
2. (specific) then rests the conflict itself and I searched the internet for somebody who had the same problem, no luck; it seems that my Intel RAID1 (recent driver) crashes just before the logonscreen, the PC reboots, undoing the update(s) and the (hardware)
RAID1 is recovering itself, taking 2-3 hours.
Standard procedures like clean boot, reset WU etc. didn't work out; and yes, I followed the Windows update troubleshooter, it concludes after all steps I need to go to Windows 10 - but Windows 7 is supported until 2020 and do I know the problem will stay
away, even when migrating? (rhetorical question)

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We have another site whic has internet access limited. So all client computer windows udpates are turned off.

Since there is ransome wanncry issue, they will apply the needed update pack manually.


From this site, check that there are two newer update in this month.
2017-05 Monthly Rollup - KB4019264
2017-05 Security-only update - KB4019263

Can we install these two update only instead of install all older one? Will it include update-kb4012215 which fix smb issue? Please advise

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After install
March 2017 Preview of Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 8.1(KB4012219), Windows Defender update to version 4.10.209, but I find a small bug in Registry Setting.


In Registry, it look like this

This value is useless, because thers is no MSASCuiL.exe in Windows Defender 4.10.209 for Windows 8.1,

In Windows 10 v1607 this is taskbar notification icon launcher for Windows Defender

So I think Microsoft's Developers might batter delete this value for Windows 8.1(also RT 8.1), or add this EXE file for Windows 8.1(also RT 8.1)

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Spotted this at another forum

Forbes article

MS Technet Source Article


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I write here because I was directed here form Microsoft Community Forum. I would be very grateful for any help to solve a below described problem.
Problem description: After successful installation of above updates computers need to reboot, after rebooting system can only start in safe mode, otherwise it reboots endlessly. After starting
system in a safe mode updates are automatically reverted and then system starts normally. Updates need to be hidden. All other updates are successful.
Configuration: The problem occurs on three identical dell vostro 230 desktops (all connected to a domain). All other domain computers are unaffected. Specifications of affected computers: Windows
7 PRO 32 bit, Core2 Duo processors.
What have been done:

all steps from an article ?Fix Windows Update issues? except of resetting and reinstalling Windows (no effect)uninstalling Eset Endpoint Antivirus (no effect)doing a clean boot  (no effect)using command sfc /scannow (no errors found)trying to install updates from another domain account (no effect)updating drivers using dell update application (all drivers have been already up to date)
Maybe it is relevant (or maybe not), but while checking system log I have found an error event no 7026 (after each update try): failure to load following startup drivers: 
AFD, CSC, DfsC, discache, ehdrv, NetBIOS, NetBT, nsiproxy, Psched, rdbss, spldr, tdx, Wanarpv6, WfpLwf. I see also many other errors that some system services such as DH... Read more

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Microsoft will kick off the Patch Tuesday rollout in a few hours, and Windows 10 systems are expected to get its own batch of fixes, including brand new cumulative updates for the original version released in July 2015 (10240), November Update (1511), and Anniversary Update (1607).

Just like usual, cumulative updates are particularly important for Windows 10 users because they bring computers completely up-to-date once they are installed, but it?s no secret either that plenty of them actually came with bugs and caused trouble on PCs.

Microsoft is yet to deliver a cumulative update that installs fine on all Windows 10 computers, but given the fact that new ones are expected today, we?ll keep an eye out on reports and will let you know should anything go wrong.

This month?s Patch Tuesday also brings an important change for Windows 7 and 8.1 systems, as Microsoft switches to a rollup servicing cycle that?s similar to the cumulative updates shipped to Windows 10 computers.

Challenging month for companies
Chris Goettl, product manager at Shavlik, expects this Patch Tuesday to be particularly challenging for many companies, as it could raise additional problems, some of which would involve application compatibility.

?While well intentioned, Microsoftıs change will likely impact many companies, and in some cases, push them to make difficult decisions. At first glance, it appears appl... Read more

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New Windows 10 Cumulative Updates, Security Patches Coming This Week

This month?s Patch Tuesday will kick off tomorrow and in addition to the typical release cycle that includes security patches for Windows, Office and other software, there are also two highlights that everyone should have in mind.

First and foremost, Microsoft will release new cumulative updates for all Windows 10 versions released so far, including the original July 2015 version, November Update, and Anniversary Update.

These cumulative updates will be shipped through Windows Update and will bring computers fully up-to-date, supposing that they are actually capable of installing them ? in the last few months, cumulative updates have caused quite a lot of problems on Windows 10 computers and there were many cases when they simply failed to install for bugs that are still unknown.

The changelog of each cumulative update will be revealed tomorrow, but keep in mind that they require a system reboot, so IT admins should save work on Windows 10 computers before deployment.

Patch for Google-disclosed flaw
In addition to new cumulative updates, Microsoft will also deliver a patch for the security flaw that Google publicly disclosed last week and which is already being exploited in the wild.

Microsoft confirms that it recorded attacks from a group of Russian hackers known as Fancy Bear, but explained that Edge browser users were already secure thanks to patches that were shipped to Windows 10 systems. Ev... Read more

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Hi everybody.
As we all know, Windows Vista is no longer supported by Microsoft in any way, shape or form. This means there will be no more updates for it. There is some good news, though. Due to Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 sharing the same codebase, it is possible to install WS2008 security updates on Vista. This way you might be able to receive security updates until January 2020.
In this thread, I will compile a list of monthly updates for WS2008, and provide feedback on how the installation process went on a virtual machine running Win Vista x64. If you're interested and want to take this opportunity, be my guest, though be advised that while the updates will most likely install successfully, you're still doing this at your own risk.
Please note that if you are having problems with Windows Update taking hours or days to check for updates, and/or consuming your CPU, please check this thread.
So without further ado, this is a list of WS 2008 updates for the month of May 2017 that I attempted to install on Win Vista. In general I've provided Microsoft Update Catalog links which allow you to choose either the 32 bit or 64 bit version, however, for .Net installers, I've provided direct download links separately to avoid Microsoft's stupid and confusing bundling of updates, which lumps updates with different KB numbers together. You will need to download them and install manually, as Windows Update will NOT find them. Vista is... Read more

A:Security updates for Vista after end of support - Windows Server 2008 patches

Very nice of you to do this for us, Sardoc! I'm waiting for other Vista owners to chime in here before I take the plunge. In the meantime, please update us on any changes in your system's performance as you move along with this, good or bad. Thank you!

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how often is it that Windows releases new security updates and then that way I can check for updates the day that they are released thanks

A:How often does Windows release new security updates

Once a month. 2nd Tuesday
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http://www.adobe.com/support/security/Security update available for Adobe Flash Player http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-18.htmlSecurity update available for Adobe Shockwave Player http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-17.htmlSecurity updates available for Adobe Reader and Acrobat http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-16.html

A:Adobe release multiple security updates

adobe updated again from version 10.3.XXX.26 to Adobe Flash Player if I am keeping count correctly that is about 8 updates this year??adobe flash player download page

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On "Update Tuesday", which is on the 11th this month, Microsoft plans to release 5 new security updates for Windows XP.

This is courtesy of http://bink.nu

On 11 April 2006 Microsoft is planning to release:

Security Updates

• Four Microsoft Security Bulletin affecting Microsoft Windows. The highest Maximum Severity rating for these is Critical. Some of these updates will require a restart. These updates will be detectable using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and the Enterprise Scan Tool. One of the updates will be a cumulative Internet Explorer update that addresses the publicly known "CreateTextRange" vulnerability.

• One Microsoft Security Bulletin affecting Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows. The highest Maximum Severity rating for this is Moderate. These updates may require a restart. These updates will be detectable using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and the Enterprise Scanning Tool.

Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool

• Microsoft will release an updated version of the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool on Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Windows Server Update Services and the Download Center.


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Source: Anti-virus4U.com Blog: Norton Security Products Launch Updates

Symantec will launch new version (Rehash) of Norton Security (Cloud-Based Antivirus) on October 5
?We at Norton are constantly striving to provide the most comprehensive and responsive set of products for our customers. To that end, we are proud to announce a revitalization of our main Norton product line. See below for our current products and what their new names in English speaking markets will be after this launch.?

? Norton Security Standard (formerly Norton Security for 1 Device)
? Norton Security Deluxe (formerly Norton Security)
? Norton Security Premium (formerly Norton Security with Backup)

*The projected launch dates are October 5th in the US, Canada, all Latin American countries. October 19th in Australia/New Zealand, and rest of the globe.

A:Norton Security Products Updates and Release Dates

:/ they focus too much on cloud, i wonder if they want to be the next qihoo... where are signatures improvements?... is not a good idea to use these products in latin american countries.

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 A while ago there was a separate rollup KB 2775511. We added this to our task sequences when building Windows 7.
  As we install all current software updates via SCCM/WSUS onto our Windows 7 machines, is this update rollup still required in our task sequence i.e. does the current wsus catalog include all the fixes and therefore a separate rollup package is no
longer necessary?
David Z

A:Update rollup kb2775511 still required?

Finally found the complete answer from HERE
"It does not sync to WSUS and your SCCM software update point (SUP) automatically."

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