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June 2015 Patch Tuesday updates: What do they do?

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

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 I install them anyway? Is it likely to cause problems? Is it just a waste of time and drive space since I use Waterfox and VLC and have actually never touched IE and WMP?

With the next three, the articles keep making mention of files or links that are "specially crafted." What exactly does that phrase mean? The last update's info page mentions the possibility of someone putting a hacked DLL on your computer through a remote execution, but it specifically mentions accessing network shares. Can I ignore this last one because I don't have any network shares? Can the DLL come from the Internet too?

Is it OK to install these "important" updates? As I said, I've already disabled the "recommended" ones and won't be installing those. Do any of these contain spyware or nagware?

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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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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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I got 12 Updates @ 82MB. Downloading now.

See: New February 2015 Updates for Windows Available

A:FEB 2015 Patch Tuesday

And done! It went fast. After reboot, did another check and now I have this too:

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See http://news.com.com/Microsoft+preps+critical+Windows+patch/2100-1002_3-5739542.html?tag=nefd.top
for full article

As part of its monthly patching cycle, Microsoft plans to release on Tuesday 10 security alerts for flaws in Windows and other programs.

-- Tom

A:Microsoft Critical Windows Patch Tuesday June 14th

wow, this is because of a new vulnerability in PCP/Ip stack and they never issied any patches last month, ketchup time!

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Have these reared their head yet? Won't be home for a few hours but am wondering if it's a heavy one - do the updates seem safe?

Cheers. Wayne

A:Patch Tuesday April 2015

Not been offered any yet.

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Is there going to be a traditional patch Tuesday release today or are MS now just releasing updates as and when available now windows 10 is out and following no particular schedule ?


A:Patch Tuesday August 2015

Yes there was a patch Tuesday today, Microsoft generally releases the updates at 1:00pm EST and on my system, I had 31 updates, 1 related to Microsoft Silverlight, 11 for Windows 7, and 19 for Office 2013 Professional Plus, also don't forget to update your Adobe products to

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Anyone seen these show up yet? Normally I come home from work and they are waiting but today I'm off and checking (just want to get them done and out of the way). It's 5.30 UK time but no sign of them yet on my machine. I might be jumping the gun a bit

Cheers, Wayne

A:December 2015 patch tuesday

I usually get Tuesday updates between 10:30-11:00am US time, which would be 6:30-7:00pm UK time.

Edit: Seem to be out already: https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-dec

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A:Patch Tuesday 10 March 2015

On my 8.1 system just got 41 Updates.
11 for Office 10
30 for W8.1

I think I will hold off for a while. With that many updates there is bound to be one bad one.


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Are these out yet? Not sure what time they arrive UK time. Normally see them when I get home late evening from work.

Given last month's debacle over the visio studio update causing widespread carnage I wonder if any nightmares await us. More of a russian roultette tuesday than a patch tuesday of late! It's frustrating they no longer give advance notifications anymore (on the preceeding thursday) so we have an idea how heavy the hit will be.

A:Patch tuesday March 2015

Updates usually come out at 1pm on the East Coast in the United States which is roughly about an hour from now as its 12:05pm actually 55 minutes to be exact

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Busy week for sys-admins this week with the MS March updates. Depending on what is installed on the system, this morning I have noted the number of patches varying from 31 for the least to 53 for the most - that includes MS Office.

It would be really helpful if Forum Members would post to this Thread any problems that they may experience after installing the March updates.

Thanks in advance for your feedback...


A:March 2015 Patch Tuesday

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Patch Tuesday 5/12/2015 bug or Microsoft Hiding something?

KB976932 shows up after installing the following updates.

Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB3061518)
Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB3049563)
Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB3055642)
Update for Microsoft Security Essentials - (KB3063917)
Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB3045171)
Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB3051768)
Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB3046002)
Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool x64 - May 2015 (KB890830)
Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5, 4.5.1 and 4.5.2 on Windows 7, Vista, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 x64 (KB3035490)
Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for x64-based Systems (KB3032655)
Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for x64-based Systems (KB3023215)
Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5, 4.5.1 and 4.5.2 on Windows 7, Vista, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 x64 (KB3023224)
Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for x64-based Systems (KB3048070)
Security Update for Microsoft Silverlight (KB3056819)
To get that KB976932 update to show up. You to need re-run the windows updates after you install those updates,... Read more

A:Patch Tuesday 5/12/2015 bug or Microsoft Hiding something?

The update you're getting is fairly common - it's most likely a minor patch to prevent problems further down the line, and WU appears to have picked up that it's not yet been installed.
It shouldn't do any harm to install it.

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I prefer to download the individual Standalone Installer updates. Through April 2015, everything was fine. Two days after May's Patch Tuesday, my searches for the security updates and dotnet patches did not return any downloadables.

Thankfully, June's Patch Tuesday did not have that problem. But, May's patches remain unobtainable via search and download from Microsoft. Anyone else using this method encounter the same?

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Installed Windows 7 Pro on my Thinkpad (2MB memory and 120GB Hitachi HD) back in January 2014 and ever since the various Lenovo support progs have worked fine, Power Manager included.
All Fn buttons worked and sleep/hibernate and resume, etc., worked fine too.  About 2-3 weeks ago (after July 2015 patch Tuesday) I have trouble with resume, both from sleep and hibernation. Symptoms:

1. Entering sleep/hibernation works as normal.

2. Resuming from sleep/hibernation, on 1st try, the computer resumes to the password screen and then goes back (takes more time than normal) to sleep or hibernation respectively.

3. On 2nd resume try, the computer resumes okay and I can enter a password and get back to my desktop.

Any obvious fixes to this? I have run all PC-Doctor's system tests and they check out okay.

Installed Lenovo Power Manager 6.67.5 (over the 6.67.4 version), but, no difference. Same resume issues. Uninstalled PM 6.67.5 and used W7's native power management. No difference, same resume issues. Then, reinstalled an older Lenovo PM 6.64.2. All Fn buttons
works okay, but, same resume problems/issues, no change.

Could the resume issues described above be the result of one of the July 2015 Windows 7 patches?  If so, which one?  Thanks!

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Hello all,
After updating my Win 7 x64 Pro desktop with the most recent patches (2015.12.09) it shows all of my mapped networked drives as disconnected.  Two of the drives were samba shared folders on a Linux (OpenElec) RaspPi and one was the memory card of an
Epson printer.  When I attempt to remap the drives for the networked devices they no longer show up under the Network folder in Explorer.  When the devices' local IP addresses are entered into Explorer's address bar I receive the error "Windows
cannot access..." with error code 0x80004005.
Many thanks to anyone who is able to point me in the right direction to resolve this issue.

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Anyone else have EI 11 stop responding randomly after June updates?

A:June 2015 updates

Originally Posted by Clint

Anyone else have EI 11 stop responding randomly after June updates?

A couple of times when I first open it, not while using it. Is that what you're experiencing too Clint?

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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.


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

Disk Cleanup Extended - Add to Context Menu in Windows


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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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?


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Are there any individual updates that are causing problems for anyone ?

A:Any June 2015 Updates To Avoid ?

All of mine updated with no problems.

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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.




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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!

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It took me almost a whole work day to drill down to the single patch causing the problem coming with the latest patch day.

It is kb3109094 which breaks the remote X display of the Xclient.
Please may somebody at microsoft have a look into this as kb3109094 is marked as a security patch and I suspect the security has been tightened too much here.
The whole process of finding the problem cause was very time consuming and it raises 3 questions for me:
Q1. Why can't I just download the patches that my system wants
without also automatically install them?
       (It takes about 20 minutes up to an hour for my system to check the patch status if I invoke it manually and this is a process I have to repeat redundantly if I only install a subset of the shown patches in a single swoop)
After I had manually downloaded the required KBxxx.msu patches one by one I also had to install them one by one.
Q2. Why is there no GUI option to select a bunch of patches from a downloaded directory and install them in one go? (not forgetting to set a restore point before installing)
Q3. Why is there no easy! feedback channel for problems resulting from updates? 

       It may become worse with windows 10 automatic updates if a bad update breaks something and people cannot give feedback on this quickly.

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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.

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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?

A:System still searching for "patch Tuesday" updates

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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

KB4017101 - for Microsoft .NET Framework

KB4019206 - for Windows XP


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Dear Experts, 

I have few queries :
> i have been pacthing IE on win 2012 R2 servers from Oct 2017 and the latest deployed pacth is April 2018 roll out. but when i scan these server by Vulnerability scanners- it detects  june 2017 IE patch missing(which i know was never deplyed as
i started patching from Oct 2017 ) and i believe this June 2017 IE patch requires below registry key to be present , which they are not :
The following registry key is missing.
This registry key is required to enable the fix for CVE-2017-8529:
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_ENABLE_PRINT_INFO_DISCLOSURE_FIX\iexplore.exe
SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_ENABLE_PRINT_INFO_DISCLOSURE_FIX\iexplore.exe
My Query is - 
Does the installation of the superseding patch adds/updates the registry keys required for the patch it supersedes.In this case should  the successfull installation of April 2018 IE patch be adding these registry keys required for June 2017 IE patch.
if not  is there any documentation related to this ?

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as per this website
Susan Bradley states

I got word back as follows: Outlook 2010 Calendar Folder property is empty - Microsoft Community

As of now, the product group has consolidated similar cases and currently working on the fix for the Event 27 issue, which is planned for the December 2013 Cumulative Update. Timelines can change for a number of reasons, and if a change does occur I will provide you with an update. You can find information on the Cumulative Update release schedule here:

go to the 5th page and you will see it

A:Office 2010 sp2 patch should be in Dec Patch tuesday

Hotfix for this issue.

Description of the Outlook 2010 hotfix package (Outlook-x-none.msp): December 10, 2013

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Mozilla Firefox 3 Release Date Announced for Tuesday 17th June


A:Mozilla Firefox 3 Release Date Announced for Tuesday 17th June

I have been using it since F3 beta 5 It came with the version of Ubuntu that I am currently running. They must have released it earlier for linux, as I have had the full version since about the 10th. I like it, especially the smart bookmarks.

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Even W8CP has a Patch Tuesday.

A:Patch Tuesday

The only way to end patch Tuesday would be to abolish Tuesday.....But it's good some things never change

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It is a snowy patch Tuesday here but I would like to know how it went for everyone
I am a bit confused, when looking at mine there is one that says security update for windows kb2887069
when clicking on more info- it shows that one is a kernel drive one but the kb is different kb 2880430Also I have the same thing and it also says it is a kernel drive on for kb28993984 and when clicking on more info it says it is also kb2880430- huh?

A:Here we are again- Patch tuesday

what I seem to gather is that kb2887069 and kb2893974 are both for kernel drivers?
Am I correct?
and if so why would Microsoft make 2 kbs the same thing?

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I thought today was the day to get our update?

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OK I downloaded and installed all 21 patches (took an age) but I still get the occasional "Windows Explorer has stopped working" message.
I've run SFC /scannow several times and all seems well.
Any ideas?

A:Patch Tuesday

Quote: Originally Posted by prospero

OK I downloaded and installed all 21 patches (took an age) but I still get the occasional "Windows Explorer has stopped working" message.
I've run SFC /scannow several times and all seems well.
Any ideas?

There are several ways to find what the problem is. The best is to go into event viewer (type eventvwr in search). Go to the windows log>application tab.

You want to look for critical errors (they have red in the left column ).

When you find them you want to look for critical errors that say app hang, app crash, or anything that relates to the problem.

When you find them please note the event ID, and the source codes and tell us what they are.

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when I first looked at the preview there were only 5, now I look and I have 20 sheesh
So any problems with the installs?
here are mine but I have not done them yet
Thanks as always

A:Here we go again- Patch Tuesday

This may help you

Only have one update this Tuesday

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Take this action, now. Dont be one that will come on the day after patch Tuesday with problems

Patch Tuesday heads-up: 9 bulletins, 13 Windows vulnerabilities - Windows 7 Forums

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Windows update advised me of 7 updates available today. I immediately ruled out 4 of them. Those that remain are:


All 3 carry the following description:

"A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it."

Has anyone installed/tested these yet? I'm going to need a little more info than MS is offering before I install these.


A:Patch Tuesday - 6/9/10

Have you tried the security bulletins, e.g. MS10-032: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode drivers could allow remote code execution ?

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Any problems so far this month only 6 security updates for me one for IE10, 3 updates for Windows 7, one security update for Windows 7 and the Windows Malicious Software Tool April 2014, here is my screenshot

A:here we go again- Patch Tuesday

I had 7 Win 7 updates & 1 MSE update. All installed without a problem & required a restart. Total update including Explorer 11 update 68Mb approx.

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any problems with the windows updates yet?
thank you

A:Patch Tuesday again so?

I don't know yet. I always wait until Saturday before installing them. That way, if there is a problem, there is time for the word to get out before updating. So far, when there has been a problem, M$ has had time by Saturday to pull the problem updates, if not fix them.

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I need some information regarding Patch Tuesday. 

What time on the Tuesday are they released in UK time?
A monthly roll-up covers last month or the month ahead? i.e if I was to download updates tomorrow would it be for October or November?


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hi Guys,
i use windows 2000 pro. for the last 2 days my PC and Laptop want to update windows.
the patch is "KB832894". i reboot the both machines but i keep getting the update notice and when i click install it keeps installing the KB832894 security patch. then says it was successful.
about 10 min. later its back again.
anyone else have this problem???
any one heard of it???

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I have not gotten them yet, i normally get them 4 pm est. but before i go and put them on has anyone had any problems with them as of yet or later today or even into tomorrow
After last month i want to see what others experienced before i put them on mine and others

A:Here we are again-Patch Tuesday

has anyone experienced when click on the "more information" in windows updates for any one of the updates it goes to a page and says OOPS "The page you are looking for may have a new location, or is no longer available.
It is doing this for every one
Did Microsoft just not put the info in yet?

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OK Gang its the second Tuesday of the Month soon, which means that we will be getting updates from Microsoft. To try to ensure a problem free installation set your windows update to notify and then install only one or two updates at a time. Doing them all at once or having them done automatically by Windows update is the cause of many problems experienced by members of this and The Seven Forums. Dont become a statistic, take your time to install
Windows Update - Windows Automatic Updating

A:Patch Tuesday

Thanks Rich Does this only apply to Vista?

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I have enough pain in my mouth already, but life goes on so before I attempt to do my computers,
can someone explain what these two i marked in the picture are for please?

A:Patch Tuesday again so?

Also problems with any of the bunch of them also?

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​First up is build 15063.540, which is available for users with the Creators Update installed on their PCs and phones. You can install it manually here. Here's what's new:

Addressed issue where the policies provisioned using Mobile Device Management (MDM) should take precedence over policies set by provisioning packages.
Addressed issue where the Site to Zone Assignment List group policy (GPO) was not set on machines when it was enabled.
Addressed issue where the AppLocker rules wizard crashes when selecting accounts.
Addressed issue where the primary computer relationship is not determined when you have a disjoint NetBIOS domain name for your DNS Name. This prevents folder redirection and roaming profiles from successfully blocking your profile or redirects folders to a non-primary computer.
Addressed issue where an access violation in the Mobile Device Manager Enterprise feature causes stop errors.
Security updates to Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Windows Search Component, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Microsoft Windows PDF Library, Windows Hyper-V, Windows Server, Windows kernel-mode drivers, Windows Subsystem for Linux, Windows shell, Common Log File System Driver, Internet Explorer, and the Microsoft JET Database Engine.
Obviously, there aren't a lot of fixes for version 1703, as it received an update just a week ago. There is one known issue to be aware of though:

Symptom Workaround
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A:Patch Tuesday [8/8/2017]

All went well here gain.

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hi, i have windows xp sp3 home edition,,i have windows update set to download automatically but i will install updates myself...
last month ,august, & this month,september, i haven't had any patches,,so i try to get patches manually..
when my computer is scanned by windows to check for latest updates i get the result that there are no updates..i use the express install & not the custom to check for latest updates,(when it's not done automatically).
any answers?

A:patch tuesday not downloading

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so once again tomorrow is Patch Tuesday when Microsoft releases all of the security patches for Windows 7, Internet Explorer, and .net framework, does anybody know what time these updates will be available, will they be available right after midnight tonight

A:Patch Tuesday this month

I have never seen updates right after midnight.

I usually get them around 10 AM or after in my time zone.

Microsoft readies massive Windows update - Problems from XP to 8 | TechEye

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Well, from what I read, Patch Tuesday for this month was yesterday. However, unlike most months, my computer didn't restart or show that it had an update ready to install. I did, however, see wuauclt.exe in Task Manager at one point yesterday. Did the update not require a re-start? Should I update manually? Were there not any patches released for XP?

A:This month's Patch Tuesday?

Looks like 4 updates Microsoft Security Bulletins

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