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

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

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

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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
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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 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 

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.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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RELEVANCY SCORE 141.2

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]
------------------

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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RELEVANCY SCORE 141.2

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 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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RELEVANCY SCORE 114.8

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
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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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RELEVANCY SCORE 114.8

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]
------------------
Please use Windows/Automatic Updates to determine which updates are applicable to your particular system.
-------------------
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 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 

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.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
 
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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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RELEVANCY SCORE 113.6

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
-------------------
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 

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.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
 
=======================================

 

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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RELEVANCY SCORE 113.6

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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RELEVANCY SCORE 111.6

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
-------------------
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 )
.
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/apsb17-15.html
.
https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/release-note/fp_25_air_25_release_notes.html
 
=======================================

 

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)

... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 111.6

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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RELEVANCY SCORE 111.6

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]
------------------
Please use Windows/Automatic Updates to determine which updates are applicable to your particular system.
-------------------
Adobe will be joining-in, with updates for Flash and Shockwave.

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

CCleaner

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RELEVANCY SCORE 111.6

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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RELEVANCY SCORE 106.4

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, and Air.

A:Updates 7/11/17 - Microsoft+Adobe Tuesday, CCleaner

Adobe Flash Player has been updated to 26.0.0.137 has been released 
In today's scheduled release, we've updated Flash Player and AIR 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 

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.Documentation: https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-21.html  
.
https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/release-note/fp_26_air_26_release_notes.html
 
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 Flash (ActiveX) for IE/Edge in Win8.1/10 will be updated to 26.0.0.137, via M... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 105.2

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
-------------------
Adobe will be joining-in, with updates for Flash, Shockwave, and Air.

A:Updates 6/13/17 - Microsoft/Adobe Tuesday, CCleaner, Firefox

Mozilla problems reportedly fixed with subsequent release of build 5.31.6105
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WARNING:   There are confirmed reports that version x.6104 of CCleaner is resetting Firefox and Thunderbird profiles/preferences.   Pirform is working on this issue.  Until fixed, their recommendation is to uncheck "Last Download Location" from under "Firefox" and/or "Thunderbird" in the Applications tab. https://forum.piriform.com/index.php?showtopic=48428#entry284145
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CCleaner v5.31.6104 (13 Jun 2017)
- Improved Windows 10 Creators support - Improved Firefox History cleaning - Improved Chrome Cache and History cleaning - Optimized Scheduling functionality (Professional only) - Improved high-DPI support - Minor GUI improvements - Minor bug fixes
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http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner/builds

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Either be careful to UNcheck any pre-checked offers for bundled programs/toolbars (unless you really want them)... or else, wait a few days until the SLIM build is released.

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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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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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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

KB4014585
KB4014605
KB4017101 - for Microsoft .NET Framework

KB4018466
KB4018490
KB4018556
KB4019204
KB4019206 - for Windows XP

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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 
 

A:Updates 10/10/17 - Microsoft Tuesday, Flash, PaleMoon

Adobe Flash Player has been updated to 27.0.0.159
This monthly update addresses functionality bugs (important bug fixes).
 
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 
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Plugin-based browsers (Firefox etc) -
https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/latest/help/install_flash_player.exe  
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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/apsb17-31.html
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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 Update for Adobe Flash Player ( 4038806 )
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   https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4038806

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https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/ADV1700... Read more

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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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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 
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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 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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..."Click here to fix this problem"

I don't want Automatic updates and turned them off. Now I want to get rid of this pesky popup...
 

A:How to disable the Microsoft corner popup about "Automatic Updates is Turned Off"...

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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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I am trying to get Office updates on Windows 7 HP, but when I click on the "Find out more" link to activate Microsoft update nothing happens - it behaves as it were a dead link.

I'm wondering if this may be because IE isn't installed as I have a European version that shipped without it and I use Firefox as my browser.

Windows updates works fine. A vista box I have worked OK too - I recall it opened the update website which made me think the abscence of IE was the issue.

Browsing to the update site manually just tells me that access is through the control panel now.

I'd rather not install IE unless I have to to make this work.

Any ideas?

A:Cannot get access to "Updates for other microsoft products"

You might need the IE tab extension.

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/92382/

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As this question was never answered I'll post it verbatim with my own comments below,
See original post here;
http://forums.techguy.org/windows-vista/756093-flash-drive-s-active-light.html

In all operating systems up to Vista, the flash drive's "active" light turns off when I go through the disconnect procedure; but, in Vista, it doesn't. I have traditionally used this as part of my explanation to others (and a convenience to myself) about when to not to remove the flash drive from its USB port.

This is a problem common to all Vista systems I've seen.

Why does the light not turn off in Vista?

And, is there an easy way to correct this?

Additional information: I have eliminated this problem being hardware-related. I have loaded Vista onto one of my systems here that previously had Windows 2000, then XP on it and it was only with the loading of Vista that the problem developed on this system. Just to be absolutely sure, I did a restore of a previous image of Windows 2000 and the problem went away again. I put Vista back on and the problem came back. So, this is strictly a Vista problem.Click to expand...

I have had the same problem with every Vista system I have used and every flash drive (note this means SSD NAND flash not HDD's or card adapters). AS the last discussion degraded into useless questions about hardware and other OS's let's get a confirmation that someone out there actually has a flash drive that turns its activ... Read more

A:Flash drive's "active" light doesn't turn off in Vista when "safely removed"

have done a litte research and testing in my lab on several machines and have confirmd the problem. What it seems to indicate to me is that, in Vista, the light simply indicates power, not data transfer. Whenever I am transferring data, the light blinks.

While I have never actually tested it, I do not belive that the "safely remove" feature actually kills all power to the USB port in XP. If that is the case, then there is really no danger as long as vista has acknowledged the disconnect and knows not to try to write data to the drive.
 

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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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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 am hoping that someone can help me with what may be a complex question.

I have a spreadsheet, similar to the demonstration file I have attached. In it, there are a range of columns. One set of columns (A - D), shows a list of numbers that are references to items in a store, and it also shows their location in the store, so it acts as a floor-plan. The next column (E) lists those items again to show the dollar amount that those items have produced in total sales (F).

So, what I'd like to do is to add a conditional formatting to show me the "cold" and "hot" spots on the floor-plan so I can see where sales are most concentrated. I would assume that this would be done with a colour scale (using the range of values in column F to work itself out)?

Either way, the figures in column F would change weekly, so the relevant cells in columns A - D would need to automatically change when they're matching cells in column E - F change.

I hope this makes sense, as it's difficult to explain, but any help that someone could provide would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Solved: Creating Cell "Cold" And "Hot" Spots Based On Values In Microsoft Excel 2007

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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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A:Information About Upcoming "Patch Tuesday"

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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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Hello

how can I delete "saved password" and "form data" of microsoft
edge manually ?!

after too much search in google ....

I trid to delete some value of the following registry address
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wek yb3d8bbwe\MicrosoftEdge\

also I tried to delete some files in the following folder
%LocalAppData%\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\

and finally I could not find the way ...!!!

please help !

A:delete "saved password" and "form data" from microsoft edge manually

Hi,
Welcome to the forums, go to settings (... dots from top right), click view Advanced settings and "Manage Saved Passwords".
HTH.

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I'd like to use CCleaner to delete the contents of my TEMP folder. Not Temporary INTERNET files folder; I mean the TEMP folder in C:\Documents and Settings\USERNAME\Local Settings\TEMP . I think it's holding leftovers from application installs, etc. Is there one in the Windows folder too? (what's the difference?)
CC has a a box to check that deletes what CC calls simply "Temporary Files" but it only deletes the temporary internet files and my TEMP files are still there even thoug I've rebooted, etc. "Temporary files" doesn;t mean the TEMP filder to CC.

Also, would it be fine for me to delete contents of TEMP simply by doing select>delete? For some reason I didn't think it should be done that way though.
 

A:CCleaner: "TEMP files" vs. "Temporary Internet" files

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Hello - would anyone have any assistance or info on update error code #80070002 ? - keeping most of my auto windows 7 updates blocked or 'failed'. - Would like to see more of my windows 7 updates be 'successful'.
Also (upon my restarts and shutdowns), my 'Widows Configuration' advances to ONLY 30%, instead of 100 percent??
Thanks! - from alskalsk11 

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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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So after my Period 4 class ended, I headed off to my spare class to work on some assignments on the Mac. My Flash Drive worked perfectly fine in, and before Period 4, then in Period 5 it wasn't working. On the Mac, during my Period 5, it said "Disk not accessible" with three options. I then tried four other computers using Windows 7 and it shown "G is not accessible - The volume does not contain a recognized file system. Please make sure that all required file system drivers are loaded and that the volume is not corrupted."
At home I plugged in the Flash Drive (using Windows 7 HP 64bit) and the same error occurred.
So I tried the following things:
Downloading over (literally) eight useless programs that searched in the Flash Drive, and then asked for money; didn't find any files at all, or said "Disk is not Valid".
Went into cmd and typed chkdsk d: r/.
Renamed the portion letter.
Deleting, then installing the drivers (unplugging then plugging the Flash Drive in).
It seems the drive is corrupt, and I am not sure if it can be fixed at all, even by the world's professionals. Not too sure, but I am hoping this can be fixed, even if I have to send it to a store to use their software to recover my files and get the off that drive asap. I have all important graphic, and science work on there. I have work that needs to be handed in around one week from today.
I never kept backups as this drive has worked with my for over 4-5 years with absolutely no pro... Read more

A:Flash Drive USB error "Not Accessible" and "Needs to be Formatted"

Hi MattJoey,

Welcome to SevenForums.

Try partition recovery with the Partition Recovery Wizard in MiniTool Partition Wizard Home Edition 7.6 Best Free Partition Manager Freeware and free partition magic for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista and Windows XP 32 bit & 64 bit. MiniTool Free Partition Manager Software Home Edition.

or TestDisk (Windows version) TestDisk - CGSecurity

A trial using these for partition recovery that should help, here: Recover a flash drive turned RAW ? Partition Wizard and TestDisk.

( Read only the partition recovery portions in it. Do not attempt zero-write which I did to convert a good pendrive inaccessible for the recovery trial. You already have a bad drive. )

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In Word and Excel, when you type "2000", the program automatically changes it to "2001". I have tried changing the regional date system to .../yyyy, with no avail. I have many workstations, and this is the only one with the problem. I also tried re-installing the program, but nothing seems to work.
 

A:Microsoft Office changing year "2000" to "2001"

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Note: I can't take any screen shots because my problematic laptop won't even start up fully.

So as a bit of background, my 6-year-old Toshiba A505-S6005 laptop battery has been horrible for ages (as in my laptop MUST be plugged in at all times or else it will immediately spontaneously turn off without a proper shut-down. It also spontaneously turns off it it overheats or starts working too hard or something), so I don't use it very much - but it's where I keep all my music and movies, and I've been gradually transferring these files to other devices, which is why I still use it occasionally...

Anyway, 2 nights ago, I downloaded and installed updates, and after taking a while to install updates, it stayed on the "shutting down..." screen for a long time... And when I woke up the next morning, it was STILL on the "shutting down" screen - and it had been 8 hours by that point (I was actually very surprised that it hadn't spontaneously turned off overnight). So I did a force-turn-off because I thought it would start up ok.

Today, I turned on the computer figuring it would boot up ok. So we get to the start-up screen - it even spends a mere split second on the usual improper-shut-down-how-would-you-like-to-start-up screen (it usually spends 30 seconds on that screen) and it goes through "configuring updates," and this took a while, and then it went back to the "shutting down..." screen. And it was stuck there for about 20 minutes be... Read more

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It's been a month since my laptop gone wrong. All programs doesn't run properly, and stop working many times. Media Player, Office, Internet explorer, all stop working frequently, and I have to wait ten second until five minutes to continue my work.

Two days ago I noticed that when I downloaded windows update, the updates wasn't saved in OS folder like it used to be. New folders named like "1ee10074..." appeared in my hard disk. I realized that the problems begin when I found new folder like this in my hard disk, and now the problems is getting worst after updates. I thought my "OS" was full, but the indicator say "11.8 GB free of 58.5 GB".

I can't delete or move the folder without permission, and try to copy them to "OS". Now each time I open a file, two windows are opened, one is my opened file and the other is blank window.

I don't have enough knowledge about computer. Can anyone help me, please?

A:How to fix "not responding" problem in all programs and "lost updates"

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

That temp file that you mentioned, is it in the root of the system drive?
In other words is it located here: C:\1ee10074....

If that is where it is, then it could be from a .NET update. They do not always remove that randomly named folder. Don't delete it just yet, go inside of it (say continue to the permissions security pop ups). If you find several folders with 4 numbers for the name, then it is probably from an update. Those numbered folders are for different languages. You can delete the folder if you want or just leave it. The folder is not the cause of your problems.

Try a scan with this:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/w...fender-offline

Then try this:
Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

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In Windows XP, fully updated, I have several folders full of mp3's and want to see the bit rate and duration. I right click on a column heading and select "Bit rate". I then click on "More..." so I can get to "Duration", and I select that one too.

But all the figures in the "Duration" column appear to be in "hours" and "minutes", so I see "00:04" or "00:03", but what I want is "minutes" and "seconds".

Any thoughts as to how to change this?
 

A:Solved: Windows Explorer "Duration" Column - no "Seconds", just "Hours" and "Minutes"

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Yes. help pls.

Im getting Email, "E-mail Will Be Closed&#8207;&#8207;&#8207;", from "Microsoft account team".

The email says ""Different computers have logged into your mailbox account and multiple password errors have been entered.
We are hereby suspending your account; as it has been used for fraudulent purposes.

Click here to reconfirm your account information

Outlook 2014 member services""

IS it spam or something serious? This hotmail account of mine is 7-8 years old and precious to me....

(there is no green shield sign and in spam section there are 5-7 identical email. I log in to my hotmail account once in a week)

Thank you....
 

A:why i am getting "E-mail Will Be Closed" from "microsoft account team"

Do a Google on "E-mail Will Be Closed&#8207;&#8207;&#8207;" with quotes and you will see that it is a scam to get your account information.
 

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CCleaner found a number of "invalid firewall rules" when scanning my registry for errors. (I did not remove anything from the CCleaner registry scan.) Emsisoft has also been detecting many connection attempts to "the suspicious host" of different names... I've also seen a few messages saying that ATL80.dll is missing. I did try to download the Farbar Recovery Scan Tool from Bleeping Computer, but my system tells me it is malware. So I don't know where to begin, and I greatly appreciate any help you can give me. Thank you!

Update:
While waiting, I did a couple of things:

1) I went into safe mode and ran sfc /scannow, and the first results instructed to reboot and then run scannow again, which I did. The second results informed that there were corrupt files which it could not fix. I can post the CBS log here if that would help.

2) I also went to Microsoft and downloaded and ran the Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package ATL Security Update, as well as the Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package MFC Security Update. Then I tested one of the items that gave the missing ATL80.dll error (Snipping Tool), and didn't get the error message. But then I re-checked, and the missing ATL80.dll error is coming up again, consistently.

(I've also run bitdefender and ESET online scans, as well as MalwareBytes,Super AntiSpyware, etc, and none are indicating infections, except for the multiple messages ... Read more

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Hi, all:

Is there a logical explanation for an enormous discrepancy between the number of "temp files" found by the native Windows "disk cleanup" utility and the number found by CCleaner?

Having set up my new OEM Win10 box ~6 days ago and having more or less finished installing all M$ updates, 3rd-party software and data, I thought I would do a bit of tidying up.
Having used both the native utility and CCleaner for many years under XP, Vista and 7, I expected that CCleaner would find more temp files than Windows.
But I did not expect a difference of several hundred MB (many more by CCleaner than by Windows).

Needless to say, I will create a system restore point before taking action.
But I am still squeamish about letting CCleaner remove a few hundred Mb of temp files, when Windows only wants to remove a fraction of that number.

Any thoughts?

Thanks,
MM

A:Win10 native "disk cleanup" vs. CCleaner: temp files discrepancy

Originally Posted by MoxieMomma


Hi, all:

Is there a logical explanation for an enormous discrepancy between the number of "temp files" found by the native Windows "disk cleanup" utility and the number found by CCleaner?

Having set up my new OEM Win10 box ~6 days ago and having more or less finished installing all M$ updates, 3rd-party software and data, I thought I would do a bit of tidying up.
Having used both the native utility and CCleaner for many years under XP, Vista and 7, I expected that CCleaner would find more temp files than Windows.
But I did not expect a difference of several hundred MB (many more by CCleaner than by Windows).

Needless to say, I will create a system restore point before taking action.
But I am still squeamish about letting CCleaner remove a few hundred Mb of temp files, when Windows only wants to remove a fraction of that number.

Any thoughts?

Thanks,
MM



The options probably make the difference. Windows CleanMgr and cCleaner allow you to select categories. cCleaner has a bit more depth -if you select fewer categories, the difference will not be as great (it's hard to match the two exactly)

(screen shots are from my Win8 machine)

On the Windows tab: I clean almost everything
- other people don't (recent, passwords, events, prefetch.....)


On the Application tab: I clean almost everything


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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]
Reminder that 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.

A:Updates 12/13/16 - Windows Updates, Flash/AIR, CCleaner, Firefox, SAS

Adobe Flash has released version 24.0.0.186
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.  
Adobe is aware of a report that an exploit for CVE-2016-7892 exists in the wild, and is being used in limited, targeted attacks against users running Internet Explorer (32-bit) on Windows --- meaning today's patch is "urgent".
 
Direct downloads (no bundled junk) for Windows 7 and earlier :
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Internet Explorer -  http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/licensing/win/install_flash_player_24_active_x.exe
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Plugin-based browsers (Firefox etc) - http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/licensing/win/install_flash_player_24_plugin.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/apsb16-39.html
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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 24.0.0.186, via Microsoft Update:
 
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I am running Windows XP SP3, fully updated, on an Acer lap top PC.

I have several folders full of .mp3's and want to see the bit rate and duration. To do this I right click on a column heading and select "Bit rate". I then click on "More..." so I can get to "Duration", and I select that one too.

The two new columns appear, but the format of the "Duration" column appears to be "hours:minutes", so I see "00:04" or "00:03" for most .mp3's, when what I want to see is 'hours:minutes:seconds", e.g. "00:03:45".

This also happens for video files (.avi files), e.g. all my episodes of "Heroes" (sad, I know) have a duration of "00:42" instead of "00:42:xx".


Here are two pictures showing the problem with the .mp3's. The first is of Explorer showing the Duration as "Hours:Minutes":




The second picture is of the properties window of the first .mp3 in the list above:




I copied some .mp3 files to another (old) PC on my home network, and it displayed the duration field correctly:




Also, the properties window correctly shows the duration also:





I'm not the only person to have this problem. I received a private message from a member of another forum where I posted about this problem several weeks ago. That person also has the same problem with the duration field.

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A:Windows Explorer "Duration" Column - no "Seconds", just "Hours" and "Minutes"

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Tricky, this one!

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When I do a registry issues scan with CCleaner, it usually finds a few scattered remnants of uninstalled programs. The other day, however, it returned close to 75 entries that all look like uninstallers for Windows XP updates. I have automatic update enabled, but set to notify me when updates are ready to be downloaded, not automatically installed. They are all different KB numbers, but all end in "spuninst.exe". My system seems to be working fine. What do I do about this? 1) Nothing; 2) Let CCleaner delete them all; 3) Create a system restore point, then let CCleaner delete them; 4) None of the above. I have Windows XP Media Center 2005.

Thanks for any advice.

Ken
 

A:CCleaner Finds Tons of Registry "Garbage"

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