Beware of Microsoft update Kb976902!

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  1. acr1965

    acr1965 Registered Member

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    anyone else also have a driver update? I had a logitech driver update that seemed to install without issue but I'm wondering if the combo of the MS release and the logitech release resulted in some sort of conflict, especially since there's a driver involved which I assume could contribute to the boot problem
     
  2. Daveski17

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    Yeah, it never ceases to amaze me that MS can release beta updates! Anyway, everything seems OK on my desktop so far. You are quite correct in your approach though, updates like this have caused problems for some. It is something that all MS users should be aware of.
     
  3. osip

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    I updated today except for KB976902, meaning 3 updates. Got a constant BSOD after reboot and tried win7 setup disk with system repair. Said that the boot manager was damaged and unable to fix. Restored with ATI NonstopBackup (!, for the first time). Could be that this occured due to recent bluetooth driver update, don't know.
     
  4. Kerodo

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    I believe that in the descripion of this update, it says that if it's not installed, it's possible that some future updates may or may not install properly... so it appears to be needed.
     
  5. yankinNcrankin

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    yummy i guess every1s' about to get their dose of rootkit heaven ie. if I remember right someone special is working with microsoft now a few or more years......................:argh:
     
  6. elapsed

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    Gotta feel sorry for Microsoft. They do a months testing and sometimes more of all their patches, just to satisfy people. Then when they finally release it, THEY get the blame from users because of the badly coded 3rd party programs they insist on running.

    :oops:

    Windows updates have, and most likely always will work perfeceltly fine on systems I run, then again, I keep my systems clean. *puppy*
     
  7. m00nbl00d

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    Yes... I didn't say it wasn't needed. I mentioned that, if this update is only for SP1, then for sure is needed, but no need to install it right away, though.

    For those installing SP1 via offline/standalone (whatever is called :D) installer -again, if only meant for SP1 -, if it's like Vista SP1, then the update in question will also be part of SP1 installer.
     
  8. Daveski17

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    Yes, that's a good point. It's one of the reasons I like running MSE. It probably won't have any issues with any MS updates.
     
  9. pbmcmlxxi

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    Totally agree. :)
     
  10. Escalader

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    This thread is well intended FUD. :'(

    FWIW, I installed it. No problems.

    I also use IE9 (and FF with ns)

    IF I need to I can remove it by restoring an image using paragon.
     
  11. 3GUSER

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    :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
     
  12. J_L

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    Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2419640) failed the first time, then it worked fine after a reboot.
    I've installed it with KB976902. For some strange reason, it happened on both my clean virtual machine and tweaked physical machine.
     
  13. zfactor

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    installed fine here zero issues
     
  14. swami

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    I think the question is does it **** the pirated versions now or in the future when 1st service pack arrives?
     
  15. elapsed

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    Why would something no one (except pirates) cares about be "the question"? I think most people don't care what it does to pirated copies, do you? :rolleyes: :rolleyes:
     
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