Windows Update Broke

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by whitedragon551, Jun 6, 2015.

  1. whitedragon551

    whitedragon551 Registered Member

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    Yesterday I ran Windows update. After rebooting I had installed 3 updates. KB3050265, KB3068708, and KB915597.

    After the update, network drives failed to connect, Firefox crashed without opening, IE wouldnt open, and Windows update pages failed to load.

    Just a heads up that these updates may cause some major issues. I have removed them for now and will keep you folks posted if anything else happens.
     
  2. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    You should delay installing new updates for a few weeks if not months. Let the Internet fix its woes.
    Mrk
     
  3. Minimalist

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    Which OS?
    I've installed KB3050267 with no problems on Windows 8.1 x64.
    It looks like nowadays every update breaks something.
     
  4. funkydude

    funkydude Registered Member

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    From what you've described it sounds like it's network related, probably an issue with your security software disagreeing with one of the updates.
     
  5. subhrobhandari

    subhrobhandari Registered Member

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    Did you see the problems fixed after uninstalling the updates?
     
  6. whitedragon551

    whitedragon551 Registered Member

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    Nope. Reloaded my laptop with Windows 8.1 x64 Pro and didnt install the updates. No issues without those updates so far.
     
  7. bjm_

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    3050265 is for W7 and 915597 is for Windows Defender. On W8.1 machine...odd that you'd be offered 0265 or 5597..?
    and not a fan of CEIP
    $.02 Cheers
     
  8. whitedragon551

    whitedragon551 Registered Member

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    Its unfortunate my Windows OS was destroyed by Windows Updates, but I wanted to switch to Win8.1 anyway. Just couldnt find a reason why when I had a perfectly good OS install going.
     
  9. Techwiz

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    We had a problem with one of our desktop computers where windows update broke completely. All of the windows fix-it tools failed to discover and resolve the problem and I was unable to track down the problem after coming through error reports. I swear by the tweaking.com all-in-one repair tool. It works where windows own Microsoft Fix-It tools fail and it's can single handedly put your IT repair guy out of business. I would strongly recommend that you take a look at it if your adventurous. I believe others have mentioned this before on here, but just thought I'd mention it incase you've exhausted all other options and are looking at just doing a clean reinstall.

    httx://www.tweaking.com/content/page/windows_repair_all_in_one.html
     
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