The Problem With The August Windows Update.

  Mr Mistoffelees 11:12 18 Aug 14
Locked
Answered

Article on this site.

I have installed the August Windows updates, did so on the day but, no problems have manifested themselves on either my or my partner's PCs, both on Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium. Given that we both have no apparent problem, is there really any need to remove the update?

  spuds 11:23 18 Aug 14

I suppose its a case of wait and see?.

Installed on my computer, and so far no signs of problems?.

  Pine Man 11:31 18 Aug 14

I have had no problems either but I did carry out the removal process.

Step 5 revealed none of the files referred to and Step 7 only revealed the first two updates to be removed.

Hope I haven't made things worse;-)

  isca2 11:51 18 Aug 14

I am not seeing any problems at all, so will leave things as they are and keep fingers crossed. Two pcs, one with Win7 and a laptop running Vista.

  Batch 11:52 18 Aug 14

This seems ridiculous to me. Surely an organisation like MS should be able to address the issue with an out of cycle emergency update rather than ask users to use such arcane methods to fix the problem.

  sunnystaines 12:50 18 Aug 14

no probs either, leaving as it is

  Woolwell 13:54 18 Aug 14

I run 3 and occasionally 4 systems and haven't had any snag with those updates.

  Aitchbee 14:02 18 Aug 14

I manually downloaded a batch of updates on Aug 16th and now do not see any of the 4 dodgy updates in my download history. Did Microsoft withdraw 'em much earlier in the month?

  Mr Mistoffelees 14:55 18 Aug 14
Answer

Clearly not having problems is not unusual so, I'll stay as I am.

  isca2 16:36 18 Aug 14

How did. Microsoft advise users ? Until this posting, I had seen nor heard nothing .

  isca2 16:36 18 Aug 14

How did. Microsoft advise users ? Until this posting, I had seen nor heard nothing .

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

LG G6 review: Hands-on with LG’s bold, big-screen shot at perfection

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

How the painting-like animated sequences in A Monster Calls were created by Glassworks Barcelona

The 22 best Safari extensions | Best Safari plugins: Improve Apple's Safari web browser with these…