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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By Scottyboy99
All installed. Everything seems to be ticking...

All installed. Everything seems to be ticking along ok. It was a big one, 30 of them. Phew, glad it's over!
Forum: Security News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 749
Posted By Scottyboy99
I hope your right and allows automatic updating...

I hope your right and allows automatic updating to remain unchecked. That would be awful to force installation on us on shutdown. I'd like to install at my own pace or at least be ready for it .ie....
Forum: Security News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 749
Posted By Scottyboy99
Great - installing the updates brings me out in a...

Great - installing the updates brings me out in a nervous sweat as it is for fear of something bricking. At least before it was only once a month, now it's going to be virtually every other day I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Apr 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,141
Posted By Scottyboy99
I find it incredible the amount of time and...

I find it incredible the amount of time and effort NoelDP puts into helping people on here. An absolute star. I hope I never need your help! But it's great that you help and have so much knowledge....
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Apr 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By Scottyboy99
Can you try 'last known good configuration' ...

Can you try 'last known good configuration'

How To Start Windows 7 Using Last Known Good Configuration (http://pcsupport.about.com/od/windows7/ss/last-known-good-configuration-windows-7.htm)
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Apr 2015
Replies: 17
Views: 2,205
Posted By Scottyboy99
I got 22 offered. First time round 20 installed...

I got 22 offered. First time round 20 installed but it reported 2 of the windows updates failed. But after the reboot finished I tried them again and they went in absolutely fine. System seems ok...
Forum: News 14 Apr 2015
Replies: 355
Views: 22,418
Posted By Scottyboy99
Very nervous about this. I have been installing...

Very nervous about this. I have been installing all the recommended and critical updates. Hopefully windows 10 won't make it into my machine - I would only go to version 10 if I got it with a new PC....
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Apr 2015
Replies: 17
Views: 2,205
Posted By Scottyboy99
Patch Tuesday April 2015

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
Forum: Drivers 31 Mar 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By Scottyboy99
GPU mobility driver updates - do I really need to worry about it?

I wondered what people's take on this is. How essential is it to keep updating the GPU drivers? I have an Alienware M17rx3 laptop Sandybridge with switchable GPU (AMD and Intel). The main GPU is the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 Mar 2015
Replies: 853
Views: 1,295,717
Posted By Scottyboy99
I guess your right. It's been a bad week for...

I guess your right. It's been a bad week for updates. After installing any update I then have to do some testing on each device/machine (mild OCD!).

My wife is losing patience with me!!! On...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 Mar 2015
Replies: 853
Views: 1,295,717
Posted By Scottyboy99
How many times do Adobe want to keep updating...

How many times do Adobe want to keep updating this! Seems to be far too regulary. I thought they were supposed to be in sync with patch tuesday also. It's only a couple days behind but it's annoying...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Mar 2015
Replies: 63
Views: 11,348
Posted By Scottyboy99
I think it'll be beneficial to get a topic going...

I think it'll be beneficial to get a topic going like this every month so we can all keep a look out for eachother.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Mar 2015
Replies: 63
Views: 11,348
Posted By Scottyboy99
I think the general consensus is good. I've...

I think the general consensus is good. I've googled around and see no horror stories. But I agree with your sentiment, the updates never end. All necessary I guess but it's so tiresome and stressful...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Mar 2015
Replies: 63
Views: 11,348
Posted By Scottyboy99
Took the plunge. Hell of a lot of updates. 25 I...

Took the plunge. Hell of a lot of updates. 25 I think. Anxiety levels in overdrive. I don't trust these updates! But I am happy to report they seem safe. No noticeable side effects in short term use...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Mar 2015
Replies: 63
Views: 11,348
Posted By Scottyboy99
Patch tuesday March 2015

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...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Feb 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 6,350
Posted By Scottyboy99
I installed it. At time had no idea what it did...

I installed it. At time had no idea what it did but took a leap of faith. Find windows updates a nerve wracking time these days but it went in fine. No nasty side effects witnessed
Forum: Browsers & Mail 16 Feb 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Scottyboy99
Panic seems to be over. For the benefit of others...

Panic seems to be over. For the benefit of others just in case this rears its head again. I was getting frustrated and then I noticed under inprivate browsing no issues with Bing. So as a last thing...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 16 Feb 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Scottyboy99
But if I go to the 'more' tab having already...

But if I go to the 'more' tab having already searched and select images under there the previews load and clicking on the pictures enlarges them just fine!!!! Weird. But then if I try another search...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 16 Feb 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Scottyboy99
Correction, our other machine isn't doing it....

Correction, our other machine isn't doing it. Just mine! If I try yahoo image search and Google image search no such issue, it's just bing and it's doing same for videos! If I log into another user...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 16 Feb 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Scottyboy99
bing images problem on IE11

Anyone seeing that bing images is problematic on IE11 at the mo. I do a search and see all the preview thumbnails under images section. if I click on one to blow it up and look at it closer the image...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Feb 2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,643
Posted By Scottyboy99
It was the original kb that got re offered for me.

It was the original kb that got re offered for me.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Feb 2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,643
Posted By Scottyboy99
Looks like the visual studio update is back in...

Looks like the visual studio update is back in the list. I took a leap of faith and it installed fine this time so I guess they re offered it after fixing it. Pretty poor show though, they didn't...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Feb 2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,643
Posted By Scottyboy99
Lady Fitzgerald I think you have more sense than...

Lady Fitzgerald I think you have more sense than me!!!
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Feb 2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,643
Posted By Scottyboy99
Looks like this poisonous visual studio update...

Looks like this poisonous visual studio update has been pulled perhaps. I got lucky, forced shutdown and cache map restored. The 6 uodated installed and I dvebtually got back in ok to install the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Feb 2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,643
Posted By Scottyboy99
Yeah but did you have kb3001652? I clicked...

Yeah but did you have kb3001652? I clicked restart but now instead of restarting its stuck on installing update 7 of 21 please do not power off or unplug your machine! It's pretty bad as I have a...
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