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Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 2,995
Posted By Vocalpoint
Oddly - I am still waiting for someone...anyone...

Oddly - I am still waiting for someone...anyone that I currently know or did know that is using Windows 10. This runs from friends at work to my pals at recording studios to all the friends we have...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Jul 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By Vocalpoint
Windows Update (Win 7 x64) is completely dead

I have one workstation here that has now finally completely died as far as Windows Updates are concerned.

I have tried to apply a couple of manual attempts (windows standalone installer) that...
Forum: News 29 Jun 2016
Replies: 31
Views: 1,929
Posted By Vocalpoint
Just like it used to be 10-15 years ago. MS did...

Just like it used to be 10-15 years ago. MS did not have to try and "sell" me on anything.

When Windows 2000 came out and I installed it for the first time - you could "feel" you had a winner....
Forum: News 21 Jun 2016
Replies: 42
Views: 9,565
Posted By Vocalpoint
KB3161664 will not install for me no matter what...

KB3161664 will not install for me no matter what I do. I downloaded the standalone and double clicked on it - the installer sat there foor at least 15 mins at "looking for Windows Updates". This is...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 08 Jun 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By Vocalpoint
That MS link is for Click To Run installs of...

That MS link is for Click To Run installs of Office.

A retail (from disc) install of Office 2013 has NO ability to draw updates from the Account page. There is NO button to press.

I solved my...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 07 Jun 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 866
Posted By Vocalpoint
Awesome! Worked like a charm. Except the reg key...

Awesome! Worked like a charm. Except the reg key is "ShownFirstRunOptin".

I just ran WU and see my Office updates.

Cheers!

VP
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 07 Jun 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 866
Posted By Vocalpoint
Same here now as well. I cannot update my...

Same here now as well.

I cannot update my Office 2013 install. "Microsoft Update" has disappeared completely from the web. In both IE11 and in Firefox. There is no way that I can see to get to...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 07 Jun 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By Vocalpoint
Lost ability to use Microsoft Update

Today I was adjusting some settings in Windows Update and made the mistake of unchecking the box that said "give me updates for Windows and other Microsoft products".

Now I cannot get the updates...
Forum: News 17 May 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By Vocalpoint
This thread title should be updated as it's a bit...

This thread title should be updated as it's a bit misleading...

I think this is directed at users of the "Office 365 Pro Plus" version only.

I believe if you are installing from a retail...
Forum: News 11 May 2016
Replies: 235
Views: 28,978
Posted By Vocalpoint
What exactly does this mean? Why wouldn't W7 be...

What exactly does this mean? Why wouldn't W7 be running properly?

VP
Forum: News 10 May 2016
Replies: 235
Views: 28,978
Posted By Vocalpoint
I fail to see any logic whatsoever in "attacking"...

I fail to see any logic whatsoever in "attacking" Win7/8 users. As if that's going to make any user upgrade any quicker.

Not sure about anyone else out there - but if I see even the slightest...
Forum: News 28 Apr 2016
Replies: 235
Views: 28,978
Posted By Vocalpoint
See the attachment for what I show when I run...

See the attachment for what I show when I run that Powershell command:



I patch on the Saturday/Sunday AFTER Patch Tuesday and it took several hours to get 5 machines up to snuff.

This has...
Forum: News 27 Apr 2016
Replies: 235
Views: 28,978
Posted By Vocalpoint
What KB # is that? What do I need to be...

What KB # is that?

What do I need to be looking for? And where?

VP
Forum: News 27 Apr 2016
Replies: 235
Views: 28,978
Posted By Vocalpoint
Ran this PS item and I do not see KB2990214 at...

Ran this PS item and I do not see KB2990214 at all.

And my Windows Update took forever to complete a week or two ago.

VP
Forum: General Discussion 16 Apr 2016
Replies: 297
Views: 23,396
Posted By Vocalpoint
Understood - they "should" notify you. - they...

Understood - they "should" notify you. - they will not take the time to notify you with some official letter in which you can review at your leisure. There is no option to say No - forever.

I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 15 Apr 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By Vocalpoint
I am seeing this here now too. Been sitting at...

I am seeing this here now too. Been sitting at downloading updates for at least 20 minutes....
Forum: General Discussion 15 Apr 2016
Replies: 297
Views: 23,396
Posted By Vocalpoint
Unfortunately - many do not seem to understand...

Unfortunately - many do not seem to understand the principle of software licensing. We do not "own" anything - regardless if you have a disc or whatever methods you use to install. All you really...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By Vocalpoint
Got it! It was "slashes - not dashes". Doh! ...

Got it!

It was "slashes - not dashes". Doh!

Had to have my arguments set to:

/r /f /t 5

Instead of
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By Vocalpoint
Just watched the task run and saw a quick little...

Just watched the task run and saw a quick little CMD box fly by - but no restart. This is bizarre.

VP
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By Vocalpoint
Had the SYSTEM acct running it and when that is...

Had the SYSTEM acct running it and when that is selected all the other options like "run when logged in" are disabled.

Just set it back to my local account (as that's what is logged on) and...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By Vocalpoint
Here's what the history has to say... Task...

Here's what the history has to say...

Task Scheduler successfully finished "{ea3f9488-eb63-42d2-b6cc-39d5a52b78e2}" instance of the "\Reboot HTPC" task for user "WORKGROUP\MEDIA-PC$".

But while...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By Vocalpoint
Just turned it on..and set a run in the next...

Just turned it on..and set a run in the next minute. Will see what it says.

VP
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By Vocalpoint
Automatic reboot task using Shutdown - will not fire

Howdy,

I am trying to setup a simple Task Scheduler task to restart my HTPC every day at as specific time - but so far - no action on the task actually running.

I have the task setup correctly...
Forum: News 14 Feb 2016
Replies: 23
Views: 3,625
Posted By Vocalpoint
I completed our monthly patch cycle on 6 Win 7...

I completed our monthly patch cycle on 6 Win 7 boxes yesterday. Went with all the important items and dropped these two from the optional page:

KB2952664 This update helps Microsoft make...
Forum: News 17 Dec 2015
Replies: 20
Views: 2,604
Posted By Vocalpoint
Ah yes. My bad. VP

Ah yes. My bad.

VP
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