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Windows 7: Ms UPDATES-any problems?


09 Jul 2013   #1

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 8 Pro 32 Bit/64bit
 
 
Ms UPDATES-any problems?

also there is an upgrade for Microsoft Security Essentials, anyone know what the changes are?

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09 Jul 2013   #2

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

No problems with updates so far.
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09 Jul 2013   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

I've never had problems with updates. I try to keep everything current and haven't had any issues so far.
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10 Jul 2013   #4

Win7 Pro 32bit
 
 

According to Soluto, my boot time went up from 56 seconds to 2 minutes, 6 seconds after the updates on Tuesday 9 July.
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11 Jul 2013   #5

Win 7 Pro x64 SP1, Win 7 Ult x86 SP1
 
 

I've see a few systems (Win 7 and Vista) where this update gets installed and later shows up again as an available update:
Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - July 2013 (KB890830)

So far, the 2nd update seems to fix it so it isn't re-offered again.
I don't think it's a big deal as it's a scan and doesn't update anything as far as I know.
Just weird...
The monthly MSRT has never found anything for me, do these scans ever find anything for anyone?
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11 Jul 2013   #6

Windows 8.1.1 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidW7ncus View Post
I've see a few systems (Win 7 and Vista) where this update gets installed and later shows up again as an available update:
Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - July 2013 (KB890830)

So far, the 2nd update seems to fix it so it isn't re-offered again.
I don't think it's a big deal as it's a scan and doesn't update anything as far as I know.
Just weird...
The monthly MSRT has never found anything for me, do these scans ever find anything for anyone?
Received it a second time yesterday also, thought it was strange.

No, never found a thing, I wonder what it actually does as I never even see it.
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11 Jul 2013   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

I too have been offered the Malicious Software Removal Tool upgrade for a second time. Thus far I haven't installed it again, I prefer to wait and see if Microsoft sort out the duplication and if not I'll probably hide the second prompt rather than take the unnecessary risk of re-installing it.
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11 Jul 2013   #8

Win7 Pro SP1 64
 
 

I had all sorts of problems with the update from Patch Tuesday. I posted that in another thread. Took me over 2 hours and 2 repairs of .Net.
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11 Jul 2013   #9

OEM Windows 7 Ult (x64) SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Seffrid View Post
I too have been offered the Malicious Software Removal Tool upgrade for a second time. Thus far I haven't installed it again, I prefer to wait and see if Microsoft sort out the duplication and if not I'll probably hide the second prompt rather than take the unnecessary risk of re-installing it.
Same here on all 3 rigs.
Microsoft readies massive Windows update - General Chat - Malwarebytes Forum

Apparently M$ "forgot" to ship the new (5.x) version of MSRT on Tuesday (4.22)???
What they shipped today for MSRT (KB890830) was the new version.

Hope this helps...
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12 Jul 2013   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

Thanks for the explanation, MoxieMomma.

I've now successfully installed the repeat update on one of my machines, which completes this month's updates on that machine, and have also successfully installed all updates on my other machine. Perhaps MS have sorted the duplicate now and I have therefore installed the right one first time on the second machine but time will tell.
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