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Windows 7: Warning - KB3004394 corrupts system files

10 Dec 2014   #1
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 
Warning - KB3004394 corrupts system files

In today's set of Windows 7 updates there is the above KB that corrupts system files - at least in my system. I immediately noticed that my Magnifier .exe was dead and it also mucked around with my Rocket Dock. When you run the updates, you better deselect or hide that one.


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10 Dec 2014   #2
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

I did the updates today, fortunately that one failed during the update installs.
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10 Dec 2014   #3
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

You were the lucky one, LOL
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10 Dec 2014   #4
Pauly

Win7 Ultimate X64
 
 

My system took all updates and is functioning properly but fails sfc scans now, lets hope MS release a fix sometime soon
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10 Dec 2014   #5
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Pauly, can you please check whether the magnifier works.
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10 Dec 2014   #6
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

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10 Dec 2014   #7
shadow2201

Microsoft Windows 10 Professional 64-bit
 
 

I can confirm I've done the update, and my magnifier doesn't work. Maybe one I'll have to uninstall if I find any more problems.
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10 Dec 2014   #8
Wordsworth

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

No problems here. The synergy of even a single computer can be troublesome. Last week I had a problem with Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit not allowing an MS Office program to open. The folks at Malwarebytes could not duplicate the specific problem on my box, though the latest release solved the problem for others that had the MS Office problem. So they asked for help debugging through my box. One computer in who knows how many.

Hope MS fixes the bugs for those that have them because of this update.
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10 Dec 2014   #9
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

This is why I don't install M$ updates until Saturday morning.
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10 Dec 2014   #10
Pauly

Win7 Ultimate X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Pauly, can you please check whether the magnifier works.
No my magnifier doesn't work and if I try to load it my start menu freezes and all buttons are unclickable until a reboot
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