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Windows 7: Windows updates

04 Apr 2016   #1
user988

windows 7 32bit
 
 
Windows updates

I am a home user. I have windows 7 32bit laptop.

My question is do i need those updates:

kb2984972 - update for remote desktop connection (i don't use remote desktop)

kb29777292 - eap implementation that enables use of tls (requires manually registry modyfing)

kb2862152 - vulnerability in IPsec

kb2862973 - depreciation of md5 hashing algorithm for ms root certificate

kb3097966 - disclosed digital certificates

kb3123479 - sha1 hashing algorithm for ms root certificate



Thank you


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04 Apr 2016   #2
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

Hi 988,
All bar maybe kb29777292, unless you have Cisco EAP/LEAP in your programes lsting.

Roy
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04 Apr 2016   #3
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
Which category are they shown in if you use these update settings
Any Optional section updates can be ignored,
Windows updates-update-settings.jpg


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05 Apr 2016   #4
user988

windows 7 32bit
 
 

Thank you guys

All of them are listed as important
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05 Apr 2016   #5
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

You need your settings just as Mike has shown, but I would also check the bottom one.

Remember to always read the description of an update 1st, if you don`t need it, just right click and hide it.
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05 Apr 2016   #6
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by user988 View Post
Thank you guys

All of them are listed as important
Remember, they may be considered by Microsoft as Important, but not to you or I
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05 Apr 2016   #7
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by user988 View Post
Thank you guys

All of them are listed as important
Load them Windows gets cranky if you hide a Important update
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05 Apr 2016   #8
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

No way, read each ones description 1st
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06 Apr 2016   #9
user988

windows 7 32bit
 
 

Thank you for the tips and all. I installed them and everything is ok for now.

Actually I always read the description but not always understand it right
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