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Windows 7: Windows 7 stability fix breaks stability, puzzles MS.

06 Feb 2010   #1

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
Windows 7 stability fix breaks stability, puzzles MS.

Last week, Microsoft posted a slew of non-security updates for Windows 7, one of which was titled as follows: "An update is available to improve the stability and the reliability of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2." Unfortunately, according to a thread on Microsoft TechNet, the update (KB977074) is actually breaking the stability and reliability of the operating system.
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Windows 7 stability fix breaks stability, puzzles Microsoft

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06 Feb 2010   #2

Win 7 Pro x64, VM Win XP, Win7 Pro Sandbox, Kubuntu 11
Windows 7 stability fix breaks stability, puzzles Micro

Here is a new piece from Arstechnica some of you may find interesting. It has to do with an update that came out on the 25th of January, 2010.

I was having a problem with Quicken 2009 not showing on the screen. It would load up and show itself in the "Superbar Thumbnail," but not on the screen. I was going crazy trying to figure out what was causing the problem then today I read this on Arstechnica, and what do you know, removing the update fixed the situation.

Here is the web page.

So if you are some small or major problems read up on this update.
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06 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

That's funny, in my case it really improved reliability and stability, I loved that update when it came out :)
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09 Feb 2010   #4


Windows 7 stability fix breaks stability, puzzles MS.
sounds like business as usual to me
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