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Forum: News 1 Day Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 958
Posted By Brds7t7
I believe both Lehnerus and Lady F stopped...

I believe both Lehnerus and Lady F stopped installing them in December 2017.
I think that's around the time when the Spectre/Meltdown fixes were pushed out which were reportedly slowing down some...
Forum: News 2 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 958
Posted By Brds7t7
Windows Vista officially had its EOL in 2017 and...

Windows Vista officially had its EOL in 2017 and updates are still available for it until 2020 and easily available online.

Windows 7 is getting extended paid security updates for enterprise until...
Forum: News 3 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 2,011
Posted By Brds7t7
No problem. Apologies for the quick original...

No problem. Apologies for the quick original reply, was trying to juggle this whilst doing some work from home - clearly failing miserably! :D

I usually wait a week these days. I install them on...
Forum: News 3 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 2,011
Posted By Brds7t7
If you're installing the rollup (KB4480970) there...

If you're installing the rollup (KB4480970) there is a bug which affects shares after installation, so be sure to install the update in the link I posted to fix the issue.

Whether you consider...
Forum: News 3 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 2,011
Posted By Brds7t7
If you're installing the Rollup, be sure to...

If you're installing the Rollup, be sure to manually install the shares fix after.

Access Denied...
Forum: News 3 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 2,011
Posted By Brds7t7
Hello Efdy, If you've been installing the...

Hello Efdy,
If you've been installing the latest Monthly rollups, then you won't need to install the Servicing Stack update. The latest rollups won't install without the SSU already installed...
Forum: News 4 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 958
Posted By Brds7t7
I really don't care how much people bleat on...

I really don't care how much people bleat on about "you must update to Windows 10 by 2020" or your PC will explode! There are still plenty of people running XP who haven't been hit with viruses or...
Forum: News 4 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By Brds7t7
What's the point of that article? One PC with...

What's the point of that article? One PC with traces of running tasks which didn't get removed properly, clearly from some updates not being removed properly! It says in the article the updates had...
Forum: News 6 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 2,011
Posted By Brds7t7
That update has always been on my skip list, even...

That update has always been on my skip list, even on my PCs which don't have volume licencing.
Didn't think "Updated Activation Technologies" was something I really needed anyway, as I've only had...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 2,011
Posted By Brds7t7
Can't say I blame you really. I do prefer to keep...

Can't say I blame you really. I do prefer to keep mine patched with the latest security patches, but that's just my personal preference. I can see why people choose to avoid MS updates lately.


...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 2,011
Posted By Brds7t7
Didn't take long for Microsoft's first bork of...

Didn't take long for Microsoft's first bork of the year! :D
This is why I wait at least a week before installing their updates now. Already had an update a few months ago completely knock out my...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 2,011
Posted By Brds7t7
Thanks Shawn, and belated Happy New Year! :party:

Thanks Shawn, and belated Happy New Year! :party:
Forum: News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1,122
Posted By Brds7t7
Here in the UK BT/EE have stated they're removing...

Here in the UK BT/EE have stated they're removing all Huawei equipment from their 3G/4G services, and looks like they're rethinking whether to use their equipment in the upcoming 5G services.
...
Forum: News 09 Dec 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 894
Posted By Brds7t7
Roughly translated: "Edge has been a flop! So now...

Roughly translated: "Edge has been a flop! So now we need to try polishing this turd as best as possible."

And why are they bringing Egde to Windows 7 & 8.1? I thought Windows 10 was the be-all...
Forum: News 29 Nov 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By Brds7t7
Even though these do look like a much cheaper...

Even though these do look like a much cheaper value, I'll still be sticking with spinners for storage for now.

I do use SSDs for the OS drives, but it's just too out of my price range to be buying...
Forum: News 21 Nov 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,056
Posted By Brds7t7
Don't bother resolving it - you'd be doing the...

Don't bother resolving it - you'd be doing the world a big favour! :D
Forum: News 07 Nov 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 11,869
Posted By Brds7t7
You shouldn't be deleting other folders, only the...

You shouldn't be deleting other folders, only the contents of the Download folder.
Windows Update Issues – Clearing the Windows Update Cache – Azure Compute...
Forum: News 05 Nov 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By Brds7t7
I'm wondering when this was discovered? I use 2...

I'm wondering when this was discovered? I use 2 Samsung EVO 850s, and a Crucial MX300.

The article states "Both SSD vendors whose products they've tested --Crucial (Micron) and Samsung-- have...
Forum: News 31 Oct 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By Brds7t7
Whilst I never had that much of an issue on a PC,...

Whilst I never had that much of an issue on a PC, trying to do those v2 picture CAPTCHAs on a mobile device drove me bloody nuts!

Often the pictures were fuzzy and difficult to see on a smaller...
Forum: News 23 Oct 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 11,869
Posted By Brds7t7
Does it keep reappearing in Windows update again...

Does it keep reappearing in Windows update again after failing?

Try deleting the Windows Update cache. Firstly, stop then disable the Windows Update service following instructions in my earlier...
Forum: News 19 Oct 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 11,869
Posted By Brds7t7
Need a little more info. Any specific error codes...

Need a little more info. Any specific error codes popping up, or is the update just stalling?

Try this first:

Make sure you're downloading v2, which is the 2018-10 Update for Windows 7...
Forum: News 14 Oct 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By Brds7t7
That doesn't sound paranoid to me at all. When I...

That doesn't sound paranoid to me at all. When I did have a Facebook account, I didn't add any random people to my account. If I got a friend request and didn't know them I just deleted it.

Really...
Forum: News 13 Oct 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 11,869
Posted By Brds7t7
As far as I'm aware, I've not had a single...

As far as I'm aware, I've not had a single Windows update install automatically since I started using Windows. I have had a WU update install with a 3rd party programme.
Not sure which one though,...
Forum: News 12 Oct 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 11,869
Posted By Brds7t7
Have you installed any previous months rollups?...

Have you installed any previous months rollups? It's possible the relevant files have already been included.

I don't install any rollups on any systems and the Servicing Stack appeared on all...
Forum: News 11 Oct 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By Brds7t7
I'd love to see Facebook go the way of the Dodo....

I'd love to see Facebook go the way of the Dodo. Hopefully it'd get that smug, untouchable look off Zuckerberg's face. Probably not though, with all the money he's made over the years.

Easy for...
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