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Windows 7: Update enables additional capabilities for Windows - Broken

22 Apr 2015   #21
pxfragonard

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by carwiz View Post
I was browsing the Event Log and came across a new log name (or one I had never noticed) called GWX-Ins. At first, I was a little shaken since entries in it indicated it started from a task. I thought it was malware. Apparently, this is the operational log for the recent Windows Update that is supposed to add update notice features/enhancements. Well, it doesn't work for me. I checked the log and the thing has been bombing since it was installed. I uninstalled the update and thought I should post here to see if anyone else has similar events.

Update: After removing the update and rebooting, the GWX-Ins Log is no longer present.

This is the KB Article:
Update enables additional capabilities for Windows Update notifications in Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 SP1

Here's how it shows in the Event Log:
I came across a reference to update KB8035583 in a Malwarebytes forum but I think the poster meant KB3035583. Is that the one you uninstalled?


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22 Apr 2015   #22
carwiz

Windows 7 Pro-x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pxfragonard View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by carwiz View Post
I was browsing the Event Log and came across a new log name (or one I had never noticed) called GWX-Ins. At first, I was a little shaken since entries in it indicated it started from a task. I thought it was malware. Apparently, this is the operational log for the recent Windows Update that is supposed to add update notice features/enhancements. Well, it doesn't work for me. I checked the log and the thing has been bombing since it was installed. I uninstalled the update and thought I should post here to see if anyone else has similar events.

Update: After removing the update and rebooting, the GWX-Ins Log is no longer present.

This is the KB Article:
Update enables additional capabilities for Windows Update notifications in Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 SP1

Here's how it shows in the Event Log:
I came across a reference to update KB8035583 in a Malwarebytes forum but I think the poster meant KB3035583. Is that the one you uninstalled?
Yes. It's the one that installs the GWX files.
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22 Apr 2015   #23
pxfragonard

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

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