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Windows 7: Optional Updates - Should They Be Installed?

07 Apr 2016   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
Optional Updates - Should They Be Installed?


I'm running Win 7 Pro x64 without Win 10 upgrade updates. I would like to know if the following optional updates should be installed. I used to install all updates until MS started forcing the Win 10 upgrade updates and optional updates that caused problems like SFC errors.







I've got the following updates hidden:


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07 Apr 2016   #2
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

I don't install this stuff. In fact I don't install any updates as long as my system is running perfetly. Any change in my code carries the risk of new bugs. Why expose myself to that.
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07 Apr 2016   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64

I install updates according to advice in various places as well as my own knowledge and instincts. All the updates in your first list are hidden on both my machines.
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08 Apr 2016   #4

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

These are the ones I actually skipped installing
There is one you posted about Remote desktop
If you have other related Remote desktop updates that one might be okay to install :/
I believe I did install this C runtime update
This is from a home premium so the bitlocker one I doubt would be offered
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