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Windows 7: Malicious Software Removal Tool Update KB890830

3 Weeks Ago   #11
Nasty7

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Seffrid View Post
I'd caution very strongly against immediately installing this month's MSRT.

First, it's bad practice in my view to check and install updates that MS have unchecked. They do that for a reason, typically because problems have been encountered that may lead them to hot-fix or withdraw the update and meanwhile they don't want it automatically installed by the unwary.
That was a great find Seffrid, I will always follow this way in the future. Very happy that it is not causing problems atm. I wonder if they fixed it, and I wonder what the difference between this one and all this others at this link, is it just the Date That Separates them?
Microsoft Update Catalog

I wonder if you, or any other Seven Guru's would advise Uninstalling this?

It looks like the problem may raise it's head when I do Updates?

Thank for all the support guys.


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2 Weeks Ago   #12
Nasty7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

@Layback Bear, did you also install this KB890830, and if so did you have any issues?

I still have not had an issue, but run many windows 7 machines, so would like to hear all others experiences before I install it on all machines! I did more reading on it, and unfortunately have found no real goo evidence that it has affected anyone in the US negatively. The one thing that worries me, is that it is now Unchecked, and one person reported that is was checked at one point. So hopefully it was something to do with only a few machines!

Thanks, Nasty 7
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2 Weeks Ago   #13
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709
 
 

Hi Nasty7.

I do not have KB890830 installed on either computer today.
I do install 'MSRT' every month and use it manually.

It's nothing but another free layer of security scanning.
A full scan does take some time.
MSRT is a option and has never been check until I do so.
All my updates from any program are done manually.
Check your Windows 7 Update setting on the questioned computer. They may be different from your other computers.

Jack
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2 Weeks Ago   #14
Nasty7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Hi Nasty7.
Check your Windows 7 Update setting on the questioned computer. They may be different from your other computers.

Jack
Ahhh, I think you have hit the Nail On The Head! Having Brain Fog at the moment lol, but I have Recommended Update Un-Checked, and to check for Updates but to let me download and install. I'll just hold off for now on installing it, then if no problems on main machine will install and run. Maybe it would have been checked if Recommended Updates were Checked?

Thanks!
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2 Weeks Ago   #15
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709
 
 

Your very welcome.
Keep us informed.

Jack
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1 Week Ago   #16
urbanspaceman1

windows 7 premium home 64bit
 
 

Yesterday I found 'Trusted Installer' using a big chunk of my processor, despite my having the Update option set to 'inform and let me decide'.
I was looking at my update settings and down at the bottom of the page I saw (never noticed it before so I don't know how long its been around) a note that said: "Windows Update might update itself automatically first when checking for other updates."
Now my inclination is to turn off the Updates altogether; I don't like unsolicited interference - especially from MS; although I don't know if even that will stop it.
I'm running MBAM top software and Hitman Pro Alert.
Any comments anyone?
ps
I tagged onto this thread as it seems pertinent; if I did wrong, my apologies.
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1 Week Ago   #17
Seffrid

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by urbanspaceman1 View Post
Yesterday I found 'Trusted Installer' using a big chunk of my processor, despite my having the Update option set to 'inform and let me decide'.
I was looking at my update settings and down at the bottom of the page I saw (never noticed it before so I don't know how long its been around) a note that said: "Windows Update might update itself automatically first when checking for other updates."
Now my inclination is to turn off the Updates altogether; I don't like unsolicited interference - especially from MS; although I don't know if even that will stop it.
I'm running MBAM top software and Hitman Pro Alert.
Any comments anyone?
ps
I tagged onto this thread as it seems pertinent; if I did wrong, my apologies.
This is actually nothing to do with this topic, so you might want to start a new one. However, what you seem to be referring to is the fact that the Windows Update service might update itself first when checking for other updates, but so long as your settings remain on "notify but let me decide when to download and install" then you shouldn't get any other updates automatically beyond any update to the updating application itself. Note, however, that if you set Windows Updates to "notify and download but let me choose when to install" then WU has a tendency once an update has been downloaded to install it regardless.

Disabling Windows Updates altogether is fine so long as you remember each month to set it to "Notify but let me decide when to download and install" - preferably a week or more after Patch Tuesday (the second Tuesday in each month) by which time any problems should be apparent - so as not to miss essential updates altogether.
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1 Week Ago   #18
urbanspaceman1

windows 7 premium home 64bit
 
 
re posted

I've started a new thread. Cheers, KF.
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2 Days Ago   #19
Nasty7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Having problems now, and don't really know how to fix it. The weird thing is, KB890830 is not installed even after I installed it.

Now, I cannot Update, and File Explorer seems to crash from time to time, otherwise all else seems to be working.

I will run sfc and see what happens.


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2 Days Ago   #20
Nasty7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I looked through the Link that Seffrid showed us and will apply these directions. Though I decided to start SURT, so will let that finish and see if it fixes it, then will move to these directions.
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Addendum: A solution

Leon provided me with a fix: Just delete the mrt file in Windows\system32\mrt. The launch Windows Update and hide the April 2016 MRT update. Afterward, restart Windows Update search 3 times again, the updates KB890830 for January, February and March are offered. Let em install – so mrt will work in those older versions.
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