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Question: Solved: windows security updates

this morning i turned my computer on. I went back to bed and when i got up my computer had shut down and restarted by its self? the little shield for windows security updates was on the bottom right when i first turned on my computer. It has never updated and shut down by its self.............any ideas what happened and if i may be infected with a virus now?????????

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Answer: Solved: windows security updates

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I have a retail version of windows xp with SP/2 and i would like to know if there is a way to download the 90 or so security updates and burn them to a cd so i don't have to download and reinstall them from windows update site after a fresh install of xp?This would save a lot of time and then i would not have so many updates left to get from the update site.Thanks for any info you can provide.
 

Answer:Solved: Windows xp security updates

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There was an Office vulnerability that was fixed with the April patch Tuesday in an Office update, but we've had trouble making sure all users have the updated Office patch as N-Central(our patch management tool) doesn't always list what build/patch Office
is currently running accurately.

We do know all our PCs have the April/May security updates. Is the Office Update combined into the big monthly one?

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I have a windows 7 home premium desktop with Windows Security Essentials. The updates for WSE so not take place automatically. I have to open the "action center", click on "windows update". I'd like to have these updates take place automatically as other important updates do. I have the settings (Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Windows Update\Change settings) set to "give me recommended updates the same way I receive important updates". Thanks for any help.

Answer:[SOLVED] Windows Security Essential updates

Hi bluesman,

Windows Security Essentials is set to automatically update itself with virus definitions and secuirity updates. This is all set to do in the background. Secondly you're refering to Windows updates, is it really those that isn't installing?

There is a general troubleshooting guides for related issues on Microsofts website found here.

If you need any further information you need to be more specific as to which updates aren't installing and in which application, if its actualyl in WSE or if it's the Windows updates.

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hi, my security center automatic updates is not on and it won't allow me to turn it on. i have no idea what to do and i would appreciate some help with this. i've included a hijackthis log file as well.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 1:09:38 PM, on 4/28/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLIDSVC.EXE
C:\Program Files\Google\Update\1.3.21.53\GoogleCrashHandler.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLIDSvcM.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast5\avastUI.exe
C:\WINDOWS\MMKeybd.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\update\realsched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\HidFind.exe
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Answer:Solved: windows xp security center auto updates off??

Try Reregister Windows Update components
Click Start, click Run, type REGSVR32 WUAPI.DLL, and then press ENTER.
When you receive the "DllRegisterServer in WUAPI.DLL succeeded" message, click OK.
Type the following commands in the Open box, one after the other, and then press ENTER after each command:
REGSVR32 WUAUENG.DLL
REGSVR32 WUAUENG1.DLL
REGSVR32 ATL.DLL
REGSVR32 WUCLTUI.DLL
REGSVR32 WUPS.DLL
REGSVR32 WUPS2.DLL
REGSVR32 WUWEB.DLL

 

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is it safe to remove all windows xp security updates and hotfixes in the hidden add/remove programs list? i am happy with these fixes and have no desire to uninstall them
 

Answer:Solved: is it safe to delete windows xp security updates and hot fixes?

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This is an inconvenient delay, not anything serious. Running Windows 7, if it makes a difference.

Issue: Microsoft Security Essentials auto-updates block Microsoft Updates until MSE is finished.

Description: I have Microsoft Update (or Windows Update, whichever it's known as in 7) set to automatically check for updates but not download or install without my approval. I do this so I can review what's being updated, (I'm a little wary of Microsoft putting an anti-piracy app in as a "critical" update in the last year or two). Anyways, when I boot up the computer, it checks for updates and alerts me of them.

However, Microsoft Security Essentials also auto-checks for updates upon boot, and if it has an update it will automatically being downloading and installing it in the background. Which is all well and good, except whenever that's happening it causes MU to "fail" updates until it's done updating. Thus, I have to remember to wait until the MSE update is done, then run the MU update.

Question: MSE definition updates are included under "Optional" updates in MU, is there a way to make MSE stop updating independent of MU so I can queue all the updates together? I feel like this would be the easiest way to prevent this annoyance. I don't see an option, and I'd rather put up with this annoyance if the only solution is to put all updates back into Microsoft's hands completely.
 

Answer:Microsoft Security Essentials updates blocking other windows updates

My understanding of MSE is it will check several times during the to make it has the latest updates. Most GOOD VA programs will do this as there are several releases daily for AV definitions. This is the only way you and your machine will be aware of these releases.

When some of these attacks happen, a definition is released, but as the infection is refined, the the definition must also be refined and/or improved. I use F-Prot on my machines, but I install MSE on the kids and grand kids machines. I have seen as many as 12 releases in one day from F-Prot, this is what is call" being on top of things".

So I would not want to rely on ME being the one to check several times daily on all of my machines to see if a new release has been made.
 

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Its been doing most of these updates forever, when I go to shut it down it updates but when I wake up in the morning these updates are still not done... It's like they never finish. This happens every night for the past 6 months or so i'm getting tired of it now so i need some help. I've tried Reset Windows Update History that works for a week or so but they eventually come back.




Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-WJ2H8-R6B6D-7QJB7
Windows Product Key Hash: ckKNc+BBPDWmo1LUlOkraNjlQ34=
Windows Product ID: 00359-OEM-8992687-00006
Windows Product ID Type: 2
Windows License Type: OEM SLP
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010300.1.0.003
ID: {9D9F00D6-4ACE-4595-9A2E-8B72A3B5B243}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Home Premium
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.120830-0333
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Notifications Data-->
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Answer:Windows wont complete updates, Security Updates KB2604121

I've deleted a environmental variable for a PATH for Java I added long ago and it downloaded and installed it for now. I will see if anything else happens

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I have a whole ton of security updates for windows XP going back over 2 years in my Add/Remove programs list and I want to know if it is safe to delete those older than the most recent ones. Its taking up too much space on my computer and because of that I have stopped any current regular updates by switching off the automatic updates settings. Could someone please advise me if it is safe to do this?
 

Answer:Security Updates and general Updates for Windows XP

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hello, yesterday my vista installed some updates concerning netgear. after that Netgear says that my security key is not correct even though it's the very same I had before updating. My netgear model is WG111V2. I tried to restart my pc few times as well as reinstalling the Netgear, both unsuccessfully. What elese I can try to fix it, please?
 

Answer:Solved: security key not accepted after updates

I tried to restart my pc few times as well as reinstalling the Netgear, both unsuccessfully.Click to expand...

If you can't Restart and can't reinstall a wireless adapter you have far bigger problems than a security key. Exactly what happens on an attempted Restart? Exactly what do you do and what happens for an adapter reinstall?
 

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I installed the upgrade for XP (from ME) the other night and there were a lot of little problems, so I did a clean install last night and ran into even more problems....

First, during the installation, 3 files said they could not be copied: gm.dls g200.inf HelpSve.ex_ I'm not sure what those files are or what they are for, but the first 2 brought up an error and said they could not be copied (this was before the actual installation). The last one as during the actual installation (Start Menu part of the setup), and it said it could not find that file on the disk. I manually pointed to it but it still said it was not there.

I got my anti-virus software installed first thing before heading online. I tried to get my firewall as well but there is conviently a problem with the disk now and it will not let me run the installation I tried to use the one that comes with XP but I do not know how to set it up, and it keeps blocking full access to the internet so I was unable to do anything at all.

I have been trying to get the Windows Security updates, but I get an error every time. It finally was making it to where it would check for needed updates, but it would sit for a minute before bringing up an error. It kept stating the error was caused by my firewall or proxy, and I have neither of them setup. I disabled that firewall again, and I'm not using any proxies.

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Answer:Solved: Win XP Help - Can't get security updates and ISP problems

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Is MSE (free version) suppose to update automatically or not?
I am running Windows 7 Pro 64bit version.
I have been manually updating it every day or so and I have it set to check for updates before it runs a scan, but I only scan my computers about once a week, is that enough?
Also how often does Microsoft really create NEW definition updates.... Daily, Weekly or what?
I had a problem last week with MSE not being able to update at all, manually or through the Windows Update under Optional Updates.... I finally used my System Restore and went back several days and that problem went away.
I am not sure what caused the problem to start with since it was on one of the computers the kids play games on at free sites. It could of also been caused by windows update, since other people have had problems with not being able to manually update MSE too, I seen it on several other post in other forums, giving an error in connection failures.
Sorry to have been so long, just thought maybe someone else may be still having this same problem with MSE not updating.
Thanks for any info.
 

Answer:Solved: MS Security Essentials updates

Is MSE (free version) suppose to update automatically or not?
how often does Microsoft really create NEW definition updatesClick to expand...

New definition files are pretty much updated and installed on a daily basis.

it was on one of the computers the kids play games on at free sitesClick to expand...

If you're relying solely on MSE to protect that computer, you need to make use of other security-related programs.

AdwCleaner and Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and SUPERAntiSpyware (all free) are what I use on a weekly basis.

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I used iobit 360 to patch a lot of security holes, would it be because 360 already patched these holes that some of the updates from MS would fail on install?

If not, how do try to reinstall failed updates again?
 

Answer:Solved: Some MS Security Updates not Installing Properly

Nevermind. In case any lurkers are having the same problem it was my COMODO firewall that was blocking some of the update installations.
 

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I just completed a Win 7 update today and noticed in the update history that there are two security updates that failed to install about 10 months ago (when I bought this computer). All other updates have installed fine. Do I need to try to install either of these updates, or would subsequent updates have me covered? The two updates that failed to install are:

Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 9 for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2870699)
Installation date: ‎9/‎28/‎2013 2:10 PM
Installation status: Failed
Error details: Code 80242016
Update type: Important

Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2834140)
Installation date: ‎9/‎28/‎2013 1:28 PM
Installation status: Failed
Error details: Code 80242016
Update type: Recommended

Appreciate any advice!
 

Answer:Solved: Need to install past security updates?

The KB2870699 was a
MS13-069: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer: September 10, 2013
as you can see from the link below
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2870699
The update that this article describes has been replaced by a newer update. We recommend that you install the most current cumulative security update for Internet Explorer.
Therefore providing you have the latest update for IE - whichever you are using eg IE11 all is well


The second one KB2834140
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2834140
is related to the crash that may have occurred when as the link says
Assume that you install update 2670838 on a computer that is running Windows 7 Service Pack 1 etc.
Therefore if you have 2670838 and have had no problems you do not need the one issued for the crash problem
This is KB 2670838
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2670838
 

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Hello! I need help!! I can't fix this problem.
Security Center says automatic updates are off.
When I press Turn on automatic updates it says
Were sorry. But when I go to automatic updates
it's checked. I think I have a virus.

Can somebody please help???
I'll come back and check to see if anybody replied.
 

Answer:Solved: Security Center Automatic Updates Problem

You may want to start off with a free scan if you think it's virus related. Go to www.malwarebytes.org and download the free version. Once you run the program, make sure it is up to date (update tab). Then run a quick scan (or full).
 

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System is Win.XP Professional / SP3
Total Physical Memory 1,024 MB
Available Physical Memory 429.74 MB
Total Virtual Memory 20 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
BIOS Version/Date Intel Corp. BT84510A.31T.0005.P04.0206181600, 6/18/2002
Processor x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 7 Genuine Intel ~2533 Mhz
So, I have run 3 different antivirus scans.....nothing
I have turned off the firewalls......nothing
Rebooted a hundred times....nothing....
I am using Roadrunner LAN service & always have a very good connection.

Now the problem:
I have been getting automatic updates from Microsoft since I installed Office Prof. 2007 that fail to install. The little Icon is always in the tray trying to install these two & they always fail & then keep repeating the process.
These are the two:

SECURITY UPDATE FOR THE 2007 MICROSOFT OFFICE SYSTEM (KB969613)
SECURITY UPDATE FOR THE 2007 MICROSOFT OFFICE SYSTEM (KB969679)

Anyone have any ideas what could be wrong?
 

Answer:Solved: Security Updates fail to install (7000 times)

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My operating system is WIN XP Home(SP2). It is NOT a pirated copy but came already installed in the Medion M3 Composer 4215 PC when I purchased it. I have attempted over the last three days, to download the Windows Genuine Advantage Notification (KB905474) however these downloads failed. The security updates released by MS on Tuesday 13 June were downloaded without problem but again the Genuine Advantage Notification download failed.
Can someone please suggest any way I may overcome this problem. TYI, mchaggis.

Answer:Windows Security Updates

See if any of the info on the following MS Sites will help:Contact Us http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=genuine? 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Terms of Use http://www.microsoft.com/info/cpyright.mspxhttp://www.microsoft.com/genuine/downloads/FAQ.aspxhttp://www.microsoft.com/piracy/activation_faq.mspxhttp://www.microsoft.com/genuine/

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I just updated my computer's security updates.

Then I reviewed the list of security updates and noticed that 32-bit Security Update for MS Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3 editions installed but my computer is 64-bit.

What should I do?

And what is "safe" to remove in the list?

Answer:MS Windows Security Updates for 32-Bit not 64-Bit

Windows 7 does not have SP-3.

What method did you use to get updates for Windows 7.
What was SP-3 update for.

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I never installed Windows service pack 2 because I heard there were lots of problems with it. Can I still install Security Updates even though I don't have windows service pack 2 installed????
 

Answer:Security Updates For Windows

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Before I did a clean installation my computer made a screeching noise during operation. Like a jet engine at full revs. After installation it was running at a low noise level. Then I clicked on automatic installation of windows and security updates. Every day at 10pm these updates are being installed, and the noise level just goes up and up? Any ideas around this? Do I need al these updates? If not, how can I get rid of them? It sounds as if more power is needed by the system after each batch of updates installed.When was the last time you did something for the first time?

Answer:Are Windows and security updates really necessary?

I would say the critical updates are definitely needed. You may want to set it so THAT is the only updates you get.Some HELP in posting on Computing.net plus free progs and instructions 7 Golds

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Affecting WinXP (2), Win NT4, Win2000 and Win Server 2003.Link to fixes at click here TC.

Answer:MS Windows security updates available

Ummm, dont think I will bother, until thet are FREE of any bugs.

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Hello Everyone, I am just wondering if anyone knows why my ASUS pc is now having trouble with windows
updates. I do like to keep the pc updated, but every time I download and install a security only update
when I start my machine I always end up with the black screen for a while, and everything runs slow. I cannot find an answer to this. It has been a very reliable pc in the 3 years I have had it, only a few hiccups
because of mistakes I had made. The strange thing is I have a refurbished HP6005 Pro Quad AMD-Phe-2-x4 B95, with windows 7 pro 64 bit, and it has no problems with the updates, but I prefer the ASUS pc, not just
because it starts much quicker, everything runs quicker in it.

Answer:windows security only updates

Hi Ethel,
as a start run,using administater rights
sfc /scannow
then
chkdsk.

wont hurt to run them on your other comp either

Roy

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Review and install updates Total items selected: (2)
Security Update for Windows XP (823980)
Download size: 1.2 MB, 4 minutes
A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to remotely compromise a computer running Microsoft® Windows® and gain complete control over it. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Read more...

821557: Security Update (Windows XP)
Download size: 5.1 MB, 16 minutes
An identified security issue in Microsoft Windows could allow an attacker to compromise a Microsoft Windows-based system and then take a variety of actions. For example, an attacker could execute code on the system. By installing this update, you can help protect your computer. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

MS03-028 : Flaw in ISA Server Error Pages Could Allow Cross-Site Scripting Attack (816456)

MS03-027 : Unchecked Buffer in Windows Shell Could Enable System Compromise (821557)

MS03-026 : Buffer Overrun In RPC Interface Could Allow Code Execution (823980)

http://www.microsoft.com/security/security_bulletins/MS03-027.asp

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?url=/technet/security/bulletin/MS03-027.asp
 

Answer:Security Updates for Windows XP

I posted an article that may be of use to those looking to close this:

http://forums.techguy.org/t145656/s.html

Hope it helps...

-Z
 

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Microsoft Security Updates CD (Free)

"MS have finally announced the release of this CD which will update all version of Windows from Win98. It contains SP1 for XP as an example, as well as many more recent critical updates to about October 2003 - and it is free.
This CD is only available for Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows 98, and Windows 98 Second Edition (SE).
from
http://www.microsoft.com/security/protect/cd/order.asp

Apparently the UK version is not available from the above url.

The UK version can be ordered from this url however you will need a NET Passport to order it.

http://www.microsoft.com/uk/security/protect/update.mspx

According to the web page it also includes trial versions of Antivirus & firewall software for those without those applications

I recommend everybody to order it, especially if you have problems getting to update due to slower connections
 

Answer:Windows security updates on CD

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Hi all,

I was wondering if anyone could tell me/ point me in the right direction what caused microsoft to release so many security updates across all systems on Wednesday?

I have heard that these were triggered because of a new virus or similar and I have been having issues with my pc(s) for a few weeks now, so I thought I may have picked up the problem pre update...

I'll post my issue with the PC's in the network forum if you are interested.


Thanks in advance.

Doo0592

Answer:Cause of windows security updates 13/10/10

I also was interested as to why so many security updates but I have had no prior issues with my system.
It will be interesting to see what other's are experiencing.
What AV and Firewall are you currently using?
I am running MSE and windows firewall and so far so good.

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Is there a way to get just security updates in windows?
I don't want feature and other updates
 

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For the last couple of weeks I've been trying to get the latest updates from Windows. I got them for my main pc and my daughtere's laptop but this laptop will not download them. It gets to the download page and then just hangs, freezes. I followed the windows troubleshooting guide and it appears to be a problem with 'Background Intelligent Transfer Service' not started. Whenever I try to start it a message comes up that says "Window could not start this - refer to service error 2147024894" Does anyone here know how to fix this ? The laptop is a Packard-Bell EasyNote A7718 - OS is Windows XP home with SP-2, connection by BT broadband. I have scanned for virus and spyware and also done a system recovery back to the start except I kept my settings etc.

Answer:Windows security updates

There may be some dependancies switched of so it will not start. Assuming you are doing the above in Services

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Just recently had the pleasure of removing a malware infestation, (Could'nt have done it with your help) Thanks again dvk01!
Anyways, seems I'm unable to update with any of the recently published security updates. They show downloading but are unable to install. Is there a chance something was removed that aids installation?
 

Answer:Windows Security Updates

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Hi, hopefully someone can help and advise how I overcome this problem.  I successfully registered for windows 10 upgrade which has been downloaded to my PC but I'm not in the position to install the new Windows. However I still want to install the recent windows 7 updates which came in on the 8th September. How can I do this with out installing Windows 10.

Answer:Windows 7 Security Updates

Hello.  I am still on Windows 7 as well.  What I have been doing, with both the August and September "Black Tuesday" Windows updates, was/is go to the Optional Updates section and uncheck Windows 10 update, then I go to the Important updates and check all of the Windows 7 updates and install them.  I have not had any issues.  It has worked both times.
 
I am hanging off on doing the Windows 10 update for now, waiting for it to become a bit more stable, even though I have "reserved" my copy.
 
Hope this helps, and have a great day.
 
Regards,
-Phil

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Sometimes after re-starting the computer after receiving Windows security updates my date/clock will be thrown off. It will also change my e-mail from OutLook Express to Microsoft Office OutLook.

How come ???


Thanks for your time,
Dennis

Answer:Windows Security Updates

Anyone ??

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Are Windows 7 Pro security updates still available. 
Last night performed a check for windows updates and after several hours no results. 
I have notice this with several other Windows 7 machines.

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Laptop downloads and installs 32 bit files OK but stops- after starting- the 64 bit ones with the error message 800BO100.
Running Windows 7 and wanting to install SP1.
Any ideas?
Thanks

Answer:Windows Security Updates

800BO100 Usually relates to your firewall blocking the update.
Try disabling the firewall while you download the update.

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I just recently upgraded to Windows 7 Pro...

Somewhere I heard that MS Security Updates for Win 7 Pro must be acquired via
some kind of circuitous method, as opposed to just a direct download--is this true?

I tried to get MS security updates for my authentic copy of Win 7 Pro, and the procedure
just stalled....
 

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I have windows 8 did not have the data when they had the 8.1 update now i am not get security updates is there anything i can do without buying windows 10

Answer:windows 8 security updates

Pretty sure you have to be at least on 8.1 for updates and all.

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I keep getting the same security update downloading onto my pc ( yes i do know the arguments for and against automatic updates and i choose to have this selected ). The update is KB828741. Firstly is this the same update time after time or is there something different that i have missed, and secondly do i need it. I am running xp pro.

Answer:Security updates for windows XP

Hi Charlitax, go to click here and download the fix manually to see if that sorts it

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Hi all!Please follow this link click hereYou will see that there are so many security updates besides sp2 for win xp.So, if I have installed win xp with integrated sp2 already, which security updates do I still need to install from the list of the abovce link?Thanks!

Answer:Windows XP SP2 and other security updates

Go here and will scan your PC and tell you which you need click here

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Read a Brink thread on IE9 and a question percolated.

Internet Explorer is part of Windows 7 and can't be uninstalled, merely "turned off". I don't use IE and I have it turned off at the earliest possibility.

A few years back, when I used ATI/AMD's control panel's links, IE would run to access the hyperlinks, instead of the default browser. Very disturbing! I have not encountered that scenario since then. Relief!

I did a return-to-factory install in March and according to the update history, Windows Update has not pushed a Security Update for Internet Explorer onto my system.

Is my system relatively secure in regards to the unpatched Internet Explorer that is integral to Windows 7?

Answer:Windows 7 + IE Security Updates

Hello Gigggles,

I would recommend completely updating IE to 9, with all patches, and simply setting another browser as your default. The truth is that windows itself often will use IE, refusing to use all other browsers. This won't hurt anything, it is just how it is set up. No reason to disable IE completely, even from a security standpoint.

The security factor would come into play with the browser you run most of your websites from. Make sure that browser is completely updated at all times, and all important or critical windows updates are installed.

So my suggestion would be, once again, to update everything, and just use the browser you are most comfortable with.

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hello,         In trying to create space on my C drive is it ok to remove security updates from 2007 2008 2009 2010 I have a lot of them. How do you know what is safe to remove.Thanks for your help.

Answer:windows security updates

Quote from: shamrock9 on July 26, 2011, 01:07:41 AM is it ok to remove security updates from 2007 2008 2009 2010 I have a lot of them. No, leave themQuote from: shamrock9 on July 26, 2011, 01:07:41 AMHow do you know what is safe to remove.Research, google is your friend.

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Any one else having problems logging onto Microsofts Security Downloads Page?I just wondered if the latest download from Nortons live update had caused problems on my PC running XP pro. Norton has already requested that windows firewall should be turned off and let Norton take over!

Answer:Windows Security Updates

I believe windows firewall will clash with Norton, try turning it off and see if it solves the problem.

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Hello -

I just went to the Windows update page and was told I couldn't access the update because I didn't have administration rights. It suggested I go to my Control Panel, User Accounts and have a look see. It had only two listings: My name under which "computer administrator" was written and Guest which was turned off.

I'm guessing, but this might be happening from when I logged on in the safe mode yesterday and logged on under my name. I was given two options: administrator and my name. Was I suppose to log in as the administrator? Is that why I can't access Windows Updates?

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
 

Answer:Can't get Windows Security Updates

Hi. Me again. I just logged in as Administrator in the safe mode and that didn't help. Thanks.
 

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Howdo, i was looking in the Add/Remove programs section of the Control Panel, and i've noticed this great list of Windows Security Updates. Is it safe to delete them?, as i've had them and had them insatalled via Automatc Updates. Some of these updates go back to last year. Sorry if it seems like a beginners question.Thanks in advance.

Answer:Windows Security Updates?

No leave them in.You can untick the box "Show updates" at the top of the ADD /remove screen to hide these updates from the window.

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Hello, i was wondering how i can locate and delete any single update that has been downloaded by Windows Security Update. i would like to delete one of the updates, it has not yet been installed, just downloaded. whenever i try to install any updates, it tries to install that one i don't want first, so i was wondering how i could delete it.....it doesn't give me the option of choosing which of the downloaded updates i can install. so could someone please tell me how to locate a security update?
 

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Can someone point me to resources that talk about how to manage Windows security updates for X number of hosts on a local network?

To be specific, I manage a 30 node private network (XP pro sp3)at my place of business. I have all "autoupdates" turned off on all machines so as not to use up bandwidth in the event a large service pack is made available and all nodes do an update at the same time.

I want to find out if there is a way to manage updates by either downloading the updates to one server and pointing the Desktops to that server, or managing when each individual machine will perform an update from one location.

Answer:Windows Security Updates

<<...so as not to use up bandwidth in the event a large service pack is made available and all nodes do an update at the same time.>>

Since SPs are rather infrequent...and well-publicized before release...I don't know if I would adopt that line of thought. XP has had 3 in 8 years of availability to the public.

Louis

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There are six new updates to be had for all on the windows update website. They are all urgent and need to be installed as soon as possible.J.B.

Answer:windows security updates

done yesterday...........Many thanx.

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I recently upgraded to Windows 7 Pro and tried to get the latest MS security updates--but the procedure
just stalled out with no conclusion...

Do security updates for Win 7 Pro get acquired by a route different from the normal Win 7
procedure of direct download?
 

Answer:Windows 7 Pro Security Updates?

Your post has insufficient detail to assist
Please copy and paste to your reply the information in the white box when you run this
http://static.techguy.org/download/SysInfo.exe

Include please the make and full model of the computer if branded

From which OS did you upgrade to 7 Pro and indeed where was the upgrade media from
 

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My HD recently started to sound funny, so I went out and got another one. I did a clean install with the new HD, took the files I wanted off of the old one (only things like docs and pics, no progs), and proceeded to install my version of XP Pro, which is 3 years old. I have all of the original CD's that came with my various components and I used them in the install, than updated as needed. The sound was working fine until I did all of the High Priority updates from Microsoft. Since there were so many of them, and since I didn't want to install them one at a time, I cannot pinpoint which update caused my soundcard to crash. I was getting a problem about "cmicnfg.cpl" or something similar, and didn't find anything here at the time.

I found a link (via Google) about removing the C-Media drivers, deleting reg. keys, etc but the uninstaller in the link is dead. Other people apparently are having trouble with this driver but I have not seen it specifically posted here. I did do the reg key removals as specified in the link and the "cmicnfg'cpl" error message went away.

After the HD install, I took a few days to D/L and install the updates; I did them in 3 groups of roughly 30. I did a system restore each time but to no avail. The sound card worked fine for the first couple of days. I tried removing/reinstalling drivers, I tried uninstalling and letting windows sense the sound card, and everything else I have come across.

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Answer:No sound after Windows Security Updates

This confuses me :confused




It doesn't matter whether I get the driver from the Mobo CD or from RealtekClick to expand...

....when you stated earlier....




...a problem about "cmicnfg.cpl"...
...about removing the C-Media drivers, deleting reg. keys, etc...Click to expand...

The file named 'cmicnfg.cpl' is the CMedia control panel program for custom audio settings, and CMedia and RealTek are NOT the same thing. Chances are, the RealTek is the built-in onboard audio adapter, and CMedia is an add-on PCI sound card. You have to determine which of the two you want to use. If you want to use the on-board audio, unplug the power cord, open the case, and remove the PCI sound card, reboot, and install the RealTek audio driver. If you want to use the sound card, go into the system BIOS right when you first power up and find the setting to disable the on-board audio; it is usually listed under Integrated Peripherals or maybe under Advanced BIOS Settings... all BIOSes are different so you may need to poke around a bit, or read the motherboard manual. After disabling the on-board audio in the BIOS, be sure to save your changes when exiting, reboot, and install the drivers for the sound card.

I hope this helps! Good luck!

[dlb]
:major

(If you're not using a sound card, then I'm REALLY confused and you'll need to clear up the situation with the two different audio chips mentioned; CMedia and RealTek AC'97)
 

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Microsoft has updates for Windows 10 which I cannot install as I get a message that HP Drive encryption is incompable with the upgrade and I must remove HP Drive encryption from my PC.  How do I remove drive encription and retain my data in a usable format?  Somewhere I read thar data on the HD is encoded and cannot be read if HP Drive Encryption is removed.

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I was just looking back at my updates and it says that I have been failing all security updates since 8/6/16 and they all give the error code 80070308. What can I do about this

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Windows XP PRO v5.1 with SPK 2 - Every day I receive a msg that there are updates ready for download. When I attempt to download a window returns to say "The following updates cannot be downloaded" There is a large list, also I cannot download SPK3 - I use Mozilla FireFox

Answer:xp cannot download many of the windows security updates

Welcome to TSF....

There are a number of things that can break Windows Update in XP, including performing a repair/reinstall. Some are also having issues after installing Service Pack 3. For a quick fix, do this:

Open Notepad and copy/paste the following : Blue : text:

Regsvr32 wups2.dll /s
Regsvr32 licdll.dll /s
Regsvr32 regwizc.dll /s
regsvr32 msxml.dll /s
regsvr32 msxml2.dll /s
regsvr32 msxml3.dll /s
regsvr32 comcat.dll /s
regsvr32 shdoc401.dll /s
regsvr32 shdoc401.dll /i /s
regsvr32 asctrls.ocx /s
regsvr32 oleaut32.dll /s
regsvr32 shdocvw.dll /I /s
regsvr32 shdocvw.dll /s
regsvr32 browseui.dll /s
regsvr32 browseui.dll /I /s
regsvr32 msrating.dll /s
regsvr32 mlang.dll /s
regsvr32 hlink.dll /s
regsvr32 mshtmled.dll /s
regsvr32 urlmon.dll /s
regsvr32 plugin.ocx /s
regsvr32 sendmail.dll /s
regsvr32 scrobj.dll /s
regsvr32 mmefxe.ocx /s
regsvr32 corpol.dll /s
regsvr32 jscript.dll /s
regsvr32 msxml.dll /s
regsvr32 imgutil.dll /s
regsvr32 thumbvw.dll /s
regsvr32 cryptext.dll /s
regsvr32 rsabase.dll /s
regsvr32 inseng.dll /s
regsvr32 iesetup.dll /i /s
regsvr32 cryptdlg.dll /s
regsvr32 actxprxy.dll /s
regsvr32 dispex.dll /s
regsvr32 occache.dll /s
regsvr32 occache.dll /i /s
regsvr32 iepeers.dll /s
regsvr32 urlmon.dll /i /s
regsvr32 cdfview.dll /s
regsvr32 webcheck.dll /s
regsvr32 mobsync.dll /s
regsvr32 pngfilt.dll /s
regsvr32 licmgr10.dll /s
regsvr32 icmfilter.dll /s
regsvr32 hhctrl.ocx /s
regsvr32 inetcfg.dll /s
regsvr32 tdc.ocx /s
regsvr32 MSR2C.DLL /s
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I have a clean install of Windows 10 Pro.

Belarc Advisor scan results show 2 missing security updates:

Hotfix Id Severity Description (click to see security bulletin)

Q2538243 Important Microsoft security update (KB2538243)
Q2565063 Important Microsoft security update (KB2565063)

Windows 10 Pro update does not identify either of these as needing to be installed. Do these need installed and how do I download and install them manually?

AlphaStealthHWSW

Answer:Missing Security Updates for Windows 10 Pro

I have W10Pro and I've just searched my updates. Neither of them are installed on my system.

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I use Microsoft's automatic updates and it recently dowloaded 6 updates but for some reason they won't install. It runs through them one by one but then just says...failed! after each attempt. I recently had the Google redirect virus that I finally got rid of so I'm not sure if something has been damaged in the process.

Here are the updates that won't install:

Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SP1 on Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008 x86 (KB2416447)
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP x86 (KB982168)
Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 and 3.5 SP1 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP x86 (KB2418241)
Security Update for .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 and 3.5 SP1 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP x86 (KB983583)
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 and .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP x86 (KB982524)
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 and .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update for .NET versions 2.0 through 3.5 (KB951847) x86

Does anyone have any ideas? Is this a problem? Is there a way to fix it. I appreciate any help

Thanks
DG

Answer:Windows XP security updates won't install

I had the same problem about a month ago. It was suggested that I should uninstall and reinstall all versions of .NET Framework using Add/Remove Programs and the .NET Framework cleanup utility. I uninstalled .NET Framework 3.5 and I decided not to reinstall it as I suspected I might not need it. I have had no problems and no more updates. When I tried to uninstall .NET Framework 2.0, it would not do so because I need the program. So you may need some versions of the program and may not need others depending on whether you have an app that needs it. .NET Framework is a very confusing product.

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how often is it that Windows releases new security updates and then that way I can check for updates the day that they are released thanks

Answer:How often does Windows release new security updates

Once a month. 2nd Tuesday
Patch Tuesday - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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For those of us still using Windows XP it might be possible to continue receiving Security Updates. By using a registry hack it is possible to make your computer appear as a POS Terminal (Point of Service/Self Service Supermarket Till).
Obviously adjusting your registry is dangerous and is done at your own risk. Make an Image Backup of your hard drive first! The link below explains how.
XP Extended Security Update Hack
Peter.

Answer:Windows XP Extended Security Updates?

With all the questions about the "end" of XP and the withdrawal of security updates I thought there would have been at least some reaction to my post.
I tried out the registry modification on a test XP partition and all seems to have gone well, but if you try it yourself you do so at your own risk.
Peter.

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hi

i reallty want to reformat my pc
i don't want to instal XP SP3 it sucks
but i need it because it has all the xp updates which i need them

i want to install sp2, with the new updates
though i don't have fast internet to download them

can i backup them and install them later

please need a quick solution

i can't bear this dumb sp3

peace

Answer:how to back-up my windows security updates..

I don't believe it's possible to backup the Windows updates, sorry.

If SP3 is causing issues for you, why don't you just uninstall it?
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/950249

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I am having trouble doing my windows updates. I had to restore the pc to factory settings and there are updates I need to do. It's windows ME and the updates are cumulative update for outlook express 6 service pack 1. windows automatic update Internet explorer navigation sound update. When i attempt to do these from the microsoft website, it attempts t o do them but its almost like the install button hangs for a second, then it says updates were not installed. I have called microsoft and was on the phone with them for several hours and they didn't solve it. The only thing i got from them was that the 32 dll files may be missing. Please email any help you can ..thanks Lenny [email protected]
 

Answer:Trouble with windows me security updates

Turn off autoupdates and try then
 

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Hi,These are the High Priority Security Updates that come up for me at Windows Update this month:Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - May 2007 (KB890830)Download size: 7.7 MB , 20 minutes After the download, this tool runs once to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps to remove any infection found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center or run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool is not a replacement for an anti-virus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an anti-virus product. Update for Windows XP (KB930916)Typical download size: 307 KB , 2 minutes This is a reliability update. Install this update to resolve an issue where a third-party driver installed on a computer that is running Windows XP may prevent you from opening files successfully on a NTFS file system volume. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP (KB931768)Download size: 4.5 MB , 12 minutes Security issues have been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise a system running Internet Explorer and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by ins... Read more

Answer:Questions About May Ms Windows Security Updates

1 - I dunno, but if you're running Windows Update it should be all that you need.2 - No issues here (but I'm not using XP anymore - other than in a VM)2a - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931768#appliesto2b - see 2a2c - not likely, but it is possible (not much help, am I? 3 - If it ain't broke, don't fix it. But be SURE that it doesn't apply to you, if you goof you'll be stuck with the problem. Since it refers to drivers in general, I'd say it was advisable to install it.4 - When I download it, it says it's 6.79 mB - don't see any reference to 7.7 mB (but I've already downloaded it through Windows Update so I don't have the size from there).

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Going to try this post again, no replies to first post about 5 days ago.

Problem: All Updates are failing for Windows 7 for x64-based systems. Updates were released on Jan 8th.
Ran Malware Bytes - no items detected.

Machine reboots every night trying to install the updates and they fail every day.
Updates had no problem previously.
I am not sure what else to do or check.
This is one of the updates:
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-078 - Critical
The list of updates seem primarily like security updates.

I've attached a screen dump of the updates that failed
 Updates_Fail.PNG   41.37KB
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Answer:Windows 7 x64 Security Updates Failed

Download Windows Repair (all in one) from this siteInstall the program then run it.Go to Step 2 and allow it to run CheckDisk by clicking on Do It button:Once that is done then go to Step 3 and allow it to run System File Check by clicking on Do It button:Go to Step 4 and under "System Restore" click on Create button:Go to Start Repairs tab and click Start button.Please ensure that ONLY items seen in the image below are ticked as indicated (they're all checked by default):Click on box next to the Restart System when Finished. Then click on Start.

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Hi Guys, i have an issue on my laptop (windows XP, service pack 2, norton 2009 AV) i cannot install any windows security updates, earlier this year i think i had the Conficker virus because i couldn't access any anti virus sites or microsoft, at the time i had AVG Free antivirus which i assumed was causing the problem so i uninstalled it to install Norton instead,, anyway to cut a long story short i used another forum and by posting the hi-jack log and running combofix i was able to load Norton, get onto antivirus sites, Microsoft etc but am still unable to install windows updates and SP3, the help on the old forum seems to have dried up, so i hope some one on here may be able to finalise my problemsThanks in advance Gary 

Answer:Cannot install windows security updates.

Welcome to Computer Hope Gazza211.We need you to go here, follow the directions EXACTLY and post the log files as requested.A specialist will be with you, but be patient, we are all volunteers.

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Windows 98 and ME are legacy Operating Systems which are being maintained on extended support by Microsoft Security. Security releases for 98 and ME will generally lag behind the security updates made for XP and 2000 which are under current support. Several critical updates for calendar year 2005 are now available through the Windows Update process for 98 and ME. In updating one of our home PCs, six critical updates were successfully applied and everything continues to work well so far.Windows 98 and ME security updates released on March 10, 2005http://www.techweb.com/wire/security/159400240Windows Update Link for 98 and ME http://www.microsoft.com/windowsupdate

Answer:Windows 98 and ME - Critical Security Updates available

As always, thanks.
Cheers,
John

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Published: April 12, 2005The security updates for April 2005 include several high-priority updates for Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Internet Explorer, a component of Windows. If you have any of the software listed on this page installed on your computer, you should install the related update.---> Windows Security Updates Summary for April 2005Security Bulletin MS05-016Maximum severity:Important (What is maximum severity?) Update number: 893086 (What is an update number?) Supported software affected:? Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3) and SP4 ? Windows XP SP1 and SP2 ? Windows XP 64-Bit Edition SP1 (Itanium) ? Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2003 (Itanium) ? Windows Server 2003 ? Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems Technical bulletin: Vulnerability in Windows Shell That Could Allow Remote Code Execution (893086)Security Bulletin MS05-017Maximum severity: Moderate Update number: 892944 Supported software affected:? Windows 2000 SP3 and SP4 ? Windows XP SP1 ? Windows XP 64-Bit Edition SP1 (Itanium) Technical bulletin: Vulnerability in Message Queuing Could Allow Code Execution (892944)Security Bulletin MS05-018Maximum severity: Important Update number: 890859 Supported software affected:? Windows 2000 SP3 and SP4 ? Windows XP SP1 and SP2 ? Windows XP 64-Bit Edition SP1 (Itanium) ? Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2003 (Itanium) ? Windows Server 2003 ? Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems Technical bulletin: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel Could All... Read more

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when i turn on my pc the red shield(windows security alert) keeps poping up telling me my automatic updtes are switched off. security centre wont allow me to switch it on. i go to control panel and into system and automatic updates to click it on (recommended). but the shield keeps poping up saying its off. i also cant go direct to download updates. i had several trojan viruses but removed them all with malwarebytes anti-malware and spybot search and destroy. scans are now showing up clean. please can someone help me.... thanks
 

Answer:cant turn on windows security updates

Hi,

Sorry for delayed response. Forums have been really busy. If you still need help with this do following, please.
Download DDS and save it to your desktop from here or here or here.
Disable any script blocker, and then double click dds file to run the tool.
When done, DDS will open two (2) logs:
DDS.txt
Attach.txt

Save both reports to your desktop. Post them back to your topic.

 

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A couple of days ago Vista did one of the usual updates. These are security updates. Every time I shut it down it says WINDOWS CAN'T CONFIGURE UPDATES. I have AVAST security on my computer and I even unistalled it while trying to do the update and still its a no go. Any idea what it could be?
 

Answer:Computer won't except Windows Security Updates.

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I have never seen any issues with Windows updates but about a month ago I got update notifications, installed as usual but after the restart found that I cannot launch any application. I have removed all the latest updates and it helped.

Several days ago I received Windows Update notification again and tried to install it but faced the same issue. I found that these are the security updates that are causing the problems. Here they are: Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2876315), (KB2872339), (KB2876315)

I wonder if this a general issue and I should wait for Microsoft to fix it during their next updates or this problem has to do with computer configuration and I have to change something. Maybe my current antivirus is guilty (I use AVG free antivirus 2013)
 

Answer:Problem with Windows 7 security updates

When you say you cannot launch any application, does it give an error message ? Or do you just get the I am Busy circle cursor ?
 

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on the windows update site for xp, are the Security Updates for Windows XP only for the windows firewall?thanks

Answer:are the Security Updates only for windows firewal

No.

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hi all, i've got an old PC here that i'm thinking of using as a streaming PC that'll stream music and movies. i just wanted to know if Windows XP was still being updated with security updates.

thanks for any help!
 

Answer:Is Windows XP still being updated with security updates?

Yes but they will end next Spring.

Windows XP SP3 and Office 2003
Support Ends April 8, 2014
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/endofsupport.aspx

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/help/what-does-end-of-support-mean

The 2 Tuesday of each month you have Updates.

So if your asking then I guess you have a whole lot of updates to get. Was 19 updates for XP on 7/9/2013
 

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Someone mentioned in another thread that you can use SP2 without Wdws updates. Won't their comps face security risks if they do that?

Answer:SP2's Windows updates & security risk

thats how blaster and sasser spread so fast. both had patches that would avoid these viruses from infecting machines.

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Hi AllI was checking Add & Remove Programs to see if there was anything I could get rid of when I discovered all the Windows SEcurity Updates were missing. A friend in the computer business says that I have been hacked. Is this likely? Can I get them back.Trenchfoot

Answer:Missing Windows security Updates

Not really an answer to your problem but have you checked windows update to make sure you are up to date?

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There are two critical updates KB 945553 and KB 948590 which will not install either on automatic updates or through windows update. I get an error code 0x80070005 which I know means access denied, but I don't know why or how to rectify this. I have run the MGAdiag.exe which shows that my copy of XP is genuine,(found this as a possible solution through Google) but this made no difference. Does anyone have any idea why this is happening?

Answer:Windows Security Updates won't install

Try click here

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Hi, Im running Vista Ultimate, Have a deascent firewall and antivirus and dislike the microsoft updates, Is there any way to delete/remove/disable the Windows Alerts for Windows Update?

Answer:Windows Update Security Updates.

Look below
Security Center

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hello,

i've been having some problems with my computer as it suddenly became unbearably slow, so i thought it could be the copy of windows xp, as i've had problems with windows xp before. so i formatted the drive and installed a new copy of windows xp home edition. the problem started when i tried using windows update to download the available updates, some of the available updates downloaded and installed normally, but when i tried to download and install security and critical updates the computer turns off during the install of the first update, when i turn it on and try to update again it says all updates are downloaded and ready for install, and when i try installing again the computer turns off while installing the update, i tried removing the first update from the list, but the same happened again and again. and while typing this in the computer turned off and i did not even try to install any updates, i just got more confused.

please help, i'm going crazy..........
 

Answer:Can't install windows security updates

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I have a clean install of Windows 10 Pro.

Belarc Advisor scan results show 2 missing security updates:

Hotfix Id Severity Description (click to see security bulletin)

Q2538243 Important Microsoft security update (KB2538243)
Q2565063 Important Microsoft security update (KB2565063)

Windows 10 Pro update does not identify either of these as needing to be installed. Do these need installed and how do I download and install them manually?

AlphaStealthHWSW

Answer:Missing Security Updates for Windows 10 Pro

I have W10Pro and I've just searched my updates. Neither of them are installed on my system.

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The recent round(11-12-14 to present) of Windows updates have at least shown some light on issues I have faced for well over 2 years. Has anyone heard if they are going to publish more regarding the  "Kernel,Ole,Kerberos, and other subjects in the near future?

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I have had troble with turning my Hp Pavilion 64-bit,vista  So I upgraded my PC by putting a Windows 7 professional disc in. Now I can-not get a Browser that will allow windows update or Security updates as a message stating my Browser is out of date,
and can-not find a browser that can, Please can you help.

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I have had troble with turning my Hp Pavilion 64-bit,vista  So I upgraded my PC by putting a Windows 7 professional disc in. Now I can-not get a Browser that will allow windows update or Security updates as a message stating my Browser is out of date,
and can-not find a browser that can, Please can you help.

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hi there i am new to the forum so i hope i have posted correctly and in the right area, i am having trouble with my laptop everytime i shut down or boot up my laptop there are the same constant updates that windowns is wanting to perform but they fail every time .
Security update for windows 7 code (KB2758857)
Update for windows 7 (KB2726535)
Security updates for windows 7 (KB2790113)
Windows 7 service pack 1 (KB976932)
Also it came up with an update error code of 80244022
Scripted diagnostics native host has stopped working
please help me i am a wizz on the internet but sadly not when it comes to the technical side

Answer:windows service pack 1,security update for windows 7 fail updates

Try System Restore to before the problem began. This might force Updates to install correctly this time.

If not work through these steps:
Windows Update - Reset - Windows 7 Forums
System Update Readiness Tool fixes Windows Update errors in Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008

If these don't help check the System File integrity: SFC /SCANNOW Command

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Hello, The environment is as follows:
Windows 8.1 Pro with certain security updates installed causes an issue for Standard users using VMWare Workstation 8 where the mouse clicks that are meant for a VM, are not registered by the VM every time, sometimes it takes 4 to 5 clicks to register in
the VM and then other times you have to move the mouse outside the VM window and bring it back in for the mouse clicks to register. This issue is not present for Administrator users.
I have already narrowed down one update specifically that causes this issue, by uninstalling all security updates, the problem went away, as I installed one update at a time back on to the system, update KB3087039 triggered the issue, I thought this
was a resolution, to just keep that update off my end users machines, but when I installed the rest of the security updates, excluding that update, the issue returned.
I could uninstall and reinstall and narrow this down further, but my main concern is that one, this may create security issues that these updates are intended to fix, and two, that would create a lot of administrative overhead, especially if more security
updates in the future will cause the issue to return.
I would like for Microsoft to investigate this issue and either fix the problem with these updates or come up with a new update I can deploy that fixes this problem, if such an update already exists, I would greatly appreciate to be pointed in its direction
either by KB number o... Read more

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I have tried to resolve using Malwarebytes - nothing was detected.
I have tried to manually update the MS Sec Essentials database - it will not run the update.
Windows Updates won't run as it says the services aren't running - BITS & Windows update services both say they are running under Services.

I also tried the TDSS rootkiller repair - (have attached the log)
This is a DHCP system - there are no manual DNS entries (I have checked).
There are no extranesous entries in the hosts file.

I know I'm infected somewhere & I could really use an expert's help.

Answer:Windows error 0xc8000222 when trying to run Windows Updates/MS Security Essentials

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I have a problem with windows 10 and wish that someone
with more experience can help me understad if what i'm
going to ask is possible:

i would like to use windows (10 pro) as a stable system to
work on my projects, so i was using windows 10 1607
and had set the "defer upgrades" to avoid feature upgrades.
I do not want to stop security/fix updates, only stop
system changing upgrades.

In spite of the "defer upgrades" settings the system
upgraded to 1703 creative update and i was not able
anymore to connect to the system remotely so i had
several problems to understand what was goind on and
to restore connectivity.

Is it possible to stop this behavior and maintain
a stable windows 10 version untill it is supported
(namely untill it receive security uptates)?

So help me understand if windows 10 pro is trustworthy
or just a crippled OS and i may need windows 10 enterprise
to do what i need without having the OS fighting back
the system settings i choose to set.

P.S. i'm not a windows twearker messing with
regedit etc, i'm hoping there is a simple way
to do this because if i have to fight against
what it seems to me windows 10 is supposed to do (upgrade itself),
i'm not going to do that but i'll replace it instead.

So to whom have more windows 10 insights
i'm i doomed or is there a way to avoid upgrades?

thanks.

Answer:How to stop windows 10 Upgrades (not security updates)

Windows as a service is designed to continuously evolve, with two planned Feature Updates each year, you can defer updates on the "pro" version for up to 12 months.

Each new feature build will be supported for a maximum of Two years

There is no guarantee that a version over two years old will be supported with any updates including security updates, (the update to the next Feature version resets the support clock for that version to two years)

There is a special version of the Enterprise SKU that is known as the Long Term Service Branch [LTSB], which reverts to the old ten Year security update model of previous Windows versions. ( this 1607 LTSB is also being used to allow those users that are caught by the Intel Decision to stop support for certain CPU Chipsets)

This would I think meet your requirements but there is a major issue. As far as I am aware, this is not available directly to individuals but only to companies, governments Etc under the Volume Licence System.

I think the latest LTSB was 1607 and there may be another in the next two or three releases. This may be available with an MSDN subscription but obviously that will cost considerably more than following the Planned update regime (Free)

Edit

You may also see the LTSB identified as CBB, ( Current Branch for Business).

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I have been having problems in installing the updates that I have listed below. For each update I attempted to install them individually but they would not install. I also downloaded the SURT 6.1 KB947821 v27. The problem has been going on now for about 2 months. (whenever the issue with the updates comes to mind I am never near my pc). Thank you in advance.


Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 9 for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2838727)
Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2757638)
Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2785220)
Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2790113)
Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2813170)
Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2813430)
Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2839894)
Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2726535)
Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2773072)
Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2786400)
Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2798162)
Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2808679)
.

Answer:Windows 7 Ultimate (64) Security updates not installing.

Please follow the Windows Update Posting Instructions and post the requested data

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I'm using Windows XP. On the "Windows Security Center" page I'm unable to turn ON the Automatic Updates. I've followed there directions and have gone to the "Control Panel" then to "Automatic Updates". On that particular page I'm able to highlight "Automatic (recommended)" to upload everyday at 2:00am. But my Windows security Center doesn't allow me to turn it ON. I'm not that advanced with computers so if anybody has a suggestion please speak basic. Thanks

Answer:Can't turn ON my "Windows Security" Auto updates.

Hi Fishin -Are the options to select Automatic Updates in any way "greyed out", meaning a bit harder to see and operate ??http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/regs_edits/updaterestore.regThe link above from Kelleys Korner (very trusted site) may help you to restore this back to normal.Worth a try -Thank You -

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On "Update Tuesday", which is on the 11th this month, Microsoft plans to release 5 new security updates for Windows XP.

This is courtesy of http://bink.nu

On 11 April 2006 Microsoft is planning to release:

Security Updates

&#8226; Four Microsoft Security Bulletin affecting Microsoft Windows. The highest Maximum Severity rating for these is Critical. Some of these updates will require a restart. These updates will be detectable using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and the Enterprise Scan Tool. One of the updates will be a cumulative Internet Explorer update that addresses the publicly known "CreateTextRange" vulnerability.

&#8226; One Microsoft Security Bulletin affecting Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows. The highest Maximum Severity rating for this is Moderate. These updates may require a restart. These updates will be detectable using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and the Enterprise Scanning Tool.

Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool

&#8226; Microsoft will release an updated version of the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool on Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Windows Server Update Services and the Download Center.

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A few days ago Windows Security alert came up, and since then I cannot get automatic updates from windows at all. I ran MSE, Mbam, kapersky, spybot, and none of them are detecting anything.

.
DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFSx86 NETWORK
Run by Administrator at 20:23:08.26 on Thu 04/14/2011
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_23
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3582.3086 [GMT -7:00]
.
AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Disabled/Outdated* {EDB4FA23-53B8-4AFA-8C5D-99752CCA7095}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\Antimalware\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\dds.scr
.
============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============
.
uInternet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = hxxp://www.trendmicro.com/go/hjt/win9x//?hjtver=2.0.2&winver=Windows%20NT%205.01.2600&iever=7.0.5730.13
BHO: {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - No File
BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class: {06849e9f-c8d7-4d59-b87d-784b7d6be0b3} - c:\program files\adobe\acrobat 7.0\activex\AcroIEHelper.dll
BHO: IObitCom Toolbar: {31c7d459-9cc3-44f2-9dca-fc117... Read more

Answer:Windows Security Alert pop up. Cannot get automatic updates.

Hello and Welcome to the forums! My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.Click on the Watch Topic Button and select Immediate Notification and click on proceed, this will help you to get notified faster when I have replied and make the cleaning process faster.In order for me to see the status of the infection I will need a new set of logs to start with.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.DeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop.

Double click DeFogger to run the tool.
The application window will appear Click the Disable button to disable your CD Emulation drivers Click Yes to continue A 'Finished!' message will ap... Read more

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I usually download Update files and install offline. I just installed a batch of Windows Updates and Windows Security Updates (I can give a list if needed) and now can't install any more.
I get a message box

with no specific details.
I could try playing with setting in IE, but if anyone knows what I need to change I would appreciate knowing what.

Answer:Offline Windows Updates - Security problem

Hey mate,

If you -absolutely- trust that they are correct and clean, you can click the arrow to show more details. Usually this provides an option to install anyway. Also, click the blue link and that may tell you how to skirt around the block. Hope this helps!

It may just be recognizing that it has major system changes that could potentially be dangerous if they were installed from a bad source

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Hi all,

This is just an inconvenience for me. My Windows security updates are set to d/l at 3 am. Windows 7 Home Premium edition installs the updates and reboots the computer, which returns to my login screen.

Can I return to the old Win XP Pro behavior in which the user decides when to reboot? My computer is also my stereo, and when the music stops in the middle of the night, I have to get out of bed to restart my computer and launch Winamp.

On the same note, what do I have to do to have Winamp automatically start when Windows launches? Or should I ask that on the Winamp forums?

Thanks,

Jeff G
 

Answer:Stopping Windows 7 from rebooting after Security updates

Howto Geek is one of the places you can find the fix for this.
 

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July 2004 - WINDOWS SECURITY UPDATEShttp://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/current.aspxMS04-024: Vulnerability in Windows Shell Could Allow Remote Code Execution (839645)rated as: IMPORTANThttp://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...n/MS04-024.mspx MS04-023: IE 6 SP1 Vulnerability in HTML Help Could Allow Code Execution (840315): MS04-023rated as: CRITICALhttp://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...n/MS04-023.mspxMS04-022: Vulnerability in Task Scheduler Could Allow Code Execution (841873)rated as: CRITICALhttp://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...n/MS04-022.mspxMS04-021: Security Update for IIS 4.0 (841373)rated as: IMPORTANThttp://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...n/MS04-021.mspxMS04-020: Vulnerability in POSIX Could Allow Code Execution (841872)rated as: IMPORTANThttp://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...n/MS04-020.mspx MS04-019: Vulnerability in Utility Manager Could Allow Code Execution (842526)rated as: IMPORTANThttp://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...n/MS04-019.mspx MS04-018: Cumulative Security Update for Outlook Express (823353)rated as: MODERATEhttp://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...n/MS04-018.mspx

Answer:July 2004 - WINDOWS SECURITY UPDATES

The Internet Storm Center has an excellent description of the protection offered with each of the updates (it's the 1st site I check each morning). While an individual security update may be rated as Important, Moderate, or Critical, every security patch should be considered “critical” for protecting your system. An Important or Moderate rating just means that an vulnerable security hole may require significant user action or may be very complex for malicious individuals to develop. July 2004 - Windows Update (Summary of the Risks Coveredhttp://www.incidents.org/diary.php?date=2004-07-13 As expected, Microsoft issued its monthly security bulletin today. There are several patches designated as "critical" and "important." You can read the technical bulletin at the following URL: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...n/ms04-jul.mspx There is also a non-technical version of the alerts at the following URL: http://www.microsoft.com/security/bulletin...07_windows.mspx Swa Frantzen, a fellow ISC handler, wrote up the following summary of issues addressed by Microsoft's security bulletin: MS04-018: References CAN-2004-0215 Users of Outlook Express should look into this one. For now it's a DoS only, so it can probably be last on your priorities. As always with this kind of software, the preview pane aggravates the problem. Turning preview panes off is a good idea. MS04-19: References CAN-2004-0213 Local users can escalate to system privilege ... Read more

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I have a problem with windows 10 and wish that someone
with more experience can help me understad if what i'm
going to ask is possible:

i would like to use windows (10 pro) as a stable system to
work on my projects, so i was using windows 10 1607
and had set the "defer upgrades" to avoid feature upgrades.
I do not want to stop security/fix updates, only stop
system changing upgrades.

In spite of the "defer upgrades" settings the system
upgraded to 1703 creative update and i was not able
anymore to connect to the system remotely so i had
several problems to understand what was goind on and
to restore connectivity.

Is it possible to stop this behavior and maintain
a stable windows 10 version untill it is supported
(namely untill it receive security uptates)?

So help me understand if windows 10 pro is trustworthy
or just a crippled OS and i may need windows 10 enterprise
to do what i need without having the OS fighting back
the system settings i choose to set.

P.S. i'm not a windows twearker messing with
regedit etc, i'm hoping there is a simple way
to do this because if i have to fight against
what it seems to me windows 10 is supposed to do (upgrade itself),
i'm not going to do that but i'll replace it instead.

So to whom have more windows 10 insights
i'm i doomed or is there a way to avoid upgrades?

thanks.

Answer:How to stop windows 10 Upgrades (not security updates)

Windows as a service is designed to continuously evolve, with two planned Feature Updates each year, you can defer updates on the "pro" version for up to 12 months.

Each new feature build will be supported for a maximum of Two years

There is no guarantee that a version over two years old will be supported with any updates including security updates, (the update to the next Feature version resets the support clock for that version to two years)

There is a special version of the Enterprise SKU that is known as the Long Term Service Branch [LTSB], which reverts to the old ten Year security update model of previous Windows versions. ( this 1607 LTSB is also being used to allow those users that are caught by the Intel Decision to stop support for certain CPU Chipsets)

This would I think meet your requirements but there is a major issue. As far as I am aware, this is not available directly to individuals but only to companies, governments Etc under the Volume Licence System.

I think the latest LTSB was 1607 and there may be another in the next two or three releases. This may be available with an MSDN subscription but obviously that will cost considerably more than following the Planned update regime (Free)

Edit

You may also see the LTSB identified as CBB, ( Current Branch for Business).

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Windows security center says automatic updates is off, System Properties says it's on.

A red shield with a white x appears on the lower-right taskbar as Windows Security Alerts. In Windows Security Center, the Automatic Updates is set to off. Turning on Automatic Updates displays the message "We're sorry. The Security Center could not change your Automatic Updates settings. To try to change these settings yourself, go to System in in Control Panel. On the automatic updates tab, select Automatic (recommended), and then click ok." Following the above instructions only led me to find that the setting is already on Automatic (recommended).

I've run services.msc and Automatic Updates does not appear in the list of services.

Any help would be much appreciated.

-Djembediff

Answer:Automatic Updates for Windows Security Center

My link (pay attention to last part of the post by user)

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By Donna, in Donna's Nook.






Windows Software and Security Updates: A restart is required or not?

A software update is what you need to take advantage of new fixes or features for a program or for any application in Windows. A security updates is your first defense in protecting your computer against known vulnerabilities in any affected software. Both type of update sometimes requires a restart before the update is placed properly but there are times, Windows has failed or has not place the installed software update or security updates for your system unless you will restart the computer. How is that possible?

Scenario: You installed a software update or security update but after installation, a reboot is not required. Not required because Windows did not prompt you to restart.
This means... the user is not sure whether the security update is in its place and protecting already the PC from known vulnerabilities that was fixed by installing the said security update.

Scenario: You installed a software update or security updates... Windows prompted you to restart the system to complete with security updates' installation. You followed the rules by restarting the PC. You ran Windows Update check again and found no more updates is needed for your PC. Are you done? Maybe yes or maybe not.

How can you be sure that Windows software and/or security updates are in place already?



Read more -
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Hello,

I am experiencing two problems on my computer. My Avast! had detected a winvsnet.tmp Trojan and I moved it to chest. Then my Windows Security Automatic Updates had been turned off itself and I can not turn it back on.

When I search something on Google, it is redirected to a random site. As the site is loading I see this very long URL starting with http://clickfraudmanager.

I have no Idea about how I can get rid of this problem. If someone could help that would be great.

Answer:HELP: Windows Security Updates & Google Redirect

At this point I recommend that you visit the security forum.

You need to take care of the trojan issue first.

To get expert help with malware removal see the link below. Follow the steps

http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...oval-help.html

After completing the steps you will be advised to post a log for one of

the experts to examine. Please use the link provided to post the log not

back here.

Be patient and it may take some time for someone to assist you as that

is a busy forum.

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Checked Microsoft's Help and Support Centre website for updates.Found 2 security updates numbers: 810833 and 329170. I clicked on download and install. After going through the motions I was informed in red type that neither security update had been installed.I tried again, this time with Norton Internet Security disabled - still no joy.Can anybody help me?

Answer:Unable To Download 2 Windows XP Security Updates

Pop your XP CD in the CD Drive. Then go to...Start > Run > Type:SFC /SCANNOWClick "ok"...Restart...Disable NIS and retry the updates.

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Hi,
I am unable to find any security updates for June 2016 on my WSUS server.
Has the process changed or the date different from usual?
Thanks in advance.
Andrew

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