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Microsoft Update Problems

Hi, all. If you're having problems with MS updates, each month ALF60 lists the updates for that month in Tech Outpost on the forum and lately, we've had discussions as to some of the associated problems.

It might be worth checking the thread each month before you install them, to avert potential problems.

Here's this month's discussion. https://community.norton.com/en/forums/today-microsoft-patch-tuesday-february-10-2015

Windows 10 Home X 64

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Kudos0

Re: Microsoft Update Problems

Thank you for the link.  Microsoft Updates have always been a problem for me.  Recently I've noticed my usually fast computer has been getting very slow especially with graphics-intensive programs that used to be fast.

I did a restore yesterday and did not update from MS Updates and I no longer have a problem.  The software I was having problems with is much faster and no longer hangs.  I just worry about my system being fully protected even though I'm using Norton Security with Backup which I just installed yesterday.

Kudos1 Stats

Re: Microsoft Update Problems

If you want something considerably less "intricate", try Woody Leonhard's AskWoody website. Each month Woody watches over the screams and hollering of Windows users who have allowed Microsoft to push updates into their computers. Only after all the bad updates have been pulled or fixed, does Woody give the all clear signal to go ahead and do the updates. Woody is, by the way, a columnist for InfoWorld and a well-respected author of several Windows books on the market. I have been following his Windows Updates advice for several years now and have not run into any problems since.
Kudos0

Re: Microsoft Update Problems

sn33k3rs:
If you want something considerably less "intricate", try Woody Leonhard's AskWoody website. Each month Woody watches over the screams and hollering of Windows users who have allowed Microsoft to push updates into their computers. Only after all the bad updates have been pulled or fixed, does Woody give the all clear signal to go ahead and do the updates. Woody is, by the way, a columnist for InfoWorld and a well-respected author of several Windows books on the market. I have been following his Windows Updates advice for several years now and have not run into any problems since.

 http://www.askwoody.com/

A little bit of knowledge is... well a little bit of knowledge.
Kudos0

Re: Microsoft Update Problems

Yep. That be the one. The past few Black Tuesdays (when Microsnot pushes out their Windows Updates) have been troublesome for many Windows users. Woody's site saved many of us from a LOT of frustrations due to bad updates. Highly recommended!

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