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    • Le_Kirk
    • By Le_Kirk 11th Oct 17, 9:42 AM
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    Windows 7 Update Oct 2017
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    • 11th Oct 17, 9:42 AM
    Windows 7 Update Oct 2017 11th Oct 17 at 9:42 AM
    Update today, so did my usual routine to check for spurious, not required on voyage updates (only monthly rollup and malicious software removal tool) and clicked GO for it. Within seconds had a black screen with "oops a failure" although it took a lot longer to say that and created a mini dump file.

    Restarted and "windows has recovered from an unusual episode" here are some useless links to files that cannot be found or read (never been able to read a mini dump file) plus a button to search for a solution - still waiting for that. Anyway up and running now, anyone had trouble with October updates?

    BTW, don't want to ditch W7 and install Linux thanks!!!
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    • John Gray
    • By John Gray 11th Oct 17, 9:49 AM
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    • 11th Oct 17, 9:49 AM
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    • 11th Oct 17, 9:49 AM
    BTW, don't want to ditch W7 and install Linux thanks!!!
    Originally posted by Le_Kirk
    That statement is going to flat-line someone else's post count!
    (But enables me to get one more in...!)
    • giraffe69
    • By giraffe69 11th Oct 17, 10:54 AM
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    • 11th Oct 17, 10:54 AM
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    • 11th Oct 17, 10:54 AM
    How about Windows 10 instead?
    • outofworksch
    • By outofworksch 11th Oct 17, 11:37 AM
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    • 11th Oct 17, 11:37 AM
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    • 11th Oct 17, 11:37 AM
    Could it have something to do with the known issues


    Known issues in this update



    SymptomWorkaroundAfter installing KB4041681, package users may see an error dialog that indicates that an application exception has occurred when closing some applications. This can affect applications that use mshtml.dll to load web content. The failure only occurs when a process is already shutting down and will not impact application functionality. Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.
    • Le_Kirk
    • By Le_Kirk 11th Oct 17, 1:34 PM
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    • #5
    • 11th Oct 17, 1:34 PM
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    • 11th Oct 17, 1:34 PM
    Could it have something to do with the known issues

    Known issues in this update
    Originally posted by outofworksch
    I did search for known issues and the link you provided assumes that the PC fires up again after the update but I didn't get that far, an immediate BSOD (Black Screen of Death). I suppose that's one way to cure the Blue Screen of Death - change the colour.

    Since the forum has not been inundated with questions it "must have been me!" I'll wait until next month - I've hidden the updates now.
    • Le_Kirk
    • By Le_Kirk 11th Oct 17, 1:35 PM
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    • #6
    • 11th Oct 17, 1:35 PM
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    • 11th Oct 17, 1:35 PM
    How about Windows 10 instead?
    Originally posted by giraffe69
    How will that help me with updating Windows 7?
    • dipsomaniac
    • By dipsomaniac 11th Oct 17, 7:41 PM
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    • #7
    • 11th Oct 17, 7:41 PM
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    • 11th Oct 17, 7:41 PM
    win10 is an update on win7. you will have to update at some point may as well do it now
    "The Holy Writ of Gloucester Rugby Club demands: first, that the forwards shall win the ball; second, that the forwards shall keep the ball; and third, the backs shall buy the beer." - Doug Ibbotson
    • Le_Kirk
    • By Le_Kirk 12th Oct 17, 10:15 AM
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    • #8
    • 12th Oct 17, 10:15 AM
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    • 12th Oct 17, 10:15 AM
    An update (but on the situation not Win 7). Fired up the laptop to allow that to update (also Win 7) and, whilst it installed the malicious software removal tool OK, the other one (monthly roll-up) failed!! Updates hidden on both machines until next month's update.
    • Le_Kirk
    • By Le_Kirk 12th Oct 17, 10:17 AM
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    • 12th Oct 17, 10:17 AM
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    • 12th Oct 17, 10:17 AM
    win10 is an update on win7. you will have to update at some point may as well do it now
    Originally posted by dipsomaniac
    Illogical Captain. Is your car insurance due next year, might as well do it now, you will have to...........

    Also, I have software that runs fine with W7 but not sure about W10, so I am staying where I am .............. for now1
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