#1 By: howtogeek, April 12th, 2013 13:37
Originally published at: http://www.howtogeek.com/151945/microsoft-recommends-uninstalling-windows-7-security-update-2823324/
While it does not happen often, every once in a while a security update to patch Windows causes more problems than it solves. Case in point, security update 2823324 that was a part of this month’s Patch Tuesday release for Windows 7. Some users have been experiencing endless rebooting or a failure of their system to restart after installing the update. To counteract the problem Microsoft has published a KB article to help get affected systems up and running again.
#2 By: Hugo, April 12th, 2013 13:46
Some blogs here is Brazil published that this problem happened mainly here. And the cause was probably a plugin that all the major banks force the users to install in order to use their sites .
If someone is interested: http://gizmodo.uol.com.br/bug-windows-7-solucao-e-causa/ (in portuguese)
#3 By: Xhi, April 12th, 2013 13:49
I assume from reading your article that this conforms to my first rule of computing, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." Thus if you are not having a problem, leave it alone! The title of the article might be a little misleading.
#4 By: Mike, April 12th, 2013 17:41
Are you suggesting to stop installing updates in general? That's terrible advice.
Step 1: Stick with outdated software.
Step 2: Get owned through a drive-by vulnerability and get your bank accounts emptied and identity stolen
Step 3: ???
Step 4: Profit!
#5 By: Rick P., April 12th, 2013 17:48
No just update as Windows 8 allows you to.
If it ain't broke, don't try to fix it with updates.
#6 By: Xhi, April 12th, 2013 17:55
But, it is broke, that's why there are updates. And it is broken in ways most of us can not determine for our selves. Personally I have updated automatically since they started updating automatically. I have never had a problem with an update that was successful messing something up. But, I do not add a lot of ad-on type software from fly-by-night developers. My systems are pretty clean, thus few problems software-wise.
#7 By: Rick P., April 12th, 2013 18:02
This system has got nothing on it except Windows 8.
Takes 5 minutes before I can log on to new Discourse HTG Site.
I think Windows 8 on this set of SSDs is "Broken" for sure ??
#8 By: Straspey, April 12th, 2013 18:02
As I mentioned in my previous post today about this issue - I have yet to install the latest updates for my Windows 7 system and - as of this morning - the KB2823324 is now unchecked by default on the updates list.
#9 By: Rick P., April 12th, 2013 18:19
Updates were Utter Disaster on Windows 8.
Everything went Fine on Windows 7 SP-2 Tuesday.
Same Machine, just different sets of SSDs running different OSes.
All Hardware is Up-To-Date.
#10 By: Xhi, April 12th, 2013 19:25
My Windows 8, 2 Windows 7s, 2 Vistas, and 2 XPs along with my daughters W7 laptop all updated with no problem. I did not even know it until I looked today. I love the magic of an auto-update at 3am.
#11 By: Rick P., April 12th, 2013 19:40
I Dual Boot Using the Bios on two machines so I don't have that luxury
The very old Third machine in the back room I just turn on when I want to get something off the Spinners.
I'm going to dispose of all of its' internals when I "can the junk" in the back room this summer.
I'll use the Case for the new Haswell Build.