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Windows 7/8.1: Updates KB2952664 & KB2976978 (02/08/2018)

[German]Also in February 2018 Microsoft released the updates KB2952664 (Windows 7) and KB2976978 (Windows 8.1). The updates are offered as optional and should evaluate the compatibility on Windows systems. Here are a few words about these updates.

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Windows 7/8.1: Update KB2952664 / KB2976978 June 2017

[German]Microsoft has re-released optional Updates KB2952664 for Windows 7 SP1 and Update KB2976978 for Windows 8.1 on June 6, 2017. Both updates has been re-released cyclically by Microsoft, but there has been issues within the past, so these updates also … Continue reading

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Windows 7/8.1: March 2017 Updates KB2952664 / KB2976978 pulled

[German]Microsoft has pulled yesterday the two March 2017 updates KB2952664 for Windows 7 SP1 and KB2976978 for Windows 8.1 and its corresponding Server versions.

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Windows 7/8.1: Updates KB2952664 / KB2976978 are back (again)

Microsoft re-released updates KB2952664 for Windows 7 SP1 and  KB2976978 for Windows 8.1 again. Here are a few details.

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Windows 7/8.1: Update KB2952664 / KB2976978 re-released

[German]Microsoft has re-released optional update KB2952664 for Windows 7 SP1 and optional update KB2976978 for Windows 8.1. Both are "snooping" updates for telemetry.

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Some confusion about Updates KB2952664/KB2976978

Microsoft has released two compatibility updates for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 at 10/05/2016. Some users are arguing, that a Windows 10 upgrade tool like the GWX app will be back.

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Windows 7: Security-only Update KB4516033 with Telemetry

[German]Microsoft has released a security-only update as of September 10, 2019. The Security-only update comes again with telemetry on board. Here is a review of what is known so far.

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Windows 7 Update KB4507456 (security only) with Telemetry

[German]It's an unpleasant surprise administrators of Windows 7 systems. July 9, 2019 patchday from Microsoft comes also with security-only Update KB4507456, but this package has telemetry on board. 

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Windows 7: The ‘Zombie’ GWX sighted again

[German]Another little conspiracy theory about the forced upgrade from Windows 7 systems to Windows 10. I just read a report that someone found GWX on a Windows 7 system. GWX doesn't upgrade this time, but some old GWX tasks are … Continue reading

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Windows: Compatibiliy Update KB3150513 (Sept. 21, 2018)

[German]Microsoft has released again on September 21, 2018 the compatibility update KB3150513 for Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1 and the still supported versions of Windows 10.

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