Tag Archives: Windows 7

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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Microsoft announces Windows 7 EOL, recommends Windows 10

[German]Windows 10 is now released since 1,5 years, but Windows 7 still runs on a majority of desktop systems. Now Microsoft Germany announced in a press release “the end of life” for Windows 7 in three years (January 14, 2020) … Continue reading

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How to create a Windows 7 SP refresh media

Sometimes it’s mandatory to re-install Windows 7 SP1 on a machine. The question is, who to proceed to setup an up to date system with minimum efforts. Microsoft has published an answer to that question.

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Microsoft January 2017 Patchday summary

Microsoft has released on January 10, 2017 (Patchday) a couple of security updates for supported Windows versions, for Adobe Flash and for Microsoft Office 2016/Sharepoint.

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Windows 7/8.1: Optional INTEL System driver updates

[German]Microsoft has released since December 2016 several INTEL driver updates named as INTEL – System – <date> <version> (for instance INTEL – System – 6/28/2016). All packages are declared as optional updates for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1, and … Continue reading

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Windows 10: file system error (-1073741819) – ‘extended attributes are inconsistent’

[German]Some Windows users are facing a strange error: Suddenly the user account control (UAC) fails and the administrator account doesn’t work anymore. In some cases, the error message “file system error (-1073741819)” or the error  ‘extended attributes are inconsistent’ will … Continue reading

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Windows: How to decode update 0x8024…. errors

Sometimes Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 fails during updates or feature upgrades with an error. This blog post shows how to cover Windows Update (WU) errors with error code 0x8024….

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Rollup Updates KB3197867, KB3197868 (Windows 7), and KB3197873, KB3197874 (Windows 8.1)

Microsoft has released a couple of Rollup updates for Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and the corrospending Server variants at November 8, 2016. Here are the details, what’s inside.

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Windows 7/8.1: Preview Quality Rollups KB3192403/KB3192404

Microsoft has released Preview Quality Rollups KB3192403 (Windows 7) and KB3192404 (Windows 8.1) on October 18, 2016.

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Microsoft October 2016 Patchday Summary

On October 11, 2016, Microsoft released several security updates for Windows and Office. Also Rollup Updates has been issued for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1 (and the related server variants).

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