Tag Archives: Windows 8.1

Windows 7/8.1 Preview Rollup Updates KB4012218/KB4012219

[German[Microsoft has released on March 21, 2017 the March 2017 Preview of Monthly Quality Rollups (KB4012218 and KB4012219) for Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1 and its corresponding Server versions.

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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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MS17-005: Security Update for Flash Player 02/21/2017

Microsoft has issued Security Bulletin MS17-005, addressing a critical Security Update for Adobe Flash Player: February 21, 2017.

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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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Microsoft confirms: SMBus Controller devices loss functionality through Windows Update

[German]Windows Update can seriously damage your Windows installation due to installing a wrong driver. Microsoft has now confirmed such a case with Intel SMBus Controller devices in Windows 7/8.x (and its corresponding server builds).

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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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Windows 8.1/10: App-Update Error 0x80073CF0

[German]Windows 8.1/10 checks for updates pending for installed app and download the updates from Windows store. Some users are receiving update error 0x80073CF0. If a restart doesn’t fix this error, here are a few other hints.

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More changes to Windows 7/8.1 Security-only updates

[German]Microsoft will change how Security-only rollup updates for Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1 and corresponding server versions are delivered.

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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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