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taffy078 Microsoft August Updates
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I have yet to install these - it seems that MS are struggling to cope with users downloading the free Windows 10 and as a result I couldn't get through the "looking for updates" stage.

But yesterday I left the 'looking' running all day and after eight hours it found the 26 "important" updates.
I haven't installed them yet - I'm trying to find reports from Win7 users that the updates have run OK. [It seems Win10 users have been worst affected.]

SO my question is given that a great deal of these updates are flagged as 'critical', why hasn't the PSI scan found them or rather picked up that I haven't got them?




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LeendertKip Microsoft August Updates
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Hi Taffy, I can confirm that the August updates were installed on my own 2 Windows 7 pc's without problems. In my case there were 14. I started downloading and updating tuesday 11/8 at 19.00 Amsterdam time. That's the usual time the updates are available. On 12/8 I checked two Windows 7 pc's of family members using TeamViewer and found no problems. I ran PSI 3.0.0.10004 on all 4 pc's after installing the updates, no problems at all. So I have no answer for your question about PSI.
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Maurice Joyce RE: Microsoft August Updates
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There are no issues for Windows 7 from where I sit. Numerous members of my SMB end points have 7 and they are not reporting any issues either.
I had 21 actual installs which included Microsoft Office and Silverlight.
All mine completed in less than 20minutes which included the reboot.

There has been an OOB since patch Tuesday with KB3087985.

You appear to have an excessive amount of ACTUAL important updates for August particularly if you are not using MS Office or Silverlight.

PSI
Did this odd behaviour happen after a full PSI scan or are you expecting the PSI Task-bar traffic lights to go Amber or Red as and when an item on your scan list becomes vulnerable?

Hope you are keeping dry -.not nice South of Nottingham!

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taffy078 RE: Microsoft August Updates
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Hi Leendert, Maurice.

It appears that I have Silverlight but I don't know why as I never download the stuff it appears to cater for. Perhaps it was pre-installed but I'll remove it. I have Office but maybe not the current all-singing/all-dancing version.

I ran the PSI scan before I installed the 25 updates. As many of these were described as critical I expected to see them on the Scan Results [as missing] but they weren't there, hence my thread.

I've long since ignored the colour of the traffic light when first loading PSI - it is usually amber but then green when I open PSI.

I now have a problem with IE11 - new thread on way.

Finally - "I don't believe it" as Victor Meldrew would say. Not nice darn sarf (as they say oop here) but bright sunny bbq weather here. I'll get my woods out (crown green bowling) later so we'll then have thunder, lightning, hail, lashing rain and gales. That's what's been happening for weeks now!!

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taffy078 RE: Microsoft August Updates
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PS No sooner had I thanked Maurice for his help on my IE11 thread (locked) when the sun went, to be replaced by thunder, lightning, high winds and very heavy rain. The drains can't cope.

That'll teach me to brag about the weather in God's own County!

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Maurice Joyce RE: Microsoft August Updates
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Ho Ho - not joking but we are now enjoying a bit of sunshine!

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