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Default Widows 7 Updates - 11-09-2013, 07:09 | posts: 933 | Location: Greece/Australia

I was just wondering about the optional updates.
Does anyone here install them all? and if so which ones?
I am mostly interested in the Platform Update if it has any negative effects to gaming in particular.
BTW is anyone here aware of update KB2775511 that is a compilation of hotfixes that improve stability and for some reason it doesn't appear in Windows Update.
I have it installed without any issues.I suggest if anyone is interested to check it out..
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Default 11-09-2013, 08:07 | posts: 2,384 | Location: USA, Pennsylvania

Most of them you just apply some common sense. If you don't use a camera on your PC you obviously don't need an update that fixes using cameras on PC's.

And I'm assuming you are talking about this? It gave some problems when it first came out with older drivers, and only in some rare games. Which I believe are gone now for some time.

And I feel like I'm pointing out the obvious here, but you don't need rollup updates of hotfixes if you already have all the updates in the rollup. It's a common practice, mostly to prevent headaches on new installations.
If you are paranoid, you can install it anyway of course.
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Default 11-09-2013, 13:33 | posts: 1,807 | Location: Moscow, Russia

"An enterprise hotfix" means for IT-departments of big companies.
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Default 11-09-2013, 13:36 | posts: 7,495 | Location: Batman, Turkey

I don't have any issues with that platform update and I can't notice any effect from it other than having the ability to install IE 10 or 11. BF3 users back then complained of some weird problem but that's all I remember.

I only install what appears in Windows Update and they're pretty self explanatory and don't harm the PC unless the update itself was botched (v v rare).
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