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A hidden Patch Tuesday gem: A Windows 7, Server 2008 R2 hotfix rollup.

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  1. Watcher

    Watcher Ancient Guru

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    More information and downloading instructions are available here:

    http://www.zdnet.com/a-hidden-patch-tuesday-gem-a-windows-7-hotfix-rollup-7000012555/

    &

    http://blogs.technet.com/b/askpfepl...ows-7-and-server-2008-r2-available-today.aspx

    The list of 90 hotfixes can be found here:

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2775511/en-us
     
  2. IcE

    IcE Don Snow Staff Member

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    Is this just a compilation of various Windows updates or what?
     
  3. Agent-A01

    Agent-A01 Ancient Guru

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    a secret sp2... but yeah wondering as well
     
  4. IcE

    IcE Don Snow Staff Member

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    I get the feeling I've already downloaded everything via Windows update over time. I'm not sure though.
     

  5. Agent-A01

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    generally hotfixes arent in windows update. theyre there for you to download "incase" you are affected. this one just compiles a bunch of them together. Unlikely youll have anything but a few of them
     
  6. PNeV

    PNeV Ancient Guru

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    Really?
     
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    Low blow Microsoft, lowblow...
     
  9. IcE

    IcE Don Snow Staff Member

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    It's a bug, it doesn't work on Internet Explorer 10 either.
     
  10. MerolaC

    MerolaC Ancient Guru

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    WUT?

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  11. Agent-A01

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    fck ie.. just download that 64bit link a few posts above
     
  12. IcE

    IcE Don Snow Staff Member

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    Nevermind, user error. Apparently there's a separate page for that notification, and I just copy pasted it into IE. Regardless, I just used the direct download posted earlier.
     
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    MerolaC Ancient Guru

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    No problem.
     
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  16. Watcher

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    I guess I should have stated that I installed the Rollup and had no issues.

    A reboot is required.

    Win 7 Pro x64
     
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  17. lucidus

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    Safe to install then? Did anyone actually see any benefits?
     
  18. PhazeDelta1

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    What about that update that brought dx11.1? Is it still causing performance issues for 3dmark?
     
  19. lucidus

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    That was a beta for the platform update which came with IE 10. No issues with the final version.
     
  20. MerolaC

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    At least, here, it did nothing wrong. Everything is working just fine.
    Maybe a little bit snappier i think.
     

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