Microsoft Pulls Windows 10 KB4524244 Update

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Microsoft retracted the KB4524244 security update today, February 15, 2020, from Windows Update after confirming user reports about freezes, boot problems, and installation issues since it was release...

    Microsoft Pulls Windows 10 KB4524244 Update
     
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  2. anticupidon

    anticupidon Ancient Guru

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    The same that caused Windows server 2008 failure at boot?
     
  3. Crisidelm

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    What did it "address"?
    Found on the MS site: "Addresses an issue in which a third-party Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) boot manager might expose UEFI-enabled computers to a security vulnerability."
     
  4. asturur

    asturur Maha Guru

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    i always imagined security patches being a couple of extra if statements to avoid some codepaths. How they can be so messy.
     

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    Great i love these updates.
     
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    Jagman Ancient Guru

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    ^ A bit like Russian roulette really, aren't they :(
     
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    Mesab67 Master Guru

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    Nice one MS, good on you to listen to your beta (alpha?) testers for once.
    I have this downloaded though not installed - put on Update Paused after hearing about this last week. I damn well hope it gets removed before installing but I'm MS-realistic, so it definitely won't lol.
     
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    Good thing I have updates disabled.
     
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    Would be funny if MS announces they discovered an older update that causes black screen issues with Navi cards.
     

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    It was a terrible buggy mess for me so I rolled back. I lost audio and had major stability issues with file copy in explorer. I'd recommend rolling back before the 10-day period so you don't get stuck with this update.
     
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    Had it since the 13th. No issues whatsoever. I'm sure WU will take care of it or fix it with new updates.
     
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    Not surprised this has been pulled; it corrupted my user profile when i installed it, then i borked the whole system trying to be smart.
     
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    Another one here installed on the 13th of Feb no issues to report.
     

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    What ever happened to the 'if it's not broke, don't fix it' mentality. As in, just pull the wireless adapter when you walk away, so it can't break itself before you get back.
     
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    Look at ms implementing surprise mechanics!
     
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    Same here.
     
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    Exploits be like:[​IMG]
     
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    I think this is funny as even microsoft can mess up UEFI/Legacy installs still,anyone in the know will know this is exactly what the issue is but microsoft dont want too look stupid admitting it,i bet if the same users were too swap there boot from uefi too legacy the issue shouldn't be there,seen so many systems having this issue since 1709 and having too fix them.
     

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