System Center Updates Publisher (SCUP) Load Error

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Introduction System Center Updates Publisher (SCUP) is a great tool for IT administrators to use to help push out 3rd party updates. These can include updates for Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Acrobat, HP, Dell and Lenovo. Thre are also a large number of catalogs that you can purchase or subscribe to so that you can … Read more

Microsoft Update causing Print Spooler Problems – CVE-2019-1367

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Microsoft released an emergency update last week under CVE-2019-1367 which claimed to fix an Internet Explorer exploit. If you are now reading this post, I’m assuming that you have already noticed that having installed these set of updates, you now have print spooler problems?! CVE-2019-1367 v1.0 As most businesses probably have, we urgently rushed out … Read more

How to Manually Update to Windows 1903

Microsoft Windows 10 Methods for upgrade to Windows 1903

If you are looking to update your Windows 10 to the latest version of 1903, you would normally just head into Settings > Update and Security and then check for Windows Updates. You should then be presented with any Windows Updates that your machine requires and allow them to install. Once complete, reboot your machine … Read more

Google Chrome MSI Installer Version 71.0.3578.98

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Do you want the Google Chrome MSI Installer to use with systems like SCCM, WDS, Group Policy or SCUP? If the answer is yes, then take a quick read of our guide below. Google have pushed out another update to their Chrome browser, taking it up to version 71.0.3578.98. If you are looking to mass deploy … Read more

KB4457139 – Windows Server 2008 NIC Issues

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We have over the last week or so had problems with Windows Server 2008 servers where, although they seem to be connecting through the network without any problems, like filestores, the servers could not be remoted onto and when running an ipconfig would return no data. You can see the number of Microsoft Updates that … Read more

KB4457144 – Windows 7 Rollup May Cause NIC Issues


Windows 7 seems to have been suffering a lot recently with Microsoft releasing updates on an almost weekly basis that breaks something within the still popular Operating System. You can see the number of Microsoft Updates that have been problematic for Windows 7 users that have been released over the last few months by looking … Read more

Broken Microsoft Update – KB4338818

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You may have installed Microsoft Update KB4338818 during Patch Tuesday and now your Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 is broken right? Maybe even some Windows 7 machines? Well guess what? You are not the only one! Yes, Microsoft have done it yet again, released a dirty update that this time hits your Microsoft Windows Server … Read more

New Broken Microsoft Updates – KB4284842

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Microsoft have done it again and released another update “fix” which has broken Windows 7 machines. This seems to be the same sort of issue as before where the wifi and VPN connections are affected. It is quite unbelievable that Microsoft continue to release updates that break our user machines! You can forgive the odd … Read more

KB4284826 & KB4284867 Might Break Windows 7 Machines

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Microsoft are really outdoing themselves at the moment as it seems that they have released another pair of updates for Windows 7 machines that reboots the computer when connecting to a wireless or VPN connection. We have had around 40 machines with these two updates that have seen this problem. We have had to remove … Read more

Microsoft Updates – More Faulty Updates – KB4103712

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After our recent posts about Microsoft releasing faulty updates and breaking user computers, we have now found yet another Microsoft Update which has been causing a problem with machines rebooting themselves quite randomly and completely losing network connections. Again we have done a load of testing and Googling and found the update to be KB4103712. Problem … Read more

New Tuesday New Broken Microsoft Updates – KB4103713 & KB4130978

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So it looks like Microsoft have done it yet again! Yes more updates have been causing us problems and we have had to go through a number of user machines uninstalling two more updates to fix broken computers. It is quite unbelievable that Microsoft continue to release updates that break our user machines! This seems … Read more

KB4099950 & KB4093113 – Yet More Faulty Windows Updates Released by Microsoft

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A few days ago we posted here about two Microsoft updates that had been causing us a number of problems with our older Windows 7 machines. We thought that we had resolved all of our issues in relation to these updates, but we have this week seen machines dropping off the network and ramdomly rebooting themselves … Read more