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Not a claim Superfast, they did release a fix for it, and quickly.

 

The bug could be sorted by just uninstalling the update anyway.

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This just in: yet another inflammatory ill-researched thread started by cat-avatar-person

;) The re-release happened 4 days and roughly 12-20 hours before you posted this thread home-slice SMH

http://technet.micro...lletin/ms12-078

 

removed tag from thread "we're screwed" is not appropriate for the tagging system as that feature is to aid in searches and thread identification.

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http://www.theregist...te_kills_fonts/

 

Apparently, MS released an update that intended to fix 1 problem, but it killed several programs at once.

But don't worry, they also claim to have just released a fix for it.

 

http://graphics-unle...3842-means.html

 

As hazel says, all sorted now, but I didn't know that. I don't follow MS's antics so I missed it, and maybe a few others did as well.

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What on earth is home-slice SMH? You got me.

2 separate idioms, I left out a comma.

Home-Slice http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=home+slice

SMH http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=SMH

 

(my apologies for the racistly incorrect third definition of the second term, someone should post meddle in that definition)

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I don't follow MS's antics so I missed it, and maybe a few others did as well.

 

I wonder if that's why my computer became completely unstable for about a solid 2 week period, and then out of nowhere it stopped crashing.

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Cou

I wonder if that's why my computer became completely unstable for about a solid 2 week period, and then out of nowhere it stopped crashing.

 

Very possible.

 

Wouldn't be the 1st time an MS update hosed a machine. :blink:

 

I prefer manually updating so I can test & verify.

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I only manually update from the Microsoft Updates site. I was leaning towards it being some MS Update because there was no other reason for the system to become so unstable. Anyways it's fixed now, so hopefully I can get another 1 to 1.5 years out of this old XP system before retiring it to be a lean music player only.

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I only manually update from the Microsoft Updates site. I was leaning towards it being some MS Update because there was no other reason for the system to become so unstable. Anyways it's fixed now, so hopefully I can get another 1 to 1.5 years out of this old XP system before retiring it to be a lean music player only.

which works fine so long as you remember to go once a month, something I was not so good at pre-AU

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which works fine so long as you remember to go once a month, something I was not so good at pre-AU

 

Every craptastic "Update Tuesday" I look, then it along with BITS gets set back to Manual in services. I would completely disable it, but MSE needs it for daily updates.

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ill-researched thread started by cat-avatar-person

 

:angry: Meoowwwwww !! :)

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