Tag: Windows 7

BI Users, Data Analyst

How to speed up Windows 7 Update scans forever

November 4, 2016

Via: CIO

Microsoft has changed the way it deploys patches, adding a new twist to an old problem. For many folks, Windows 7 Update scans still take hours—even days. How do you knock your Win7 machine upside the head, so it will […]

BI Users, IT Team

Buggy Windows 7 cumulative update? Just tell us, says Microsoft

October 12, 2016

Via: CIO

Microsoft has told business customers that when they run into problems with Windows 7’s new patch maintenance regime they should file a ticket with the company’s support desk. But a pair of patch experts doubt that that — or Microsoft’s […]

BI Users, IT Team

Microsoft to end decades-old pick-a-patch practice in Windows 7

August 17, 2016

Via: CIO

Microsoft yesterday announced that beginning in October it will offer only cumulative security updates for Windows 7 and 8.1, ending the decades-old practice of letting customers choose which patches they apply. “Historically, we have released individual patches … which allowed […]