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Latest updates for Windows 7 causes problems.

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  • When ever I install the latest updates for Windows 7 it causes problems. I am running windows 7 64-bit upgraded from vista. After the updates install if I turn the computer off or restart the computer does what my friend called a memory dump. Then I have to restore back to an old state. I am not sure which update is doing it These are the ones waiting to install Microsoft - Game Devices, Other hardware - XBOX 360 Controller For Windows

    Download size: 2.5 MB

    You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect.

    Update type: Recommended

    Microsoft Game Devices, Other hardware software update released in August, 2009

    More information: 
    http://winqual.microsoft.com/support/?driverid=20289581

    Help and Support: 
    http://support.microsoft.com/select/?target=hub



    Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile for Windows 7 x64-based Systems (KB982670)

    Download size: 41.0 MB

    You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect.

    Update type: Recommended

    The Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile provides a subset of features from the .NET Framework 4. The Client Profile is designed to run client applications and to enable the fastest possible deployment for Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Windows Forms technology.

    More information: 
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=191022

    Help and Support: 
    http://support.microsoft.com



    Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems (KB2416471)

    Download size: 4.3 MB

    You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect.

    Update type: Important

    A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise your Windows-based system that is running the Microsoft .NET Framework and gain access to information. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

    More information: 
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=202373

    Help and Support: 
    http://support.microsoft.com



    Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2362765)

    Download size: 27 KB

    You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect.

    Update type: Recommended

    This Compatibility View List update helps make Web sites that are designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. When users install Internet Explorer 8, they will be given a choice about opting-in to a list of sites that should be displayed in Compatibility View. After you install this item, you may have to restart Internet Explorer.

    More information: 
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=139381

    Help and Support: 
    http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=2362765



    Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2158563)

    Download size: 575 KB

    You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect.

    Update type: Important

    Install this update to resolve issues caused by revised daylight saving time and time zone laws in several countries. This update enables your computer to automatically adjust the computer clock on the correct date in 2010. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

    More information: 
    http://support.microsoft.com/KB/2158563

    Help and Support: 
    http://support.microsoft.com



    Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB979538)

    Download size: 208 KB

    You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect.

    Update type: Recommended

    Install this update to prevent unexpected shutdowns or bluescreens when you are using a USB video device. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

    More information: 
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979538

    I am also running Norton and the last two things I installed were Star Craft 2 and Halo 2. 

    Wednesday, October 06, 2010 11:59 PM

Answers


  • Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB979538 )

    Download size: 208 KB

    Exclude this update. Only install the other ones.

    "A programmer is just a tool which converts caffeine into code" CLIP- Stellvertreter http://www.winvistaside.de/
    • Marked as answer by ChaosLinks Wednesday, October 13, 2010 4:11 AM
    Thursday, October 07, 2010 12:46 PM