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#1 rozzer

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Posted 10 August 2015 - 03:04 AM

Hi

I checked my wife's Windows 8.0/8.1 to-day for updates as I usually do because I disable and enable them again which she is not sure of, anyway because of all the recent concerns over security in Windows 10 I think I am becoming paranoid.

She has 3 important updates (not critical) and are:-

1) KB 2267602 177.1MB & this is for Windows Defender and once installed cannot be uninstalled.

2) MS-keyboard & other hardware & USB keyboard, there is no KB number and cannot get access to more info .....it says oops! Unable to connect (convenient )

3) MS-pointing Drawing & MS mouse, no KB number and cannot get info or access as above! (hmmm)

 

Any advice would be welcomed

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Posted 10 August 2015 - 04:35 AM

If updates done normally then you no need to worry. If problems comes after geeting update liek system froze or some other point of view problem. You can easily done it better and restore your system to earlier time.



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Posted 10 August 2015 - 06:15 AM

This is a normal update and can be installed (I have)

Definition Update for Windows Defender - KB2267602 (Definition 1.203.1791.0)
Download size: 181 KB
More information: http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/software/about/overview.mspx
Help and Support: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=52661

Often downloads only have a description and not a KB number


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Posted 11 August 2015 - 01:49 AM

Hi Guys

 

Thanks for your input, the more information link is unavailable again to me and I have cookies enabled.

I have however decided to not install them just yet as I still do not trust them, it is not beyond the realms

of possibility that updates of any kind can be a trigger for a future forced upgrade to Windows 10.

Call me mad, that's fine! :crazy:

 

Cheers all

 

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Posted 11 August 2015 - 07:01 AM

Hi rozzer :)

If your wife is using Windows Defender as her Antivirus, I strongly suggest you to download and install the first update, since it's a definition update. Without it, your wife's computer will be more vulnerable. As for the two others, these are driver updates, I personally never install them via Windows Update since they are known to cause issues, so I would leave them be.

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Posted 11 August 2015 - 09:56 AM

Hi Aura

 

Thanks a million for your info, she uses Avast so I will leave the Defender story too.

Reading the forums etc I have now also discovered that I had CEIP activated and now

thanks to you guys I have disabled that in her PC (not sure I should call it a PC anymore)

it seems a though nothing is 'Personal'

 

Once again Thanks

 

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Posted 11 August 2015 - 09:58 AM

No problem Rozzer, you're welcome :)

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