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  • Buggy Windows 7 Monthly Rollup KB 4088875 — no acknowledgment from Microsoft

    Posted on March 15, 2018 at 07:24 Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Microsoft no longer installs the Win7 March Monthly Rollup automatically, but KB 4088878 is still available in the Update Catalog. Aren’t you glad you held off on patching this month?

    Computerworld Woody on Windows.

    UPDATE: Microsoft now acknowledges the IP address setting bug. From KB 4088875:

    A new Ethernet virtual Network Interface Card (vNIC) may be created with default settings in place of the previously existing vNIC, causing network issues after applying this update. Any custom settings on the previous vNIC are still persisted in the registry but unused.

    Apply the resolution documented in KB3125574 (Convenience Rollup) for Known issue 1:

    IP address settings are lost after applying this update.

    Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

    You really have to wonder who’s testing this stuff.