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  • Installing or re-installing Win7? Make sure you get the BitLocker patch

    Posted on August 19th, 2019 at 10:01 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    No, I don’t make this stuff up.

    On Friday Microsoft added three little gotchas to the bottom of its SHA-2 patching advisory for Win7.

    Long story short, if you’re trying to install Win7 (either on bare metal, or a VM) and you:

    • Are using setup to install a customized image (e.g., created by DISM)
    • Are burning an image directly to the new machine, or
    • Installing an image with SHA-2 support, but it won’t start with error 0xc0000428

    You need to install an old BitLocker patch. Yep, you read that right.

    And the warning just came out on Friday, hidden at the bottom of the SHA-2 advisory FAQ.

    Details in Computerworld Woody on Windows.

    Thx, @abbodi86, @PKCano