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  • Microsoft issues silver bullet Win7 patch to fix the bug introduced in this month’s Win7 patch

    Posted on January 12th, 2019 at 16:18 Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    You won’t see it listed on the official Win7 patch page, but last night Microsoft released KB 4487345, “update for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2: January 11, 2019.”

    Its sole purpose is to fix the bug in last week’s Patch Tuesday patches for Win7/Server 2008 R2. Quoth the KB:

    This update resolves the issue where local users who are part of the local “Administrators“ group may not be able to remotely access shares on Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 machines after installing the January 8th, 2019 security updates. This does not affect domain accounts in the local “Administrators” group.

    Kinda makes you feel warm and fuzzy, eh?

    At least it won’t clog up your Updates list. This fix is by download only.

    No, I don’t know who tests these things.