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  • November 2019 Patch Tuesday foibles

    Posted on November 13th, 2019 at 08:18 Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Have a patching problem? Post it here.

    My tally so far (as of early Wednesday morning):

    • “3340 query is corrupted” errors in Access
    • an annoying carousel of never-ending Malicious Software Removal Tool (KB 890830) installations, now fixed
    • a re-release of Win10 version 1809, Server 1809 and Server 2019
    • several new Servicing Stack updates
    • another Internet Explorer “exploited” security hole shrouded in secrecy
    • a promise that we won’t see any more “optional non-security” cumulative updates this year
    • and a new but not new version 1909 rollout.

    Details in Computerworld Woody on Windows.

    UPDATE: Microsoft has documented the “Query is corrupt” bug in Access.

    This issue will be fixed [in December] for all versions:

    If you encounter this issue before the fix is available, the recommended workaround is to update the query so that it updates the results of another query, rather than updating a table directly.