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    Home Forums AskWoody support Windows Windows 7 Questions: Windows 7 KB2670838 still "evil" or fine ?

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    • #1572325 Reply

      AskWoody Lounger

      KB2670838 used to be flagged as “evil” in the past. Is this still valid today ?
      .. Asking because my reported current DirectX version differ from source to another

      KB2670838 - The EVIL Update, breaks AERO on Windows 7 and makes some fonts on websites fuzzy
      KB2670838 - "0x00000050" Stop error after you install update KB2670838

      Machine context:
      [OS]: W7x64SP1
      [GPU]: dGPU (iGPU disabled at bios-lvl)
      [MS Update Strategy]: GroupB

    • #1696555 Reply


      AFAIK, it has been solved with KB2834140 (must be installed before KB2670838 and after KB2670838)

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      not only fixed with KB2834140 but also installing updated graphics drivers from Intel, AMD/ATI or nVidia that are compatible with the KB2670838 & KB2834140 updates.

      also KB2670838 is one of the prerequisite updates to install when installing Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 as noted in MS support KB article 2847882. And of course, KB2670838 & KB2834140 are both included in the August 2018 Windows 7 ISO images

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