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    • abbodi86
      AskWoody_MVP

      It’s labeled “Update”, why do you call cumulative update? 🙂

      it’s small exe file to fix (whatever) issue with Audio driver usbaudio2.inf

      maybe it’s similar to this
      https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4021854/windows-10-doesn-t-install-specific-drivers-for-usb-audio-devices-on-t

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    • in reply to: Will Win10 1903 and 1909 co-exist? #1949695

      abbodi86
      AskWoody_MVP

      The separate “Download and install” section in Windows Update will act as intended and respect the release schedule and any deferral setting before offering 1909

      i think the 18362.100xx slow ring is just ment for testing, the official 1909 release will go with RP ring route

      same cumulative update for 1903 and 1909
      and an extra Enablement Package update will enable 1909 features and bump the “visible” version to 18363

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    • in reply to: September Patch Tuesday rolling out #1948505

      abbodi86
      AskWoody_MVP

      Another notice, regarding msu files download links from MU catalog

      this month 1809 cumulative KB4512578 have issues downloading the x64 msu file
      the default link we get from catalog

        sometimes

      gives corrupted smaller file 227.87 MB

      http://download.windowsupdate.com/c/msdownload/update/software/secu/2019/09/windows10.0-kb4512578-x64_f4b0236517a3cbe635660042e4052971cf4307cb.msu

      to make sure you get the correct file, add fg.ds. prefix

      http://fg.ds.download.windowsupdate.com/c/msdownload/update/software/secu/2019/09/windows10.0-kb4512578-x64_f4b0236517a3cbe635660042e4052971cf4307cb.msu

      maybe there are other files affected, but this is the one i saw reports about and vrified myself

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    • in reply to: September Patch Tuesday rolling out #1948298

      abbodi86
      AskWoody_MVP

      Thabks to @pkcano (and @garf02 at MDL forums)

      Servicing Stack Update (KB4516655) Failed

      Windows 7 SSU KB4516655 is signed sha-2 only
      meaning, it will require first to have KB4474419 installed and ready

      so much for SSU install-first logic 😮

      i believe KB4474419 don’t require any SSU to get installed, but will have to verify that

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      • in reply to: September Patch Tuesday rolling out #1948608

        abbodi86
        AskWoody_MVP

        I finished testing

        on clean installed Windows 7, KB4474419 can be installed directly (no SSU required)

        however, SSU KB4490628 is still needed (before or after KB4474419)

        otherwise, SSU KB4516655 will fail with error 0x80092004 – CRYPT_E_NOT_FOUND

        did MS actually tested this scenario before they dare to supersede KB4490628?

        i expect or hope they fix this mess, by releasing and keeping any new SSU as SHA1 signed (like KB4490628)

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    • in reply to: September Patch Tuesday rolling out #1947321

      abbodi86
      AskWoody_MVP

      Also worth noting, Windows 7 SSU KB4516655 contain new file ExtendedSecurityUpdatesAI.dll

      as the name suggest, it’s ment to handle the upcoming Extended Security Updates after Januay 2020

      they are using the same approach like Windows 10 v1607 (SupplementalServicingAI.dll), which checks if the system is eligible for installing updates
      since CloverTrail devices are still eligible for any Edition (not just Enterprise LTSB 2016), up to 2023

      this restriction approch is solid, but can be workarouned by installing the updates offline (i.e. integration prior installation, or after installation by booting to WinPE)

      back to Windows 7, we cannot know how it will work until it become effective 🙂
      although, i sense that Windows Embedded Standard 7 extra support might make it easier (since it share the exact same updates with regular Windows 7)

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    • in reply to: September Patch Tuesday rolling out #1947213

      abbodi86
      AskWoody_MVP

      Windows 8.1 x86, all updates installed no issues

      Worth noting that Win 8.1 and 10 got new .NET updates, whereas Win 7 only got new update bundle (the actual .NET updates are all from previous months)

      regarding Win 7 SO KB4516033 and telemetry, just neutralize it 🙂

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    • abbodi86
      AskWoody_MVP

      The WSUS guy pushed the button too soon 😀

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    • abbodi86
      AskWoody_MVP

      Fixing something that don’t exist by default on the system does not make a sense

      and the radio silence make it worse, at least give an execuse (even if we don’t accept it) 🙂

      i still tend to believe that it has something to do with “Upgrade Readiness”

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    • in reply to: Servicing Stack Update (KB4516655) Failed #1949425

      abbodi86
      AskWoody_MVP

      Are you sure it’s KB4516655 and not the monthy rollup KB4516065?

      because SSUs only affect updates installation, not the system functions

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    • in reply to: September Patch Tuesday rolling out #1949416

      abbodi86
      AskWoody_MVP

      Phew!

      After reading this marathon thread am I the only one who thinks Microsoft is going for a ‘last ditch effort’ to seriously mess up Windows 7 prior to end of patching next January?

      Why else would they go to so much trouble with this SHA-2 business and all the other ‘botched’ updates (and procedures for getting around them which mostly need to be figured out by trial and error) for an operating system with 4 months left until end of life?

      This isn’t really surprising when you look at their past efforts to mess up Windows 7 since the release of Windows 10 over 4 years ago.

      Hold on to your hats, I believe the worst is yet to come over the next 4 months…

      Windows 7 Embedded is still supported to October 2021 (that’s 22 months beyond January 2020)

      they also need to secure and lockdown update mechanism for the Extended Security Updates offer (specially for the virtual Azure cloud instances)

      based on the new SSU KB4516655, this mechanism will mostly depend on special certificates chain to determine eligibility

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    • in reply to: September Patch Tuesday rolling out #1948866

      abbodi86
      AskWoody_MVP

      The order does matter if you are installing updates for the first time

      for now, September Monthly Rollup (or Security Only update) do not require SSU KB4516655

      they only need:
      SSU KB4490628
      SHA KB4474419 (any version would work)
      EFI KB3133977 (if the system is UEFI, and it’s just precaution requirement, KB4474419-v3 supposedly fix the booting files issue)

      KB4516655 cannot be installed until KB4474419 is completely installed (which will require rebooting to finish)

      the SSU requirement might change next month(s)

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    • in reply to: Patch Lady – Windows RT Surface devices heads up #1948500

      abbodi86
      AskWoody_MVP

      Windows 8.1rt on my Surface 2

      the sha1-to-sha2 transition semms problematic

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    • in reply to: September Patch Tuesday rolling out #1948153

      abbodi86
      AskWoody_MVP

      Thanks, i’m actually aware of that
      but there are unfortunately very little interest in Windows 8.1 (here or in the world)

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    • in reply to: September Patch Tuesday rolling out #1947429

      abbodi86
      AskWoody_MVP

      A software load Microsoft file to force running and sending telemetry to Microsoft
      why anyone would code such software?

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