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    • in reply to: March SSU kb4550735 #2223374
      PKCano
      Da Boss

      I suggest you read this thread about the Feb and March Patches.
      @abbodi86 provides a “Read Me” file. I suggest you read it also if you decide to follow up.

      in reply to: March SSU kb4550735 #2223363
      PKCano
      Da Boss

      The March Rollup, SO, IE11 CU and SSU are part of the ESU package. Other than MSRT, there are no more “normal” Windows Updates.

      in reply to: MS-DEFCON 3: Get the March 2020 patches installed #2223359
      PKCano
      Da Boss

      Our recommendation is that you obtain the driver updates from your computer mfg or the device mfg, not through Windows Update.
      Whether you install the microcode updates or not is up to you. Personally, I have installed none of them.
      See AKB2000016 A Guide for Windows Update Settings for Windows 10.I have given an explanation of the different settings available for both Home and Pro versions. There is an example in the Win10 Pro settings that I use. Woody recommends that Home Users use Pause to delay updates (see his ComputerWorld Articles).

      in reply to: Keizer: Windows 7 usage isn’t going anywhere #2223333
      PKCano
      Da Boss

      0patch is a third-party provider of security patches for Win7 EOL (instead of buying the ESU updates from Microsoft).

      in reply to: Hardening W7 #2223331
      PKCano
      Da Boss

      When I was investigating the disappearing GUI pulldowns for Windows Update in Win10 Pro (1803, 1809 and into 1903/1909) I found that the equivalent settings for a function made in Group Policy and in the GUI were in different locations in the Registry. So setting deferrals in GP and with the GUI pulldowns were (could be) the same values, but in different locations.
      This was around the middle of 2019 (see this thread and a month or so on either side of this time frame).

      Given the availability of both GP and GUI settings (Pro or above), it seems that the settings in the Registry made by GP take precedence over the settings in the Registry made by GUI switches/buttons.

      This was in Win10, but I imagine it is similar in Win7/8.1 as well.

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      PKCano
      Da Boss

      The Rollup contains the update for Internet Explorer. You only need the independent IE11 CU if you are doing Security-only patches.

      The Servicing Stack should show up after you install all the other patches and the WU queue is empty. It has to be installed exclusively, so it doesn’t show if there are any other pending updates (checked or unchecked) in the Important list.

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      in reply to: Older folks – shaking mouse #2223265
      PKCano
      Da Boss

      We have a Tech Accessibility Forum. I have moved your topic into that Forum for feedback.

      There are several Topics that may have some information that will help you. @Elly , one of our MVPs, has  has shared her information on the subject.

      in reply to: MS-DEFCON 3: Get the March 2020 patches installed #2223257
      PKCano
      Da Boss

      I think you have pretty well covered the procedure, but it is written out in AKB2000013 in as good a detail as I can give. I will not repeat it all again here. You should follow the the procedure in AKB2000013 exactly.

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      in reply to: MS-DEFCON 3: Get the March 2020 patches installed #2223248
      PKCano
      Da Boss

      You can find AKB2000013 by clicking on the link in the above post. If you use it, you need to follow the instructions exactly, no just some of them.

      in reply to: Optional updates #2214240
      PKCano
      Da Boss

      We recommend only installing the Security Updates issued on Patch Tuesday, with few exceptions (KB4551762 issued on 3/12, two days after Patch Tues on 3/10 being one of the few exceptions).
      The updates released on C. D, and E week are non-security Optional installs. We recommend not installing them.

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      in reply to: MS-DEFCON 3: Get the March 2020 patches installed #2214222
      PKCano
      Da Boss

      AKB2000013 explains how to clear the Windows Update queue so the update that shows there does  not download and install.

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      in reply to: MS-DEFCON 3: Get the March 2020 patches installed #2214201
      PKCano
      Da Boss

      That may be a network driver for an Intel device. Our recommendation is to get the driver updates from the computer mfg or the device OEM and not through Windows Update. I would say hide it.

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      in reply to: MS-DEFCON 3: Get the March 2020 patches installed #2214186
      PKCano
      Da Boss

      I have not installed any of the Intel microcode patches, if that is what you are referring to. but you also have something about net(?). Is that .NET?  You don mention any KB number for reference.

      PKCano
      Da Boss

      Rollups are CUMULATIVE. That means the later one contains the one(s) before. SO, once the March Rollup is installed it would be redundant to have the Fem also listed b/c it is contained in the Mar Rollup. So the Feb, Jan, Dec, Nov…. Rollups are no longer listed.

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      in reply to: MS-DEFCON 3: Get the March 2020 patches installed #2214167
      PKCano
      Da Boss

      You need wushowhide.diagcab to hide an update. Doenload it from Microsoft.

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