Patch Tuesday: a dangerous Windows update

Patch Tuesday: a dangerous Windows update

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It is now an appointment. Each month, Microsoft deploys an update to its operating systems. Everything went smoothly until the deployment of the Patch Tuesday December. Windows 7 users have had some disappointments with it.

This contains an update named KB3004394. This is pointed out by users of Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. It blocks the installation of AMD and Nvidia graphics card drivers, weakens Windows Defender and complicates the use of other software. Finally, it also blocks other updates.

Microsoft was quick to react by deploying a patch intended to eradicate this pack KB3004394. This operation must be performed manually via Windows Update or the Microsoft site. It is also possible to remove KB3004394 from the “Programs and Features” tool in the Windows Control Panel.

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