Microsoft withdraws another update – company’s patch system seriously flawed

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#1

We’ve just posted the following news: Microsoft withdraws another update – company’s patch system seriously flawed[newsimage]http://static.myce.com//images_posts/2015/02/Microsoft_PowerPoint_2013_logo.svg_-95x75.png[/newsimage]

Microsoft has withdrawn an update for PowerPoint 2013 which causes serious issues for users. Besides that, Windows users also complain about another update released last Tuesday.

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#2

I don’t install Windows Updates right away anymore and haven’t done so for quite a while.
Need I explain why? :disagree:


#3

System Refresh was the only way I could find to recover from the PowerPoint error on a Surface 2 (RT). The patch was part of so many others that a real rollback was not that easy. One thing that did NOT work as expected while I was trying to uninstall updates was that, while I could see them all, I could not get a checkbox to uninstall selected ones. At the time, I could not find anything via searches that helped isolate the specific update anyway.The refresh worked and I lost no data (had it backed up anyway) but there were unintended consequences. The worst of which was that Outlook (desktop) had to be completely re-setup, and it took awhile to sync everything (couple of accounts, Exchange servers). After the refresh, I waited a bit, then did a disk cleanup to get rid of windows.old which was taking up some of the limited SSD space. I have a 64G version, Mont sure how refresh would work on 32G Surface 2.


#4

Windows Updates work great for me, and my 200 users. Who uses powerpoint? One in fifty users?
Windows RT rules!! not a virus in a whole year! 35 salesmen! NOT ONE VIRUS, TOOLBAR, spyware, java, realplayer or itunes crap


#5

Seriously, I never update Windows Apps right away. I, too went through some issues with the apps lately…