Users report problems with important Windows 8 update (fixed)
Numerous users around the web are reporting that the latest update to Microsoft’s recently released operating system, Windows 8 is failing. The update that can be identified as ‘KB2770917′ is a cumulative update for November of this year. The update is provided as an important update and fixes several issues including a bug that prevents some Windows Store Apps from being installed fully. It also improves performance when you wake the computer and when the computer is asleep.
A search on the update shows that users around the world seem to suffer from the issue. Some users report that Windows doesn’t start anymore and requires a System Restore. Others report that the installation of the update simply fails. For those who use the automatic update option of Windows 8, it’s also possible to download the update files manually from here.
Update: This seems to fix the issue.
5 Comments on Users report problems with important Windows 8 update (fixed)
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- Posted on: 14 Nov 12 20:35
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- Posted on: 14 Nov 12 21:45
Re "it’s also possible to download the update files manually from here."
It's possible but it doesn't work - I've tried it:
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- Posted on: 15 Nov 12 02:01
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- Posted on: 15 Nov 12 03:25
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- Posted on: 16 Nov 12 02:02
Quote: "Use msconfig to uncheck all non-Microsoft services and restart, then run downloaded KB2770917 file manually. The update was successful and I then restarted the PC with all services checked.".unquote
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