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    KB5001403 Servicing stack update for Windows 8.1 - April 13

    There seems to be no mention of a problem with KB5001403 when I searched Google for it. My Windows 8.1 installation has been problem free since KB5001403 was installed on 15 April 2021.
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    KB5001403 Servicing stack update for Windows 8.1 - April 13

    I welcome this servicing stack update. I have had great problems with Windows 8.1 updates for many months but everything seems to have settled down after KB5001403 was installed and Windows Modules Installer and its Worker are once again behaving themselves, at least for now.
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    Solved Services list in Control Panel->Administrative Tools has lost its alphabetical order

    Does this solution also apply to Windows 8.1. The affected system is back in the hands of its owner and I haven't yet had a chance to try it out.
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    Solved Services list in Control Panel->Administrative Tools has lost its alphabetical order

    Thank you Brink. That is most helpful. I have a hunch that the issue arose because the Acer laptop had a problem with the laptop's built-in pointing device. This had become very contaminated after a long period of use and was behaving very erratically. I cleaned it with the aid of a fine...
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    Solved Services list in Control Panel->Administrative Tools has lost its alphabetical order

    I entered Control Panel->Administrative Tools to examine the settings of a service. While doing this, the alphabetical order of the list mysteriously became randomised. I cannot find a way to restore the alphabetical order.
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    Installed 8.1 on 2015 Win 10 laptop

    Only 29 months of support left. Shame that Microsoft is so obsessed with features that it neglects quality and reliability. Windows 8.1 does not cause its users to be filled with dread as each Patch Tuesday approaches.
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