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Botched Patch Tuesday Updates Also Causing Problems on Win

  1. #41

    Orbiting the Moon
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    Windows 10 x64

    Quote Originally Posted by Mustang View Post
    does Office 2013 offer any great advantage over Office 2010?
    In my opinion: NO great advantages whatsoever because office remains office. The great step so far was from 2003 to 2007 but the last two 2010 and 2013 seem very much alike (not considering the small differences and UI) and added just a few extras on top of 2007, from a user point of view.

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  2. #42

    VA USA
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    W8.1up1 Pro x64 w/media center

    just ran windows update, seems they fixed the glitch that wasn't seeing those office security updates, it must be more on their server end and not the actual update file.

    Now just that one W8 optional update is still failing to install.
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  3. #43

    All the updates, including office 2010 all installed fine and dandy for me, no double-ups or anything, sorry for the people who are having trouble.
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  4. #44

    Posts : 1,925
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    You can change the theme to "Office Dark Grey" and it tones down the brightness quite a bit.
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  5. #45

    Posts : 716
    Windows 7 Ult Reatil & Win 8 Pro OEM

    Quote Originally Posted by Mystere View Post
    You can change the theme to "Office Dark Grey" and it tones down the brightness quite a bit.
    Thanks very much Mystere for the heads up. Have done and it has made it quite acceptable.

    Cheers M
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  6. #46

    Tropical Island Pair a Dice
    Posts : 3,030
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64/ Windows 7 Ult x64

    Thanks for the save your eyes tip.
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  7. #47

    Microsoft fixes bad patch detection

    One of the many problems Microsoft has had lately with their software updates is that several of the updates in the last group, released on Tuesday September 10, had a detection error: For many users, even after apparently accepting and installing the update, several would keep offering for install in Windows Update, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) or System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).
    Microsoft fixes bad patch detection | ZDNet

    No more auto bricking for this user will wait at least one week for updates.
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