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Update (KB2893984)

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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

    Update (KB2893984)


    Has anyone installed this update? (KB2893984) I ran Windows Update on Feb.10 and got all updates. I ran Belarc Advisor today and it said I was missing a security update (KB2893984). I went to the Microsoft website and the update was there. If I needed it why didn't it install with Windows Update? Should I download and install it?
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    Hello there,looks like i got it and never noticed it couldnt be installed...

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    Windows 8.1 Enterprise


    I'm glad you brought this up Clint. After reading your post I checked my computer and realized I was also missing the same update. Although in my case the version of Win32k.sys on my computer is newer then what the update is offering. Which is why Microsoft didn't offer it to me.
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    Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center x64


    Belarc Advisor, I've noticed has become unreliable over the last few months. It always finds 2 updates for Windows 8.1 that I already have installed. Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and Secunia PSI both verify my pc is in fact up to date. Thus, Belarc obviously has a bug in it. I've also redownloaded the 2 updates and they state they are already installed.
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    MD
    Posts : 865
    Windows 10 Pro x 64


    Thank you for the explanation and illustration. Secunia and MBSA are fine, the update is not installed yet Belarc is telling me I need to install it for the reasons you all pointed out.
    Peter
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    Posts : 511
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    I just discovered that Installed updates and update history are 2 different things. I don't show KB28293984 in installed updates, but it does show in update history. If you look at the dates in update history and installed updates you will see it was installed on 12-11-2013. I guess that's why Belarc Advisor didn't see it. My Win32k.sys has a date of 12-08-13
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    MD
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    Windows 10 Pro x 64


    Thanks a lot. I just found it. Why doesn't Belarc get with it and stop reporting it a s something to be downloaded.
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    Posts : 511
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    Thanks a lot. I just found it. Why doesn't Belarc get with it and stop reporting it a s something to be downloaded.
    I think because it's not listed in installed updates. Just my opinion.
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    MD
    Posts : 865
    Windows 10 Pro x 64


    I wrote to them and will let you know if they reply.
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    Posts : 511
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    I wrote to them and will let you know if they reply.
    Thanks, It will be interesting to hear what they say.
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