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KB3000850 causing freeze

  1. #11

    Posts : 5
    Windows 8.1

    To uninstall the update? Programs and Features -> View Installed Updates

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  2. #12

    I've had no issues with the update. Just still suffering from power and sleep issues.
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  3. #13

    Posts : 77
    Windows 8 HP Envy


    After a long and protracted effort of shutting down restarts and safe modes I have finally uninstalled the offending KB3000850 update.

    I also uninstalled Avast and did a clean (meaning I am on here without protection)....

    Everything seems fine except it has left my Microsoft Office Mail program just hangs.....

    Also when should I re-install Avast? Is there a latest edition without the bug out there now?

    If anyone has an idea of how to fix my Mail program that would be cool as.....
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  4. #14

    I've been reading on here that there was an update to Avast regarding this problem.
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  5. #15

    Posts : 77
    Windows 8 HP Envy

    yeah...problem solved by uninstalling Avast and removing an offending update KB3000850 that also had a hand in corrupting pc's.

    Re-loading the latest avast fixed most issues but the corruption left Office and other programs deficient.
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