Microsoft Withdraws a Patch

Monday, December 15, 2014 @ 04:12 PM gHale

In what appears to be a familiar refrain of late, Microsoft pulled another patch after it caused other issues on computers running Windows 7.

Microsoft said the patch, update 3004394 issued with the December Patch Tuesday offering, β€œis causing additional problem on computers running Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. This includes the inability to install future updates.”

Patch Tuesday brings 3 Critical Advisories
Out-of-Band Patch from Microsoft
Microsoft Patches Ancient Vulnerability
Patch Tuesday for Software, OS, Apps

The advisory for 3004394 offers a page called β€œ3024777 You cannot install Windows updates after KB 3004394 is installed on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2” as the source of a fix. The update 3024777 is now live.

The 3004394 patch is the second messed up update this month. Microsoft also pulled a patch in October and also in August.

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