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    January 2015 Patch Tuesday updates

    I have not installed January 2015 Patch Tuesday updates yet. My question concerns KB2901983. When I went to download and install the critical updates, that update NetFramework 4.5.2 was not checked. All others were checked. Was wondering why Microsoft sent me that update but did not check to install it.

    Anybody else have any luck in installing KB29011983?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Classicrockfan View Post
    ...Was wondering why Microsoft sent me that update but did not check to install it...
    Suggest you install the other updates first, then reboot and install the .net 4.5.2 update on its own.
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    I recommend holding off on all updates until Susan Bradley's Patch Watch on this site has been updated with her recommendations. Otherwise, as Coochin says, install the checked ones first and leave the unchecked one to install separately, perhaps leaving it for a day or two to see if it becomes checked and ready for installation. It may be unchecked because it's not ready or has possible problems under investigation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Classicrockfan View Post
    I have not installed January 2015 Patch Tuesday updates yet. My question concerns KB29011983. When I went to download and install the critical updates, that update NetFramework 4.5.2 was not checked. All others were checked. Was wondering why Microsoft sent me that update but did not check to install it.
    That one was "Recommended" whilst the others were "Important".


    Quote Originally Posted by Classicrockfan View Post
    Anybody else have any luck in installing KB29011983?
    I've installed it on one Windows 7 desktop and two Windows 7 laptops so far without any problems. (It doesn't seem to apply to Windows 8.1 or Windows 10TP.)

    (It's KB2901983; only one 1.)


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    Windows 8.1 had it's own .NET Framework 4.5.2 Update, also as a "Recommended"

    It was KB2934520 and I installed it, so far with no problems.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trev View Post
    Windows 8.1 had it's own .NET Framework 4.5.2 Update, also as a "Recommended"

    It was KB2934520 and I installed it, so far with no problems.
    Thanks. I only saw that one today, not yesterday for some reason. But I have now installed it on 8.1 without any issues too.

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    .NET Framework isn't used by all computers or programs which suggests why it was an unchecked optional install.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Berton View Post
    .NET Framework isn't used by all computers or programs which suggests why it was an unchecked optional install.
    Sorry, but that's not my understanding of why some updates are unchecked. A situation in which some updates might not apply to the individual user would surely result in either the update not being offered as it wasn't relevant, or it being offered purely as an optional update. I have in fact established before on the MS forums from a MVP that an unchecked update is one that is either not ready for download, is subject to extreme pressure on the update server, or is subject to review pending either confirmation or withdrawal. The usual advice on those forums is to wait for a day or two and see if the unchecked status of the update changes.

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    Earlier today I finished cleaning up a customer's Win7 PC that had many malware infections. I then ran Tweaking.com Windows Repair (All In One) to correct some remaining problems listed in Event Viewer. Windows Repair ran without any errors.

    I then ran Windows Updates (manual check) which listed KB2901983 "Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 7", and which installed successfully. After a restart I again ran Windows Updates (again a manual check) which listed six more updates: KB2965788, KB2984981, KB2994023, KB2984976, KB2923545, and KB3020388. Of the six all but KB2965788 failed to install.

    After a reboot I tried again. KB2984981, KB2994023, and KB2984976 succeeded, but KB2923545 and KB3020388 failed. After a further reboot KB2923545 and KB3020388 installed successfully.
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    Coochin,

    I make it a practice to install .Net updates separately. I find this causes less problems YMMV! I just installed it on my Win 8.1 Pro machine w/o incident.

    For PowerShell {which does require .Net} users this update changes the CLRVersion from 4.0.30319.34014 to 4.0.30319.34209. All other values reported by $PSVersionTable remain the same. HTH
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    My 2¢

    I make sure they're all checked, and install everything offered in one go. When I resurrected my Dell Inspiron 580 I had 165 updates the first day, and 25 the next. All were successfully installed; of course, that was on a fresh installation.

    But I do the same for my other machines, as well—everything offered, in one go. On the very rare occasions that an update has failed first time around, it was offered on a subsequent check for updates, and installed successfully. I have also had updates offered that were not needed. The update summary that pops up after the update reboot will list such an update not as failed, but as "not needed".
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    And the moral is Those Who Image Regularly can afford to live dangerously. :rolleyes:

    I make sure they're all checked, and install everything offered in one go.
    And the moral is Those Who Image Regularly can afford to live dangerously.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wavy View Post
    And the moral is Those Who Image Regularly can afford to live dangerously.
    Yeah, there's that, too.
    Create a fresh drive image before making system changes, in case you need to start over!

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