Endless searches for new Win7 updates

Tracey Capen

An ongoing issue with Windows 7 updating is generating a lot of heat from users.

Microsoft has released numerous patches to end excessively long Windows Update scans for new patches — and, in some cases, WU sucking up nearly all CPU cycles.

Forum member Sudo15 needs help from fellow Lounge members to fix this vexing flaw. No doubt, many others are suffering from the same malady; join the discussion.

The following links are this week’s most interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions for which you might have answers:

Office Applications    
General Productivity Using multiple periods in file names *
Word Processing Repeating title on each page *
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Tracey Capen

About Tracey Capen

Editor in chief Tracey Capen was the executive editor of reviews at PC World magazine for 10 years, from 1995 to 2005. He was InfoWorld's managing editor of reviews from 1993 to 1995 and worked in the magazine's test center and as networking editor from 1989 to 1992. Between his stints at InfoWorld, he was senior labs editor at Corporate Computing magazine.