Recent Windows patches may cause black screen, free fix available (updated)

By Matthew ยท 54 replies
Nov 30, 2009
  1. jjbeard926

    jjbeard926 TS Rookie Posts: 69

    As insect stated at the first post, I too am having no problems with the updates. It sounds to me more like the security software broke than Windows in this case. So most of us will probably never see this problem. I'm running 4 computers (different manufacturers too) on Windows 7 now and they all run great. It is good though that there is a free fix for those seeing these issues.
  2. UglyChild

    UglyChild TS Rookie Posts: 31

    No issues here at all.
  3. AfricanTech

    AfricanTech TS Rookie Posts: 69

    Hmm, 99% no problems with Win7 updates EXCEPT for one optional update (Realtek NIC Driver) that did in fact "break" my NIC - the worst part of it was that it was intermittent and didn't show up immediately - by the time I figured out the real problem I was ready to tear my hair out and the driver rollback feature did not work. Eventually managed to source a working driver from the manufacturers website - now I am super wary of optional hardware driver updates....
  4. buttus

    buttus TS Enthusiast Posts: 180

    As if the whinning and sleezy I'm a Mac ads need anything more to try and shoot with (I for one am sick of them). However, I upgraded to Win 7 from Vista and I can say that Win 7 thus far has been a pleasure and that I have had no issues whatsoever. MS really did it right this time around.
  5. insect

    insect TS Evangelist Posts: 349   +132

    Ha! *boast* I was right about something!

    I knew it seemed a tad bit fishy...
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