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Best Answer wesi , 10 June 2020 - 01:35 PM

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#1 wesi

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Posted 10 June 2020 - 08:29 AM

HI,

 

Just received notice that Windows Update 2004 is available.

 

Should I install it?

 

Thank you


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Posted 10 June 2020 - 08:52 AM

I wouldn't.


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Posted 10 June 2020 - 08:55 AM

May I know why? Please.



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Posted 10 June 2020 - 09:09 AM

There have been a number of identified "glitches".  Odds are that none of them will effect you... but there are so many of them that I would refrain from installing until Microsoft gets it fixed (and even though they have acknowledged the problems, that have not projected a solution yet).

 

The "big" issues that I've heard of have to do with printers connected via USB.  External monitors.  Connectivity issues with USB wifi adapters.  I do not believe that any of these would cause me issues on my system... but I'd still refrain from the install until things get smoothed out.

 

Your mileage may vary.


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Posted 10 June 2020 - 09:11 AM

Thank you very much.I shall wait.



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Posted 10 June 2020 - 10:35 AM

Apparently, MS give a warning when you try to update to 2004 if your machine is "not ready". However, I agree with Tom and 'ready or not', I won't be updating mine at the moment.


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Posted 10 June 2020 - 01:26 PM

Would like to mention it has been causing a good amount of BSOD's

 

I don't deal well with those, printer issues, or someone or something messing with the computer.


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#8 wesi

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Posted 10 June 2020 - 01:35 PM   Best Answer

Thank you all.



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Posted 11 June 2020 - 03:13 PM

If you are doing image backups using a program like Macrium Reflect to an external USB attached hard drive then trying the 2004 upgrade in a no-brainer. If it works great, continue to use it. If it doesn't, restore the Macrium Reflect backup you created just before you did the 2004 update and you're right back where you were when the image was created.

 

If you're not doing image backups you should be. External USB SSD drives are cheap now days, $50 to $60 for a 1TB Samsung Canvio SATA III. Even if you don't do the upgrade you should start doing backups, it's one thing you'll never be sorry you started doing.


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#10 wesi

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Posted 11 June 2020 - 03:18 PM

As usual,   to the rescue.  Thank you zTruker.


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