Tag: Microsoft Patch Tuesday
Windows Update Breaks Windows 7 Media Center Extender
The second Tuesday of the month has passed and Microsoft released another round of updates, fixing some critical vulnerabilities.
A summary of the July 9, 2013 update can be found here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-jul
It turned out that my Windows 7 64-bit WMC (Windows Media Center) PC had 17 updates available. I applied all the updates, rebooting as required, and everything seemed to be running fine.
Unfortunately, I found that two of the patches had adverse effects on my WMC (Windows Media Center) Extenders. Specifically, the Extenders (Xbox 360) would boot into Media Center and then report a “Connection Failure” , reboot into Media Center, report a Connection Failure, etc, thus rendering them unusable.
After doing a system image restore to return the PC to its pre July 9 patch state (I have been down this road before), I … Read More »