Microsoft is breaking Windows 7 to get users to upgrade to Windows 10

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Microsoft has made a change to an replace for Windows 7 that may stop sure programs from booting. While you would possibly anticipate me to say, “good news, the software giant has fixed the problem”, in truth what Microsoft has accomplished is change the replace from “optional”, to “recommended”. So, on some programs, it would now set up, and break Windows 7 mechanically.

There is excellent news although, and that’s you’ll be able to clear up the issue and get your laptop working once more by (are you able to guess?) upgrading to Windows 10. Hooray!

The replace in query is KB3133977 and what this does is repair an issue that stops BitLocker encrypting drives due to service crashes in svhost.exe. If that’s an issue you might have, you’ll welcome the repair.

Unless you might have an ASUS motherboard. As Microsoft explains:

After you put in replace 3133977 on a Windows 7 x64-based system that features an ASUS-based most important board, the system doesn’t begin, and it generates a Secure Boot error on the ASUS BIOS display. This drawback happens as a result of ASUS allowed the principle board to allow the Secure Boot course of although Windows 7 doesn’t assist this function.

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