On the heels of cleaning up the mess from earlier patch horrors, Microsoft finds itself under criticsm for seriously bothing another patch, labeled as “critical” by the Microsoft Windows update team.
Here are the details from our source:
“Microsoft hasn’t yet acknowledged Win7 patch KB 2803821 and WinXP patch KB 2834904, which have spawned complaints about top half of videos displaying in black
Another botched Windows patch: MS13-057/KB 2803821/KB 2834904
It looks like this week’s Black Tuesday patches include at least one real stinker: MS 13-057/KB 2803821 has been blamed for problems with recent editions of several products. Until Microsoft pulls the patch — or acknowledges the problem — I advise against installing it.
MS 13-057/KB 2803821 is billed as a “security update for Windows Media Format Runtime 9 and 9.5 (wmvdmod.dll), and for Windows Media Player 11 and 12.” Microsoft rates the patch as ‘critical’…”