windows update just seems to hang while checking.


  1.    4 Weeks Ago #611
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    Re: windows update just seems to hang while checking.


    Hi everybody,

    I just updated office 2007 again using the information by Volume Z here:

    why has vista stopped automatic updates? - Microsoft Community

    Now I encountered a problem. I posted my request for help on that forum also, but maybe you guys have a solution:

    I have Vista home premium and office 2007 (dutch) installed.

    Today I installed the 2 given 'new' updates:

    KB4011064 (Compatibility Pack SP3) new
    KB4011062 (Excel 2007) new

    After that I ran windows update and it foud 7 additional office 2007 updates which I installed. When I check the installed updates under 'installed programs' it has installed 44 updates in total today. So far so good.

    However, when I open Outlook now it has somehow altered the language for the user interface. Not completely but half.... The task bar is shown in dutch but all options are now in I guess swedish or norwegian. I tried to alter the language in Outlook or in the Office language application, but nothing helps... As far as I can see Word and Excel are fully displayed in dutch as should be. I do not have any language interface packages installed. My guess is one of the updates is corrupt an alters the interface language partially..... 44 is quite a bunch to check manually, any suggestions which one it could be?

    Thanks for having a peak an please check my updates/edits below.

    Greetz, Master

    EDIT 1:
    I did a system restore to yesterday and the language setting is back to normal. So my conclusion is that one of the updates is truly corrupt.
    However I don't know which so it doesn't resolve the problem...

    EDIT 2:
    After the system restore I ran windows update the normal way. It took about 3,5 hours to complete. I installed the 9 found updates resulting in the same 44 updates which are now shown again in 'installed programs/updates'. Outlook experiences the same problem now. Menu's (
    especially options/preferences) are half dutch and half swedish or norwegian....
    Last edited by Master Burn; 4 Weeks Ago at 12:04.
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  2.    4 Weeks Ago #612
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    Re: windows update just seems to hang while checking.


    Quote Originally Posted by Master Burn View Post
    I have Vista home premium and office 2007 (dutch) installed. However, when I open Outlook now it has somehow altered the language for the user interface. Not completely but half.... The task bar is shown in dutch but all options are now in I guess swedish or norwegian. ...

    EDIT: did a system restore to yesterday and the language setting is back to normal. So my conclusion is that one of the updates is truly corrupt. However I don't know which so it doesn't resolve the
    problem...
    Hi Burn Master:

    Please see Kis Imre'spost today in the MS TechNet forum Latest Outlook 2007 Security patch kb4011086 is wrong. Patch is change app language to Swedish!. Many users in that thread are reporting the same issue and uninstalling KB4011086 (Security Update for Outlook 2007: September 12, 2017) from Control Panel | Programs | Programs and Features | View Installed Updates should also solve the problem for users affected by this bug who have already installed the Office 2007 security updates for September 2017.

    Be sure your automatic updates are disabled [Windows Update | Change settings | Important updates | Never check for updates (not recommended) and re-boot] until you've confirmed that Microsoft has released a bug fix.
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  3.    4 Weeks Ago #613
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    Re: windows update just seems to hang while checking.


    Thank you Imacri for pointing me in the right direction!

    A couple of weird things which I noticed still:

    There were two kb4011086 listed as installed in the add/remove programs list. So I ran uninstall of the top one first, no result. After that I ran the uninstall of the second one and noticed it asked me to shut down some GUI first. During the removal of the first one that wasn't asked, so apparently it were two different updates with the same kb no.?

    After I uninstalled both I was prompted to restart the pc and after that the issue had gone. My Outlook (menu) is now shown in the dutch language as it should be.

    However if I check the add/remove programs list it shows 44 installed updates still.... the kb4011086 have both gone, but the amount of installed updates today haven't dropped. Apparently it has been replaced by another or...? Maybe it has something to to with kb4011086 being a replacement for kb3213643 which was installed today also. Weird stuff all together....

    I'll wait for a patch as you said.

    Thanks again and greetz,

    Master
    Last edited by Master Burn; 4 Weeks Ago at 12:33.
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