[tbb-bugs] #18935 [Applications/Tor Browser]: MS bugs - Danger! Windows updates break everything on their way!

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#18935: MS bugs - Danger! Windows updates break everything on their way!
 Reporter:  bugzilla                  |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect                    |         Status:  closed
 Priority:  High                      |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |        Version:
 Severity:  Critical                  |     Resolution:  duplicate
 Keywords:  tbb-crash                 |  Actual Points:
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Comment (by cypherpunks):

 Fucking Microsoft! It made Firefox more than 10x times slower with its
 recent messy patching efforts!
 Starting this year, you need 3rd-party support to figure out what the hell
 happens with Windows Updates, e.g.
 Because doing nothing, you can end up with no updates at all! One of the
 official statements says: "In cases where customers can't install or run
 antivirus software, Microsoft recommends manually setting the registry key
 as described below in order to receive the latest Windows security
 Every month brings new crappy updates to broader categories of systems
 This makes determining when it will affect you almost impossible. But some
 reports appeared even before that hell, see
 And this situation tends to be worse with no response from Microsoft!
 But the real hell will start sooner than later!

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/18935#comment:26>
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