Microsoft stops pushing buggy Win7 patch KB 4088875, hopefully as a precursor to yanking it

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Pity the cannon fodder.

Folks who had Windows Automatic Update turned on and installed Patch Tuesday’s Monthly Rollup for Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2, KB 4088875, have encountered a viper’s pit of problems.

Based on reports from all over the globe, it looks like Microsoft is no longer pushing the buggy patch out the Windows Automatic Update chute — but the patch is still there if you go looking for it. Just don’t go looking to Microsoft for explanations.

[ Further reading: Windows 10 spring 2018 update: Key enterprise features ]

Right out of the gate we were warned that KB 4088875 had

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