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greenhillmaniac last won the day on April 11

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  1. Does anyone have a list of all the Win7 updates after SP1?

    I would recommend you use WHDownloader, a program developed by the good guys over at My Digital Life Forums: https://forums.mydigitallife.net/threads/whdownloader-download.66243/ It uses various update lists, mantained mostly by user abbodi1406 and downloads all updates you've selected. It comes with the option to even downloads updates if you choose to install the Convenience Update Rollup, KB3125574, or not. You do have to register on the forums, though (which I do recomend, since you can find all sorts of community made programs that are extremely useful).
  2. Artificial AMD driver block on Windows 8.0

    The last branch of drivers to work with Windows 8 was the 16.30, which means the Radeon 16.7.3 work great (tested it just now. The drivers install through device manager just fine. No need to disable driver signature enforcement). Link: http://www.guru3d.com/files-details/amd-radeon-software-crimson-16-7-3-whql-driver-download.html
  3. Artificial AMD driver block on Windows 8.0

    Maybe it was a temp link... Here's the driver's article page (I'm using the W7 x64 version, BTW): http://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-articles/Pages/Radeon-Software-Crimson-ReLive-Edition-17.9.3-Release-Notes.aspx I have a R9 380 4Gb version with the following driver ID: PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_6939
  4. Artificial AMD driver block on Windows 8.0

    Yeah, I should've probably been more explicit on this... I'm trying to install the AMD Radeon Crimson 17.9.3 (the latest WHQL drivers available) and I'm trying to install them through the Device Manager, linking directly to the INF fille. The BSOD happens after the driver files have copied, when the screen is shifting resolutions (and you even hear the W8 sounds of hardware being unplugged and plugged, indicating the GPU is being installed). After that the BSOD appears on my desktop resolution of 1920x1080. I don't even get to see the desktop on its full resolution. As soon as the screen is changing resolutions the BSOD happens. Here's the link to the driver. I extracted the files from the .exe with 7-Zip and used the INF in \Packages\Drivers\Display\W76A_INF\C7318501.inf https://www2.ati.com/drivers/beta/whql-radeon-software-crimson-relive-17.9.3-win7-64bit-oct2.exe Yeah. It was part of the May 2016 Patch Tuesday, which you installed just fine back then
  5. Artificial AMD driver block on Windows 8.0

    Nope, still BSOD. This confirms my suspicion that AMD is blocking installation on NT 6.2. The only way this seems to be fixable is to actually mod the driver... Shouldn't be too hard. Only look for the DRIVER_INSTALL_NT62=0 section Here's the minidump. 110717-34890-01.dmp
  6. Artificial AMD driver block on Windows 8.0

    Welp, there's a Server 2012 version, which means there is a version for Windows 8.0 I'll try it and report back.
  7. Artificial AMD driver block on Windows 8.0

    For anyone willing, I have a MiniDump file of the BSOD. I was trying to analyze it, and it says the error was with dxgkrnl.sys? Seems weird, considering it's a system file... MiniDump contents: Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 10.0.17016.1000 AMD64 Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Loading Dump File [C:\Users\John\Downloads\110617-37484-01.dmp] Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available Symbol search path is: srv* Executable search path is: Windows 8 Kernel Version 9200 MP (4 procs) Free x64 Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS Built by: 9200.16384.amd64fre.win8_rtm.120725-1247 Machine Name: Kernel base = 0xfffff801`fe206000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff801`fe4d0a60 Debug session time: Mon Nov 6 16:31:18.127 2017 (UTC + 0:00) System Uptime: 0 days 0:04:21.807 Loading Kernel Symbols ............................................................... ................................................................ .......... Loading User Symbols Loading unloaded module list .............. ******************************************************************************* * * * Bugcheck Analysis * * * ******************************************************************************* Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information. BugCheck 139, {3, fffff88004ef9dd0, fffff88004ef9d28, 0} Probably caused by : dxgkrnl.sys ( dxgkrnl!DXGCONTEXT::SubmitPresentHistoryToken+1ef ) Followup: MachineOwner --------- nt!KeBugCheckEx: fffff801`fe281040 48894c2408 mov qword ptr [rsp+8],rcx ss:0018:fffff880`04ef9ab0=0000000000000139 110617-37484-01.dmp
  8. Artificial AMD driver block on Windows 8.0

    Doesn't work. Booted with Driver Signature Enforcement disabled and the same BSOD happened. Even edited the INF file to see if it did anything. I don't think this is an issue, because the driver was designed for Windows 7.
  9. Artificial AMD driver block on Windows 8.0

    Starting in 2017 AMD drivers stopped working on Windows 8.0, giving a BSOD with the following message: KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE. This seems to be an artificial block imposed by AMD, because the drivers work just fine in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 and the BSOD occurs when the driver has already adjusted to the screen resolution of my monitor (switching from the default 1024x720). It's a shame really, because previous driver versions worked great, with the Radeon Control Panel, Vulkan and video acceleration all working fine with WDDM 1.2! My question to anyone with enough knowledge on this subject: is there a way to remove this artificial block? Any tools you might recomend for me to trace this issue and possibly fix it? Also, please don't come with the useless response of "Just use the older version" because that's not the point. The point is to extend the longevity of NT 6.2, seeing new driver versions support new GPUs (for example, the recently released RX Vega is not compatible with Windows 8.0 because of this driver block).
  10. Server 2012 Updates on Windows 8

    IE10 updates are cumulative and only necessary if you only install the Security Only updates, since the Monthly Rollups already include it. As for .NET updates, there are 3 files basically released each month: one for .NET 3.5 SP1, one for .NET 4.5.2 and one for .NET 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2 and 4.7. Security Only .NET updates are a mess, and I recomend that you just simply install the Quality Rollups, because they don't release in tandem with the QR and are harder to track.
  11. Server 2008 Updates on Windows Vista

    BTW, does anyone want me to include a folder in the repository with the Windows Update speedup patches, as mentioned in @2008WindowsVista's video on the subject? I think it would help whoever is trying to fresh install Vista in 2017 and beyond (all 0 people, lol)
  12. Server 2008 Updates on Windows Vista

    And following my Windows 8.0 repository update, here comes the Vista update for October! Better late than never Added the following Security Updates: KB4041671 KB4041944 KB4041995 KB4042007 KB4042050 KB4042067 KB4042120 KB4042121 KB4042122 KB4042123 KB4042723 Added the following .NET Security and Quality Rollups: KB4040978 for .NET 2.0 SP2 KB4040977 for .NET 4.5.2 KB4043764 for .NET 4.6-4.6.1 Added the following non-security update in the extras folder: KB4035176 - Improvements and Fixes to Universal C Runtime in Windows Added a readme file in the extras folder with details on what each update does Changed the names of the .NET Security Only and Security and Quality Rollup folder for easier navigability Corrected a file insider the mandatory .NET updates on the x86 folder See y'all next month https://mega.nz/#F!txxRyLzC!1vBMGzMHiL864f3bl1Rj1w
  13. Server 2012 Updates on Windows 8

    And another (late) repository update with October's patches plus one extra for both x64 and x86. These include: Monthly Rollup: KB4041690 Flash Update (released a week after the Monthly Rollup): KB4049179 Internet Explorer 10 Cumulative Update and Security Only Update: KB4040685 and KB4041679, respectively .NET Framework Security and Quality Rollup Updates for .NET 3.5 SP1 and 4.5.2 and 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2 and 4.7: KB4040979, KB4040975 and KB4043762, together with the required pre-requisite update KB4019990 .NET Framework 4.7.1: KB4033345 (extracted from the .exe installer), together with the required pre-requisite update KB4019990 and instructions for language pack installation I've also put the Update Rollups in their own folder in the Extras, for easier navigation. That is all... See you next month https://mega.nz/#F!ExhDEbDA!pUhzXKVp5-hgzvylW_btfQ
  14. Windows 8.1 bluetooth bug

    Could you explain specifically in which scenarios this happens?
  15. [Guide] Windows Vista on the Intel Ivy Bridge platform

    I managed to get the Catalyst 15.6 somewhat working with my R9 380, but it's super unstable (not suitable for day to day work): http://www.msfn.org/board/topic/175825-about-amd-drivers-on-vista/?do=findComment&comment=1128711 Hope this suffices.