Windows Update came roaring back today after more than a month in a semi-comatose state, and the chute filled up quickly this morning. Windows Update seems to be working well — even more reason to check your Win7 and 8.1 systems and make sure it’s turned off.

It’s the first Tuesday of the month, aka Office’s nonsecurity patch day, and we got a passel of them. The says there are five new Office 2013 nonsecurity patches and 12 for Office 2016.

As usual, there’s no indication as yet when those will be rolled into an channel. It’s also far, far too early to tell if there will be any problems with these patches, although the past few months have seen very few issues with nonsecurity Office updates.

More disconcerting are the re-re-releases of KB 2952664 (Win7) and KB 2976978 (Win8.1). As I explained last month, those two patches have, in the past, .

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