I have 36 how about you?

  Legolas 11:51 26 Oct 2003
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I have just counted 36 Hotfixes that have been installed from MS onto my system. How many do you have?

(I know this isn't the most riveting of threads but its the best I could think of)

  [DELETED] 11:56 26 Oct 2003

27 (in Add/Remove programs).

  [DELETED] 12:05 26 Oct 2003

Belarc Advisor is showing 49!

  [DELETED] 12:05 26 Oct 2003

28 listed in A/R proggies

  [DELETED] 12:17 26 Oct 2003

XP Pro - started from a non SP1 copy, with SP1 installed before any updates.

32 in Control Panel "add/remove programs

34 "unistall" (hidden) folders in the Windows folder

!!

  [DELETED] 12:30 26 Oct 2003

XPHome

33 (including 1 for Media Player)

  [DELETED] 12:37 26 Oct 2003

Oh about a dozen.

I'm starting a book on the number of service packs for Longhorn

CD

  [DELETED] 12:54 26 Oct 2003

I find the best way with these Hotfixes is to set a restore point, and using regedit export registry.

In Xp home:
Hkey_local_machine/Software/Microsoft/Windows/Uninstall, and remove the hotfix entries.

This keeps the amount of things listed in "add remove programs" within reasonable limits.

DON'T do this if you have any doubts about what you are doing!

  Forum Editor 13:07 26 Oct 2003

Same as plankton - 33

  Legolas 13:08 26 Oct 2003

I agree FE it is sad......but I love it.

  [DELETED] 13:09 26 Oct 2003

53!!!

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