I can't believe I've wasted almost a full day on trying to complete yesterdays (Nov 11) Windows 8 patches and I can see from a search for a solution that I am not the only one. It's not muchmore than a week since I upgraded to Windows 8 with a clean install on Drive C. The problem started when I selected all the patches offered, only to get failure, failure, failure. I then tried one at a time, which eventually worked - with a number of disk errors reported during the process - except for KB2770917, despite several attempts. I then download the package (8 stand-alone files) and laboriously installed all of them, each requiring a restart, saving KB2770917 for last, which failed again.
What is going on? It feels like Microsoft has just thrown a bunch of fix-it's at us rather than have released them in sequence. I certainly didn't expect a problem like this so early for a new operating system and I have had to give up on for it for now rather than waste another day. Currently it is asking me to again install the uninstallable KB2770917.
Any ideas - when I have time to try again? And how much of a risk is it to ignore?
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