Among the patches Microsoft is delivering to supported Windows platforms this month, there’s one specific to the .NET Framework 3.5.1 for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1. This particular update has a known issue:
Some Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) applications may experience errors caused by using unsecured remote connections. Applications may return an error that has the following message: Get-WmiObject : The method or operation is not implemented.
…temporarily disable the secure mode from this update…Warning: Enabling this registry entry could allow security vulnerabilities including Remote Code Execution.
Full details along with the registry modification here: Description of the Security and Quality Rollup for the .NET Framework 3.5.1 for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1: April 11, 2017
<conspiracy hat on>Is anyone getting the feeling that Microsoft is intentionally trying to make managing Windows 7 PCs difficult enough that customers pull the trigger and upgrade to Windows 10?</conspiracy hat off>
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