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Topic # 174953 11-Jun-2015 21:33
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Windows update KB3057839 breaks PuTTY on vista for me.
Putty still works but the PuTTY Configuration screen does not display. It is like the frame is outside the monitor. Uninstalling KB3057839, fixes PuTTY.

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  Reply # 1323048 11-Jun-2015 21:37
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Do I come across as a prick if I suggest ditching Fista? ;)




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  Reply # 1323049 11-Jun-2015 21:43
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As this update is also for Windows 7, Windows 8 and some server versions, it may well effect others.
I have only tested on Vista.

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  Reply # 1323059 11-Jun-2015 22:17
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im on 7 and putty is still working. Is this part of normal windows update or something you had to hunt out to get installed?




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  Reply # 1323073 11-Jun-2015 23:18
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Normal update

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  Reply # 1323074 11-Jun-2015 23:20
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So if you all-star and then press M for move can you use the arrows to move the window back in screen?




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  Reply # 1323076 11-Jun-2015 23:22
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Alt I mean. Autocorrect ftl




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  Reply # 1323077 11-Jun-2015 23:23
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Sorry I was not clear, I said it was like the frame was outside the monitor. But that  was not the issue.

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  Reply # 1323121 12-Jun-2015 03:25
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+1 with this issue, only found the above post having searched for the KB number.
Alt + arrows doesn't help, you can get it to load if you use putty.exe -load <profilename> but that's not ideal as there is no way to edit your settings. It does appear to only be my Vista PC which is affected.

Do make sure that you hide KB3057839 after uninstalling or it will try to re-install the next day.

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  Reply # 1323135 12-Jun-2015 07:28
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I have all the latest W7 updates, no problems with putty. Also on W10 I'm up to date, no problems.




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  Reply # 1323137 12-Jun-2015 07:31
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Just to add to the chorus of annoying pricks, let me also say (even though it obviously affects you)

I installed this update and I don't have this problem.

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  Reply # 1323642 12-Jun-2015 19:33
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Same thing here, kb3057839 update breaks putty on vista (but not on win7): uninstalling this update solved the problem.

More details: The settings windows don't display (but if I right click on the taskbar button and chose to move, I can move the settings window, and the position is remembered, so the window is not out of screen but just not display. And the preview on the taskbar window show an empty window UI with gray background) 

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  Reply # 1323794 13-Jun-2015 07:44
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PuTTY, even 0.64 last version was affect also at this English version Vista 64 bit.
Removing the KB3057839 update solved the issue.
Since some were not affect even with Vista, it may relate to some 3th application.
Like an anti-vírus solution, or graphic drivers. Here Avast and ATI.

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  Reply # 1324308 14-Jun-2015 03:59
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PuTTY home has open a page for updates at this issue
http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/wishlist/vista-update-breaks-config.html

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