Microsoft update KB2823324 that was released this month is causing blue screen on computers has been withdrawn by Microsoft. Desktop Central will also revert this patch so that it is not deployed to any computers further.

Microsoft revised this bulletin to address known issues associated with installation of security update 2823324. Microsoft is investigating behavior where systems may fail to recover from a restart or where applications fail to load after this security update is applied. Microsoft recommends the customers to uninstall this update.

In Desktop Central patches will be available in All supported Patches, but will not taken for deployment through APD. Desktop central recommends the customer to update their Patch Database with our Central Repository server and scan the client machines.

And also, Desktop Central recommends the customer to use Software Deployment to uninstall the update using the below command.

wusa.exe /uninstall /kb:2823324 /quiet /norestart

Checkout the below Knowledge from Microsoft for steps to uninstall the update KB2823324 and steps for computers that have installed security update 2823324 and now failing to start.

  1. Tim


    I tried to run this configuration, but the installation won’t start properly on the targeted systems.
    I guess its caused by the UAC of Windows, which needs to be accepted to run the batch.
    Are there any suggestions to solve this problem? Or am I doing sth. wrong?


    • anandraj

      Hi Tim,

      Thanks for the comment.
      Please let me know the error you get.

      Contact support( with the logs for quick turnaround.