Windows 7 Updates Crashing VMS Servers

We have gotten reports that Windows 7 updates are causing VMS servers to fail to boot this week. We know of multiple users who have had issues with Digital Watchdog NVRs in the past few days, and Exacq is currently flashing this notice at their top of their site:

That banner links to a fairly lengthy process to repair this issue.

Has anyone seen these issues? We expect other VMSes to be impacted, as well. Avigilon, Genetec, and Milestone all previously shipped Windows 7 servers, also, so this issue could be pretty widespread.

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