Just received a notice of an update in the Windows 7 app for that purpose. Microsoft Tech Support "Live Chat" had NO knowledge of the update.
Ajoining info follows:

Update for Windows 7 (KB3024777)

To continue using Windows Update, you need to install this update. After installing it, you might still need to install other important updates for your computer.

Download size: 28 KB

You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect.

Update type: Important

Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

Until a LOT more is known, recommend DO NOT INSTALL.
Tech support indicates that "update" can not be deleted.

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Re Microsoft. Sometimes, the left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doing... My advice for MS WIndows systems is to NEVER allow automatic updates, but let them inform you when they are available. Then, wait 7 days before updating in case the changes may "brick" your system (not unheard of).

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