Dax unsigned, win 7 update not working, KB3004394 dubious, dead in the water

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I have not read all 4,172 responses to "DAX unsigned..."
I have filed a support ticket. No joy yet.
I have installed KB3004394 and waited 36 hours (48 actually).
I have doubts if KB3004394 actually works per http://borncity.com/win/2014/12/10/update-kb3004394-breaks-root-certificate-in-windows-7-windows-server-2008-r2/
I have tried to update my root certificate using Windows update, but as of 3 days ago, Win update just runs forever without showing any progress.
I have uninstalled, re-installed SSDR and rebooted until I got blisters on my fingers.
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If there is anyone out there who has overcome the "DAX unsigned" problem and is actually running DAX please help me. Maybe send me a list of all Win 7 updates you have installed?

Trying to run Win 7 HP, Flex 6300, SSDR 1.6.21.159

Thanks 
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butch alline

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Stu Phillips - K6TU, Elmer

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Butch,

I too had the same problem as you on a much out of update computer.  It took 48 hours of running Windows updates and over 350 different patches to get the computer up to date.  I just left it running to see if it would ever finish - much to my surprise it did.

Alas, the only other solution I could suggest would be to upgrade the computer to Windows 10.

The problem is not that the drivers are unsigned but that the out of date version of Windows 7 does not include Microsoft's new root certificate that was used to sign the certificate they issued to FlexRadio.

I wish I had better news for you.
Stu K6TU
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EA4GLI - 8P9EH - Salvador

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Try this

https://community.flexradio.com/flexr...

I went through the same nightmare with Windows updates. There is a solution.
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I had your exact problem with win7 and SmartSDR V1.6.21 I submitted a ticket, did everything they said to do, and made sure that I had all of the updates for win7, waited a day, then ran that kbxxx file that support pointed me to, and low and behold, the certificates did update, and I was all set. You have to just let windows update contintue to churn, overnight if need be, and be patient. that worked for me. Keith W7ZAC
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Thanks to all responders.  The point that I missed was that the computer needs to run uninterrupted for hours.  My 225 updates took a mere 8.7 hours plus restart, wait, restart, etc.
I can hardly wait to be pushed and shoved into win 10!