This article provides the information on "Blue Screen Stop 0x50 error reported for systems after installing KB2976897, KB2982791, and KB2970228 during Windows updates".
As part of the Monthly Tuesday update push, there have been reports that Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-045 kernel-mode driver patches, KB2976897 and KB2982791, are suspected of causing 0x00000050 Blue Screen errors. Also, the Windows 8.1 Update 2 fix that adds the ruble currency marker to Windows 7 and Windows 8.x has also been noted to cause this issue.
MS14-045: Description of the security update for kernel-mode drivers: August 12, 2014 (scroll down to: "Known issues with this security update")
Affected OS: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1
Reinstallation of Windows or replacing hardware is not required to resolve this issue.
The current solution is to uninstall these updates. Microsoft has disabled these from installing until they develop a solution to these issues.
Please see Microsoft KB2982791 for the recommended mitigations for this issue.
Article ID: SLN293269
Last Date Modified: 04/01/2016 11:01 AM
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