Microsoft Security Updates from July 2018 Cause Errors
Posted by Brian Kleeman on 20 July 2018 11:15 AM
Updated July 23, 2018 (added specific Security Update codes for Server OSs).
After installing July 2018 Microsoft Security Updates the LMS no longer functions. Attempts to access it display the following or similar error in the web browser:
Microsoft VBScript runtime error '800a01a8' Object required: ''
Microsoft Security Updates released in July 2018, have broken COM component initialization given certain conditions.
Inquisiq LMS (all versions) running on the following operating systems (affected updates listed in parenthesis):
A complete list of all effected updates can be found here.
Remove Microsoft Updates that are listed above:
Change the IIS Anonymous Authentication settings for the Inquisiq LMS website to "Application Pool Identity". This resolution is not recommended until we have a chance to fully test its ramifications. Also note that installing any Inquisiq LMS Upgrades will revert this setting, so you will have to perform these steps again after installing any LMS upgrades.