Windows does not work after latest Update

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This post is on 12/22/2013. Whatever the most recent update/patch time was, I believe a week ago, I told it to go ahead and update. I believe they were mostly Security Updates. Anyways, after it restarted and Windows 7 came up, all my icons were bigger and my fonts had been changed. I did everything I knew to fix it, like changing resolution and font and icon settings etc., but nothing put it back the way I had it before the update. So I restored Windows to before I did the update and everything went back fine.
So I tried again to see if it was the Update, but this time everything looked like the original Windows 98 and I got a message that said that the Hard Drive could not be found. So I restored it to before I did the Update again and everything is now fine...
But NOW I logged onto my computer and it was asking me permission for Remote Access certification (which I said NO to), and I'm all nervous now because I know Security Update and Patches are important but every time I do them it screws up my Lap top....

Anyone else had this experience or know how to fix it? This is important because I do all my work on my Lap top.
Windows 7
Toshiba Satellite
Quad Core and Radeon Graphics
 
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TrainableMan

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The first step would be to make sure your hard drive does not have a virus.
Please follow the instructions at the beginning of my post HERE to check your system in safe mode.
 
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Assuming IE11 was installed when updating.

Try uninstalling Internet Explorer 11. I've already had issues with two machines in a house of 6 machines with IE11. All I can say is one of the machines would not boot correctly. And since I had issues with IE11 on a previous machine, removing IE11 was the only thing I did. I was expecting the issue to continue, surprisingly it disappeared with the removal of IE11. Booting into Safe Mode may be an option if normal booting fails.

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The first machine had page display and scrolling problems. Machine 1 was a desktop, and Machine 2 was a netbook. Both of which had what appeared to be different issues caused by the same source. Who knows this could also be the source of your problem.
 
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