Football Manager (FM2007) by Sports Interactive will not open on Windows 7 from September 2015. In Task Manager the FM process briefly starts but closes down immediately. Running in compatibility mode or as Administrator does not work. Also uninstalling and reinstalling has no effect.



Uninstall Windows Update KB3086255, reboot, have fun.


More info here:

"In addition to the changes that are listed for the vulnerabilities that are described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-097, this security bulletin addresses a defense-in-depth update for the secdrv.sys driver, a third-party driver. The update turns off the service for the secdrv.sys driver. This may affect the ability to run some older games. "