Since this was brought up in the shout box, figured we should get a thread going on this in case this turns convoluted. Kyleb first indicated that MVP won't start after Windows 7 updates were installed from about 9/8/15. I can confirm this is a problem. I can also confirm that a barebones install of MVP would not start, nor would it start from an alternate HDD. I also tried various compatibility modes (W98, XP w/ SP 2, etc.) to no avail.
Seems there were 10 M$ Windows updates labeled either