Windows Updates

Do you have a Windows operating system and wondering if there are Windows updates for your computer? We highlight new releases, what they do, where you can find them, and how to download them. We’ll also discuss why you need them on your device.

The Windows Security Updates for February 2024 are here

This is the Microsoft Windows security updates overview for February 2024. Microsoft patched 73 different security vulnerabilities in its products and six non-Microsoft vulnerabilities on today's Patch Day. Our overview is a […]

Microsoft confirms 0x80070643 error during Windows update installation

Some Windows users who tried to install the January 2024 security updates for their devices received the error 0x80070643 Error Install Failure during the process. Microsoft provided background information and a workaround […]

Fix 0x80070643 - Error Install Failure when trying to install Windows Update

Microsoft released new security updates for its Windows operating system yesterday. Some administrators see the error message 0x80070643 - ERROR_INSTALL_FAILURE when they try to install the update. The update won't install and […]

The first Windows security updates of 2024 are here

Welcome to the Microsoft Windows January 2024 security updates overview. It is the first Patch Day of the year for Microsoft. The company has addressed a total of 48 unique vulnerabilities in […]

The Windows December 2023 security updates fix a 0-day vulnerability

Microsoft released security updates for all supported Windows operating systems and other company products on the December 2023 Patch Day. The company fixed 36 unique Microsoft product vulnerabilities and six non Microsoft […]

The Windows November 2023 security updates are now available

Microsoft released security updates for all supported versions of its Windows operating system on the November 2023 Patch Tuesday. Security updates are also available for Windows Server products, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Office […]

The Windows October 2023 security updates fix three 0-day vulnerabilities

The Windows Security Updates for October 2023 are now available. It is a big update for a number of reasons. First, because several Windows products have reached end of support. Second, because […]

The Windows September 2023 security updates are now available

Microsoft published security updates for Windows and also other company products today on the September 2023 Patch Day. Security updates are available for all supported client and server versions of Windows and […]

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0Patch promises to support Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 with 3 years of security updates

Microsoft is ending support for Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 in October 2023. Just like the recently dropped operating systems Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 will […]

Windows 11 KB5029263: What's new

In the latest move to enhance system performance, Microsoft has unveiled the Windows 11 22H2 KB5029263 cumulative update, a vital patch focusing on security remediation and implementing a broad spectrum of 27 […]

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The Windows August 2023 security updates fix critical vulnerabilities and Internet Explorer

It is the second Tuesday of the month, and that means it is Microsoft Patch Tuesday. The company has released security updates for all supported client and server operating systems as well […]

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What to expect from Windows 11 23H2?

Windows 11 23H2 is a major update that includes a number of new features and improvements. These new features are designed to make Windows 11 more user-friendly, efficient, and secure. Let's take […]

Update all Windows programs with UpdateHub

UpdateHub is an open source tool for Microsoft Windows 10 and up systems that uses the open source tool winget to check all installed programs and apps for updates to install these […]

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Malware found in over 100 signed Windows drivers

Yesterday's security updates for Windows and other Microsoft products came with an advisory regarding the malicious use of Microsoft signed drivers. Security researchers at Sophos, Trend Micro and Cisco informed Microsoft about […]

The Windows July 2023 security updates are here and they patch critical issues

Microsoft released security updates for client and server versions of its Windows operating system today. The security updates address vulnerabilities in all supported versions of Windows and are available via Windows Update […]

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Updates for classic Windows versions? Windows Update Restored has you covered

When you try to install a classic version of Windows, and we are not talking about the recently discontinued versions Windows 7 or 8.1, then you may notice that you can't really […]

Take a look at the Windows updates history with Windows Update Viewer

Windows Update Viewer is an open source application to view the updates history of Windows 10 and Windows 11 operating systems. While there are several ways to view installed updates natively, e.g., […]

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The Windows June 2023 security patches are here and address these issues

It is the second Tuesday of the month, and that means that Microsoft has released security updates for the Windows operating system, Microsoft Office and other company products. The Windows updates are […]

EverythingToolbar Windows search gets an update checker

A new version of the open source EverythingToolbar application introduces support for automatic update checks and makes other improvements. EverythingToolbar is a companion app for the popular Windows search tool Everything. Everything […]

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Microsoft patches several critical security issues on the May 2023 Windows Patch Day

Microsoft released security updates and non-security updates for all supported versions of its Windows operating system and other company products on the May 2023 Patch Tuesday. All versions of Windows are affected […]

Stay up to date with your friends with the new Windows 11 Facebook Widget

Microsoft has announced a new set of updates for Windows 11 Insiders, with a focus on improving the user experience across the operating system. In this article, we'll take a closer look […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates April 2023: What you need to know before installation

It is the second Tuesday of April 2023, and that means that Microsoft has released security updates for Windows and other company products. Security updates were released for Microsoft Windows, Office, Microsoft […]

Time to Patch: Microsoft released security patch for actively exploited issue

Microsoft released security updates for Windows yesterday on the March 2023 Patch Day. Among the patched security updates, several of which are rated critical by Microsoft, is a security issue that is […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates March 2023: What you need to know before installation

Welcome to the overview for the March 2023 Microsoft Windows security releases. Microsoft published security updates for all client and server versions of Windows that it supports. Security updates and non-security updates […]

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A Serious Security Risk: Three Zero-Day Vulnerabilities You Need to Patch Now!

Microsoft released security updates for all client and server versions of Windows that it supports yesterday. Among the 30 or so security issues that each version of Windows is affected by are […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates February 2023: All the details before you install it

Microsoft released security updates for all supported client and server versions of its Windows operating system on February 14, 2023. Our monthly overview of the Microsoft Patch Day provides home users and […]

Is This the End of the Windows 10 Era

Windows 10 KB5019275 preview update fixes hangs and other issues

Microsoft published a new preview update for Windows 10 that is addressing several hangs and other issues. The update is available publicly but does not get installed automatically. Administrators need to seek […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates January 2023 overview

It is January 10, 2023, and that means it is the first Microsoft Patch Day of the year 2023. It is also the last Patch day for Windows 7 devices that are […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates December 2022 overview

Microsoft released security and non-security updates for all client and server versions and editions of its Windows operating system on the December 2022 Patch Tuesday. The company released security updates for other […]

Windows 11 Updates

Microsoft Windows 11 Update Schedule Seemingly Reaches Far into the Future

One of the key aspects to ship with Windows 11 22H2 is the confirmation of the rumor Ghacks first reported back in July, which is that Microsoft is returning to launching a […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates November 2022 overview

Microsoft released security and non-security updates for all supported client and server versions of the Windows operating system on the November 2022 Patch Tuesday. The updates are available already, and most home […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates October 2022 overview

It is the second Tuesday of the month, and that means that Microsoft released security updates for all supported client and server versions of Windows. The October 2022 Patch Day brings updates […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates September 2022 overview

Microsoft released security and non-security updates for Windows and other company products on the September 2022 Patch Day. These updates address security issues in Microsoft products, and may also introduce improvements, fix […]

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KB5012170: Windows update error 0x800f0922, UEFI Bios update may resolve it

Microsoft released cumulative updates for all supported versions of Windows on the August 2022 Patch Day. The company did release a second security update for Windows at the day to address issues […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates August 2022 overview

Microsoft released security and non-security updates for all supported client and server versions of the Windows operating system on the August 2022 Patch Day. The updates are available already via Windows Update […]

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Windows Update: Safeguard Holds for likely issues are only for businesses, says Microsoft

We all know that Windows Updates may lead to issues on target devices during installation or afterwards. Updates in the past have caused all kinds of issues, from boot issues over lost […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates July 2022 overview

Microsoft released security and non-security updates for all client and server versions of the Windows operating system on the July 2022 Patch Tuesday. The security updates are available already and will be […]

Microsoft releases KB5016138 and KB5016139 out-of-band updates to fix login issues on ARM devices

Microsoft releases KB5016138 and KB5016139 out-of-band updates to fix login issues on ARM devices

Microsoft has announced the release of two out-of-band updates to fix problems reported by users with ARM devices. To recap, the Redmond company rolled out a couple of updates on Patch Tuesday […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates June 2022 overview

Microsoft released security updates and non-security updates for all client and server versions of Windows on the June 2022 Patch Day. Other Microsoft products, including Visual Studio, SQL Server, Windows Autopilot, Microsoft […]

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Windows Server out-of-band update addressing authentication issues released

Microsoft released updates for various Windows Server versions that address issues that were experienced after installation of the May 2022 security updates. The updates address the authentication issues and the Microsoft Store […]


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