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.

Microsoft Security Bulletins For August 2014

Welcome to the Microsoft Security Bulletin overview for August 2014. It offers information about all security and non-security patches released by Microsoft since the last release. A total of nine bulletins have […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins For July 2014 overview

Welcome to the overview of Microsoft's Patch Tuesday for July 2014. It lists all information about this month's security and non-security updates for Microsoft operating systems and other company products. A total […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins For June 2014 overview

This is the Microsoft Security Bulletins for June 2014 overview. It offers information about all security bulletins and non-security updates that Microsoft has released since May 13, 2014. This month, a total […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins For May 2014 overview

Welcome to this month's overview of security bulletins and updates for Microsoft Windows, Office, and other Microsoft products. This is the first month after end of support for the popular Windows XP […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins For April 2014 overview

Welcome to this month's Security Bulletins summary. The guide provides you with all information about this month's security updates for client and server Windows operating systems. This month is special for two […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins For March 2014 overview

Only one month to go before Microsoft will stop releasing public security updates for the Windows XP operating system. On this month's patch day, we have five bulletins addressing vulnerabilities in Microsoft […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins For February 2014 overview

Yes, it is this time of the months again. Microsoft has just released this month's security bulletins for its Windows and Office products. The company has released a total of seven bulletins […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins For January 2014 overview

Welcome to the overview of Microsoft's January 2014 patch Tuesday. Microsoft has released a total of four bulletins on the first patch day of the year 2014, all of which have received […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins For December 2013 overview

The last Microsoft patch day of 2013 is here and Microsoft has just pushed the new updates to Windows Update. If you check for new updates right now, your installation of Windows […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins For November 2013 overview

Microsoft is about to release this month's security updates and patches for Windows client and server operating systems. A total of eight bulletins are released this month. Three of the bulletins have […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins For October 2013 overview

Microsoft has released a new set of updates and patches for its software product a couple of seconds ago. The company releases security updates in one go on every second Tuesday of […]

Microsoft Security Bulletins For September 2013 overview

Microsoft has released this month's security updates for Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and other company products just a second ago. This month's updates bring 13 bulletins that fix a total of 47 […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins For August 2013 overview

Welcome to our analysis of Microsoft's Patch Tuesday of August 2013. The company has released a total of eight bulletins this time that patch vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Server Software, and […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins For July 2013 overview

On today's patch day, Microsoft has released seven security bulletins fixing a total of 32 different vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, the Internet Explorer browser, the Microsoft .Net Framework, Silverlight, GDI+ and Windows […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins For June 2013 overview

Microsoft released a total of five security bulletins addressing 23 different vulnerabilities today of which four affect client and server versions of the Windows operating system while one is affecting Microsoft Office. […]

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Portable Update: search, download and install all (missing) Windows Update

Most Windows users use the operating system's automatic update feature to keep their system up to date. While that is a very comfortable thing to do, it is sometimes not the appropriate […]

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Download Windows patches with Windows Hotfix Downloader

If you do not want to or can use Windows Update to keep your operating system up to date, you have a couple of alternatives at your disposal. We covered most of […]

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OUTDATEfighter finds outdated applications on your system

Keeping all the software and programs up to date can be quite the daunting task. While it depends largely on the programs that you have installed on your system, it is fair […]

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Microsoft releases updated MS13-036 security patch

If you are following my coverage on Microsoft's Patch Tuesday here each month you have noticed that one of the patches that the company released this month caused severe issues for some […]

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Microsoft recommends to uninstall Windows 7 update 2823324

Microsoft released a total of nine security bulletins last Tuesday fixing two critical security vulnerabilities and several lesser rated security vulnerabilities in the Windows operating system and several other Microsoft products. It […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins For April 2013 overview

Microsoft a couple of minutes ago  has released security patches for several of its products as part of this month's patch day.  A total of nine security bulletins affecting one or multiple […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins For March 2013 Released

Yes it is this day of the month ago. Microsoft has just released this month collection of updates and patches for its products. A total of seven security bulletins have been released […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins For February 2013 Released

Patch day has arrived and boy it is a big one. A total of 12 security bulletins are released today that address a total of 57 different vulnerabilities in Microsoft products. The […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins For January 2013 Released

It is the first Microsoft patch day of the new year  and we continue our monthly series where we look at the security bulletins that get released, how the bulletins are best […]

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Windows Offline Update 8.0 released

Our last review of WSUS Offline Update dates back almost two years and yesterday's release of version 8.0 is enough motivation to post an updated review here on the site. WSUS Offline […]

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Microsoft releases Windows 8 performance and reliability update

The security bulletins for October were not the only updates that Microsoft has released today. The Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2756872) has been released for Windows 8 and Windows […]

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Skype updates now also available via Windows Update

Can you believe that more than a year has passed since Microsoft acquired Skype back in 2011? In that time, Microsoft managed to get Facebook to integrate the video chat functionality on […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins For August 2012 Released

Microsoft a few minutes ago has pushed out nine security updates as part of this month's update for the Windows operating system. The security bulletins for August 2012 address vulnerabilities in programs […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins For July 2012 Released

Yes, it is that day of the month again: Microsoft Patch Tuesday is here and it delivers nine security bulletin covering 16 vulnerabilities this time that fix issues in the Windows operating […]

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Windows 8 RP to final upgrade possible, but you still need a license

Microsoft some days ago revealed how existing Windows users can upgrade to the soon to be released Windows 8 operating system. The procedure has been simplified significantly for Windows users, as licensed […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins For June 2012 Released

Microsoft unlocked the security updates for June 2012 a few minutes ago which Windows users can now downloaded via the operating system's Windows Update feature. A total of seven different bulletins have […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins For May 2012 Released

It is patch Tuesday in Redmond, and Microsoft has just made available a new batch of security related patches for some of their software products. The majority of security bulletins fix issues […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins For April 2012 Released

It is the second Tuesday of the month, and that means patch day over at Microsoft. Windows systems configured to automatically update should pick up the updates on the next start of […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins For March 2012 Released

Microsoft has made available the security patches for March 2012. The patches are already being distributed via Windows Update, but at the time of writing not at Microsoft's Download Center. A total […]

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Remove Corrupt Windows Updates With Windows Update Regenerator

Updates for the Windows operating system can be installed in a number of ways. From using the system's built-in automatic update feature to downloading and installing updates manually. Automatic Windows updates seem […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletins For February 2012 Released

Microsoft today has released this month's security updates. A total of nine security bulletins have been released, of which four address vulnerabilities with a maximum severity rating of critical. This means that […]

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How To Disable Restart Your Computer To Finish Installing Important Updates Prompt

We have all been there and seen it. Whenever updates are installed in Windows that require a reboot, you are prompted in regular intervals to do so. These messages appear shortly after […]

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Microsoft Releases First 2012 Security Update

Microsoft today has released seven security related bulletins that fix issues in the Windows operating system and in Microsoft's Developer Tools. One bulletin has received the maximum severity rating of critical, the […]

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Microsoft Releases Security Patches for December 2011

Yesterday's Patch Tuesday brought 13 security bulletins fixing a total of 19 different vulnerabilities affecting Microsoft products. The majority of security patches have been released for Microsoft's Windows operating system and Microsoft […]

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Microsoft Talks Windows 8 Update Changes

Microsoft has announced changes to the Windows Update mechanism of the upcoming operating system Windows 8. When you look at the current state of Windows Update, you will find it to be […]


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