Many non-security updates released for Windows and Office

Many non-security updates released for Windows and Office

Summary: It's Patch Tuesday, so Microsoft released many non-security updates in addition to the security patches. Windows 8.1 gets an even dozen.

TOPICS: Windows

In addition to releasing five security updates, Microsoft today released 16 non-security update, plus an update to their root certificate list and a new version of the Malicious Software Removal Tool.

Microsoft also released several non-security updates for Office 2010 and Office 2013.

The more recent versions of Windows are affected by more updates. The three affecting Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 affect all versions of Windows and reflect no particular attention paid to them.

Number of updates for each Windows version
Windows 8.1 12
Windows Server 2012 R2 10
Windows RT 8.1 7
Windows Embedded Standard 7 1
Windows 8 6
Windows 7 6
Windows Vista 5
Windows Server 2012 4
Windows RT 3
Windows Server 2008 R2 4
Windows Server 2008 3
Windows Server 2003 3
Windows XP 3

Below is a list of the updates released. Note that WSUS and Catalog deployments do not apply to Windows RT or Windows RT 8.1, as these operating systems cannot join domains.

Topic: Windows

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  • Android Malware

    Hey Larry mate, can you do an article on how some android phones are being released with built in malware?
    • Looks like somebody already did.

      So you want Larry to copy and paste that article into his blog?
  • Useful info

    Thanks Larry. It would have been great to know the size (MB) for each download too.
    • I thought about it

      The info is at the linked page for each update. But there are often different sizes for each OS, 32 vs. 64-bit, etc.
  • I got these updates today morning

    I got these updates today morning, took more than 30 mins and laptop restarted at least 5 times.