/>
X
Innovation

Many non-security updates released for Windows and Office

It's Patch Tuesday, so Microsoft released many non-security updates in addition to the security patches. Windows 8.1 gets an even dozen.
Written by Larry Seltzer, Contributor on

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.

Editorial standards

Related

How much RAM does your Windows 11 PC need?
adobestock-339222220

How much RAM does your Windows 11 PC need?

What is ChatGPT and why does it matter? Here's what you need to know
chat bot

What is ChatGPT and why does it matter? Here's what you need to know

These are my 5 must-have devices for work travel now
ipad-mini-firewalla-purple-macbook-air

These are my 5 must-have devices for work travel now