Microsoft Update helps keep your systems safe and your software current. It fetches the latest security and feature updates from Microsoft via the Internet. Microsoft announces it is going to update Microsoft update and Windows update. Microsoft stated that the improvements are intended to provide additional protection for clients as well as creating a more secure connection between client and service.
Microsoft update will be deployed to systems running the following:
- Windows 7 Service Pack 1
- Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1
- Windows 8
- Windows RT
- Windows Server 2012
Microsoft will be push the update immediately starting today via Windows Update and Microsoft Update. Microsoft has stated that no existing settings will be changed.
Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 are not on the list as they already include the improvements that the new version of the client will deliver to other systems.