Patch Tuesday August 2. Windows Security Updates. By Tim Fisher. August 2. See my Windows 8. Update piece for more on what this is and how to upgrade or How to Download Windows 1. What Do These Patch Tuesday Updates Do? These patches from Microsoft update several individual files involved in making Windows and other Microsoft software work.
These files were determined by Microsoft to have security issues, meaning that they have . This includes Windows 1. Windows 8 (as well as Windows 8. Windows 7, and Windows Vista. Server versions of Windows are also included.
All currently supported versions of Microsoft Office are also being updated this month, including all of the free Office . These issues are classified as critical, while most others are less serious and classified as important, moderate, or low. See Microsoft Security Bulletin Severity Rating System for more on these classifications and the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2.
Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for May 2014. Microsoft Office 2013 and Microsoft Office 2013 RT. For the bulletin release that occurs on the second Tuesday of each. More on Patch Tuesday May 2013. Watch Qualys coverage of Microsoft Patch Tuesday for May 2013. Patch Tuesday May 2013. It's another Patch Tuesday. Windows and Office get four Critical updates for Patch Tuesday. It's rated Critical for Word 2007 and Word 2010 but Important for Office 2013.
Microsoft's summary on this month's collection of security updates. Note: Windows XP is no longer supported by Microsoft and so no longer receives security patches. Windows Vista support ends next, on April 1. Windows 7 on January 1.
While 10 patches covering 33 vulnerabi. Skip navigation Upload. The latest Patch Tuesday was on August 9, 2016 and consisted of 9 individual security updates. August's updates correct a number of unique security issues across Microsoft Windows operating systems and some other. More About Patch Tuesday. I also have several troubleshooting guides and other help and information about Patch Tuesday here on my site: Frequently Asked Questions About Patch Tuesday; How To Prevent Windows Updates.
This month the vendor is releasing eight bulletins covering a total of 13 vulnerabilities. Loading Your Community Experience.
Are There Any Non- Security Updates This Patch Tuesday? Yes, a number of non- security updates are being made available for all supported versions of Windows including, as usual, this month's update to the Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool. Microsoft's Surface tablets also usually get driver and/or firmware updates on Patch Tuesday. You can get all the details on these, and previous, updates on the Surface RT, Surface 2, Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2, Surface 3, Surface Pro 3 , and Surface Pro 4 update history pages. There may also be non- security updates included this month for Microsoft software other than Windows. See the non- security update information in the section below for details. Download Patch Tuesday Updates.
In most situations, the best way to download patches on Patch Tuesday is via Windows Update. Only the updates you need will be listed and, unless you've configured Windows Update otherwise, will be downloaded and installed automatically. See How Do I Install Windows Updates? You can usually find links to any non- security Microsoft Office updates on the Microsoft Office Updates blog. Note: Most of these downloads come in 3.
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Patch Tuesday (Most Recent: August 9, 2. Vlad. St / Getty Images. August 2. 8, 2. 01. I'm not sure if the new name will stick, but it surely has a better connotation!
Latest Patch Tuesday. The most recent Patch Tuesday was on August 9, 2. Patch Tuesday: August 2. The next Patch Tuesday is scheduled for September 1. Note: Most Windows users will experience more of a Patch Wednesday because they're prompted to install, or notice the installation of, the updates downloaded via Windows Update on Tuesday night or Wednesday morning. Ways You're Probably Screwing Up Your Computer. Some half- jokingly refer to the day after Patch Tuesday as Crash Wednesday, referring to the troubles that sometimes accompany a computer after the patches are installed.
More About Patch Tuesday. I also have several troubleshooting guides and other help and information about Patch Tuesday here on my site: Security related patches that are released on days other than Patch Tuesday are referred to as out- of- band security updates.
Patch Tuesday & Windows 1. Microsoft has publicly commented that beginning with Windows 1. Patch Tuesday, instead pushing them more frequently, essentially ending the idea of Patch Tuesday altogether. While this change goes for both security updates and non- security updates, and Microsoft is clearly updating Windows 1.
Patch Tuesday, so far they still seem to be pushing a majority of the.