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Download over nine years of Microsoft security updates

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    Download over nine years of Microsoft security updates

    Many IT Pros know that Microsoft releases their monthly Patch Tuesday security updates as a downloadable ISO image each month as a tool that can be used by IT departments to manually update local systems.

    Well did you also know that Microsoft has all of these images listed in a single Knowledge Base (KB) article?

    According to Microsoft these monthly images are released so that system administrators in the following scenarios can easily distribute the updates:

    • Manage large multinational organizations
    • Must download multiple individual language versions of each security update
    • Do not use an automated solution such as Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)

    As I was browsing through my RSS feeds this morning I saw a link to the August ISO download and decided to check out the Related Resources link,, that was provided in the KB article.

    As I mentioned above, that KB article lists every single monthly ISO that Microsoft has released with their Patch Tuesday security updates since January 2006...

    Read more: Download over nine years of Microsoft security updates in ISO format | Windows content from Windows IT Pro
    Last edited by Brink; 24 Aug 2015 at 11:26. Reason: fixed format to meet news article posting guidelines

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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

    Great info.
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    Windows 7 Professional x64

    At first I thought you downloaded all of them in one go and were going to tell us how long it took.

    Fantastic article. Thanks!
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    Windows 10 Home x64: 1607 Redstone (1) Build 143934.321

    So did I think that as well
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    Windows 8.0 x64

    Quote Originally Posted by hTconeM9user View Post
    So did I think that as well
    I thought it was going to be a Guinness Record story. Like some old timer refuses to give up his 2400 baud modem etc..
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