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Update to Microsoft Update client

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    64-bit Windows 10

    Update to Microsoft Update client


    This article describes the update that further improves the security of Windows Update (WU) / Microsoft Update (MU) client for Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1), and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.

    Note Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 with update 2919355 already include these improvements.
    Improvements
    This update includes the following improvements:
    Further hardening of infrastructure files that are used by WU/MU client
    A more secure communication channel between the WU/MU client and service
    Update information
    How to obtain this update
    This update will be rolled out gradually. It will be automatically installed if Automatic Updates is turned on and is either set to automatically install updates or notify to install updates.

    This update is unavailable currently for deployment through Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) or as a stand-alone package. When it becomes available, the information will be made available in this article.
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    Covington, La
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    Windows 7 HP 64bit, Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64BIT


    Note Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 with update 2919355 already include these improvements.
    I run W8.1 and I got KB2919355 on 4/8/2014 so am good to go.

    Jim
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    Win 8 64-bit


    Quote Originally Posted by Phone Man View Post
    Note Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 with update 2919355 already include these improvements.
    I run W8.1 and I got KB2919355 on 4/8/2014 so am good to go.

    Jim

    I missed the part about it already being included with KB2919355. Thought it was strange that it hadn't come through yet.
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