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#1 TheSentinel


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Posted 19 December 2017 - 09:04 PM

Windows 7 update guide: How 'security-only' and 'monthly rollups' differ
Microsoft in 2016 changed the way it rolls out updates for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, leaving many IT admins and users confused. Here's how to sort out what the company is doing.

Gregg Keizer By Gregg Keizer

Senior Reporter, Computerworld | Dec 19, 2017 4:52 AM PT

It's been more than a year since Microsoft ended the decades-old practice of letting customers choose which patches they apply, and instead instituted a cumulative update maintenance model for Windows 7 and its shadow-of-a-sibling, Window 8.1.

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