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Microsoft® Windows Update Agent Updates

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Last Modified: Thu Nov 02 00:52:16 GMT 2017

Description

This is a reference of the latest Windows Update Agent updates released by Microsoft. 

Please upgrade to Solarwinds N-central 10.2 SP1 HF2 or newer to ensure the Windows Update Agent is kept up to date at all times by the  N-central Agent.

Environment

  • All supported versions of Solarwinds  N-central
  • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Note: Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 are not supported for Patch Management.

Note: Microsoft Windows 8 and Microsoft Windows Server 2012 have not received any Windows Update Agent fixes since 2014.

Solution

 

March 2016 Windows Update Client Update:

Apply this first!

Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3138612

Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-ca/kb/3138615

 

July 2016 Performance Patch:

Apply this after the March Windows Update Client Update.

Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2:

Installer:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3172605

Details:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3161647

Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2:

Installer:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3172614

Details:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3163023

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