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Windows 7: MSE Updates

04 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 - OEM Service Pack 1
MSE Updates

Is it me or since the newest version of MSE and I installed the Win 7 Service Pack 1

Security Essentials Version: 2.0.657.0
Antimalware Client Version: 3.0.8107.0
Engine Version: 1.1.6502.0

I now only get updates as an optional extra on the updates page anyone getting this?


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04 Feb 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1)

I'm pretty sure it's always been like that. MSE will update periodically and grab those updates
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04 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Hi Steve
It seems to have been since the MSE ver 2 update they began been labelled as optional rather than important.Dont think is was anything to do with SP1.

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04 Feb 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Yeah it's labelled as optional so people don't get the alerts all the time of their system needing an update. They did this because they changed how they rolled out the updates to going through the windows updater instead of through MSE itself.
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04 Feb 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 - OEM Service Pack 1

Ah ok Guys thanks for the heads's up

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