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Windows 7: Windows Updates/Internet Explorer

06 Mar 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit SP1
 
 
Windows Updates/Internet Explorer

Can anyone tell me if Internet Explorer is required for getting/receiving Windows Updates? I seem to remember someone telling me when I first got a PC that that was the case, but I don't know if it still pertains!
I am running Windows 7.
Thank you...

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06 Mar 2013   #2

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Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)
 
 

Vista and up (Windows 7/Win8) do not require IE for Windows Updates - and XP didn't require it either, so long as you were content to use Automatic Updates without manual checks.
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06 Mar 2013   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit SP1
 
 

Thank you for your reply. That is something else I have learned.
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