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Windows 7: First installation updates

07 May 2015   #1
shankly769

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
First installation updates

Hello,ive upgraded to win 7 from win vista,and as im ricieveing updates, i noticed that it shows more than 250 updates,which seems too many,then i formatted again and im taking care of the updates,i posted a screen shoot of the first few update's and i noticed that the description is the same all is different is the size and the number in brackets,is there any settings that i can choose not to have duplicate updates or im mistaken thinks?

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07 May 2015   #2
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

there are many versions of updates - some look very similar until you look at the KB number associated.
ALL are required (at least as far as security updates are concerned.)
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07 May 2015   #3
shankly769

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

so if the description is the same and the KB number is different ,its useful?
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07 May 2015   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Yes, different KB numbers means that these are different updates. Don't go by the description. That is often the same.
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08 May 2015   #5
Andyrids

Windows 7 x64 SP1
 
 

I know your question has essentially been answered but just to add 250 updates is about right then if you include all the optional updates the total is around the 400+ mark... A machine I did a re-install on last week (Win7 SP1 also) came to 466 updates... my ISP hates me haha
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08 May 2015   #6
shankly769

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Andyrids View Post
I know your question has essentially been answered but just to add 250 updates is about right then if you include all the optional updates the total is around the 400+ mark... A machine I did a re-install on last week (Win7 SP1 also) came to 466 updates... my ISP hates me haha
thanks m8,

i don't care a second regarding the ISP ,sometimes we pay a lot more than we have,they keep on reimbursing their pocket then in the end they make profits,li here in my country,and someday you'll ricieve a letter regarding a 1 euro more in some monthly payment,and we can do nothing as we are in contract and contract says that they can change similar things due company reasons,and that's it.
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08 May 2015   #7
shankly769

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Yes, different KB numbers means that these are different updates. Don't go by the description. That is often the same.

thanks m8,but i stopped them as i don't have so much space

thanks
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