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Windows 7: Are the updates going to change

11 Dec 2013   #1
ICIT2LOL

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Are the updates going to change

I read a few articles this one included and am wondering if the usual Windows updates (KB#######) are going to be changed to a MS - ###### patches format?
It's Microsoft Patch Tuesday: December 2013 - TechRepublic


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11 Dec 2013   #2
NoelDP

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So what? the article designation may change, but there is no reason/need to change anything else (does anyone here remember the Q numbering system?)
They are basically irrelevant to WU anyhow as the updates are never downloaded by KB/MS number, but by package.
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12 Dec 2013   #3
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NoelDP View Post
So what? the article designation may change, but there is no reason/need to change anything else (does anyone here remember the Q numbering system?)
They are basically irrelevant to WU anyhow as the updates are never downloaded by KB/MS number, but by package.
Sorry Noel I was only asking as the article I got to read I thought was a bit ambiguous being not a Microsoft message, and being a little on the cautious side I thought it prudent to ask maybe I shouldn't have.
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