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  ERPMan's Windows 7 System Updates Page
  (Updated Friday July 25, 2014)

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  Windows 7 SP1 will change the version number from 6.1.7600 to 6.1.7601.

  NOTE: Security updates listed here will be grouped by each year they were released.

   NOTE: It is not necessary to download & install all of the updates listed on my page.  You are not required
              to install them unless your system has suffered serious problems.  Make sure you download the
              patches for the correct operating system.  You can uninstall most system updates from your system
              if they cause more problems than they fix.

  I've made this page simply for informational purposes and to make downloading updates faster & easier.  All the updates for
  Windows 7 listed here can be installed under any edition except for the 64-bit (ia64/x64) versions.

  Key = Windows 7 is Windows NT 6.1.7600.16385
            SP - Service Pack, NT - New Technology or Network, IIS = Internet Information Server, Cli. = Client
            RDP - Remote Desktop Protocol, AKB - ActiveX Killbits
  [a little star * indicates a new system update; the <> symbol means to install a patch with caution because it may have a
   possible side effect; I am not responsible if the updates you download here do more harm than good]

Notice: Microsoft has ended support for the original/RTM release Windows 7 on Tuesday April 9, 2013.  Win7 users must
update to SP1 to receive full support and to install any updates listed below.



Recent changes made to this page: (up to a month of changes)
7/25/2014 - Added links to the July 2014 security updates for Win7 SP1.  Removed link to the KB2798897 update.  Also
                 added link to the Win7 SP1 KB2973337 update.
7/11/2014 - Added link to the KB2966583 update for Win7 SP1.  Updated link to V3 of the KB2952664 update.


Windows 7 Security Updates - Year 2014
 
* (MS14-041)  [Win7 SP1]  (2972280)
* (MS14-039)  [Win7 SP1]  (2973201) * (MS14-040)  [Win7 SP1]  (2961072)
(MS14-036) [Win7 SP1 > patch 1 & patch 2] (2967487) * (MS14-038)  [Win7 SP1]  (2971850)
(MS14-030)  [Win7 SP1]  (2965788) (MS14-031)  [Win7 SP1]  (2957189)
(MS14-025)  [Win7 SP1]  (2928120) (MS14-027)  [Win7 SP1]  (2926765)
(MS14-015)  [replaced by MS14-039] (MS14-019)  [Win7 SP1]  (2922229)
(MS14-007)  [Win7 SP1]  (2912390) (MS14-013)  [replaced by MS14-041]

Windows 7 Security Updates - Year 2013
 
(MS13-098)  [Win7 SP1]  (2893294) (MS13-101)  [Win7 SP1 > patch 2]  (2880430)
(MS13-090)  AKB  [Win7 SP1]  (2900986) (MS13-095)  [Win7 SP1]  (2868626)
(MS13-083)  [Win7 SP1]  (2864058) (MS13-089)  [Win7 SP1]  (2876331)
(MS13-081) [Win7 SP1 > fix1, fix2, fix3, fix4, fix5] (2870008) ~ (MS13-081) [Win7 SP1 > fix6, fix7 & fix9] (2870008)
(MS13-077)  [Win7 SP1]  (2872339) (MS13-079)  [Win7 SP1 & AD LDS]  (2853587)
(MS13-062)  [Win7 SP1]  (2849470) (MS13-063)  [Win7 SP1]  (2859537)
(MS13-050)  [Win7 SP1]  (2839894) (MS13-054)  [fix3 replaced by MS14-038]
(MS13-032)  [Win7 SP1 & AD LDS]  (2772930) (MS13-036)  [Win7 SP1 > patch 2 - NTFS.SYS]  (2829996)
(MS13-027)  [Win7 SP1]  (2807986) (MS13-029)  [Win7 SP1 & RDP 7.1]  (2813347)
(MS13-001)  [Win7 SP1]  (2769369) (MS13-006)  [Win7 SP1]  (2785220)

Windows 7 Security Updates - Year 2012
 
(MS12-073) [Win7 > FTP Service 7.5 & IIS 7.5] (2733829) (MS12-082)  [Win7 SP1]  (2770660)
(MS12-069)  [Win7 SP1]  (2743555) (MS12-072)  [Win7 SP1]  (2727528)
(MS12-049)  [Win7 SP1]  (2655992) (MS12-054) [Win7 SP1 > patch 1 (V2) & patch 2] (2733594)
<> (MS12-034) [Win7 SP1 > patch 4] (2681578) (MS12-036)  [Win7 SP1]  (2685939)
(MS12-024)  [Win7 SP1]  (2653956) (MS12-033)  [Win7 SP1]  (2690533)
(MS12-013)  [Win7 SP1]  (2654428) (MS12-020) [Win7 SP1 > patch 1 & patch 2 - V2] (2671387)
(MS12-005)  [Win7 SP1]  (2584146) (MS12-006)  [Win7 SP1]  (2585542)
(MS12-001)  [Win7 SP1]  (2644615) (MS12-004)  [Win7 SP1]  (2631813)

Windows 7 Security Updates - Year 2011
 
(MS11-097)  [Win7 SP1]  (2620712)
(MS11-092)  [Win7 SP1]  (2619339) (MS11-095)  [Win7 SP1 - AD LDS]  (2621146)
(MS11-076)  [Win7 SP1]  (2579686) (MS11-085)  [Win7 SP1]  (2620704)
(MS11-071)  [Win7 SP1]  (2570947) (MS11-075)  [Win7 SP1]  (2564958)
(MS11-048)  [Win7 SP1]  (2536275) (MS11-053)  [Win7 SP1]  (2532531)
(MS11-043)  [Win7 SP1] V2 (2536276) (MS11-046)  [Win7 SP1]  (2503665)
(MS11-037)  [Win7 SP1]  (2544893) (MS11-038)  [Win7 SP1]  (2476490)
(MS11-024) [Win7 SP1 - Patch 1 & Patch 2] (2527308) <> (MS11-030)  [Win7 SP1]  (2509553)
(MS11-015)  [Win7 SP1]  (2479943) (MS11-019)  [Win7 SP1]  (2511455)

Notes: Download & install these updates in ascending order [from bottom to top].  Be sure to install Windows 7 Service Pack 1
before installing any of the security updates mentioned above.
<> Caution: Problems have been noted after installing certain Win7 security updates that are marked with an <> symbol.
Read the corresponding MS support articles of the affected security patches.
~ - Fix3 of MS13-081 (aka. KB2862330) was revised January 2014 to resolve problems with the original patch, so download and
install V2 of this update.



 
Windows 7 Service Packs: (for all 32bit editions)

Note: Only install the Windows 7 Service Pack if a newer hotfix or a security update requires it.  Installing Service Pack 1 will
change the version number from 6.1.7600.16385 to 6.1.7601.17514.
<> Caution: See MS KB article 976932 for any issues/problems when installing Win7 SP1.



Other Updates & Add-ons for Windows 7:
 

Notes: Since Windows 7 no longer includes the old Windows Help Viewer to view help files with the .HLP file extension, download
and install the WinHlp32.exe Help Program to restore the ability to view .HLP help files in Win7.  The KB2670838, KB2729094,
KB2731771, KB2786081, KB2834140, KB2882822 & KB2888049 updates are needed before installing IE10/IE11 on Win7 SP1.
<> - The KB2670838 Platform Update for Win7 SP1 may cause blue screen errors on computers with AMD/Intel hybrid
graphics hardware.  Download and install updated AMD/Intel hybrid video drivers that are compatible with the KB2670838 update
and install the KB2834140 update.



Other sites to find system updates and/or info for Windows 7:
 

Notes: Any downloads for Windows Seven (7) are found from its Windows Update feature.  By default, Win7 may be setup to download and install system updates automatically while connected to the Internet.  To turn the feature off [if you're annoyed by it] open the Control Panel, select the Windows Update control panel applet, click on the Change Settings link and select the option that says "Never Check for Updates (not recommended)", then click Ok to save your settings.  Disabling the Automatic Updates feature by using that method will cause the Action Center feature to display some annoying pop-up messages that Automatic Updates was turned off, so open up Action Center, click on "Change the way Security Center alerts me" link to bring up the Alert Settings dialog box, uncheck the checbox next to Automatic Updates.  Then click OK to save changes and close the Security Center window and Security Center will no longer display popup messages that Automatic Updates was disabled.



Information on how to obtain and install system updates under Windows 7:
 


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