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  Windows (all) Tip -  How to prepare for the Windows 7/8.1 patchocalypse   

Microsoft is changing the way it patches Windows 7 and 8.1. Here's what we know -- and what to do to keep having Windows your way

October marks a watershed in Microsoft patching practices for Windows 7 and 8.1, and confusion reigns supreme. With the majority of organizations still holding off upgrading their fleets to Window 10, this "patchocalpyse" may have significant impact if you're not prepared for the sticky details.

The upshot: Windows 7 and 8.1 will no longer receive individual patches. These will give way to two separate kinds of monthly updates: a security-only strain and a full collection of updates. The security strain isn't cumulative; the full bundle is. Each has its own deployment method. KBs have been KO'd. Sounds simple, right?

Published on October 11, 2016 by Paul Illingworth

 

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