Microsoft to shift Windows 7 and 8 security updates to Windows 10 cumulative model

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Microsoft to shift from individual security updates to mega-patches
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Microsoft to shift from individual security updates to mega-patches

Microsoft claims that it will make it easier for users

Microsoft is planning to shift the update procedures for users of Windows 7 and 8.1 into line with the policies it has been using for Windows 10. The shift will mean that users of Windows 7 and 8.1...

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