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JodyT

Server 2012 Updates on Windows 8

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Well, I find it interesting that December's security-only update (KB4054523) for Server 2012 is only 1.4 MB.  Wonder what's in it that makes it so small.  I suppose I always worry that Microsoft will find a way to kill off what we're doing in this thread.

 

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Oh well I dove in and installed my updates.  I have a Vista-based VS enabled so it doesn't look like Windows 8, but it is :)

 

 

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Would you look at the time... I haven't updated the repository in 2 months! Here we go:

  • Replaced Monthly Rollup with the new one, KB4054520;
  • Replaced the Flash Player update with the new one, KB4053577;
  • Added this and previous month's Security Only updates, KB4048962 and KB4054523;
  • Replaced Internet Explorer's cumulative update with the new one, KB4052978;
  • Replaced all of the .NET Framework Security and Quality Rollups with the new ones: KB4041776 for .NET 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2 and 4.7; KB4040975 for .NET 4.5.2 and KB4040979 for .NET 3.5;
  • Replaced Timezone update in the Extras folder with the new KB4051956.

I think that's all. Sorry for the delay :angel

https://mega.nz/#F!ExhDEbDA!pUhzXKVp5-hgzvylW_btfQ

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Small repository update. More updates probably coming on Patch Tuesday:

  • Updated Monthly Rollup Update to KB4056896;
  • Added Security Only Update KB4056899 and updated IE10 Cumulative Update to KB4056568 (only on x86. Microsoft only provided the January IE10 update to Server 2012 so far).

I'd also like to mention that these updates don't fix the recent CPU exploits, as mencioned on Microsoft's own article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4072698 so they should be safe to install.

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I was just about to install these greenhillmaniac.  They look to be the same:

IE 10 Cumulative Security Update (KB4056568)
Security Only Update (KB4056899)

Should I just wait for the ones to come down today?  Or should I install both?

:)

 

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14 minutes ago, JodyT said:

Should I just wait for the ones to come down today?  Or should I install both?

I think those are the patches that Microsoft would release today, if not for the whole CPU exploit debacle. Unless you have an old AMD system (with an Athlon 64), you should be clear to install them.

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Can anyone answer how far back the cumulative updates go?  So If I update to January 2016, can install the most recent cumulative update, and pretty much cover the last two years?

 

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7 hours ago, JodyT said:

Can anyone answer how far back the cumulative updates go?  So If I update to January 2016, can install the most recent cumulative update, and pretty much cover the last two years?

 

They until October 2016. From October until January 2016 you have to install the individual updates (that I have on separate folders in my repository).

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