Along with the Windows 10 updates, Patch Tuesday updates for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 have also begun rolling out. As usual, Windows 7 updates are only for those who have opted for paid patches.
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In addition to serving cumulative updates for Windows 10, Microsoft is releasing patches for Windows 8.1 and eligible Windows 7 users. They bring security improvements and other fixes.
Microsoft is rolling out the monthly patches for Windows 7 users that have opted to pay for Extended Security Updates and for Windows 8.1 users. Here's what's new in these updates.
The monthly Patch Tuesday updates for all supported Windows versions are out, including for Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 users, with the latter available to extended security update subscribers.
Windows 7 is no longer supported as of earlier this month, but organizations can still buy extended support. As it turns out, the German government will be paying at least €800,000 this year.
Today, Microsoft announced that its Windows 7 Extended Security Updates won't only be available to its Volume Licensing customers, and small to mid-size businesses will have access as well.
As Windows 7 gets increasingly closer to its end-of-support date, Microsoft is running a promotion which lets businesses with E5 subscriptions get an additional year of security updates for free.
As the end of life date for Windows 7 comes closer and closer, details have emerged about Microsoft's plans for Extended Security Updates, and how much they will cost for customers.