Announcing New Office Sustained Engineering Blog for all Office update information

Hi all,   If you use Microsoft Office, a great new resource has recently come online to help you understand how Office updates work. The Office Sustained Engineering blog features release announcements, known issues, explanations of update behavior, and other information about Office updates. If you work with Office updates, it’s worth monitoring this page…

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Hyper-V RC availability on Windows Update April 8th

Good afternoon folks!   As you may know, Hyper-V Release Candidate (RC) was made available on March 19th via the Microsoft Download Center. Tomorrow, we are making the RC package available as an Optional Update via Windows Update for all Windows Server 2008 SKUs, available for interactive download. It will also be published (classified as…

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Windows Vista SP1 Prerequisite Releases

Hi all,   This week we’re releasing two more prerequisites for Windows Vista Service Pack 1 that will be coming later this quarter.  We wanted to let you know about them because they are both marked as Important updates (and they’re a little different than usual).   KB938371 is a multi-component update that supports the…

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New Product Family Expression coming Tuesday, 1/22/08!

Next Tuesday, 1/22/08, we are adding a new product family to your WSUS server – Expression.   The Expression product family will include updates for all Expression products, including service packs, optional updates, and critical or security updates.   For additional information on Expression Studio Products see: http://www.microsoft.com/expression/.  Tuesday, 1/22/08 we will be publishing the first Expression…

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But wait…….there’s more…. Another new product family, Silverlight coming Tuesday, 1/22/08 !

We are also excited to announce a new product named Silverlight, is being made available to Microsoft Update site and WSUS customers Tuesday, January 22nd!  The Silverlight product family will include installers and updates for the Silverlight browser plug-in for Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox, enabling simplified delivery of media and rich Internet applications…

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Another note regarding KB935509…

We had a small number of early customer reports, that in some cases, this update (KB935509) was being offered for installation on all Windows Vista editions vs. just Ultimate and Enterprise.  A quick adjustment of the applicability logic was released shortly there-after to refine the edition offering behavior. For systems set to download and install updates…

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Note regarding KB935509…

Hi all,   Just dropping a quick line to let you know about one of the updates we’re releasing this week to Windows Update (it’s a little different than usual).  The update, KB935509, is a prerequisite to Windows Vista Service Pack 1, which will be coming later this quarter.   The update is being released…

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WSUS admins… additional updates from Windows Live (Photo Gallery and Toolbar)

Today, Windows Live will release two additional critical updates: 1.     Update for Windows Live Photo Gallery (KB 944990) 2.     Update For Windows Live Toolbar (KB 944786)   Update for Windows Live Photo Gallery (KB 944990) This critical update will apply to the latest version of Windows Live Photo Gallery Beta users. The RTM version of…

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WSUS Admins…Windows Live BETA applications are being updated to their released (RTM) versions

Today Windows Live will ship two updates: 1.     Update for Windows Live Mail (KB 944990) 2.     Update for Windows Live Writer (KB 944990)   These updates will apply to all Windows Live Mail Beta and Windows Live Writer Beta users. The RTM version of this software fixes critical issues, performance issues, and bugs in the…

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WSUS Admins…New Product Categories appearing in WSUS

A new product family called Microsoft HealthVault is being added.  Microsoft HealthVault enables consumers to store health and fitness information for themselves and their family in a single place in the cloud, and manage their wellness in new ways with an emerging breed of applications and websites.  A new product category called HealthVault Connection Center…

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