Important Questions regarding MS10-090 (KB2416400) Internet Explorer Cumulative Security Update

Some WSUS administrators have had questions regarding the latest Internet Explorer Cumulative Security Update MS10-090 (KB2416400) (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2416400 ), released on Tuesday, December 14. If you are experiencing issues with the successful reporting or installation of this update, or are experiencing the appearance of earlier unapproved Internet Explorer Cumulative Security updates, please review this post (http://blogs.technet.com/b/sus/archive/2010/12/16/update-on-a-couple-issues-we-are-seeing-related-to-detection-and-installation-of-ms10-090-kb2416400.aspx…

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New Categories Under BizTalk Family

HIS 2009 There will be a new product category added to your WSUS server Products and Classifications dialog, under the BizTalk family.  The new category will be titled Host Integration Server 2009.  The Host Integration Server 2009 category will allow all classifications of updates to be offered to the 2009 Host Integration Server product.  …

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New Category under the Bing Family

There will be a new product category added to your WSUS server Products and Classifications dialog, under the Bing family. The new category will be titled Bing Bar. The Bing Bar category will allow all classifications of updates to be offered to the previous versions of MSN, Windows Live and Bing toolbars. For more information…

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New category under Developer Tools, Runtimes, and Redistributables

A new product category called Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime will be added under the product family called Developer Tools, Runtimes, and Redistributables.  The new category will include updates for the Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime Redistributables. For information about Visual Studio Tools for Office Runtime, please see http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb608603.aspx.

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Best Practice Analyzer for WSUS

Greetings WSUS users, Some of you might not know that Windows Server 2008 R2 has released an update that added new Best Practice Rules to various Server Manager roles, including one for Windows Server Update Services (WSUS). For more information on Best Practice Analyzer, please read this interesting blog from our Windows Server colleagues. What is BPA…

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“Important” drivers will start being targeted to WSUS.

WSUS Admins –   We would like to notify you of a change you will see starting next week.  If your WSUS settings are configured to synchronize the “Drivers” update classification then your server will start syncing drivers designated as “Important.”   Important drivers are ones known to address a critical issue. Typically they fix…

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New category under Windows Small Business Server

A new product category called Windows Small Business Server 2008 Migration Preparation Tool will be added under the product family called Windows Small Business Server.  The new category will include critical updates for Microsoft® Small Business Server 2008 Migration Preparation Tool. Updates offered through this category will apply only to computers running Migration Preparation Tool…

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.NET Framework 4 available soon via WSUS

Hi WSUS Admins,   Microsoft .NET Framework 4 and .NET Framework 4 Client Profile will be made available via Windows Server Update Services.   The .NET Framework 4 is Microsoft’s comprehensive and consistent programming model for building applications that have visually stunning user experiences, seamless and secure communication, and the ability to model a range…

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New Category and Product Family for Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5

We will be adding a new product family to your WSUS server – Microsoft Application Virtualization.  The Microsoft Application Virtualization product family will include updates for all Microsoft Application Virtualization products. It will include a variety of update types, e.g. service packs, optional updates, critical updates and security updates.  Additionally, Microsoft Application Virtualization updates will…

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New Product Categories for Forefront

There will be two new product categories added to your WSUS server under the existing Forefront family.  Forefront Security for Exchange Server will be used for updates that apply to Forefront Security for Exchange Server version 10.1 (and later).  Forefront Security for SharePoint will be used for updates that apply to Forefront Security for SharePoint…

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