November’s Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 cumulative updates are live

November’s Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 cumulative updates are live

Short one here, folks: If you are user of Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012, there is a cumulative update for the month of November that is worth snagging and installing.

To the links: 32 bit Windows 8 users head here; 64 bit Windows 8 users head here; Windows Server 2012 users head here. Interestingly, while the Windows Server 2012 and 64 bit Windows 8 updates are the same size, both clock in at nearly double the size of the 32 bit Windows 8 fix. The eight users still on dial-up will certainly appreciate the non-bulk.

New York, are you ready?

We’re building Momentum: an all killer, no filler event this November.

Microsoft, recommending that the packages be installed as “part of your regular maintenance routine,” claims that they include “performance and reliability improvements for Windows 8 and for Windows Server 2012.” We somewhat expected that.

If you haven’t yet sucked down the updates through Windows Update, and need to apply them manually, expect a reboot to be in your near future.

What’s next? We’re still a ways off from the next Patch Tuesday, so for now we can merely sit back and enjoy the fact that Microsoft is, apparently, doing a much better job at keeping its software clean and safe. For more on Microsoft’s recent software patches, head here.

Top Image Credit: Robert Scoble

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