Microsoft's New One-Stop-Shop for Windows Updates
by John Loomes
Ever struggled to find out information about the latest HotFixes, Drivers and patches for your Microsoft OS? The Microsoft web site is infamous for its rather 'elusive' nature - things always appear to be much harder to find than they should be. Well, Microsoft have been listening, and have now launched The Windows Update Corporate Site, a kind of 'Big-Brother' to the Windows 98 based 'Windows Update', that has been around for a while. It uses a Search Wizard to help you pinpoint the kind of updates you require, then allows you to select from the Search Results, before finally downloading your chosen updates...Ever struggled to find out information about the latest HotFixes, Drivers and patches for your Microsoft OS?
The site lets you pick from the latest drivers and patches for any Windows o/s, and also assists with packaging and deployment. This site is certainly an improvement, and one that administrators of Windows based networks will want to check back with often. It even maintains a 'Download History', so you can check back and see which fixes youve got already!