IMPORTANT Verify that you have installed the required updates listed in the How to get this update section before installing this update.
IMPORTANT Starting on January 15, 2020, a full-screen notification will appear that describes the risk of continuing to use Windows 7 Service Pack 1 after it reaches end of support on January 14, 2020. The notification will remain on the screen until you interact with it. This notification will only appear on the following editions of Windows 7 Service Pack 1:
- Home Basic.
- Home Premium.
- Professional. If you have purchased the Extended Security Update (ESU), the notification will not appear. For more information, see How to get Extended Security Updates for eligible Windows devices and Lifecycle FAQ-Extended Security Updates.
Note The notification will not appear on domain-joined machines or machines in kiosk mode.
Improvements and fixes
This non-security update includes improvements and fixes that were a part of KB4534310 (released January 14, 2020) and also includes these new quality improvements as a preview of the next Monthly Rollup update:
- Addresses an issue that might cause your wallpaper to display as black when set to Stretch after installing KB4534310.
- Addresses an issue that causes the stretching of a wallpaper image using non-proportional scaling to fail, and a black screen displays instead.
Known issues in this update
Microsoft is not currently aware of any issues with this update.
How to get this update
Before installing this update
You must install the updates listed below and restart your device before installing the latest Rollup. Installing these updates improves the reliability of the update process and mitigates potential issues while installing the Rollup and applying Microsoft security fixes.
- The March 12, 2019 servicing stack update (SSU) (KB4490628). To get the standalone package for this SSU, search for it in the Microsoft Update Catalog.
- The latest SHA-2 update (KB4474419) released September 10, 2019. If you are using Windows Update, the latest SHA-2 update will be offered to you automatically. For more information on SHA-2 updates, see 2019 SHA-2 Code Signing Support requirement for Windows and WSUS.
Install this update
|Release Channel||Available||Next Step|
|Windows Update or Microsoft Update||Yes||This is provided as an Optional update on Windows Update. For more information about how to run Windows Update, see How to get an update through Windows Update.|
|Microsoft Update Catalog||Yes||To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.|
|Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)||Yes|| |
This update will automatically synchronize with WSUS if you configure Products and Classifications as follows:
Product: Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1, Windows Embedded Standard 7 Service Pack 1, Windows Embedded POSReady 7, Windows Thin PC
For a list of the files that are provided in this update, download the file information for update 4539601.