Compatibility update for keeping Windows up-to-date in Windows 7

Introduction

This update performs diagnostics on the Windows systems that participate in the Windows Customer Experience Improvement Program. The diagnostics evaluate the compatibility status of the Windows ecosystem, and help Microsoft to ensure application and device compatibility for all updates to Windows. There is no GWX or upgrade functionality contained in this update.  

How to obtain this update

Method 1: Windows Update

This update is available from Windows Update. For more information about how to run Windows Update, see How to get an update through Windows Update.

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

References

For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to go to the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

File information

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables.

Windows 7 
x64 Windows 7
x86 Windows 7
Additional file information
x64 Windows 7
x86 Windows 7
Properties

Article ID: 2952664 - Last Review: Feb 9, 2017 - Revision: 11

Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Ultimate

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