About this update
This article describes an update that contains some improvements to Windows Update Client in Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. This update is incompatible with Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) servers without the hardening update 2938066.
How to get this update
Important If you install a language pack after you install this update, you must reinstall this update. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you need before you install this update. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.
Method 1: Windows UpdateThis update is available on Windows Update. For more information about how to run Windows Update, see How to get an update through Windows Update.
Method 2: Microsoft Download CenterThe following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center.
For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
|All supported x86-based versions of Windows 7||Download the package now.|
|All supported x64-based versions of Windows 7||Download the package now.|
|All supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2||Download the package now.|
|All supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2||Download the package now.|
|All supported x86-based versions of Windows Embedded Standard 7||Download the package now.|
|All supported x64-based versions of Windows Embedded Standard 7||Download the package now.|
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Update detail information
PrerequisitesTo apply this update, you must install Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2.
Registry informationTo install this update, you don't have to make any changes to the registry.
Restart requirementYou may have to restart the computer after you apply this update.
Update replacement informationThis update replaces update 3083324 .
The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). Be aware that dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time and with your current daylight saving time bias. The dates and times may also change when you perform certain operations on the files.