Windows 10 May 2019 Update

January 2020 Cumulative Updates available for Windows 7 SP1 and 8.1

Important: With today's update Windows 7 has reached the end of its life and will no longer receive any security patches in the future!

Along with a bunch of cumulative updates KB4528760, KB4534273, KB4534293 for Windows 10 Devices Microsoft Today also released the final update KB4534310 (Monthly Rollup) and KB4534314 (Security-only update) for Windows 7 sp1 its corresponding server version, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. Also released new KB4534297 (Monthly Rollup) and KB4534309 (Security-only update) for Windows 8.1 include its corresponding Server 2012 R2, and the original Windows Server 2012 as well.

Windows 7 SP1

  • KB4534310 Monthly Rollup brings Security updates to the Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows Input and Composition, Windows Storage and Filesystems, and Windows Server.
  • And KB4534314 Security-only update receives Security updates to Windows Input and Composition, Windows Storage and Filesystems, and Windows Server.

And Microsoft is not currently aware of any issues with this update.

Windows 7 reached end of life

With today’s (14/01/2020) update (KB4534310, KB4534314) Windows 7 reached the end of life. that means Devices still running Windows 7 will no longer receive any security updates and patches from Microsoft. And the company recommend upgrade Windows 10 for the latest security features and protection against malicious software

Microsoft says The specific end of support day for Windows 7 will be January 14, 2020Technical assistance and software updates from Windows Update that help protect your PC are no longer available for the product.

Windows 7 upgrade warning

Download Windows 7 Cumulative updates

This update will be downloaded and installed automatically via Windows Update on all compatible devices running Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 SP1 and connected to Microsoft server. To check and install updates manually

check for updates on windows 7

  1. Open the Start. menu. …
  2. Open Control Panel. Click the Control Panel on the right column of Start.
  3. Go to “System and Security”. Click on the green header.
  4. Open Windows Update. Choose “Windows Update” from the middle of the list.
  5. Check for updates. Click the Check for updates button on the main screen.

Also, you can get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Windows 8.1 update

KB4534309 (Security-only update) Addresses an issue to support new SameSite cookie policies by default for release 80 of Google Chrome.

And bring Security updates to Windows Input and Composition, Windows Media, Windows Storage and Filesystems, and Windows Server.

And KB4534297 (Monthly Rollup) this security update includes improvements and fixes that were a part of update KB4525252 (released November 19, 2019) and addresses the following issues:

  • Addresses an issue to support new SameSite cookie policies by default for release 80 of Google Chrome.
  • Security updates to the Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows Input and Composition, Windows Media, Windows Storage and Filesystems, and Windows Server.

known issue:

  • Some operations such as rename may fail on a Cluster Shared Volume and throw the error “STATUS_BAD_IMPERSONATION_LEVEL (0xC00000A5)”.

Again this update KB4534309 and KB4534297 also automatically get installed via windows update or you can manually check for updates from

  • Control Panel then System and Security.
  • Click on the green header to Open Windows Update.
  • Choose “Windows Update” from the middle of the list.
  • Check for updates. Click the Check for updates button on the main screen.

Also, you can download the standalone package for this update, from the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

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