Patch Tuesday - Two Critical Updates For May 2014

Microsoft Patch Tuesday is the second Tuesday of each month (May 13th this time around), and is the scheduled release date for security updates affecting Windows and other Microsoft products. It is also the scheduled release day for security updates for Adobe products, through an agreement between Microsoft and Adobe. Microsoft has two critical and 6 important items in this month's crop of updates. Following on a few flaky Windows Updates recently, you may even want to wait 24 or 48 hours to download them and install the patches - in case there are any serious problems with the updates. See how to configure Windows Updates here.

No further updates will be provided for Windows XP, and the requirement for Windows 8.1 has been extended. - this was where Microsoft demanded users with Windows 8.1 had to upgrade to 8.1 update 1 in order to receive further Windows updates (yes, it's odd). Way to alienate your customers, Microsoft...

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