Microsoft Update Tuesday - October 2016

Microsoft Update Tuesday - formerly Patch Tuesday - is the second Tuesday of each month (October 11th this month), and is the scheduled release date for security and other 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, including updates for Flash Player and Adobe Reader.

The Microsoft updates this month include 5 critical items.
The updates this month begin the new "patch rollup" for Windows 7 and 8.1 as well as Server 2008 and 2012.

Simply stated, on the second Tuesday of each month, "Patch Tuesday, rather than individual KB articles, there will be one  security monthly rollup.  The update includes new security fixes along with the security fixes from previous monthly rollups, available from Windows Update.
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