What are the necessary Windows 7 updates


This resource will provide information on what are the necessary updates that has to be installed in windows 7.

There are many updates that will be recommended by the windows 7 when we go for the checking of the windows 7 updates. We cant go for all the updates that are shown in the list. It is enough if we go for the updates that are very much necessary. In this resource you can find the information on what are the updates that has to be installed in your system. In order to increase the security of the windows 7 operating system it is very much necessary that you should go for the windows 7 updates.

windows update

There are basically two types of the updates in the windows 7 based on the necessity and the priority of the updates. In some cases the importance will be given to both the updates so that the security of the windows 7 will be even more consistent. The windows 7 updates are in the form of the following two types


• Important updates

• Optional updates


Important updates:


The important updates are the one that is very much essential for the operating system. In the important updates list there will be some details on the security updates and the important feature updates for the windows 7. You cannot skip all the important updates that are available for your system. The important update decides on how secure your system is. If you are not installing the important updates then there will definitely some problem with your operating system. In some cases the drivers that are necessary for your system or the motherboard will also be listed in the important update list. You can go for the driver updates and if installed this increases the performance of the system. Some of the important update for your windows 7 are listed below


• Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool

• Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service Pack 2

• Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service Pack 2

• Security Update for Windows 7

• Update for Windows 7

• Definition Update for Windows Defender

• Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 Update for Windows 7

• Cumulative Security Update for ActiveX Killbits for Windows 7

• Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows 7

• Cumulative Update for Media Center for Windows 7

• Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 8 for Windows 7

• Update for Rights Management Services Client for Windows 7

• Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 Security Update for Windows 7

And there will also be one code provided along with the update. This code will help you to recognize the windows 7 update that you have installed or that you are going to install. Every update that you perform for your windows 7 will increase the performance and the features of the Windows 7 operating system.


Optional Updates:


There are many optional updates available for the windows 7 operating system. There is no necessity that the optional updates have to be installed for sure. It is enough if you first install the important updates. There are many unwanted updates available in the windows 7 optional updates. Sometimes the security updates will also be available in the optional updates but you can install the windows 7 security updates. You can skip the updates that are not necessary for your computer. Most of the optional updates will be the language updates. There are many type of updates that comes as the optional updates. They are listed below.

• Language updates

• Security update for windows 7

• Update for windows 7

• Driver update


There will not be any necessary for you to go for the language updates. If you are not going to use the other languages then you can very well skip the language updates that are optional. Some of the driver components will also come in the optional updates. The below image will show the language packs that are available in the optional updates. There are two particular options in which the windows updates are made. One is that which is installed automatically and the other one is that it is done manually.

Language pack

Windows update history:


This windows 7 update history is very much helpful in showing the updates that are already installed in your system. When there is a failure in the update it will also show which particular update has been failed to get installed. There are many options in the windows update history. The options are available to show the date on which that particular windows update was performed. The below image shows the windows 7 update history.

Update history


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