On Tuesday, Microsoft released new cumulative updates for Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7. Microsoft is addressing the security issues and bugs in Windows 7 operating system with the latest cumulative updates. Direct download links for Windows 7 KB4103718 and Windows 8.1 KB4103725 is now available on Microsoft’s Update Catalog.
The latest updates for Windows 7 and 8.1 fixes the security issues and also addresses other bugs. In comparison to Windows 10 cumulative updates, Microsoft has fixed fewer issues in Windows 7 and 8.1. However, the company has included all the important fixes to address the security concern.
Windows 7 KB4103718 could be installed to fix the bugs and security issues. The KB4103712 for Windows 7 only includes security, and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 is also receiving the same updates. On the other hand, Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 are getting KB4103725 and security-only update KB4103715.
These updates are necessary to secure your devices, and while it includes fewer improvements, the security fixes included are enough to keep systems protected against the vulnerabilities discovered by the software giant in the past few months.
KB4103718 Download Links for Windows 7
Windows 7 KB4103718 Direct Download Links: 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit.
KB4103712 Download Links for Windows 7 (security-only)
Windows 7 KB4103712 Direct Download Links: 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit.
KB4103718 Windows 7 Full Changelog
It’s worth noting that most of the fixes are for enterprises. For example Microsoft has addressed an issue that may cause a memory leak on SMB servers and the company has also fixed a bug that may cause an error when connecting to a Remote Desktop server.
Microsoft is also releasing security updates to Internet Explorer, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows kernel, Windows apps, Windows storage and filesystems, Windows Hyper-V and HTML help. Other fixes concern bugs affecting the performance of the system.
KB4103725 Download Links for Windows 8.1
Windows 8.1 KB4103725 Direct Download Links: 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit.
KB4103715 Download Links for Windows 8.1 (security-only)
Windows 8.1 KB4103715 Direct Download Links: 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit.
Microsoft is also fixing the Remote Desktop bug in Windows 8.1 with the latest cumulative update, and it also includes a fix for an issue where the system blocks customers from typing Hangul in Microsoft Word Online.
You can install updates in both Windows 7 and 8.1 from the Control Panel. While the latest patch for Windows 10 is causing a black screen, we’re not aware of any issues in patches for Windows 7 or 8.1. We will update the article if and when users report bugs with any of the update.