Windows Service Stack Updates

Aug - 19 2019 | By

Microsoft from time to time will update the Service Stack that provides improvements to the update process in Windows along with some other Windows features.  The page linked below has all of the latest Service Stack updates for each version of Windows.  These updates should appear in Windows Update as they are released by Microsoft.

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/ADV990001

By installing updates, the following things may be improved:

  • Ensure that updates can be installed as they may require a specific Service Stack version.
  • Improve the reliability of the update process.
  • Improve the performance.
  • Other improvements outlined in the description of individual Service Stack Updates.
Product SSU Package Date Released
Windows Server 2008 5034867 February 2024
Windows 7/Server 2008 R2 5034865 February 2024
Windows Server 2012 5037022 April 2024
Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2012 R2
5027574
5037021
June 2023
April 2024
Windows 10 5037016 April 2024
Windows 10 Version 1607/Server 2016
5037016 April 2024
Windows 10 Version 1703 4521859 October 2019
Windows 10 1709/Windows Server, version 1709 4565553 July 2020
Windows 10 1803/Windows Server, version 1803 5001400 April 2021
Windows 10 1809/Server 2019 *
5031589
17763.5568
October 2023
March 2024
Windows 10 1903/Windows Server, version 1903 4586863 November 2020
Windows 10 1909
5005412 August 2021
Windows 10 2004 *
5005260
August 2021
Windows 10 20H2 *
19042.1704
19042.2905
May 2022
May 2023 Ent.
Windows 10 21H1 *
19043.2300
December 2022
Windows 10 21H2 * 19044.4351 May 2024
Windows 10 22H2 * 19045.4351 May 2024
Windows 11 21H2* 22000.2958 May 2024
Windows 11 22H2* 22621.3522 May 2024
Windows 11 23H2*
22631.3522
May 2024
Windows Server 2022* 20348.2461 May 2024

* – Service Stack updates are included in the monthly updates for these versions of Windows and any released since 2021

How can I check if my computer has the latest Service Stack update

  1. Determine version of Windows
    1. In Windows 10, choose Settings, System, About – Version
  2. Click Start, search for Programs and Features, click View Installed Updates
    1. In the upper right Search Installed Updates type in KB# listed in table above for your version of Windows.