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 4526478 November 2019
Windows 7/Server 2008 R2 4523206 November 2019
Windows Server 2012 4523208 November 2019
Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2 4524445 November 2019
Windows 10 4523200 November 2019
Windows 10 Version 1607/Server 2016 4520724 November 2019
Windows 10 Version 1703 4521859 October 2019
Windows 10 1709/Windows Server, version 1709 4523202 November 2019
Windows 10 1803/Windows Server, version 1803 4523203 November 2019
Windows 10 1809/Server 2019 4523204 November 2019
Windows 10 1903/Windows Server, version 1903 4524569 November 2019
Windows 10 1909
N/A
None at this time

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.