Who Gets Windows Security Updates? Clearing the myth

There seems to be a myth that Microsoft limits security updates to genuine Windows users. Who gets security updates? “Not only do all security updates go to all users' systems, but non-genuine Windows systems are able to install service packs, update rollups, and important reliability and application compatibility updates. In addition, the users of non-genuine […]

There seems to be a myth that Microsoft limits security updates to genuine Windows users. Who gets security updates? “Not only do all security updates go to all users' systems, but non-genuine Windows systems are able to install service packs, update rollups, and important reliability and application compatibility updates. In addition, the users of non-genuine Windows systems can also upgrade a lot of the other software on their computer. For example Internet Explorer 8 has numerous security- oriented features and improvements, and it is available to all users.[…]”

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