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  • what is the diffrence between patches & hotfix for e.g KB2633952
    Tuesday, May 22, 2012 3:09 AM


  • Hi,

    Patches are normally included in Windows Updates/WSUS and can be distributed using WSUS and will be installed on many computers. A hotfix is a fix intended for fixing a specific issue on computers and they are not avaialble in Windows Udpates and is not avialable in WSUS.

    The description of the offical Microsoft terminolgy can be found here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684


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    • Proposed as answer by Garth JonesMVP Tuesday, May 22, 2012 11:36 AM
    • Marked as answer by Sabrina Shen Wednesday, May 30, 2012 7:19 AM
    Tuesday, May 22, 2012 4:34 AM