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Mailbag: Patch Count Wrong?

For this month's Patch Tuesday, John got way more than the two patches Microsoft announced:

It is curious that the patches that Microsoft sends to the home users seldom matches the number you give. This week I got eight updates to my home computer. No, these were all new. I use my computer daily, and on patch Tuesday, M$ sends me updates that install when I shut down for the day. This week it was EIGHT. That is a lot more than the TWO you warned me about. Do you have any idea why the count is different?
-John

Have an answer for John? How about a comment on anything else covered today? Send 'em all to dbarney@redmondmag.com.

Posted by Doug Barney on 11/17/2008 at 1:16 PM


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