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>>We don't know if this is a security update or not.

What are you implying, go to the link in the article and find how it is described: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4507456/windows-7-u...




Because how something is described is always exactly what it is, that's why we are always told to judge books by their covers...

That page doesn't state what security matters the update address, nor does the page it links to (directly, maybe the information is there with more digging, but if I'm given a link on the pretext that it shows something I expect it to show that thing without needing to dig).

> What are you implying,

I'm not the OP, but I think what is being implied is fairly obvious: that the patch exists purely as a way to get the telemetry stuff installed and had no real security addressing content.

I very much doubt that is the case though, it is something that would not surprise me from the MS of old but they are at very least more clever these days and would not risk the resulting furory.




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