Administrator Options

Update multiple operating systems
To select from updates issued for all Windows operating systems, including software updates for servers and driver (hardware) updates, search the Windows Update Catalog.

Manage the update process for networks
To update Windows operating systems and other Microsoft products running inside your corporate firewall, use Windows Server Update Services. This solution (previously known as Software Update Services (SUS) 2.0) helps administrators target systems for deployment, control user interactions, remove updates, schedule the frequency and priority of updates, and more.

  • The Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) also scans and reports common security-related misconfigurations and can help you install missing security updates for Windows-based computers.
  • To view which types of updates are delivered by Automatic Updates and the Windows Update or Microsoft Update websites, as well as by Windows Updates Services, read the Microsoft Update FAQs .

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