Microsoft has released a total of 14 security updates on yesterday’s patch day. The updates are, as usual, for several Microsoft software products including the Microsoft Windows operating system and Microsoft Office.
Five of the updates have received a critical rating by Microsoft, the highest security rating. Seven were ranked as important which is the second highest rating and one as moderate. The security ratings can vary depending on the operating system and Office version used.
Microsoft Windows 7 users for instance will notice that the security updates have all received an important rating for their operating system while Windows 2000 or Windows XP users will notice that their operating systems have received the largest amount of critical ratings.
Updates can be downloaded and installed the usual ways. This includes through Windows Update, Microsoft Update, downloading the updates individually or downloading the security CD for February 2010 which will is provided by Microsoft after every patch day.
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