It is suggested that XP and Vista users who install these patches create backups of their operating systems before they do to avoid issues that may come out of this.
Fresh install of Windows Vista, installed SP2, 32bit. The updates MS has released just search forever as well. I hate to abandon the system now, everything is running so nicely..I just can't sleep at night until this is solved. Microsoft ended extended support for Windows Vista back in April 2017 which means that the company won't release security updates anymore for the operating system.Günter Born reports that there is still a way for Vista users to keep their operating system up to date; Windows Server 2008's architecture is similar to Vista's.This means that Server 2008 patches will by and large work on Windows Vista systems as well.Windows Server 2008 is still supported by Microsoft.
Vista users may therefore download and install security patches for Windows Server 2008 to keep their system up to date.While Microsoft itself loosened that up a little bit by releasing security patches on the June 2017 Patch Day for the unsupported operating systems Windows Vista and Windows XP, it was an exemption to the rule.Generally speaking, support for Vista ended and that means no security update releases anymore to the public.Please see the step-by-step instructions posted on page 1 of m#l's thread ). As of 08-Nov-2016, there are now six Win32updates that need to be installed to speed up Windows Update on a Vista SP2 machine: KB3078601 (rel. A driver is software that allows your computer to communicate with hardware or devices.