Updating the windows update agent

Approve through the Configuration Manager console and the update will be deployed on the client computers, just like updates for other Windows components.

The standalone installer applies to Windows Vista with SP2, and Windows 7 RTM or SP1.

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If you do not have automatic updating turned on, follow these steps to obtain the latest version of the Windows Update Agent: The latest version of the Windows Update Agent for Windows 8.1 is 7.9.9600.16422.

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