[German]On January 11, 2 Microsoft has released various updates for Windows 7 SP1 systems that are still in ESU support. Also with ESU Bypass v11 the whole thing still works. However, these security updates are also available for Windows Server 2008 R2 with ESU support. Here is some information about the Monthly Rollup and Security only Updates for this operating system.
Updates for Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2
For Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 a rollup and a security-only update have been released. However, these updates are now only available for systems with ESU license (2nd year). The update history for Windows 7 can be found on this Microsoft page.
The update installation requires either a valid ESU license for 2021, or ESU Bypass v11 (see). This is the last update for the ESU license for the 2nd year.
KB5009610 (Monthly Rollup) for Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2
Update KB5009610 (Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1) contains (besides the security fixes from the previous month) improvements and bug fixes and addresses the following:
Addresses a Windows Server issue in which Active Directory attributes are not written correctly during a Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) modify operation with multiple specific attribute changes.
This update is automatically downloaded and installed via Windows Update. However, the package is also available via Microsoft Update Catalog and is distributed via WSUS. Details about the requirements and known issues can be found in the KB article.
KB5009621 (Security Only) for Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2
Update KB5009621 (Security-only update) is available for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 with ESU license. The update addresses the same issues as update KB5008244. The update is available via WSUS or in the Microsoft Update Catalog. To install the update, the prerequisites listed in the KB article and above in the rollup update must be met. The update has the known bugs described in the KB article and causes among other things error messages when printing. In addition, the Internet Explorer 11 security update KB5006671 (if not already available) from Oct. 2021 should be installed. Make sure to install the latest Servicing Stack Update before.
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