Microsoft Download Center: Updates Made Easier
With Microsoft products, you have access to a range of online services available to keep your computer up to date.
This page helps you choose the option that is best for you.
To keep your computer fully up to date and protected, it is important to use a firewall and anti-virus software. For a step-by-step guide to protect your PC, go to the Security at Home Site.
Have critical updates delivered directly to your computer and installed automatically on a schedule that you choose.
Choose critical and recommended updates to install on your computer
The Download Center
Download the widest range of free Microsoft software to complement your Microsoft products, including updates, trial software, media players, messengers, drivers, and more.
For System Administrators Only
Microsoft offers two services to help system administrators manage updates to their network.
Software Update Services
On larger networks, review and then programmatically apply updates.
This authoritative resource for IT Professionals lets subscribers receive a complete set of Microsoft updates on CD or DVD.