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.
Can someone help me with a way to download the essential updates quickly? Note that users only need to install the Win32updates in this list that are currently missing from their system, and this list of speed up patches will be revised after the December 2016 Patch Tuesday updates are released on 13-Dec-2016.
A driver is software that allows your computer to communicate with hardware or devices.
Without driver software, the hardware you connect (for example, a video card, a printer or a scanner) will not work properly.
In mid-2017, a final support end date will be announced based on the number of users still on Windows XP and Vista. Most browsers (such as Google Chrome and Microsoft Internet Explorer) have already ended support for Windows XP and Windows Vista.
If upgrading your operating system is not an option, you can still expect continued Firefox security updates until September 2017.
This means that Server 2008 patches will by and large work on Windows Vista systems as well.