What are the differences between Windows Updates, Automatic Updates, and
While Windows Update provides you with updates specifically for Windows,
Microsoft Update expands the service to download and install updates for
other Microsoft software, such as Microsoft Office and Windows Live.
Automatic updating is a feature that allows you to set your PC to
automatically download and install updates using either service, making it
easy and convenient for you to keep your Windows PC current.
You don't access Microsoft Update (or Windows Update) web-page in Vista
(SP1), you run Windows/Microsoft Update manually. See this tutorial:
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Client - since 2002
> Is there a difference between Microsoft Update and Windows Update?
> Can I use Microsoft Update exclusively?
> Also when I try to load the Microsoft Update web page and try to install
> the acivex the page don't load. Don't quite remember what the error
> message was but it said, in brief, 'Can't load the web page you