Microsoft killed the Autopatcher project some months ago which was a shock to everyone who used their monthly Windows Update collections to update their computer(s) which had several benefits such as downloading the updates only once and not connecting to a Microsoft server at all.

The Autopatcher team was busy and have releases an early beta of a software they call Autopatcher Updater. The process of obtaining the updates has been changed. The Autopatcher Updater lists the latest updates for the operating system and Microsoft Office and downloads the files from Microsoft and Autopatcher afterwards.

New version of AutoPatcher Updater

Since this is a beta some problems emerge every now and then in particular a Runtime Error bug for some users which will probably resolved in the next release.

Source : gHacks

The main Autopatcher Updater interface:

The download window:

When the updates are downloaded you need to run autopatcher.exe which will then give you the option to install some or any of the updates that have been downloaded.

Since this is a beta some problems emerge every now and then in particular a Runtime Error bug for some users which will probably resolved in the next release.

Nevertheless I’m glad that the team is back and it will be only a matter of time until they add more comfort and options to the updating process.

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