This month’s hotch-potch of patches has a surprise payload that has people raising their eyebrows and tutting as a precursor to potential moral outrage.
The supposed ‘security’ patches also include something that really shouldn’t be in a roll-up of security patches – it’s added some telemetry for Windows 7 users.
It’s called ‘Compatibility Appraiser’ and has a code of KB2952664. It’s designed for checking if your system is capable of updating to Windows 7.
That’s fair enough, we guess, but there are two issues at play here.