Microsoft Download Center Archive

Microsoft Update For Windows

  • Published:
  • Version: spring
  • Category: Application
  • Language: English

Updates Windows with necessary runtime components.

  • Updates Windows with necessary runtime components for running smart applicaitons. The application will connect to and get the latest .NET Framework 1.1 bits as well as DirectX 9.0c bits along with the needed prerequisites.

    This application supports multiple Windows locales.


Status: Deleted

This download is no longer available on The downloads below are archives provided by the Internet Archive Wayback Machine from the Microsoft Download Center prior to August 2020.

SHA1: 8a55f0a792457c9cf038605f5674f0d20770f36e
544 KB

System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows XP, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional Edition, Windows XP Service Pack 1, Windows XP Service Pack 2, Windows XP Tablet PC Edition

  • Internet Explorer 5.01 or newer is needed (Internet Explorer 6.0 recommended)

Installation Instructions

  • Download and run the application. The needed runtime components will be installed:
    .NET Framework 1.1 including the latest service packs
    Direct X 9.0c