Microsoft move hints at the death of Windows service packs

Issues Windows 8 update after RTM, before launch, emulates Apple and Google

By , Computerworld |  Security, Microsoft, windows 8

"Holy crap, this Windows 8 update today is 170MB. I think it's awesome they are doing this but I feel like an iTunes user," said blogger Robert McLaws on Twitter Tuesday, making fun of Apple's notoriously-huge updates for the music software and App Store.

A list of the updates issued Tuesday for Windows 8 and Windows RT can be found in this Microsoft support document.

Gregg Keizer covers Microsoft, security issues, Apple, Web browsers and general technology breaking news for Computerworld. Follow Gregg on Twitter at @gkeizer, or subscribe to Gregg's RSS feed . His e-mail address is gkeizer@ix.netcom.com.

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