Can 0patch be used as a substitute for Windows Updates?

mitja.kolsek -

As long as original vendor's security updates are available and free, we recommend applying them as quickly as you can. Monthly Windows Updates, as well as any other software product's updates, often include fixes for vulnerabilities we don't have micropatches for, and official fixes by developers knowing the product inside-out are generally preferable to ours. (Although there have been cases where our micropatches were better.)

When a product stops receiving official vendor updates, however (e.g., upon reaching end-of-support), our micropatches are likely the only security patches available for the product.


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