Microsoft releases security updates on the second Tuesday of every month. This month Microsoft released nine security updates for Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Windows Media Player, Visual Basic, Microsoft Virtual PC for Mac, and Microsoft Office for Mac.


Get the updates

If you have automatic updating turned on, your computer will automatically update and install these security updates.


If you don't have automatic updating turned on, you can download the updates at the Microsoft Update Web site. Make sure you both download and install the updates.


Read more about the updates for August

To find out more information about the updates, see Microsoft security updates for August.


Get technical information about the updates

For technical details, visit Microsoft TechNet.