The Microsoft SQL Server Sustained Engineering team is proud to announce the release of SQL Server 2008 R2 Cumulative Update 7. Cumulative Update 7 contains a roll-up of hotfixes released since the initial release of SQL Server 2008 R2.
Previous Cumulative Update KB Articles:
Abhishek SinhaProgram ManagerSQL Server Sustained Engineering
Can these be made publicly available, instead of having to request them? I am building a new server and wanted to patch it to date so called support to request the download. After not receving anything, I called back to find out they had taken my email address down incorrectly. They then sent thorugh a link to the hotfix, but only for the Master Data Services, not the database engine. At least put the request link on the KB article as life is too short to have to keep going through phone support.
Click this to request the fix:
Here is how to install SQL Server Service Packs and Cumulative Updates silently to all instances or any specific named instance on a box - www.shirmanov.com/.../installing-sql-server-service-pack.html
Ridiculous.... i filled the form and got the email, but when i try to download it, it asks for a user and password