Microsoft has released Patch Tuesday updates for Windows 7 and 8.1 alongside Windows 11 and 10. The June patches are available via KB5014742 and KB5014746 for Windows 7 and 8.1, respectively.

Aside from security patches, these updates also have known issues. But thankfully, workarounds are also available for these issues. As expected, Windows 7 and 8.1 users get no new features by installing KB5014742/ KB5014746. To learn more about what’s fixed, improved, and broken in the updates, you can check out the complete changelog below.


Windows 8.1 improvements

Windows 7 improvements

Windows 7 known issues

Windows 8.1 known issues

However, it’s worth noting that these updates are not available through Windows updates, meaning you have to download them manually. Windows 7 users can download the patch from here, while Windows 8.1 users can click on this link to get the update.