Windows updating software for use with the website
You can also manually update Windows using Microsoft Updates website. If you try to open the website in any other web browser like Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, etc, you get following message: Thank you for your interest in obtaining updates from our site.To use this site, you must be running Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 or later.
But now you can download and install updates using any other web browser like Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Netscape, K-Meleon, etc.Desktop Central's network-neutral architecture helps administrators to install Microsoft updates to computers in Active Directory, Workgroup, and Novell e Directory based networks.The computers to be updated can be in the same LAN or distributed across WAN.Now you can scan for new updates and install them without IE. If an update has been superseded by a newer one, it will not ask you to install the older one.Also it is not restricted to just Microsoft products.