Windows update is a very necessary process while using the windows OS like Windows xp, vista or Windows 7.

An Update is information that updates something, the act or an instance of bringing something to date or an updated version of something – Free Online Dictionary, definition. Generally, we always want to update things around us, even our personal life. Especially when it comes to innovation updates on computer software or applications.

Windows application compatibility update is software update that allows improvement in your windows compatibility system through the use of a Dynamic update. A Dynamic Update is a mechanism defined in [RFC2136] by which updates for DNS records can be sent to the authoritative DNS server for a zone through the DNS protocol – Web, definition.

But mind you, not all updates can do well to your computers.

What is the importance and disadvantage of Application Compatibility Update?

The main importance of Application Compatibility Update is the improvement of functionality of the application inside the Windows system.

These include useful features, new or upgraded tools or even improvements of appearances.  It can even enhance the speed of your windows system.

When you have an updated version of applications, there is a hassle-free process if you want to install new release version of application for a certain program.

On the opposite side, it has certain disadvantages too. The main advantage is getting some new bugs that certainly make a 360 degree turn in your software leaving you problematic when you want to open your older version of files. Some other disadvantage is software changes. A new version of software is installed would mean a new set of applications will be recommended and some of your helpful old applications well then be replaced or worst, deleted. Another disadvantage is possible difficulty in adjustment because of some application alterations; you might find yourself having so much trouble in learning the updates.

So that’s way you have to carefully assess the applications whether it is compatible enough and is good for your Windows system.

Applications Updated as of June 2010

For Windows 7 or for Windows Server 2008 R2

Application Updates are as follows:

  • Lenovo Tablet Shortcut Menu
  • Logitech QuickCam
  • Sensible Vision’s Fast Access software
  • App-V
  • Lenovo Rescue and Recovery v4.23 and below
  • Lenovo Rescue and Recovery application
  • O & O Defrag Professional v11.6
  • Alcohol 120% v1.9.8
  • Dell WebCam Central
  • Alcohol 52% v2.0.0.1331
  • Quotewerks

For Windows Vista SP2 or for Windows Server 2008 SP2

Application Updates are as Follows:

  • Version Lie
  • WinAmp

How these Updates are obtained?

This following updates are available in a Microsoft Web page or in your own Windows page.

Remember that the above updates are only applicable for Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 applications.

Now, you can enjoy the new access of features in your Windows Operating system.