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Where can I find the R2018b Update 1 installer?

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John Harris
John Harris on 6 Dec 2018
Commented: Star Strider on 18 Jul 2019
Where can I find the R2018b Update 1 installer?
The Release notes show that Update 1 has some bug fixes
And apparently there are some installation troubles
But I can't find the Update at https://www.mathworks.com/downloads/web_downloads/ ... only the initial release of R2018b.

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John Harris
John Harris on 23 Feb 2019
Thanks, Roberson
I don't want to “Log in using a MathWorks account" through a matlab tool though, I want to download the files through a web browser. Time to sweet talk the IT guys again to download it for me...
Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 23 Feb 2019
The individual files have not been available for download without the installer since roughly R2016a or so. These days it is necessary to use the installer, or else to download the ISO image (or to order the DVDs.)

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yunhui zhou
yunhui zhou on 19 May 2019
Edited: yunhui zhou on 19 May 2019
The R2018b update offline installer can be downloaded at https://www.mathworks.com/downloads/web_downloads/show_updates?release=R2018b
The R2019a update offline installer can be downloaded at https://www.mathworks.com/downloads/web_downloads/show_updates?release=R2019a
I really hate that Mathworks hides the link to download update release for our regular users. I have several Matlab installations to maintain in my lab, and without the directly download link I have to all these Matlab installations need to download the update by themselves, wasting a lot of time.

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John Harris
John Harris on 18 Jul 2019
Thank you SO MUCH!
So that others can understand quickly:
The method to getting bug fixes and other updates changed at R2018b.
Now, instead of downloading an installer, you download is a bunch of files zipped up as an update package. YZ gave us the download links (above).
The installation instructions are here:

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Star Strider
Star Strider on 6 Dec 2018
On the top toolbar in the main MATLAB window, click on the arrow below the Add-Ons button, Check for Updates Products. That will prompt you to download any updates you need, or will tell you that you already have the latest ones.

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Star Strider
Star Strider on 10 Dec 2018
It could be that it’s not been released yet. When I checked (when I saw your post and again just now), it told me that I’m running the most current version, that being: MATLAB Version: 9.5.0.944444 (R2018b) according to ver.
The Update Installer you linked to is for R2017b. To the best of my knowledge, R2018b doesn’t have an Update Installer, at least not yet.
Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 18 Jul 2019
(Update 1 had been withdrawn at the time of the above discussion.)
Star Strider
Star Strider on 18 Jul 2019
@Walter — Thank you.
I note that the accepted Answer was posted more than five months after mine.

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