Virtio driver Qemu agent and Balloon update in Windows

Frigg

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Hello
I've updated virtios drivers on a windows server 2016.
Aaron suggested to do it from spice directly, using https://www.spice-space.org/download.html Windows Guest tools.
I've done it, but looking on gitlab what it was doing, it seems to me that the virtio drivers are updated with version 0.1.160-1: https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/spice/win32/spice-nsis/-/blob/master/version.txt. It is a 2018 od version.
On Fedora website https://fedorapeople.org/groups/virt/virtio-win/direct-downloads/archive-virtio/?C=M;O=D , last version is 0.1.189-1

Is there a way to update all drivers and services automatically with up to date virtio drivers ans services ?
If not, I can update drivers manually, but how can I update Qemu agent, and Balloon services ? Following initial install procedure, windows answers that it is not possible because these services already exists, and I haven't been able to find the way to delete them.

Thanks for helping
 

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