You'd have to excuse the typos, as I'm doing this in a hurry.
The Emacs 24.2 security bug fix release was done recently but the Windows build was not made available due to large binary file differences from the current to the previous version. While the issue is still being investigated, the Windows binaries are now available.
You want to know how to edit files on remote servers? Well, here's the thread on 'How to list, add, edit, save file on a remote server' that should show you how.
BTW, by coincidence there's been a new release of tramp too.