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Thread: Don't Use Windows Update anymore!

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    DeborahJ's Avatar
    DeborahJ is offline Senior Member
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    Jul 2008

    Exclamation Don't Use Windows Update anymore!

    I came across this read.

    Don't use but use only. Don't use even if you don't have Microsoft Office products installed

    Why? Simple reason: You are not protected with security patches if you are only using
    You are protected with security patches if you will use

    With, you will get updates for Windows and components in Windows that is shipped in Windows DVD or your installer (ISO file that you've burn into DVD) but you are not going to receive security updates or important updates for Microsoft related software that was not shipped in Windows installer.
    Source - Calendar Of Updates -> Don't Use Windows Update anymore!

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    seti is offline Member
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    Nov 2008


    Thanks for this, but I had already changed sometime ago and I think the change is automatic because I can not recall having to do so manually.

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    roraniel is offline Gold Member
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    This really only applies to Windows XP users. In Vista and Windows 7 you ust have to activate updates for additional content.

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