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Microsoft Windows Update Overview – All You Need to Know

Monday, December 20th, 2010

Here’s a helpful overview of Windows Updates …

Windows Update is a free computer service provided by Microsoft that provides Operating System (OS) patches and service packs to computers running the many versions of Microsoft Windows. These updates are either enhancements or corrections to OS features, or security updates meant to protect your system from malicious attacks and malware. Reliability, security and performance are the the most important reasons that all computers running MS Windows should use Windows Update. An option called Microsoft Update can be configured in this service to also provide updates for several other Microsoft software applications, such as the MS Office suite or the latest Internet Explorer browser.

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