Windows Update is a program used to update the Windows operating system.
If you do not install the critical Windows Update files immediately
after they are released, your computer will be compromised by a
worm that takes advantage of vulnerabilities in Windows. The easiest
way to make sure you do all the necessary updates is to set your
computer to download the updates automatically.
Instructions for setting Windows Update to download updates
Automatic Updates for Windows XP with Service Pack 2
Automatic Updates for earlier versions of Windows XP
Automatic Updates for Windows 2000
Automatic Updates for Windows ME
You must run Updates even if you do not engage in risky internet
activities. This applies to each and every user of any
Microsoft Windows Operating System. Microsoft will identify security
holes and hackers will use those announced holes to get into your
system if you have not used Windows Update.
You will get infected if you neglect to update your
operating system when the updates become available. You must do this
when the updates become available. No t when it's convenient, but
when they become available.
Extremely Detailed Instructions on Using Windows Update for...
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Operating System Updates
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