Not to deface Microsoft, but Windows Updates sometimes sucks more than it helps. Have you ever found your workplace with an office full of Microsoft-sabotaged computers? You would swear it was a calculated move by Microsoft to stop you from working; and sometimes it comes with serious financial losses to individuals and companies.
It is thus understandable why some people would deactivate automatic Windows Update, and only update when they can. First of all, let’s just clear this issue. You should never disable automatic Windows Update. There some serious zero day vulnerability with just about any software or operating system; you’re better off with a ‘updating then crashing computer’ than your system being infiltrated by a malicious software that could steal vital information.
How to keep yourself safe from losses because of an ‘updating then crashing computer
#1 – Always backup your data
A no brainer right? Say Microsoft’s update Tuesday comes and goes. You turn on your computer the next day and you are stuck in a loop of updating, then system crashing. You could always reinstall the Windows again from scratch then retrieve all your data …read more