If you’ve used a Windows computer for any length of time, you notice the little pop-up bubbles telling you X or Y needs to be updated. As a result, they will require reboots. They can randomly change settings and functionality, and something that behaves one way may behave differently after it is complete. These can seem unnecessary and frustrate many users. The fact is that updates are a necessary evil that will help keep you protected and your computer running smoothly.
These updates are needed
In early 2017, Microsoft released a particular “0-day” update to resolve a security bug that was discovered the same day. Microsoft reported that one week after the update was released there were hundreds of thousands of machines infected. While prevention was possible, those machines just hadn’t installed their updates. Adobe Flash, which almost everyone uses in their web browser, is a notorious security risk. Flash updates are released several times a month because they want to keep your information safe and secure. There are situations where someone had all of their data and the data on the server they were connected to encrypted and held for ransom. The breach originated because they visited a website that was compromised, and their computer had an outdated version of Flash. This problem can be easily avoided because staying on top of your updates can be a simple task.
Updates help keep you protected and everything running smoothly
It’s not that different programs like Adobe, Windows, and others want to bother you. These updates protect you so problems don’t occur that might compromise your data. This is important they contain because of changes to improve the performance and security of the applications or software Because these contain important changes to improve the performance and security of the applications or software that run on your computer. Updating them ensures that your computer continues to run safely and efficiently. These will only become more prevalent in our lives. Take care of them right away or let us take care of your IT needs!