For a smooth system operation Windows updates are essential. Unfortunately, the improvement programs prepare sometimes problems. With the tips of ULTIMATE-TECH-NEWS.COM stay stress free.
Automatic or full control
At installation, Windows users with the choice of how they want to proceed with updates: You can choose between an automatic and a manual installation. Microsoft recommends the automatic setup. Who wants to change his choice in the system device in hindsight, has this possibility: In the gallery you will find the necessary steps. In it you will also get tips to manually check for updates and install them. Read also what is special about Windows 7 to 10 respectively.
Note: End of Support for Windows 7 and 8
Come out a new operating system, Microsoft makes not indefinitely repair kit enhancement programs exist only within a certain time frame. After the Redmond company has separated in April 2014 XP, and Windows are now 7 and 8 affected by the update from. Important: Microsoft distinguishes between two update periods. In the first phase (basic support) systems get vaccine against vulnerabilities and functional improvements. The second cycle (Enhanced support) dedicated exclusively to safety adjustments – any errors remain mostly consist. The OS Dino XP undergoes no longer supported. Windows 7 is out of the basic support, but still gets to 14 January 2020 a protection against malicious software. In Windows 8 the basic support goes to 9 January 2018 from this time remain out new features and Microsoft plugs only gaps – up to and including 10 January 2023. For Windows 10, it looks better: The latest updates can be found respectively at 13 October 2020 and 14 October 2025th
Not only Windows in mind!
In addition to Microsoft operating systems also have third-party programs on security issues. They range from anti-virus software on the Office viewers to browsers. Even the device software (firmware) of routers is increasingly exposed to targeted attacks. So-called buffer overflows bring a program with programming errors to crash and the underlying stuck malicious programs then take control of the system. Where the Gefährungspotenzial is particularly high, ULTIMATE-TECH-NEWS.COM has compiled: The following programs vaccinate more regularly with fresh versions.
Windows XP: Switching strongly recommended
Who still uses Windows XP, receives no unauthorized tricks any updates and living dangerously. A switch to any newer system version is advisable – or switch to Linux.Anyone who uses Windows Vista, 7 or 8, should use the latest service pack. Only when the right wholesale upgrade is, come under the extended support to benefit further updates. For Windows 8, there is no direct service pack, but something comparable operates under the name Windows 8.1.