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post #11 of 21
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Originally Posted by GuardianDuo View Post
Another reason to use Chrome/Firefox
Because I'm sure there are no serious bugs in Chrome or Firefox that nobody knows about yet...

Statements like yours are very naive. Don't get me wrong, I love Chrome and use it as my main browser on the dev branch. But Microsoft isn't the only company that uncovers serious security flaws on a semi-routine basis. It happens all the time. Better to constantly be on the lookout for such issues than to assume they don't exist.
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post #12 of 21
Yeah, like using Chrome is going to prevent you from needing the updates for Windows.
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post #13 of 21
Isn't it a good thing that they're concerned about security? And even if you're using Chrome or Firefox, your OS is still Windows.
 
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post #14 of 21
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I don't see what the need for the debate/slamming is. Microsoft has commonly released these clumpings of security patches. I'm really not concerned.
I'd be more concerned if they didn't release patches.
    
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I'd be more concerned if they didn't release patches.
^^ this
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post #16 of 21
Good.
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if it aint broken dont fix it?
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How do you guys have your windows auto update setup? I like microsoft automatically notifying me and downloading new updates, but I want more control over when it installs. This is ridiculous that the patch has rendered my pc useless during the day while it installs. I'm at ten minutes so far and it's only at 1 of 22. I was just turning off the computer to plug in my ps2 keyboard!
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post #19 of 21
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I always like the feeling of installing those 200kB security updates. lol
this.
I have a 2gb data cap =_=
so every mb saved matters
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post #20 of 21
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How do you guys have your windows auto update setup? I like microsoft automatically notifying me and downloading new updates, but I want more control over when it installs. This is ridiculous that the patch has rendered my pc useless during the day while it installs. I'm at ten minutes so far and it's only at 1 of 22. I was just turning off the computer to plug in my ps2 keyboard!
control panel > system/security > windows update > change settings

i have it set to just check but i choose what to download and install
you can set it to download and choose what to install
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