Chapter 11: Managing Updates

It is a considerable challenge keeping computer systems secure from external threats, such as malware and hackers. For earlier versions of Windows, with the Windows Update app, you could determine whether the Operating System (OS) was updated automatically with new functionality, security updates, and improvements. Many users opted to disable the Install updates automatically option, which made their systems vulnerable to attack.

Windows 10 changed the game in terms of updates and reliability, as new updates are now rolled out frequently. These updates are automatically downloaded and installed by Windows Update.

The following topics will be covered in this chapter:

  • Selecting the appropriate servicing channel

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