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10. Maintaining a Stable and Reliable Working Environment

Mike Halsey

(1)Gleadless Valley, Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK

It’s very difficult to get any work done or be at all productive if your PC isn’t working, or isn’t working reliably, or is busy installing updates. One of the issues with Windows, especially in a business environment, is the installation of Windows Updates at the most inappropriate time, which means you’re sitting and twiddling your thumbs for… well, you have to guess.

There’s always the lingering concern about reliability and stability with PCs. You install something—a Windows Update, a driver, a new app, or a software ...

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