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Windows Installation and Update Troubleshooting by Andrew Bettany, Chris Rhodes

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© Chris Rhodes and Andrew Bettany 2016

Chris Rhodes and Andrew Bettany, Windows Installation and Update Troubleshooting, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1827-3_6

6. Updating and Maintaining Windows

Chris Rhodes and Andrew Bettany2

(1)Huddersfield, UK

(2)Microsoft, York, North Yorkshire, UK

Why bother? It worked when it left the factory, didn’t it?

Operating systems today are more complex than ever before. The sheer amount of lines of code that goes into making an operating system (OS) runs into the millions. There is going to be the occasional bug that needs fixing, but updates are more than just bug fixes. Modern operating systems receive updates that cover a range of different areas, which will be explored in this chapter.

One thing that needs to be understood ...

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