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Windows Vista™ Inside Out by Craig Stinson, Carl Siechert, Ed Bott

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Keeping Your System Secure with Windows Update

Windows Update is a service that provides online updates for Windows Vista. With it, you can obtain updates to Windows that include security updates, performance improvements, and support for new devices. Completely overhauled in Windows Vista, Windows Update is now a Control Panel application instead of using a web-based interface. (Of course, it still requires an active internet connection.) As before, it can be opened from the All Programs menu or the Tools menu in Internet Explorer as well as from Control Panel.

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Keeping Windows up-to-date is an absolutely essential step in maintaining a secure computer and avoiding malware. In recent years, the most widely exploited vulnerabilities in Windows ...

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