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Network Know-How by John Ross

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Windows Update and Patches

Microsoft distributes security updates and patches through the Internet at least once every month that include fixes for newly discovered security problems. You can manually check for updates and select the ones that you want to install, but it's a lot easier to let Windows automatically check for newly released update packages and install them for you. As network manager, you will want to set all the Windows computers on your network to run Automatic Updates.

To run Automatic Updates, follow these steps:

  1. Right-click My Computer and select Properties from the pop-up menu. The System Properties window will appear.

  2. Choose the Automatic Updates tab from the System Properties window. The dialog shown in Figure 13-19 will appear. ...

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