Chapter 3: Using and Avoiding Windows Update
In This Chapter
Finding out the trouble with patches
Choosing your update level
Looking at a security bulletin
Removing Windows patches
Windows Automatic Update is for chumps.
I think you should tell Windows to advise you when patches are available and then wait and see whether the patches do more harm than good before applying them to your PC.
Face it: You have to patch, sooner or later. Patching isn’t like brushing your teeth, where you can ignore it for a year or two and things turn smelly and then gradually rot and fall out. If you don’t patch today, by next month, your computer can look and act ...