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Poll: Windows Automatic Updates

Do you use Automatic Updates?

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#1 Tha Bloo Monkee

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Posted 29 January 2014 - 06:34

On your OWN machine(s), do you use Automatic Updates?

 

As for me, no.  I install all of them when I reinstall Windows and then I turn them off and manually do them every few months or so.  I hate being bothered with random restarts for updates.




#2 Sir Topham Hatt

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Posted 11 February 2014 - 09:45

Poll is a little invalid.

 

Windows tells me when there are updates but I choose when to download/install them.



#3 +Frank B.

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Posted 11 February 2014 - 09:47

Yes, I use automatic update on my own machines. Work is a different matter of course.



#4 +Anarkii

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Posted 11 February 2014 - 12:51

Yes, you would be stupid not to have this feature enabled.



#5 Max Norris

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Posted 11 February 2014 - 12:56

No, but I certainly wouldn't wait a few months between updates either.   I just run through the updates manually every patch Tuesday after a system image, just in case.  Wife and daughter's machines are automatic so I don't forget theirs.



#6 Geoffrey B.

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Posted 11 February 2014 - 12:59

nope, i manually check and choose which updates i want to install.



#7 +warwagon

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Posted 11 February 2014 - 15:38

On my main workstation I manually install them. I don't want my computer to automatically restart itself. On all my other computers they are automatic



#8 Lord Method Man

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Posted 11 February 2014 - 15:47

Check for updates and notify, don't automatically download or install.





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