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Old 02-28-2004, 07:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question XP critical updates: download or not?

uh, hello... long time viewer, first time poster...

i would like to know if the windows critical updates & recommended updates are needed and should or should not be loaded?

i really don't want to load anything that i don't need.

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Old 02-28-2004, 07:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I personally download them when they are avalible. I would suggest to do so.

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Old 02-28-2004, 08:20 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 02-28-2004, 09:21 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Absolutely! Critical and Security updates are key. However, before just applying these, you may want to make sure that your software on the computer isn't going to be affected.

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Yes it is a must with all the holes in XP and 2k espcially!
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Only do so if you are using a legit copy of Windows!!! A friend of mine downloaded Windows XP from Kazaa and when he tried doing the critical update his OS hosed up on him....
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Yeah MicroSoft sucks with thier XP protection. I do all updates. If I have a problem with a program after, I go to the program makers & see if they have a repair for the problem. After all they want windows users to be able to use their product. If not I have a delemma. Remove update or not.
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Only do so if you are using a legit copy of Windows!!! A friend of mine downloaded Windows XP from Kazaa and when he tried doing the critical update his OS hosed up on him....
My OS never got hosed up!

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