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#1 Freet


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Posted 18 May 2010 - 06:22 AM

Greetings all,

I was wondering whether I should add "important updates" even if I don't use the program that the updates are meant to fix. For example, I have been using Mozilla Firefox for years and I don't even open IE except when I absolutely have to. Also, I use gmail exclusively for my email.

Should I bother installing Outlook updates since I don't use the program? How about IE?

Thanks for your advice.

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Posted 18 May 2010 - 11:13 AM

As long, as a given program exist on your your computer, even, if you don't use it, it should be kept up to date.

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Posted 18 May 2010 - 11:23 AM

This especially applies to IE, since it is also a part of your Windows operating system; failure to update IE can make your computer vulnerable to all sorts of security problems.
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Posted 21 May 2010 - 12:18 PM

You should always install the updtes to keep upto date your machine and all the application software. Because if you update a program which may be internally using components shared by other programs and when you try run that particular program which is sharing components may confilict or may not run properly.
So it is a good practice to keep upto date your machine.

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