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  • MS-DEFCON 2: Make sure Windows is locked down in preparation for the Feb 2020 patches

    Posted on February 10th, 2020 at 13:41 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    If you’re running Win10 version 1903 or 1909 and followed my instructions last month, you’re in good shape – you have Pause Update in effect for several more weeks.

    On the other hand… you really should check and make sure everything’s ready for tomorrow’s onslaught.

    Step-by-step instructions in Computerworld Woody on Windows.

    We’re at MS-DEFCON 2: Patch reliability is unclear. Unless you have an immediate, pressing need to install a specific patch, don’t do it.