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ISSUE 17.22.1 • 2020-06-08


MS-DEFCON 2: Pause updates today, see what appears tomorrow

Woody Leonhard

By Woody Leonhard

June's Patch Tuesday lands tomorrow — which means today is an excellent time to make sure that you've clicked the Pause button in Windows Update.

You'll need to patch eventually, but it makes no sense to leave your machine exposed to potentially problematic patches as soon as they get pushed out the Automatic Update chute.

Instead, join me on the sidelines, while we watch what the morrow shall bring. With a little luck, it'll all be sweetness and light.

Deferring updates will take only a couple of minutes. Do it now … and tell your friends to do the same!

Detailed, step-by-step instructions in Computerworld. Help and condolences on the AskWoody Lounge.

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