Automatic Windows® XP Updates
Needs and benefits of turning on Automatic Windows® XP updates
Microsoft® introduces new features to their products daily. Microsoft® Windows® XP has a number of good features. But, still you might want to add new features to the operating system. As compared to other operating systems, the updating of Microsoft® Windows® XP will be done automatically. You do not need to waste any time for updating. All you need to do is to click ‘Start’, open ‘Automatic Updates’ window and then turn on the ‘Automatic’ (recommended) option button. After that, whenever you switch on Internet in your system, the Microsoft® Windows® XP will automatically start to update. If you are doing automatic update, your system will always have the most current Microsoft® Windows® XP software in it. Automatic Update keeps your system up-to-date automatically. Windows® XP checks the Internet for the latest updates of Windows® and decides which one will suit your system and then downloads the appropriate one.
Automatic update of Microsoft® Windows® XP increases system security through:
- Latest security patches
- Security responsibility on the vendor
- Internet Viruses
Latest security patches
As you are updating the Microsoft® Windows® XP in your system, you might get a number of new features with it. The updated versions of the operating system come with latest security patches. The security patches keep your system safe from all type of viruses. As the patches are latest, they can remove new viruses also. This prevents viruses from infecting your computer with Windows® XP operating system.
Security responsibility on the vendor
Antivirus software usually scans the system for viruses and if there are any infections in the system, then the virus is removed. But, there is a great possibility for the virus to come again. Each time, scanning is to be performed for protecting your system. But, the Automatic Windows XP Updates comes with a new approach. The product finds out the vendor of the malware and sends a report to the vendor. The vendor has to acknowledge within seven days with a patch or resolution to remove the malware he had created.
As you are surfing through Internet, your system might get infected. After you have updated the Microsoft® Windows® XP, the operating system provides you maximum security from Internet malware. It provides password to the UMD network. Thus external users cannot enter into your system and cannot spread virus infection. As you have updated the operating system, it blocks you from accessing infected websites and also blocks the viruses from entering into your system.