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Update Your Software to the Current Version

Tip Author: 
Jenna Gustafson
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Updating software is a time consuming but critical part of protecting your devices. Outdated software can contain vulnerabilities that are widely known and exploited. Java and Acrobat Reader are common targets, but operating systems, internet browsers, and other applications are also at risk. Automatic updates are highly desirable because they prevent procrastination.

Looking for the automatic update tools on your computer?  Here are a few snapshots:

Windows 10 update status Android automatic updates in settings iOS app updates screenshot
Windows 10 Android MacOS iOS

 

Tip Theme: 
Using your Computer's Basic Tools
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