MS downlaods the pros and cons

  ronalddonald 15:07 17 Jul 08
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Should i downlad MS updates and can they slow down my laptop. Are they very important can they safe guard?

Do you download them? Do they take a very long time? Are they safe to download them?

Many questions i know but i never downloaded on new laptop, on my previous laptop i got so frustrated when a download would take forever or choose to download at the wrong time.

Whats the best way to download them when your on the net or doing some important work on the computer.
Have i posted this in the wrong forum?

  Clapton is God 15:26 17 Jul 08

can they slow down my laptop - generally no.

Are they very important can they safe guard? - yes.

Do you download them? - Yes always.

Do they take a very long time? - if you're on dial-up they can. On BB, they're usually pretty fas.

Are they safe to download them? - yes. Safety is not an issue. The whole point of many of them is to increase the safety and security of your internet 'experience'

Whats the best way to download them when your on the net or doing some important work on the computer. - It's up to you. If you have a fast laptop, you can let them download in the background whilst you're doing other things. If your laptop/connection is slow let them download whilst you go off and have a cup of tea.

  ronalddonald 15:40 17 Jul 08

Thanks Clapon is God
one more question, do you have to stop the firewall before you download.

  Clapton is God 15:40 17 Jul 08

No

  ronalddonald 15:50 17 Jul 08

Did you get your title from Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy? I'm sure ive heard it there many years ago, may be im wrong

  Clapton is God 15:59 17 Jul 08

"Did you get your title from Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy?"

No I didn't. You need to brush up on your 1960's musical history. ;-)) click here

  DippyGirl 16:17 17 Jul 08

1960's and then some ... Slowhand is still at it - one of the all time greats

  ronalddonald 17:33 17 Jul 08

Clapton is God, I can clear this up with my friend for some reeason he thought it was from Hitch Hikers.

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