It seems like every time we turn on our computers these days there are updates waiting to be installed.
This seemingly endless stream of updates can be annoying when we’re needing to get on with the task at hand, but I strongly recommend installing them before doing anything else.
Many people assume that software updates are released primarily to add new features or fix a bug or two, but that isn’t the case at all.
New software versions are indeed released for that purpose (i.e. the recent release of Windows 8), but most updates are actually maintenance updates. And trust me, maintenance updates are the most important updates of all! [Read more…]