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      04-01-2009, 02:12 PM   #1
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vista updates, how important?

I would like to know how important is it to download Windows vista updates?
My computer is running fine now, and I am constantly worried that downloading and installing an update might mess something up, like the video card, or a program.

I know updates are classified into 3, important, recommended, and optional.
What are these updates? All I see is a bunch of numbers.

The last update I installed was service pack 1. after that I switched auto update off.
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      04-01-2009, 11:19 PM   #2
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The updates are pretty important. You're getting codes that closes up patches in the system that prevents hackers from getting through making it more secure.
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      04-02-2009, 03:12 AM   #3
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certain updates are more important than others....i rarely take the updates...but i will browse the list
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      04-02-2009, 06:14 AM   #4
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thanks for the info,
I ended up downloading the important updates only.
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