[LINK] SMH: 'Unnecessary' software updates cost millions
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Sun Dec 19 11:05:40 EST 2004
> >Exinda claims that in extreme cases a business network could be brought to
> >its knees for several hours as each desktop tried to update.
>No large business would permit each of their PCs to individually
You make a very very wild summation there Malcolm old fellow!
You can be assured that very few large businesses even know what software
is running on the PC around the office.
I am still shocked to find a high volume of pirated and unaudited software
installed on systems audited only 12 months prior.
>Most would have disabled Windows Update on their PCs and be delivering
>required updates via their normal software deployment process.
Again, you assume that someone knows how to do this and cared enough to do it!
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