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Practical Patching Practices

Keeping PCs and servers patched seemingly never ends. Microsoft feels your pain and recently released a 30-page report full of advice to make patching easier.

One notion that surprised me is the idea of only installing critical fixes and forgetting about less important patches. Maybe that is a common and safe practice, but I just assumed all patches should ultimately get installed.

What is your patching best practice? Share your wisdom with the rest of us by writing to dbarney@redmondmag.com.

Posted by Doug Barney on 08/15/2011 at 1:18 PM


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