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Windows is always found to be the most secure followed by Linux.
Originally posted by bhornbuckle75
reply to post by coder22
I suppose the only problem with this Idea is that U.S. Government Officials would also be using same software. Wouldn't this just jeopardize the U.S. as much as help us? Putting a back door into a program means that anyone can open it..
Originally posted by JohnPhoenix
This reason ( The original post) is why I do not ever use windows update. I go through all my processes and services when I get a new operating system and shut down all except that I need for the system to run. i do not allow any new process or service to be run. This takes a long while to set up. Before I go online I use a sandbox that's known to have no security holes to protect any process that I allow to access the web. (Sandboxie)
My PC runs very fast and secure and I am confident that nothing is getting accessed that I don't know about and allow.
Unless something is broken and no longer works, there is Never a reason to use windows update or to update any software simply because someone tells you to. Only update if you KNOW if will fix a problem that you must have.
I have used operating systems this way for years with never having any update and nothing has ever failed to work properly.