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Old 02-19-2016, 09:36 AM   #1
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It is recommended to install all optional updates or take the time to research select only those that are relevant to your system? Can the update either be uninstalled or installed at a later date if there is a problem?
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"Optional" means it addresses a fix for a specific, noncritical, non-security-related problem. If your system is experiencing the specified issue, then installing the update should help to resolve the problem.
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It's recommended to install all updates. Though Optional means they are not critical to the computer, but are usually useful in accessing web sites and other programs, for example, Silverlight is used to access Netflix and other video web sites.
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