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Briefly describe the following three types of Windows 7 updates: Important, Recommended, and Optional.

Every company needs a backup plan to recover data that has been wiped out by operator error, viruses, or hardware failures. Please define each of these terms: backup, file synchronization, restore point, and recovery disk.

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Briefly describe the following three types of Windows 7 updates: Important, Recommended, and Optional.

Windows 7 categorizes their software based on the importance or urgency of the software. The three classifications are important, recommended, and optional. The important updates are the updates that have been determined by Microsoft to be the most critical to the proper functioning and maintenance of the Windows 7 operating system. The updates that are determined to be important "help keep your computer more secure and reliable," and protect against serious threats to the user's operating system (Microsoft, 2012). The Windows 7 updates that are categorized as important include patches to security and other vulnerability issues that have been detected in Windows 7.

The Windows 7 updates that are recommended are updates to the operating system that have been identified as updates to keep the operating system at peak performance. Although recommended updates are not critical updates, they are necessary for the continued maintenance of the operating system. If the recommended updates are ignored, performance, including speed, can become compromised over time. The recommended updates also include updates where Microsoft has improved features to make those features more user friendly based on feedback that the company ...

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Briefly describe the following three types of Windows 7 updates: Important, Recommended, and Optional.

Every company needs a backup plan to recover data that has been wiped out by operator error, viruses, or hardware failures. Please define each of these terms: backup, file synchronization, restore point, and recovery disk.

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