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Keeping Your Software Up to Date

Last Updated: Tue, 25 Aug 2015 > Related Articles

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Learn why software updates are important to keeping you and your information safe.


Keeping your security software updated is important to keep your computer and personal information protected from malware and criminals. Just as important, you should update the operating system and other software with patches as they become available.

It is a best practice to enable automatic updates for your operating system and anti-virus program.

There are several tools and applications available online to help you keep your software updated, some of which are free. You can search the Internet to find one that fits your needs. The following are some examples to get you started.

Cox does not endorse or support these products. These are only references to available products allowing you to more easily keep your software updated. Support for these programs is handled by the respective software manufacturer.

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