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WSUS Public or Domain Certificate

After having followed this guide, it is unclear when one would use a public certificate versus a domain certificate for WSUS. What are the advantages and disadvantages of one way versus the other? ...
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How important is patch management? [duplicate]

Problem I'm trying to sell the idea of organizational patch/update management and antivirus management to my superiors. Thus far, my proposition has been met with two responses: We haven't had any ...
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I have an administrator account, why can I not turn of the automatic installation (and reboot) of updates in windows server 2008 r2?

When I go to the control panel, the drop down to change the automatic updates configuration is disabled. It says I need administrator access, but I have without a doubt an admin account. Why is this ...
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Will IIS always be installed as fully patched?

When I install Internet Information Server on a Windows machine that is fully patched according to Windows Update, will it be installed as patched right from the start? I have always wondered if any ...
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Microsoft patching folders

After extracting a Microsoft security patch, I got several folders containing the updated DLL. For Windows XP SP3 I have two folders: SP3GDR and SPQFE. Does anyone know what is the difference between ...
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What time of day does Microsoft Release patches on “Patch Tuesday”

I've tried my servers and they don't see the patches that Microsoft has released. Usually Windows Update automatically installs them on Wednesday, so it must be something late in the day -- yet I ...