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    Brace yourself for a big round of patches

    By Susan Bradley

    In what looks to be an early trick-or-treat, Microsoft released a breath-taking number of updates.

    Included in this broad collection of fixes is a critical update for Internet Explorer and other patches that put the breaks on some scary malware.

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    Not only have there been a tremendous amount of patches since this article was written and not necessarily just on Microsoft Tuesday twice per month but a few in between also. This included a .NET framework update. Optional updates were replacing some drivers. One of these replaced my graphics driver and I've noticed a significant reduction of Event 4101 which is your graphics driver crashing and then recovering. The new driver seems to have reduced the frequency of these crashes. Windows 7 is a new OS and there will be lots of patches, but for the most part this operating system has been the most stable Windows out of the box I've ever seen!

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