When it comes to technology, everyone seems to want the latest and greatest. This desire applies to the software we use just as much as the hardware we install that software on. However, it’s not always the best idea to update your software as soon as new versions become available. Updates are usually great, because they allow vendors like Microsoft and Apple to patch security holes, fix buggy issues, and rollout new features. Nevertheless, a few recent cases have demonstrated that taking some time to manage your computer or phone’s update schedule, rather than immediately installing every update that pops up, can save you some headaches!
Are you a Microsoft Windows user who has recently been experiencing difficulty with the responsiveness of your mouse or keyboard and wondering what’s going on? Our IT Support team has received numerous calls for help this week with these very Windows input device issues. The problem applies to desktops, laptops, and other consoles running Windows 7, 8, and 10. So what is happening?
Topics: Windows Automatic Updates
By now, many Sage ERP users know that Sage 100 is only compatible with Windows 10 on versions 2016 and 2015, Product Update 4. Unfortunately, some of those users have learned the hard way about the incompatibility issues presented by running earlier versions of Sage 100, or MAS90, with Microsoft's latest operating system. To complicate matters, Microsoft has now released a program through Windows Automatic Updates that magically installs Windows 10 on workstations. The GWX.exe (i.e. "Get Windows 10") program is that unwelcome magician for users of earlier Sage ERP versions.