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Errors, errors, errors

I haven't fired up my Windows 10 machine in about a month. I read about the 'major update' today and turned it on.

"We can't install the updates", in typical MS obscurity.

"Do you want to allow WindowsUpdateElevatedInstaller to make changes to your pc?" - with a certificate that expired last month. With no explanation whatsoever as to what's going on.

Try to bring up Edge. "Exporer.EXE Element not found"

I'm getting majorly tired of dealing with this

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Are you the administrator

or do you have Limited access ?
I believe you need Admin rights do install updates

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(NT) Have you checked for viruses and malware lately?
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Here's my thing.

I don't use IE or Edge and as such don't get such errors. Why? Security.

I use Firefox or Chrome with Web Of Trust and Adblock+

Looking good on 10 here.

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This is how I handle it.

I have no idea who is the good guy or who is the bad guy, so I just invite it in and hopefully my protection software will do its job and kill all those bad suckers. Or am I going about this WRONG?

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Wow ! That's scary

I don't invite anything in if I don't know what it is, even Windows Updates.
I've heard too many horror stories about folks that just click install and got the wrong stuff.
I have to understand that this is a Personal Computer and it will let me install anything I Allow.
I can't always rely on my AV to catch bad things that I Allow.

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