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> What's the general consensus on turning off anti virus programs when
> installing windows updates? Not that I have had any problems keeping
> it running, but I was wondering if it's considered a good idea to do
> so as a precaution since the updates are potentially quite drastic
> changes to the core system.
If the update is a quality update the AV software, if it's also a
quality package, should not cause any problem.
If you are using one of those intrusive packages like NIS, disable
everything except the AV solution, take the PC of the internet (unless
you have an external firewall), and then do the update.
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