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Is my windows update legitimate?

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8

    Is my windows update legitimate?

    Hello! Long-time lurker, now member for a specific question. The members on this site have helped me tremendously on several different occasions with their tech expertise. Thank You.

    Anyways, this question may seem paranoid, almost laughable so brace yourself..

    My machine was running slugglishy and was beyond repair after an incomplete installation of an update due to a poweroutage. So, after backing up important files, I decided to take advantage

    Thank You for reading this, if you have any expertise on this I'd really apperciate it and it'd put my mind at ease.
    Last edited by DeepBlue; 07 Dec 2014 at 13:17. Reason: Cleaning up

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  2. #2

    Posts : 2,690
    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10

    Windows update are secure... you can log into your router to see if you have any guests using your wifi

    and a factory reset should be as good as it gets..

    when doing a reset - just select remove my files.. if you choose to remove everything it takes hours to write "zero out" the hard drive..

    my 1TB took a long long time
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Is my windows update legitimate?
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