Update Advice

This was originally posted on NPowering, the blog of NPower Seattle on March 25, 2011. Re-posted here.

There’s a lot of tech news this week regarding updates – Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 has recently been released as well as Internet Explorer 9 and Firefox 4. While we generally recommend keeping software up-to-date, we also recommend that people do some research and planning before going through with updates and upgrades to make sure that you won’t experience negative effects. Here are some guidelines and advice to help you know when to update: Read the rest of this entry »