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Describe the potential prompts that initiate the installation of new or upgraded software

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Transfer-Encoding: chunked ´╗┐For P1, learners might provide a report or presentation, possibly based on a case study. To be able to describe the potential prompts that initiate the installation of new or upgraded software. I have recently been hired as an IT consultant by a small charity that wishes to advertise itself with a website and take donations. They have asked me to look at their current computer systems and advise on any new software installations or upgrades that may have been necessary. In this report I will describe the potential prompts that initiate the installation of new or upgraded software. There are many different reasons for why you would want to prompt an install or upgrade software. ...read more.

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It could be that the software keeps crashing or is no longer supported by the manufacturing and therefore will not receive updates for it. There also could be security issues that the software is running which makes it at risk of malicious attacks. And you could even find that the software is incompatible with the new operating system. Therefore, it?s important to upgrade the software or install new software so that you can continue to make full use of the device. Sometimes additional functionality is required. For example, if someone is using Windows XP, they may require strong parental controls and therefore would need to buy Windows Vista or 7 because they have these facilities. ...read more.

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These drivers inform the operating system about how to communicate with the new piece of hardware, without it, it will not work. But it?s also important to make sure that the drivers are fully up to date to ensure greater stability and compatibility. There also may be external prompts for software bug fixes. Although software is always checked before it is released, it can sometimes have problems which can cause a crash. When these bugs are identified that are worked on by staff and will work on a patch which will fix the problems and will be available for free. In conclusion, there are many reasons why you would want to update or install software. It?s important to know whether or not you need to as it could have serious security risks on your devices. Unit 30 P1 ...read more.

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