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Windows keeps crashing

Ever since I downloaded and installed a Windows Update said to be critical, my programs keep crashing for no explainable reason and whenever my monitor goes to sleep I get a blue screen error message saying that ChKdsk needs to check my hard drive for various reasons? Anybody else having similarr problems? I've tried to restore windows back to prior date but the backup and restored program will not let me?

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Restore you windows to the earlier point, before update.

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The Windows XP Home operating system has the ability to connect to the Internet and download updates from the Microsoft servers. These updates provide critical and optional security, stability and feature upgrades for the operating system to help keep it operating smoothly. Running this update program is easy to do for users of all skill levels and it's a crucial part of keeping your computer working correctly.

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You do need this because it streagthens the operating system's security, helps new software that you install run better, and updates it's own default drivers.

So when your windows asks you to update, please do so and after you do so remember to update all your other hardware drivers and software updates too.

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