Relying on the fact that many computer users fail to install software patches on their machines, hackers create worms to take advantage of these vulnerabilities. Most software vendors, including Microsoft and Apple, offer updates to correct security gaps that worms and other malicious programs can use to attack your computer. Running Symantec AntiVirus is not enough. You can configure your computer to automatically seek out updates for hassle-free security.
How to schedule automatic updates:
Important: If you are running Windows XP, we strongly recommend that you install the Windows XP Service Pack are up to date. Learn more about service packs and how to obtain it.