Updated: December 1, 2008Applies To: System Center Configuration Manager 2007, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 The software updates feature in Configuration Manager 2007 requires different ports to be available for communication between clients, site systems, and site servers, and for the software updates process to function properly.Microsoft Intune can help you to secure your managed computers in a number of ways, including the management of software updates that keep your computers up to date by ensuring the latest patches and software updates are quickly installed.It’s also technically true that updated drivers could cause problems, system slowdowns, and blue-screen errors by introducing new bugs. The tool wants you to pay a year to “Fix current device driver problems,” “Benefit from new driver features,” and “Prevent future system problems.” It’s very unlikely any driver will offer new features, and it’s very unlikely your current drivers could cause “future system problems.” Some reviews on allege that if you actually pay , you’ll receive a phone call from customer service informing you that they found problems on your computer during the driver update scan.You’re probably aware of the problems that outdated software can pose.After you choose this notification link, you can then perform various operations like viewing more information about the update, approving or declining the update, and viewing the computers that will install the update if it is approved.
Like PC-cleaning programs, they try to charge you money for a service you don’t need.It then attempts to install other junk software you won’t want.After installation, Driver Update ran a scan and informed us that our computer had 14 out-of-date drivers, many of which are considered “ancient.” This is on a fresh Windows 8.1 system — installed just a few months ago — with the latest drivers available from the manufacturer’s website at the time.They do this by scaring you with threats of blue screens and system problems.
Even if a driver-updating tool worked perfectly and the company behind it didn’t seem unbelievably sleazy, they wouldn’t be worth your time — much less your money. We’ve seen advertisements for a “Driver Update Utility” from all over the place recently.
Update Software I get the message “Failed to update software.