Better yet, set up automatic updates of your computer's operating system using the steps below:
Windows 10: From the Start menu, go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update. Here you'll find several options for controlling Windows updates, but the most important one to set up is "active hours," which ensures that Windows won't reboot in the middle of your workday.
Windows 11: Click the Windows icon and then go to Settings > Windows Update > Advanced options. As in Windows 10, you get several options here to control when Windows Update runs to make it less annoying, including setting up "active hours."
macOS: Open System Preferences > Software Update and click the Advanced button. Make sure to check all the boxes.
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