Businesses tend to upgrade slowly

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Businesses tend to upgrade slowly. To that end, consider the information below to be out of date, with a more thorough update to come. This new feature is actually pretty convenient for most users, but not everyone wants their operating system updated on Microsoft's schedule.

From a desktop and embedded systems perspective, though, there's often no real alternative to Microsoft for corporations. That's a great idea, and like many of Satya Nadella's ideas, it probably should have been implemented four years ago.

Windows may be scrapping scheduled restarts for active hours in the Anniversary update. As a general rule, an up-to-date operating system is a secure operating system, and some people are terrible at updating their operating systems. Satya Nadella is doing a lot of new things. That probably couldn't be done with an over-the-air update.

That can be about budget concerns, support concerns, or just not wanting to fix what isn't broken. Microsoft watcher Mary Jo Foley has said there are already three major updates in the works, with one coming about every six months.

As a general rule an uptodate