Currently, the greatest threat to your computer related operations and your data is from the above mentioned
virus family and also un-patched, third party software. Here we provide some tools and utilities that may help prevent potential attacks.
However, using these tools does not guarantee protection in any way, shape or form due to the nature of the threat involved. Exercise caution at all times using email and internet applications.
Service packs are updates that all machines with a Windows operating system will have available to them.
They are a combination of recently released updates and are there to sort any glitches or mistakes which were missed when the operating system was initially released.
Service packs are optional but we would suggest downloading service packs and updates in order to keep your machine running as smoothly and as safely as possible.