But we’re going to need some more pushes from them and us, the developer community, to get in a better state.
We want to develop for the web platform of now, not the platform of four years ago. 20: To see this update policy in better context it’s probably useful to Read this Developer’s Guide to browser adoption rates and check the charts from Ars Technica below.20: Months later, the net effect of the update campaign is complete.
There are two situations where the effect of this setting depends on the operating computer:1. Cancel an update installation In Windows Vista or Windows XP, if this policy setting is enabled, users will not see a User Account Control window, and they do not need elevated permissions to hide, restore, or cancel updates.
In Windows Vista, if this policy setting is enabled, users will not see a User Account Control window, and they do not need elevated permissions to hide, restore, or cancel updates.
It pushed a whole bunch of users up to IE9 but IE8 usage remains solid. We have to explore other ways to move these users off a zombie browser…
Each monthly issue of Policy Update provides the latest status of issues working their way through the bottom-up, consensus-based policy development process within ICANN.
If a matter is still progressing, but has not hit a newsworthy milestone since last month's issue of Policy Update, we provide a link to the most recent past article.
This approach makes it easy for you to scan new developments, while still providing background information with one-click convenience.
Note This topic assumes that you already use and are familiar with Group Policy.
In all prior versions of Windows, it is disabled by default. Specifies whether Automatic Updates accepts updates that are signed by entities other than Microsoft when the update is found on an intranet Microsoft update service location.
Specifies that Automatic Updates accepts updates received through an intranet Microsoft update service location if they are signed by a certificate found in the local computer's "Trusted Publishers" certificate store. Specifies whether a restart timer will always begin immediately after Windows Update installs IMPORTANT updates, instead of first notifying users on the sign-in screen for at least two days.
But luckily, things took a turn for the better when Microsoft announced a new autoupdate policy for IE.
I wanted to take a moment to explain what this IE update policy means for us web developers.