Use the checkboxes to home or work ( private) and public specified types of network offerings , which should also include the program. These parameters are also editable button under Types of network placements (see Fig. 8.4) and under the Details button (see Fig. 8.3). To remove a program from the exception list , select it , and then click the Delete button. The system will issue a supplementary request for confirmation of the delete operation. All the settings in the list of exceptions , shall enter into force after you click OK . To exit this mode without saving changes , click Cancel. automatic Update Any software is continually refined and improved ( unless, of course , do not remove it from service and support because of the emergence of new versions or for other reasons ) . This applies to the Windows 7 operating system : the developers are constantly releasing updates ( patches ) , most of which are designed for the following tasks : • Finalize and improve the functionality of the operating system ; • removal of existing errors; • improving the reliability of the operating system ; • Improved system security from external threats. Besides the above , through updates can solve other problems , depending on the specific situation. Note that the main task of most upgrades — is to increase the level of protection of your computer from external threats , especially from this point of view it is crucial to download and install updates . In Windows operating systems, implemented the ability to automatically obtain and install all the latest updates from the developer ( now Microsoft). In this case, if you have access to the Internet system will automatically find and install all the necessary patches , requiring no user intervention. However , if desired, the user can either disable it or take it under control — in this case, the system will give him the confirmation prompt to download and install updates. To switch to work with the updates , you need to open the Control Panel, System and Security category , and select it in the section Update Windows.