Microsoft debuts software which monitors PCs and automatically fixes common faults.
The program is designed to add the automatic diagnostic technologies of Windows 7 to older versions of the Microsoft operating system.
Currently the software is available only as a trial or in a beta version which is intended for Windows Xp and Vista users.
It also aims to anticipate how an update will affect the PC before it installs it.
Following an initial installation, the software will continue to get up-to-the-minute information about the latest known security issues and will monitor whether the PC has suffered from them.
When a fix becomes available the software will notify users or automatically begin an update to protect the machine.
The program currently has around 300 hundred safety fixes for the most common issues which prevent windows from working as it should.
Not only this but the software will also monitor the state of the software and hardware on the machine to provide the user with extra information if something does happen to go wrong.
Currently only the test version of the program is available, however this can be downloaded for free from the Microsoft website.
A final version is expected to be released in the next few months and it is hoped that this too shall be a complimentary service from Microsoft to ensure the reliability of their product.
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