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I was wondering would you please explain to me: after we do a software update and the software date finds a operating system update, why does it need to restart after that update?

(P.S would you please try to give your answer in a easy way that I can understand)

Hello Cameron:
Thanks for asking this question.

Depending on the situation, rebooting may not be required. In general, the need to restart the computer is because Windows stores all its program information in a Registry.  This Registry need to have changes when you install, update, or remove a program from the machine. Windows can't finalize changes to the registry while it is still in use, and it is in use the entire time that your computer is running.

It needs to restart the computer so it can update the registry which affect the performance and speed of PC. I hope this help you have a better understand.

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