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Hah, that's not so bad, let's look at software

citing examples from a popular modern operating system:

wait an the update to download, it'll come, just wait (or if on metered bandwidth when you told it not to)

not fully apprised of what the update has - at best some vague comments but with purposely-designed-to-instill-fear-warnings (repeatedly sung on mass by a choir of sheep and lemmings) warning you not to ignore it (if on the rare occasion that is even possible)
- and often that time you need immediate undisturbed access to your machine

the computer will be completely disabled to install that update (often the choir now admonishing you for not having done it much sooner when you maybe sort of had an option of a little bit of possible control to do it sooner)

But eventually the update may or may not finish it's work and in either case unrelated items may be missing - (rear window, baby seat, fluffy dice, your briefcase... sorry, computer, not car - you get the jist)

do not despair, if things go wrong

- [if it sort of still works] you may have the option to reverse the 'update' (though possibly even more unrelated losses)
- wait for an update fix that might partially fix some of the new issues (but not the losses, in fact possibly even more losses)
- reinstall the original (the unrelated losses forever gone, plus more again), ... and later try your luck again with a new version of the update

- buy a brand new computer .... although it too will soon receive updates (and will never have the other things you lost)
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