Other features of the Automatic Updating and Feedback dialog box allow you to participate in the Microsoft Customer Experience Improvement Program and Windows Error Reporting.

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For help participating in the Customer Experience Improvement Program, see the topic Customer Experience Improvement Program.

For help enabling or disabling Windows Error Reporting, see the topic Windows Error Reporting.

This topic provides an overview of Cluster-Aware Updating (CAU), a feature for failover clusters that was introduced in Windows Server 2012.

On the Enable Windows automatic updating and feedback dialog box, clicking Enable Windows automatic updating and feedback enrolls your computer in the following three programs, and uses recommended default settings for each.

You can configure Windows automatic updating in either of the following two ways.

Configuring Windows automatic updating settings from Control Panel Configuring Windows automatic updating settings from the Initial Configuration Tasks window Windows automatic updating provides high-priority updates, which include security and other critical updates that can help protect your computer.

It is a good idea to visit the Microsoft Update Web site on a regular basis to get optional updates, such as recommended software and hardware updates, which can help improve your computer's performance.

If the Update this Server section is not displayed in the Initial Configuration Tasks window, your storage appliance manufacturer may have established alternate methods for obtaining updates for your appliance.

In this case, consult the manufacturer’s documentation for guidance.