The BIG Technical Jargon Guide

If you need answers to broadband jargon or technical terminology you're in the right place



What is a software patch?

A software patch is a change made to a software program or computer's operating system. It's usually implemented to fix a specific fundamental problem or improve security and should not be ignored. A patch is often referred to as a 'bugfix' and is not designed to offer new features that you might expect from a software update.

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