Microsoft and communication ?

When downloading a Dynamics NAV cumulative update from Microsoft, you will get this message before being able to download anything:

WARNING   This hotfix has not undergone full testing. Therefore, it is intended only for systems or computers that are experiencing the exact problem that is described in the one or more Microsoft Knowledge Base articles that are listed in "KB Article Numbers" field in the table at the end of this e-mail message. If you are not sure whether any special compatibility or installation issues are associated with this hotfix, we encourage you to wait for the next service pack release. The service pack will include a fully tested version of this fix. We understand that it can be difficult to determine whether any compatibility or installation issues are associated with a hotfix. If you want confirmation that this hotfix addresses your specific problem, or if you want to confirm whether any special compatibility or installation issues are associated with this hotfix, support professionals in Customer Support Services can help you with that.

Really, so CU’s are not intended for general use and Microsoft does not think customers should update on a regular basis?

Wait for a service pack? Haven’t seen any of those since NAV 2009.

My guess is that this is just a “standard” warning you get whenever requesting a “hotfix” from Microsoft, if that is the case, maybe the NAV Team need to consider a different distribution model for NAV updates.

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