Using Windows Update

The steps are as follows:

  1. Click the Start button, followed by Control Panel, System and Security and then Windows Update.
  2. In the left pane of the Windows Update window click Check for updates.
  3. In Download and install updates for your computer, click X important updates are available, then click Optional in the left pane and select any Optional updates you wish to install.
  4. Click OK at the bottom of the window, then click Install Updates on the next screen.
  5. In the left pane of the Windows Update window click Change settings, then select one of the following:
  • Click Install updates automatically (recommended) to download and install security updates automatically at a predefined time and frequency.
  • Click Download updates but let me choose whether to install them.
  • Click Check for updates but let me choose whether to download and install them.
  • Click Never check for updates (not recommended) to disable automatic updates.

  1. Click OK.

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