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Use Windows Update


How to use the Windows Update system to download the latest security upgrades and Windows enhancements straight from Microsoft.

1. Connect to the Internet if you need to.

2. Press the Start button then go to All Programs and select Windows Update from the menu (normally towards the top).

3. Internet Explorer will open and connect you to the Windows® Update web site.

4. Select Custom Install from the 2 main options. This will show you all updates for your computer.

5. Go through each of the main sections on the left and select the updates you want to install:

  • Review high priority updates
  • Select optional software updates
  • Select optional hardware updates

6. Now click Install updates at the top of the left colum. You will be taken to a summary of your chosen updates.

7. Click Install to begin.

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