Run Windows Update

It is important that users install all recommended (Optional and Important) windows updates, with the exception of Bing Toolbar and Bing Desktop.

See instructions depending on your Operating System

|   Windows 10   |   Windows 8.1   |   Windows 7   |


Windows 10

  1. Click on the Start menu and select Settings.
  2. Click on Update & security.
  3. Click on Check for updates.


Windows 8.1

  1. Display the Start tile by moving the mouse to the bottom-left corner of the screen.
  2. Right-click the Start menu and select Control Panel.
  3. Click on Windows Update.
  4. Click on Check for updates.
  5. Click on important updates is/are available.
  6. Select the updates you want to install and click on the Install button.


Windows 7

  1. Open Windows Update by clicking on the Start button, select All Programs and then Windows Update.
  2. In the left pane, click on Check for updates and then wait while Windows looks for the latest updates for your PC.
  3. If you see a message telling you that important updates are available, or telling you to review important updates, click on the message to view and select the important updates to install.
  4. In the list, click on the important updates for more information. Select the check boxes for any updates that you want to install and then click on the OK
  5. Click on Install updates


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