Running Windows Updates

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Windows 7

  1. Go to the Start Menu and type in update
  2. Choose Windows Update from the search list
  3. Click Check for Updates if it didn’t begin searching automatically
  4. Click Install Updates
  5. For some updates, you may have to agree to an EULA statement.  Please do so and continue with the updates.
  6. Restart your computer if you are prompted to do so.

Windows 10

  1. Go to the Start Menu and type in updates
  2. Choose Check for updates from the search list
  3. Click Check for updates
  4. If you get an error, choose Advanced options and make sure “Give me updates for other Microsoft products” is unchecked and “Defer feature updates” is checked.
  5. Wait for updates to finish and restart if prompted