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How Do I Find Out About Critical Updates and Install Them?

Now, Windows has an option to automatically check for, download, and install critical updates. This is the ideal way to keep your computer current. However, the following method still works if you wish to check for updates by hand.

Windows Updates allow you to get the latest updates available for your computer's operating system, software, and hardware. To do this, open an Internet Explorer browser and go to 'Tools' -> 'Windows Update.' This will take you to the appropriate microsoft address, and it will scan your computer to find the missing updates that your machine needs. Once the scan has taken place, you can learn about the suggested updates and choose which ones to install.

Screen shot showing the Windows Update website