Windows updates are important for the security and stability of your system. Without them, your computer is vulnerable to malicious attacks and software bugs that could crash your system. Fortunately, applying the latest Windows update is easy and straightforward.
Before you start, make sure your computer is connected to the internet and that any open files are closed.
The first step is to open the Windows Update window. To do this, go to the Start menu, type “Windows Update” and select “Check for Updates”. This will open the Windows Update window.
In the Windows Update window, you will see a list of available updates. Select the ones you want to install, or select “Install All” to install all the updates. After you have selected the updates, click the “Install” button and the updates will begin downloading and installing. Depending on the size of the updates, this process may take some time.
Once the updates have been installed, you will be prompted to restart your computer. It is important to restart your computer after installing updates, as this ensures that the changes take effect.
If you have multiple computers, you may want to use the Windows Server Update Service (WSUS) to manage the updates. WSUS allows you to centrally manage the updates for all of your computers, which can save you time and effort.
Finally, you should be aware of the “Windows Update Service” setting in the Control Panel. This setting allows you to configure how often Windows checks for updates. By default, Windows checks for updates every day, but you can change this setting to check for updates less frequently.
In summary, applying the latest Windows update is easy and important for the security and stability of your system. To do this, open the Windows Update window, select the updates you want to install, and then click the “Install” button. Once the updates have been installed, make sure to restart your computer for the changes to take effect. Additionally, you may want to configure the Windows Update Service to check for updates less frequently.