. First of all click the Start
button to view the Start Menu.
Then choose the Control Panel
2. The Control Panel
window opens up now.
Click the System and Security
link from the Control Panel window.Important update
s provide significant benefits, such as improved security and reliability. Recommended updates
can address non-critical problems and help enhance your computing experience. Optional updates are not downloaded or installed automatically.
6. Important Updates can be configured in four ways:
- Install updates automatically (recommended)
- Download updates but let me choose whether to install them
- Check for updates but let me choose whether to download and install them
- Never check for updates (not recommended)
If you choose Install updates automatically
, there are additional options to schedule the update at a convenient time.
3. The System and Security
section of Control Panel opens up. Here you can see the Windows Update
As you can see in the above screenshot there is direct links to the important Windows Update
option here it self in slightly small fonts, such as Turn automatic updating on or off
, Check for updates
, View install updates
. You may choose the required option directly from here. But we are going ahead to the dedicated Windows Updates
section of the Windows 7
control panel by clicking the main Windows update
4. So now we are at the Windows Update
section of our Window 7 Control panel. You can manually look up for any new updates by clicking the Check for updates
button under the heading Check for updates for your computer
fromthis window. In order to modify the Windows update
option click theChange settings
in the left pane.
5. Here you may change the way Windows 7
download and install updates. Configurable option include Important Updates
, Recommended updates
,Who can install updates
and Featured update notifications
or if Never check for updates