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  • Tom Kilroy
    Tom Kilroy May 11, 2010

    What version of Windows are you using?

    What is it telling you when you try to download windows updates? Is it possible that you are already up to date currently?

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There are two ways you can download the updates of your windows.

  1. Browse the web and search for updates which operating system you are using and download and install the updates .(search the updates like google.com etc.,)
  2. You can update your window by automatically while the windows starts. Whenever the computer starts it can download the updates automatically.Here i tell you options how to doit automatically.
  • start menu
  • settings
  • controlpanel
  • automatic updates
  • select the automtically settings on.
These are work for update windows automatically.you cant get please inform to fixya.com

Posted on May 13, 2008

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