How to install the Windows Update

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Follow these steps to install security updates and patches for Windows:

  1. Select the Windows Start Icon > Control Panel.
  2. Set View by (at the upper right hand corner of the Control Panel) to Large Icons or Small Icons.
  3. Select Windows Update
  4. Select Check for Updates. Windows will check for updates.

Note: If this is a new install of Windows, the first update can take some time.

  1. Select Install updates

Note: The installation of the updates can also take some time if there are many new updates to install, such as after a new install of Windows.




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