Follow these steps to install security updates and patches for Windows:
- Select the Windows Start Icon > Control Panel.
- Set View by (at the upper right hand corner of the Control Panel) to Large Icons or Small Icons.
- Select Windows Update
- 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.
- 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.