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3.1. How to Run Windows & Microsoft Updates Manually (Win7)


Click the Start Menu icon.


In the Search Bar, search for "Windows Update"


Select the Windows Update from the top of the search list


At the bottom of the window, you will see an option for installing updates for other Microsoft products.

Click the link provided. You can reach the same webpage by clicking here.

On the webpage, check the box to Accept Terms & Conditions

Click Install

After the installation is complete, it will automatically check for updates for all Windows and Microsoft software installed on your computer, including Microsoft Office and Microsoft Forefront Client Security (the virus protection software included on all School of Business PCs and laptops).


Once the updates are compiled, make sure all important updates are selected, and any from the option updates list that apply to your current setup. You may wish to select all but Language Packages to be thorough.


After the updates are installed, you will need to restart computer for changes to take effect.

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