How do I keep Windows 10 up to date?

Keeping Windows up to date is key to keeping your computer and files safe, it ensures that you are protected against the latest threats and may also keep your PC running smoothly due to new drivers and fixes.

In order to run Windows update follow the simple steps below.

  1. Open the Settings app (using the Windows Key + I shortcut if you like).
  2. Select Update & Security, then the Windows Update tab.
  3. Under Update status, click the Check for updates button.
  4. Windows will check for updates. If it finds any, it will download them and prompt you to restart if needed.

We also recommend that you change the advanced settings to also use Windows Update to download updates for other programs also.

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Click Advanced options
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Tick Receive update for other Microsoft products to keep Office etc up to date also.

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