Viewing History in Windows® 7
Get to know more about viewing and updating history in Windows 7
Windows Update feature is the online extension of Windows that helps you to keep your system up-to-date. You could use Windows Update feature to choose updates for the Operating System, software, he updand hardware. Microsoft Windows usually stores all successful and unsuccessful update attempts. Windows Update offers automatic downloads of security updates, bug fixes and patches that want to get installed on your system. These updates are offered by Windows for a number of reasons and are suggested to be installed after they are downloaded. If a user is uncertain whether he gets a particular update or not, then he could easily verify whether it is get installed by checking tate history.
Here are the details regarding the need for viewing the Windows Update History in your computer and the tips to view it:
- Analyze particular update
- Check the security update
- Tips to view update history
Analyze particular update
By viewing Windows Update history you could easily analyze a specific update that you done in your computer. Updates of all software programs are necessary to ensure its efficiency. If you are offered with any update option, then you could check in the update history whether you did the particular update or not. You could also check the update version of the particular program. By properly verifying the update history you could decide which program needs an update.
Check the security update
In every system security updates has its own significance. Security software are the programs that are designed to ensure suitable safety and security to the computer. Windows defender is available by default in Windows 7. But these programs get out of date in the long run. So you need to update these software programs to get effective performance from them. By checking the update history you could know if the security update are done or not. If not you could carry out the update as soon as possible.
Firstly you need to click the "Start" button and choose "Control Panel" from the resulting menu. Make sure that you have changed the view to “Large Icons”. Then click on “Windows Update” option, then on the left pane click on “View Update History” option. You could locate a list of all the installed Window's updates and the date of their installation.