Check for updates on Windows® Vista®
Guidelines to check for updates on Windows Vista
It is important to update the Operating System on your PC at least once in a year. The updates would bring new features to the Operating System, which brings new productivity to the OS. The updating process makes the Operating System more useful to the user with high performance and speed. It is important to take care of some point before checking for updates on your PC. It is important to keep your system with minimum requirements of the Operating System. As the updates come online, you need to turn on antivirus software on your system to keep the system safe from infections. You might take care of your system files as changes to the OS might harm your files. It is also important to install new devices and drivers on your PC, which could be compatible with the updated Operating System.
You can check for updates on Windows Vista using some tips. The steps are:
- Using Microsoft Update
- Using manual Update
- Using Automatic update
Using Microsoft Update
Microsoft had made new updates for the Windows Vista OS available on their website. You could use the website for checking for updates on Windows Vista. From the website, you can download the latest updates for the OS. After the downloading is complete, you need to save the downloaded files. Double-clicking of these files will start to update the OS on your system. It is good to have the files saved in a folder, which can be accessed easily.
Using manual Update
The user might get the freedom to update Windows Vista manually. To perform the manual updates, you need to follow some simple steps. You need to open the ‘Start’ menu and type Updates in the search field. Then, you need to click on the ‘Check for Updates’ link. The OS will, then, start checking servers for new updates to install.
You might turn on the Automatic updates on your system to check for updates on Windows Vista. This would bring updates on your OS automatically, as you connect your system to Internet. To perform this, you need to open the ‘Control Panel’ first. Then you need to click the system icon and click on the ‘Automatic Updates’ tab. Then, you need to connect your system to Internet and the system will automatically achieve new available updates for your OS.