What Is Windows Update on Windows 7

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What is Windows Update on Windows 7?

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Windows Update is a system application on Windows 7 to deliver updates of systems components and drivers. It also provides automatic updating options.

Updates are additions to software that can help prevent or fix problems, improve how your computer works, or enhance your computing experience.

To start Windows Update, you can go to "Control Panel > System and Security > Windows Update". You see the current update status of your Windows system. For example:

Most recent check for updates: 10/10/2020
Updates were installed: 10/10/2020
You receive updates: Managed by your system administrator

You can click the following links to perform various related actions:

  • Check for updates - Calling Microsfot servers to see if there are any new updates.
  • Change settings - Reviewing and changing settings on automatically checking and installing updates.
  • View update history - Reviwing history of what updates have been installed recently.
  • Installed Updates - Reviewing what updates have been installed sorted by system features and components.

The following picture shows you the Windows Update screen on Windows 7:
Windows 7 - Windows Update

 

Managing Windows 7 Updates

⇒⇒Windows 7 Tutorials

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