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What is Windows Update?

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Windows Update is a Microsoft service that provides security updates and patches for the Microsoft Operating Systems and other Microsoft products, like Microsoft Office.


It’s a free service that can also offer updated drivers and features on the second Tuesday of the month. Microsoft can, however, provide updates whenever one is needed. For example, when a new exploit is discovered.


Where to Find Windows Update


Windows 10 – Windows update can be found within System Settings, within “Updates & Security.”


Windows 8,7 and Windows Vista – You can find windows update within the Control Panel.


Running Windows Update regularly is important to ensure that your system is protected against the latest security issues and known issues.

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