How to check for and turn on Windows 8 update

in General News , by admin

If you are looking to check Windows 8 updates then follow the steps below, at first, by connecting your computer with the internet.

  1. Go to start screen, click on the Desktop tile. Once the Desktop screen appears, place your mouse on the upper right corner to get the charm bars. Charm bars are one that appear when you click for it.
  2. In the charm bar click on the Settings option and from there select the Control Panel.
  3. Inside the control panel you will find all the lists of options. But you may not find the Windows update option there. (more…)
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Minimizing restarts after automatic updating in Windows Update

in General News , by lucka

When it comes to Windows Update, one of the most discussed topics is the disruptiveness of restarts in the course of automatic updating. And for good reason—restarts can interrupt you right in the middle of something important.

The obvious question to ask first is why does the installation of updates even require a restart at all? Ideally, we would like all update installations to happen seamlessly in the background without a restart. But, in reality, there are situations where the installer is not able to update files because they are in use. In these cases, we need to restart your machine to complete the installation. The automatic updating experience thus needs to be able to handle cases where restarts are required. (more…)

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