In addition to anti-virus and anti-spyware software, we encourage that you keep Windows updated with the latest patches. Please select your version of Windows below for instructions on how to do this.

Windows 8

  1. Open Windows Update by swiping in from the right edge of the screen (or, if you're using a mouse, pointing to the lower-right corner of the screen and moving the mouse pointer up), tapping or clicking Settings, tapping or clicking Change PC settings, and then tapping or clicking Update and recovery.
  2. Tap or click Choose how updates get installed.
  3. Under Important updates, choose the option that you want.
  4. Under Recommended updates, select the Give me recommended updates the same way I receive important updates check box.
  5. Under Microsoft Update, select the Give me updates for other Microsoft products when I update Windows check box, and then tap or click Apply.

Windows 7

To get the latest updates for Windows, you must run the Windows Update program. To do this, follow the instructions below:

  1. Go to the Start menu (Windows Orb)
  2. Select All Programs
  3. Scroll up until you see Windows Update. It should be just above "Accessories"
  4. If no new updates are listed, press "Check for Updates"
  5. Install any selected updates. Please note: you may have to perform this process multiple times.

Windows Vista

To get the latest updates for Windows, you must run the Windows Update program. To do this, follow the instructions below:

  1. Go to the Start menu (Windows Orb)
  2. Select All Programs
  3. Scroll up until you see Windows Update. It should be just above "Accessories"
  4. If no new updates are listed, press "Check for Updates"
  5. Install any selected updates. Please note: you may have to perform this process multiple times in order for your computer to be fully updated.

Windows XP

To get the latest updates for Windows, you must run the Windows Update program. To do this, follow the instructions below:

  1. Go to the Start Menu
  2. Go to All Programs. At the top of the list, you should find Windows Update
  3. Once at the Windows Update page, select "Express"
  4. Install any updates provided.
  5. Please Note: You may have to perform this process multiple times in order for your computer to be fully updated.