Chicago 430 S. Michigan Ave.Chicago, IL 60605(312) 341-3500
Schaumburg 1400 N. Roosevelt Blvd.Schaumburg, IL 60173(847) 619-7300
Windows Update is a feature that downloads the latest patches from Microsoft's site ("patches" are updates to various components in a program that fix problems). Your computer should be configured to automatically download and install the latest updates. It is imperative that you intall all of the latest patches to keep your computer up-to-date.
Start the Control Panel and click Automatic Updates (see window below)
Automatic Updates should be set to "Automatic" and "Each day."
If you want to run a manual scan for available updates, visit Microsoft's Windows Update site: