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Windows 7 Checking For Updates

If you are running Windows 7, you may need to check for updates periodically to ensure that your computer has the latest security patches and bug fixes. Here are the steps to check for updates in Windows 7:

– Click the Start button then select Control Panel.

-Then select System and Security from Control Panel.

– Below the System and Security, click on Windows Update.

Windows Update will open and begin checking for updates.

If you need updates available, you will be prompted to download and install them. Click on the Install Updates button to begin the installation process.

Windows 7 checking for updateDepending on the size of the updates, the installation process may take some time. You will have the needed to restart your computer once the installation is complete.

Once you have installed all available updates, you can close the Windows Update window.

It’s important to keep your operating system up-to-date to ensure that your computer is protected from security vulnerabilities and runs smoothly. Therefore, it’s recommended to periodically check for updates on your Windows 7 computer.

Also, Sometimes, this happened after we received a new Windows 7 PC and tried to run Windows Update.
Here is how we fixed it.
– stop Windows Update service
– install April 2015 servicing stack update KB3020369
– install KB3172605
– restart