Performing Windows Updates

Microsoft releases Windows security patches on the 2nd Tuesday of every month. Please follow the steps below to perform Windows updates on your system.

1. Press the Windows Key on the keyboard, or click on the Windows Icon in the lower left-hand corner of the screen (1). Scroll down the Start menu, and select Settings (2).

Click on Windows Start menu and select Settings

2. Under Windows Settings, select Update and Security.

Windows Settings Window with arrow at Update & Security

3. Click on the Check for updates button.

Windows update

Updates will begin to be searched for, downloaded, and installed. The user may be prompted to restart their device once everything has been installed.