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Installation sometimes happens automatically or may need to be done by you via the Install updates button, depending on what version of Windows you're using and how you have Windows Update configured.
Important: Microsoft no longer supports Windows Vista, and as such, does not release new Windows Vista updates.
Below are steps on how to perform these updates, as well as additional recommendations to help update your computer.
If you are running Microsoft Windows 98 or later, at least some updates should be available for your computer.
This might also be a good time to look over our Windows Updates & Patch Tuesday FAQ page if you haven't already.
Yes, you should still install everything listed in Windows Update, but don't fear the same problems so long as you follow the advice in How to Prevent Windows Updates From Crashing Your PC.
Windows updates are most easily installed using the Windows Update service.
While you could certainly download updates manually from Microsoft's servers, updating via Windows Update is considerably easier to do.
Unfortunately, sometimes one or more of those patches will cause a problem, ranging from serious ones like error messages preventing Windows from starting, to less serious ones like video or audio problems.
If you're confident that the problem you're experiencing began only after one or more Windows updates, whether manual, automatic, on Patch Tuesday, or otherwise, continue reading for help on what to do next.
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Windows updates can support your Windows installation in many ways.