Lesson 10: How to Update Your Software
How to update your software
Keeping your software up to date is a crucial practice in Internet safety. Most software updates automatically by default, but you should know how to check the updates and begin the process yourself. Knowing how to keep your software updated can improve your computer’s stability and security and let you know about new features, helping you be an informed and empowered user.
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Update your operating system
Keeping your operating system updated is one of the most important steps in protecting yourself from viruses, malware, and other Internet security threats.
To update Windows, first open the Control Panel. If you don’t know where the Control Panel is, check out this lesson in Windows Basics. In the search bar in the Control Panel, type update. Under Windows Update