Microsoft releases quality updates monthly as well as feature updates twice a year. Quality updates deliver both security and non-security fixes to Windows 10. Feature updates add new features and functionality to Windows 10. These updates are on a schedule however sometimes it’s helpful to manually check for any updates that haven’t been installed yet
- Click on the Start menu in the bottom left corner of your screen — it looks like the Windows logo.
- From there, click on the Settings icon, which is a small icon that looks like a gear.
- At the bottom of the Settings menu, click “Update & Security.”
4. Click on “Check for updates” to see if your computer is up-to-date, or if there are any updates available. The computer will also show the date and time of when it was last updated.
5. If there were updates available, they’ll begin to download automatically. On the next screen, your computer will show the current status of your updates. Broader system updates will also be noted on this screen.
6. Once the update installs there will be a notification that the device requires a restart. There are 3 options: Pick a time, Restart tonight, and Restart Now. If a selection is not manually made, then the deadline for restart will be in 4 days.