Windows Update displays information about your computer's current update status, when it most recently checked for updates, when it most recently installed updates, and the scope of updates your computer receives from Microsoft Update.
If your computer is up to date or only optional updates are available, a green bar and security shield appear at the left end of the update status pane . If Important or Recommended updates are available, the bar and shield are yellow or red.
2. If a link to available updates appears in the status box at the top of the Windows Update window, click it . (If there are multiple links, click any one.) Otherwise, skip to step 6 .
The Select Updates To Install page displays the selected category of updates that are available for your computer.
Windows Update ► Select updates to install
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Select the updates you want to install
Important (17] Optional (8)
Microsoft - Other hardware - HID Non-User Input Data Filter (KB 9118... 1,3 MB
Microsoft - Other hardware - Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Detecti... Microsoft driver update for Realtek RTL8169/8110 Family PCI Gigabit... nVidia - Display - NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT
Realtek Semiconductor Corp. - Audio - Realtek High Definition Audio Test Update forWindows 1 Release Candidate (KB967355) ViewSonic - Display - ViewSonic VX2245wm Office Live Add-in (1) — Office Live Add-in
Microsoft - Other hardware - HID Non-User Input Data Filter [KB 911095)
Microsoft Other hardware software update released in May, 2009
You may need to restart your computer after installing this updaite.
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Total selected: 16 important updates
On the Select Updates To Install page, you can display the description of each available update and select whether to install it.
In the left pane of the Select Updates To Install window are tabs for each level of available updates. Clicking a tab displays the updates of that type in the center pane. Clicking an update (not its check box) in the center pane displays its description in the right pane . Selecting an update's check box selects that update for installation.
Important updates are automatically selected for installation. You can choose to not install an update by clearing its check box, but unless you have a very good reason to wait, we recommend that you install Important updates as soon as possible.
Tip If administrator permission is required to install an update, the Windows security icon appears on the Install Updates button.
3. Select the check boxes of the updates you want to install, and then click OK.
Windows Update prompts you to begin the installation process .
Tip You can select all the updates in the center pane by selecting the check box to the left of the Name column header.
Windows Update is ready to download and install the selected update.
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