How to install, uninstall and see installed updated in Windows PC

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One of the important things in running any Windows OS is to check for and installing the updates, be it service updates, improvemental updates, other patches and major updates. Specific Windows update can solve specific problems including protection from malicious attacks, or even add new features to the operating system.

How to install, uninstall and see installed updated in Windows PC

However, the way how we update the computer has changed these days. Before Windows updates used to be installed by visiting the Windows Update website and now, the newer versions include a special built-in Windows Update feature with more options.

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Installing updates

When it comes to Windows 10, Windows Updates is found within Settings. First head on to

Click on Start menu ->Settings ->Update & Security ->Windows Update on the left. Check for new Windows 10 updates by tapping or clicking on the Check for updates button.

If you want to see the history or change logs of your updates

Click on Start menu -> Settings ->Update & security ->Windows Update ->Advanced options ->View your update history.

In case if your system still running on Window 8.1 or Windows 7, this is what you need to do.

Windows 8.1:

Move your mouse pointer to the lower-right corner of the screen, select Settings ->Change PC settings ->Update and recovery -> Windows Update > View your update history.

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Windows 7:

Click on Start button ->Control Panel -> Programs -> Programs and Features -> View installed updates.

In case, if your updates didn't get completed or affect your system performance, you can also choose to uninstall it as well. For Windows 10

Click on Start menu -> Settings ->Update & security ->Windows Update ->Advanced options ->View your update history -> Uninstall updates.

Windows 8

Move your mouse pointer to the lower-right corner of the screen, select Settings ->Change PC settings ->Update and recovery -> Windows Update > View your update history ->Uninstall.

Windows 7

Click on Start menu -> Settings ->Update & security ->Windows Update ->Advanced options ->View your update history -> Uninstall updates -> Uninstall.

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