How to Manually Update Windows® 7
Get to know more about manually updating Windows 7.
Windows 7 includes several improved features that enable the users to perform various tasks at a faster and better pace. Windows 7 allows users to enjoy various benefits and advantages such as quicker search results, customized taskbar, easier wireless networking etc. Also everyday Microsoft offers new updates for Windows 7 for improving its features. You are probably wondering how important these updates are. Despite what you might have heard, you have to update your Windows 7 OS whenever an update is made available. Updating Windows 7 is important to prevent spyware and viruses. Microsoft uses theÂ Windows 7 updatesÂ to close even little backdoors and loopholes that hackers find. Updates are also required to keep your computer run faster. Since everyone needs their system to run faster, Windows puts out updates to make it run more efficiently. You can manually check for Windows updates by following the steps given on this link.
Following are some of the tips to manually download and install updates for Windows 7 system:
- Update correct version from reliable sites
- Proper disk space
- Proper Internet connection
Update correct version from reliable sites
When you manually update your Windows 7 system, you need to take a stroll to the Microsoft’s website and find the new updates. While updating Windows 7, be sure that you don’t update with another version because it would be hazardeous to your system. The hardware on your computer wouldn’t perform well if correct version update is not done. If your current Operating System is 32 bit version, select updates for 32 bit version and don’t select 64 bit version. There are third party sites available which also provides Windows update. Don’t go with such sites, since there is a chance of malware attack while updating from such malicious sites.
Proper disk space
For manual downloading and installing new updates you need required hard disk space for installing those updates. Improper installation might damage your Windows 7 OS. So before go for manual update download, check your hard disk space. If enough memory is not there, delete unwanted data and free some space. After that you could install the updates correctly without any interruptions.
Proper Internet connection
For manually updating your Windows 7, you need a proper Internet connection. Suitably broadband connections are recommended to download updates. If you are using dial up connection, interruptions might occur while updating. This would result in improper update. Also for updating, you should use updated browsers like Internet Explorer 6 because the updates may not compatible with other browsers like Mozilla Firefox, Opera etc.
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