Although Microsoft tests the updates before they are released with numerous computer configurations, you may have issues after running an update.

Checking for, and installing, Windows updates, like service packs and other patches and major updates, is a necessary part of running any Windows operating system.

Windows updates can support your Windows installation in many ways.

After the computer has rebooted, make sure to visit the Windows update page again to make sure all the files you need are downloaded.

Users of Microsoft Windows XP and later versions can have Microsoft Windows automatically update their computer.

To get the best performance from your computer, it is recommended that you make sure you have the latest drivers for the hardware devices in your computer.

Below are some reasons why you may be unable to view the Microsoft Windows Update page.

In Windows 10, downloading and installing updates is automatic and will happen immediately after checking or, with some updates, at a time when you're not using your computer.

In Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista, the best way to access In these versions of Windows, Windows Update is included as an applet in Control Panel, complete with configuration options, update history, and lots more.

To update your software through Windows, follow the steps below.

Users on a corporate network or running an illegal copy of Microsoft Windows may be unable to perform Microsoft Updates.

Windows 10 Windows Update is automatically turned on in Windows 10 and cannot be turned off for home users.