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What is Windows Update in Windows 8?

What is Windows Update in Windows 8?

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Windows Update is a utility created by Microsoft that allows the operating system to receive software updates to resolve specific issues.

Below are the steps to check for updates:
  1. Display the Charms menu by placing the cursor on the top right hand corner or bottom right hand corner.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Select Change PC settings. 
     
  4. Select Windows Update.
     
  5. Select Check for updates now.