TCAT Shelbyville – Technical Blog: Windows Updates – Double check by visiting Microsoft’s Update site

Ahhh… Those wonderful Windows Updates! Want to make sure your computer is “up-to-date”, then follow these instructions…

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Want to make sure your Windows is up-to-date?  Here’s a tip.  You can go to setup in Windows 10 by clicking the gear gearand then clicking Update and Security.

Update and Security

Once you click update and Security, you can see if your version of Windows is up-to-date.  But is this truly accurate?

Windows Update and Security

You can check by typing winver on the menu and seeing your build number.   Check this build number against the build number on Microsoft’s Windows Update site.

Windows 10 History

As you can see, the build number is 15063.608 on this computer, but the update site shows 15063.632.

In order to make sure Windows is up-to-date,  you can go to Microsoft’s catalog and download the KB;  which in this case is KB4040724.  Around 900mb+, Microsoft’s downloads are sometimes nearly 1GB in size and take some time to download.

Windows 10 CAtalogHuge Download

For information on the latest updates for Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2…

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