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Fixing Problems with Windows Update

If your computer is running slow, it's possible that Windows needs to be updated.  If the Windows update has failed, was interrupted, or no updates are showing up, try the following:

  1. Right click the Windows Start button

  2. Click on Control Panel

  3. Make sure you View by: is set to Category

  4. Click on System and Security

  5. Click on Security and Maintenance

  6. Click on Troubleshooting

  7. Click on Fix Problems with Windows Update

  8. Click Advanced

  9. Click Run as Administrator and then click Next

  10. Click Advanced

  11. Select Apply Repairs Automatically

  12. Click Next

  13. Select Apply this fix

  14. Let the troubleshooter look for corrupted files and clean the registry.  Then check again for Windows updates.