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windows_updates [2012/06/11 16:07]
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 ====== Windows Updates At Olin ====== ====== Windows Updates At Olin ======
  
-==How can I determine if my system is configured for automatic updates?==+===How can I determine if my system is configured for automatic updates?===
  
   -Navigate to the **Start Menu -> All Programs -> Windows Update -> Change Settings** (on the right panel)   -Navigate to the **Start Menu -> All Programs -> Windows Update -> Change Settings** (on the right panel)
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   - If **Automatic (Recommended)** is not currently selected, you should change your settings to ensure that your computer stays up-to-date.   - If **Automatic (Recommended)** is not currently selected, you should change your settings to ensure that your computer stays up-to-date.
  
-==An easy check to determine whether or not your system is updating properly==+===An easy check to determine whether or not your system is updating properly===
  
   *Navigate to the **Start Menu -> All Programs -> Windows Update -> View update history**   *Navigate to the **Start Menu -> All Programs -> Windows Update -> View update history**
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     * You have various patches whose status is listed as failed.     * You have various patches whose status is listed as failed.
  
-==How can I run Windows Updates?==+===How can I run Windows Updates?===
  
 Windows updates are automatically configured to run every day on systems configured for our Olin domain. ​ You can also run them manually at any time. Windows updates are automatically configured to run every day on systems configured for our Olin domain. ​ You can also run them manually at any time.
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       * Otherwise, you may be able to select optional updates       * Otherwise, you may be able to select optional updates
  
-==What if Windows Updates isn't working?==+===What if Windows Updates isn't working?===
  
 If Windows Updates aren't working, it's likely due to a problem with the BITS service not running on system startup. If you're having a problem with BITS, refer to [[bits_fix|this article]]. If Windows Updates aren't working, it's likely due to a problem with the BITS service not running on system startup. If you're having a problem with BITS, refer to [[bits_fix|this article]].