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Windows 8 Update: On Campus

Microsoft updates will be automatically applied to on campus PCs during the IT Summer maintenance window beginning on August 12, 2013.

If your on-campus PC is Windows 8, please follow the steps outlined below when you get on campus.

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  1. Swipe left on the left side of your screen or (Windows Key + C) to bring up the charms bar.
    Click on the Windows 8 Search Button button.

  2. In the prompt box, type "Control Panel".
    Windows 8 Search Panel

    On the left hand side of the screen, the Control Panel icon will show up.
  3. Click on the Control Panel Icon
    Windows 8 App results

  4. The Control Panel Window will open up in Desktop View.
    Windows 8 All CP Items

  5. Click on the Windows Update icon
    Windows 8 Update Icon

  6. Click on "Check for Update" on the left hand side of the window
    Windows 8 Check for Update

    You will see a progress bar checking for current Windows Updates
    Windows 8 Checking for Updates

  7. Click on the hyperlink that says "X important updates are available"
    Windows 8 Install Updates

  8. Check the check box that says "Name"
    Windows 8 Install Important Updates

  9. Then Click Install
    Windows 8 Install Button

    Wait patiently...
    Windows 8 Preparing to Install

  10. You are now finished!

For more information about Microsoft Updates: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/help/windows-update

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