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Windows 8 Update: Off Campus

As part of the Summer IT systems maintenance all members of the of the University community are encouraged to run Windows Updates on their University issued computers prior to the beginning of the Fall semester. This will ensure your PC has the latest security patches and software enhancements available.

If you have a Windows 8 computer, please follow the steps outlined below:

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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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