Chapter 20. Giving Windows a Tune-Up

If you have Web access, you don’t need to wait for a disk mailing or go to the store to get the latest Windows drivers and updates. You only click a menu option and Windows updates itself.

Not only can you be assured that you have the latest Windows support files, but you can also make sure that any new computer you purchase looks and acts just as your current computer does. A wizard helps you transfer all your data and system settings to a new computer when you purchase one.

This chapter shows you how Windows checks and updates itself—with a little assistance from you.

Updating Windows

As long as you have Internet access, you can request that Windows XP check the Microsoft Internet sites and update any Windows ...

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