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Windows 10 In Depth by Paul McFedries, Brian Knittel

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27. Managing Your Software

Configuring and Managing Windows Update

Microsoft is constantly working to improve Windows 10 with bug fixes, security patches, new program versions, and device driver updates. All these new and improved components are available online, so you should check for updates and patches often.

You might think you would have to search the web to get these updates, but that’s not the case. Windows 10 comes with an automatic updating feature that can download and install updates automatically.

Configuring Automatic Updates

If you prefer to know what’s happening with your computer, it’s possible to control the automatic updating. However, as you’ll see, the Windows 10 Settings app offers only a limited set of choices, so for ...

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