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Windows 7: Windows 7 Updates for New laptop

09 Mar 2010   #1
LADYPINKtomato1

Windows 8 - 64-bit
 
 
Windows 7 Updates for New laptop

I need to know about all of these updates I see for Windows 7..

I see 47 Important updates for Windows.
2 Optional updates

1. . Are there any I should not do ?

2. Is there an order I should downloaded and install them ?

3. I plan to do 3 or 4 at a time.. if I do these this way.. should I then reboot after the 3 or 4 are downloaded ?

Thanks for your help.
LPt


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10 Mar 2010   #2
Flavius

Windows 7 Professional x64 PL
 
 

1.Leave default rule to install updates
2.Informations about hotfixes you have already in WU,if you need more information you have to search on support.microsoft.com
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10 Mar 2010   #3
LADYPINKtomato1

Windows 8 - 64-bit
 
 

Sorry I don't quite understand .. what you are saying to me.
Thanks for your reply.
LPt
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10 Mar 2010   #4
garrettnichols

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by LADYPINKtomato1 View Post
I need to know about all of these updates I see for Windows 7..

I see 47 Important updates for Windows.
2 Optional updates

1. . Are there any I should not do ?

2. Is there an order I should downloaded and install them ?

3. I plan to do 3 or 4 at a time.. if I do these this way.. should I then reboot after the 3 or 4 are downloaded ?

Thanks for your help.
LPt
I recommend downloading and installing all of them. Download and install all "important" or "critical" updates and the optional ones are well, optional. There's no need to do them 3 or 4 at a time, you can just get them all at once, reboot, and be done with it. Hope this helps
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10 Mar 2010   #5
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by LADYPINKtomato1 View Post
I need to know about all of these updates I see for Windows 7..

I see 47 Important updates for Windows.
2 Optional updates

1. . Are there any I should not do ?

2. Is there an order I should downloaded and install them ?

3. I plan to do 3 or 4 at a time.. if I do these this way.. should I then reboot after the 3 or 4 are downloaded ?

Thanks for your help.
LPt
You must have a Trial Office Suite on your computer...

I suggest you if you plan not using this Trial Software, to install only at the moment all the "Critical", "Important" and everything related to the System Windows 7, not the Office one. They 're named Microsoft Office, so you can't get wrong.
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10 Mar 2010   #6
Terrorz

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Yes when you buy a new PC they have alot of updating to do, so yea install all of them, by default it should install all of the important ones and leave out the optional ones. When I bought my laptop 2 months ago, it needed to install 33 updates, updating your PC keeps it safe.
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10 Mar 2010   #7
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Yes,
Install all updates. This will take some time but do it.

When you are finished and after rebooting, then
Go back to Windows Update and although you may have an indication there that you are uptodate, click on that Update button.

Let those updates install and reboot.

Keep repeating this checking for updates until the update procedure truly comes up empty-handed.
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10 Mar 2010   #8
LADYPINKtomato1

Windows 8 - 64-bit
 
 

Thanks everyone.. I will follow your instructions.. to get the updates on the laptop.. except for the optionals if they are drivers.. I know to never use Microsofts driver.. I know to go to ACER for those or... my programs web-sites .. (for instance I would go to Lexmark for my printer drivers.)
I'll get on this tomorrrow we ahve t-storm warning tonite.. plus I worked in the yard today..

Thanks so much.. I'm greatful for your help
LPt
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10 Mar 2010   #9
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

LadyPinktomato,

Just go ahead and let MS install drivers. You will be pleasantly surprised.
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10 Mar 2010   #10
LADYPINKtomato1

Windows 8 - 64-bit
 
 

ohh Karl I've heard horror stories about doing those from MS.
enjoy your evening.
LPt
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