Updates in HP Compaq® 8000 Elite
For users who are running Windows operating system in HP Compaq 8000 Elite desktop PC, it is important to know how to get the latest updates on regular basis. Microsoft keeps making available many of these updates to improve the security features that come in Windows operating systems and their performance. The updates are very important as they also provide fixes and solutions for many problems. They are provided for free and only available to those who have activated and registered their installed Windows operating system copies. Windows operating system updates enable you to get more from your HP Compaq 8000 Elite desktop PC as it allows the system to operate with more stability.
To understand more about updating Windows operating system in HP Compaq 8000 Elite desktop PC, it is important to look at the following points:
- The guidelines to check for updates
- Things to keep in mind while doing so
- Common issues and how to resolve
The guidelines to check for updates
Perhaps the simplest way to ensure that you are constantly getting the latest updates for Windows operating system is to turn on ‘Automatic Updates’. For instance, in Windows XP, you can do this by accessing the ‘Control Panel’ where depending on whether you are using the classic or category view you do one of the following. Click on ‘Performance and Maintenance’, go to ‘System’ and then ‘Automatic Updates’ tab. To keep your computer up-to-date, you can search on Microsoft website to download and install service packs, security fixes, feature updates and more. The best way to do this is to visit WindowsUpdate.Microsoft.com. For the first time, you are prompted to install ActiveX Control which makes the Windows Update process to work on HP Compaq 8000 Elite desktop PC.
Things to keep in mind while doing so
It is important to make sure that your Windows operating system copy is activated and registered to make you qualify for updates. Microsoft does not provide the updates for products that are not genuine. Also beware of fake downloads from websites that do not belong to or affiliate to Microsoft that may compromise the security of your HP Compaq 8000 Elite desktop PC.
Errors may sometimes occur to make updates impossible or fail constantly. To resolve the issue, you can use a log file created by Windows on all update activities via Windows Update/Automatic Updates. The log file is an important diagnostic tool. Also make sure you install ActiveX to make WindowsUpdate.Microsoft.com solutions for updates to work.