Step 1: Go to Windows updates by searching "update" in the Windows search bar
Step 2: Click the blue button that says "Check online for updates from Microsoft Update"
If you do not have the "Check online..." button, use the "Check for updates" button
Step 3: Wait until the updates populate then click on the optional updates button if it shows up
Step 5: Select all the optional updates then click download and install
Step 6: Wait for the updates to finish installing and are all pending restart and press restart now
Step 7: Repeat steps 1-6 until no more updates are found
If you have a Dell, HP, or Lenovo computer, please proceed below
If your computer is not UCCS owned, you do not have to do this. Often your manufacturer will install these softwares by default, however, it is personal preference if you install these softwares.
If your computer is UCCS owned, you should have these softwares installed. If you do not, feel free to reference the download links in each section to download the software. If you have trouble downloading the software please contact the UCCS OIT Service Desk.
Step 1: Search for SupportAssist in the Windows search bar
If you do not find it in the search, please download the software from here: https://www.dell.com/support/contents/en-us/article/product-support/self-support-knowledgebase/software-and-downloads/supportassist
Step 2: Press the down arrow at the bottom middle of the screen
Step 3: Press the "Run" button under "Get drivers and downloads" or the "Run All" button in the top right
Step 4: When it is done running, press the update button
Step 5: Make sure that all the updates are checked then click Install in the top right
Step 6: Restart your computer if necessary. Repeat steps 1-5 until there are no more updates.
Step 1: Search for Support Assistant in the Windows search bar
If you do not find it in the search, please download the software from here: https://support.hp.com/us-en/help/hp-support-assistant
Step 2: Press the "Updates" button
Step 3: Press the blue "Check for updates and messages" button and wait for it to search for updates
Step 4: Make sure all updates are checked and press "Download and install"
Step 5: Restart your computer if necessary and repeat steps 1-4 until there are no more updates
Step 1: Go to the Apple icon in the top right of the screen and press "About this mac"
Step 2: Press "Software Update..."
Step 3: Select "Update Now"
For some bigger software updates, you may have to accept an agreement. Press agree when this happens.