How to install Optional Updates in Windows 8

Here’s some quick instructions for locating the Windows Update app in Windows 8 and choosing to install Optional Updates:

  1. Open the Charms bar by swiping in from the right edge of a touch screen. Or, if you use a mouse, move the mouse to the upper- or lower-right corner of the display.
  2. Tap or click Search.
  3. In the search box, type Windows Update.
  4. Tap or click Settings.
  5. Tap or click Install optional updates.
  6. Click the nn important updates are available link, where n is the number of important updates available.
  7. Click to select the update_name check box, where update_name is the name of the update that you want to install.
  8. Click Install.



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