Update xp in Sony® VAIO E Series
Tips to check for updates in Windows XP in the Sony VAIO E series
Windows XP is an operating system which continually returns with new sets of features and security enhancements. It is essential to update the system with the latest updates so that the system is less prone and vulnerable to threats. There are various ways of installing updates on Windows XP.
Here we will talk about the tips to check for updates in Windows XP in the Sony VAIO E series.
- Check for Windows updates manually
- Check for Windows updates automatically
- Significance of updates
Check for Windows updates manually
There are people who prefer to install updates manually for their operating system as it informs the user on the status of the devices and identifies which drivers and patches the user will prefer to update. To update Windows XP manually, log on to Windows. Update site online, and to do that open the browser and type in 'ToolsWindows Update'. Windows Internet Explorer® must be used. Select the administrator option and click on update multiple operating systems under Windows Update catalog. Install the Active X® control and type in ‘Windows XP’ in the catalog. Click on ‘add next’ to each update you wish to install. Eventually all the updates will come into your basket. After confirming the updates click on download, select the location where the updates need to be stored and the bar will appear showing the status. After the download, install all the updates by clicking on the setup.exe file; restart the system after the updates are installed.
Check for windows updates automatically
Installing updates manually every time may become a little time consuming and full of effort however if it has been set to automatic, it will be performing all the downloads in the background without interrupting the user’s navigation. To do that open ‘control panel’ and click on the ‘classic view’ option on the left hand side of the window, select the Windows Firewall, select Windows Security under which there must be an option of install updates automatically, which must be selected. It is recommended to leave the automatic updates on to let the system get updated with patches and drivers.
Significance of updates
Windows XP updates available for download enables the ability to fix potential issues in the previous versions, there are many devices which do not function properly because of non availability of updates, especially the security software’s require a frequent update installation as it helps in bringing down the probability of infection.