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updating my xp after two years

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Grave_Digger, Jan 21, 2013.

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  1. Grave_Digger

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    being off the internet. it has service pack 3 but i want to know how i can check for any updates...
     
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    Click the Windows Update/Microsoft Update entry in the Start menu - or - load an Internet Explorer webpage, then click Tools - Windows Update.

    When the site loads, select the custom scan.

    There will be numerous high-priority updates to select and install.

    After they install and the computer is restarted, do another custom scan.

    Select and install any additional high-priority updates that appear.

    Note: Be careful about which optional software and hardware updates you select and install because all of them are not needed.

    Note: If that computer has been off-line for 2 years, there will be several programs and extras that will also need to be updated.

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