Windows Update facts for kids
Windows Update on Windows 10 in light mode, showing PC is up-to-date
Microsoft Update is a feature in Windows Update that provides updates not only for Windows but also other Microsoft software (such as Microsoft Office).
Windows Update first became part of windows with the launch of Windows 98. Since then the Windows Update site has gone through many updates.
With the release of Windows Me a feature called Automatic Updates was added; this meant updates could be installed in the background.
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