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How to run Windows Update in Windows 8

Description: This article will show you where to find and run Windows Update to check for updates for your windows device.

  1. In the extreme lower right hand corner of the Modern User Interface click on the hotspot icon as shown below.
    Windows 8 Start Screen
  2. Click on the Settings icon.
    Windows 8 Charms, Settings
  3. Click on More PC Settings on the Settings menu.
    Windows 8 Settings, More PC Settings
  4. Click on Windows Update from the PC Settings menu.
    Windows 8 Settings, Windows Update
  5. Click on Check for Updates on the right hand side of the window.
    Windows Update, Check for Updates
  6. Windows will now go out and check if there are any updates for your computer.