Updating windows xp to windows 7

In order to stay safe and get the most out of your computer, it’s important to upgrade to a newer operating system.If you’re unsure how to do this, just follow these steps. Meanwhile, the Windows operating system has undergone many iterations.

Human nature being what it is, the majority of people tend to be reactive rather than proactive when it comes to security issues and protecting our computer investment.

We may get on a kick for a few days or weeks and pay close attention to the updates that are issued then slack off until the issue is forgotten totally.

Nevertheless, you do have to make a choice at this point before the logon process will complete. If you aren't sure if you'd like to enable updates or would like to make a more informed choice, go down to the [Manage Security Settings For:] section at the bottom of WSC and click Automatic Updates to open the Automatic Updates property sheet shown in Fig. There are four options available for Automatic Updates.

Automatic Updates is now tied into the new Windows Security Center (WSC) that is supposed to monitor essential security elements of the system. Obviously I can't tell you which option is right for your situation.

01) on the first reboot after the SP2 installation. If you don't mind having updates automatically downloaded and installed on your system without your input, by all means select the first option.