Monday, September 30, 2013

Unnecessary Windows Updates

Windows computer users have an advantage of getting updates whenever these are released, entirely free of cost. Windows Update makes sure your computer is running the latest software from Microsoft. Running the latest update keeps your computer away from risks and keeps it a lot more secure. It is capable of patching vulnerabilities that may have been discovered on your system. It even provides updates to the Microsoft help section on your computer. It is also capable of giving your computer small extra features from time to time.
Sometimes these updates could be a bane too. You might have sometimes noticed how after installing a Windows update your system keeps slowing down or hanging on you. Sometimes after a Windows update you will find that your computer stops at a blank screen. These are various problems of having Automatic Windows Updates. If your computer is showing these symptoms, then you need not go for a full reinstall, but you just need to uninstall the offending update from the computer. Here are a few tips on removing updates from your computer.

Windows Vista and 7 Computers

Click the Start menu, which is in the lower left corner of the screen. In the Search box of the Start menu type Programs. Now click on the Programs and Features button. Click the View installed updates button to reveal the installed updates on your computer. You would see a list of the installed updates. Highlight the update that you want to remove, and click on Uninstall to remove the update from your computer. Restart your computer to reflect the changes on your computer.

Windows XP Computers

Click on the Start Menu and locate Control Panel. Click on the Control Panel option to reveal the Control Panel window. Now navigate to the Add or Remove Programs icon and double click on it to launch the list of installed programs on your computer. Click on the Show Updates check box on the top of the Programs window. Now you would see a list of the installed updates on your computer. Highlight the update that you want to remove, and then click on the Remove button, corresponding to the update. After the update finishes uninstalling itself from your computer, restart your computer to reflect the changes.
I hope that by following the above steps you were able to get your computer back in shape. For more Microsoft help please contact Microsoft support; they would help you with your problem and provide you with elegant solutions.

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