Update Windows® 7 in Dell® Inspiron 15
The Dell Inspiron 15 is a popular laptop series from Dell. The Inspiron 15 laptop comes with Windows 7 operating system. Widows 7 is a newly launched operating system from Microsoft, so Microsoft releases updates or fixes time to time to make the system more stable or to fix some existing issues in the operating system. If you are using Windows 7 operating system, you should keep on checking its updates to be with the latest updated operating system.
- Tips to check for updates in Windows 7 for Dell Inspiron 15
- Things to consider while checking for Windows 7 updates in Dell Inspiron 15
- Importance of updates in Windows 7 for Dell Inspiron 15
Tips to check for updates in Windows 7 for Dell Inspiron 15
To keep your PC updated, at first and the easiest way is to use the automatic update feature in Windows 7. If you keep this feature enabled, then your laptop will be able to update itself automatically and it will be protected from viruses and other security threats. To enable it go to ‘Start’, ‘Control panel’, ’Automatic update’ and select ‘Automatic Update (Recommended)’. It will download and install automatically only the high priority updates. It will not download the optional updates. To download and install the optional updates and for high priority updates like driver update, package update etc manually, go to Control panel, ‘Security center’ and click ‘Check for the latest updates from Windows Update’. You will be transferred to the update website of Microsoft and it will automatically check your laptop and give the list of not installed items in your laptop. Select the required items and click ‘Review and install’.
Things to consider while checking for Windows 7 updates in Dell Inspiron 15
Only the high priority updates are installed by the automatic updates. So, you must manually update for software optional and hardware optional updates. It is also a good practice to create a restore point before updating because it will help you recover from Windows 7 detected faults. It will also bring you back to the previous state of Windows, if you think that it was better. When updating the driver software or hardware optional software, you must be very careful to select and to install. It is very highly recommended to create a restore point in these times. Moreover, if you don’t want to use automatic update, then you must update your laptop manually.
The update includes security updates, critical updates, service packs, driver update etc. Microsoft regularly provides updates and patches to update their software and solve the security problems. So, if you don’t update your laptop, then it will be vulnerable to viruses and hackers. Moreover, it may also be slower than the laptops using updates. Thus, you must keep your laptop up to date for best performance and to be safe.
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