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Update Your Software and Control It

Follow the steps below to make sure your Operating System and Web Browser automatically keeps itself up to date with the latest security patches and fixes.

Microsoft Windows Updates and Security Patches

Change your system preferences to automate the software update process. Use the links below to have your computer periodically seek out the most recent security patches and updates from the Microsoft Web site.

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Windows XP OS

This video tutorial shows you how to instruct Windows XP to automatically check for security patches and updates.

For older versions of Windows, visit the Microsoft web site for instructions: Windows 2000 | Windows Millennium Edition | Windows 98

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Internet Explorer 7

This video tutorial shows you how to check to see if you are using the most up to date version of the Internet Explorer browser.

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Firefox 3

This video tutorial shows you how to check to see if you are using the most up to date version of the Mozilla Firefox browser.

Apple MacOS Update and Security

Change your system preferences to automate the software update process. View the video tutorial below to have your computer periodically seek out the most recent security patches and updates from the Apple Web site.

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Mac OSX

This video tutorial shows you how to instruct Mac OS X to automatically check for security patches and updates.

For Mac OS 9, visit the Apple web site for instructions.

 
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