MakeUseOf Answers is a Q&A forum. Our community solves your questions about anything related to the Internet and computers. It's free. Ask A QuestionQuestions tagged "windows update" All questions Resolved Unresolved How to get Microsoft Update working on a Windows 7 laptop? How do I stop my Windows PC from reinstalling the same updates on shutdown? Can I use Windows 8 to download a fix for a Lenovo laptop? How do I recover my data after a Windows 8 update? How do I know what are the most compulsory updates for Windows 7? Can I install Windows updates from the update cache copied earlier from the same machine? How do I install only important updates from the notification list in Windows Update? Has anyone had it up to here with Windows and updates with problems to the extent they have changed to Apple and if so what are the pitfalls? Why does Windows want me to update Internet Explorer even though I removed it? Why do I receive “Error code 80070490″ when I try to install Windows 7 service pack 1? Why won’t my laptop turn on? Why won’t my Windows Vista updates install? How can I delete photos synced via Google from my phone and should I let Windows update my phone?