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    New Jersey Shore
    • specs System Specs
      • Manufacturer:
      • Model Number:
        HP ENVY TouchSmart 17-j130us Notebook - E8A04UA
      • Motherboard:
        HP Insyde 720265-501 6050A2549501-MB-A02
      • CPU:
        Intel Core i7-4700MQ Processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.4GHz.
      • Memory:
        12GB DDR3L SDRAM (2 DIMM)
      • Graphics:
        Intel HD graphics 4600 with up to 1792MB total graphics memory
      • Sound Card:
        Beats Audio quad speakers and two subwoofers
      • Hard Drives:
        1TB 5400RPM hard drive with HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection
      • Disk Drives:
        Hitachi 500 GB SSD; 7 TB USB External
      • Power Supply:
      • Case:
      • Display:
        17.3-inch diagonal HD+ BrightView LED-backlit touchscreen display (1600 x 900)
      • Operating System:
        Windows 8.1

    Windows Update (Windows 8.1, 8, 7 & Vista)

    Windows Update

    Problems with Windows Updates?

    If you are experiencing problems with Windows Updates, Sysnative Forums can help you.

    Please see the Windows Update Forum Help Thread -

    Windows Update Forum Posting Instructions - Sysnative Forums

    To open Windows Updates in Windows 8.1 or Windows 8 - bring up the Quick Access Menu by pressing the Windows Key + X and click on Control Panel -
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    To open Windows Updates in Windows 7 or Windows Vista -
    Click on START; Select Control Panel

    Change the Control Panel layout to "Small Icons" (if not already done so). "Large Icons" selection will work just as well -
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    Click on Windows Update (click on image for full-size image) -
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    On the top-left side of the next screen, you'll see these 4 options -
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    On the bottom-left side of the next screen, you'll see this option -
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    1. Check for Updates

    If you click on the message indicating there are 4 optional updates available, you will be taken to this screen where you can select the updates you wish to install -

    2. Change Settings (You can change the Windows Update settings by selecting one of the 4 options in the drop-down menu) -

    3. View Update History

    4. Restore Hidden Updates
    (To hide an update, left-click on the Windows Update in question in the "Select Updates to Install" screen, then RIGHT-click on it; select "Hide Update")

    5. Installed Updates - To uninstall a Windows Update, double-click on it -
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    Last edited by jcgriff2; 08-11-2014 at 05:28 PM.

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