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        HP Insyde 720265-501 6050A2549501-MB-A02
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        Intel Core i7-4700MQ Processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.4GHz.
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    Windows Update (Windows 8.1, 8, 7 & Vista)

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    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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    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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    1. Check for Updates

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    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")

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

    Very nice John, keep it up.
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