Windows Update is set to automatically download and install updates by default.
Internet Explorer 11 makes browsing the web faster, easier, safer, and more reliable than ever.
To help customers become more secure and up-to-date, Microsoft will distribute Internet Explorer 11 through Automatic Updates and the Windows Update and Microsoft Update sites.
Internet Explorer 11 will be available for users of the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1), and 64-bit version of Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.
This article provides an overview of the delivery process and options available for IT administrators to control how and when Internet Explorer 11 is deployed to their organization through Automatic Updates.
If you're not sure what each update does, click on it and you will be presented with a description in the right-hand pane.
In this case, I clicked on "Office Live add-in 1.4" and got the information shown at right.These options, available elsewhere, will be explained later.But you can also get to them from this screen; they're provided as a shortcut to often-used options.Clicking this link brings up what will probably be a long list of updates (it could be a short list if your computer is new, however). This can be a helpful troubleshooting tool, as it may help narrow down an update that could have caused your system problems. Clicking this link will bring you to a screen which will undo the update. In the main Windows Update window, you can see options in blue on the left.The main one you will need here is "Change settings." This is where you change Windows Update options.There are few things more important to your Windows computer than keeping your operating system (OS) software -- Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 in most cases -- up to date.