About Windows updates

Windows 10 updates

Microsoft requires major operating system updates to Windows 10 every 12–18 months to receive current security patches and bug fixes. Faculty and staff with eligible computers will be notified by email when a required upgrade is available in Software Center.

Instructions for updating your Windows 10 operating system

Updating Windows 7 to Windows 10

Windows 10 is the default operating system for new and rebuilt Windows computers and tablets. Your eligibility to receive a new computer is determined by your unit’s hardware replacement policy. Please check with your unit to see when you will be eligible for a new computer with Windows 10.

Windows 10 Tips