Install Windows Updates Manually

John Carreyrou
John Carreyrou Last Updated: May 18, 2022


Software: Windows 7, 8 & 10 | Last modified on 2018-06-18


You're able to download and install Windows updates manually if a few updates keep failing to install through the Windows Update service.

[Solution 1] Download & install updates


  1. Open your preferred Web browser.
  2. Open http://catalog.update.microsoft.com.
  3. Download and install the add-on provided by the website.
  4. Search for the update you want to install, by using the KB-number.
  5. Select the correct update in the list and click Download.
  6. Press the blue colored link to begin with the download.
  7. Execute the file that has been downloaded and the update will begin to install.

John Carreyrou
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John Carreyrou

John Carreyrou is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and a nonfiction author. His first book, Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup, chronicles Silicon Valley's biggest fraud.


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