If you have been automatically directed to this page, your computer is not set up to automatically install vital security patches. Follow these directions to configure it and receive full network access.
To turn on the Automatic Updates feature for Windows Vista and Windows 7:
- Click the Start button (lower left of your screen) and choose "Control Panel."
- Make sure "Control Panel Home" is selected in the left column. On the right, choose "Check for updates" under Security.
- On the left side, choose "Change settings."
- "Install updates automatically" must be selected. Choose "Every Day" and a time when your computer will usually be on, but not in use (over lunch or dinner time, or in the middle of the night if you leave it on all the time).
- "Use Microsoft Update" should be checked as well. "Include recommended updates" is up to you; if you do not want to actively manage your computer's updates, select this box.
- Click OK to close the Change Settings window.
- In the Windows Update window, choose "Check for updates" from the left hand column, and install updates if prompted.
- Use the Back button in your browser to return to the Bradford window, and click Re-Scan. Or, browse to an outside web page (e.g. google.com) to be redirected to it again.
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