How to Create a Windows Update Shortcut

How to Create a Windows Update Shortcut

Why has Microsoft made it so difficult to get to Windows Update? An easier answer might be the winning lottery numbers… Don’t worry, it’s pretty simple once we explain how to create a windows update shortcut for your desktop. Procedure follows…

How to create a Windows Update shortcut on your desktop in a short number of steps.

  1. Right-click an empty spot on your Desktop
  2. Click New
  3. Click Shortcut
  4. Type ms-settings:windowsupdate (or copy from here)
  5. Click Next
  6. Type Windows Update (or whatever you’d like to name the shortcut)
  7. Click Finish to create the shortcut
  8. Done!

Now you can stay up to date with ease with Windows.

But what about BIOS and Drivers? That’s another post…

How to create a Windows Update shortcut on your Desktop