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 you create a windows update desktop shortcut. 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 (or copy from here) ms-settings:windowsupdate
  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!
How to create a Windows Update shortcut on your Desktop