Updates in the Toshiba® Tecra M11
Checking for updates in the Toshiba Tecra M11 and how to install them
To keep your Toshiba Tecra M11 running efficiently, especially every time you install new software or a device, you need to regularly check for updates for the components. You can download these updates from the Internet which will make sure that there are no incompatibility issues. You also need to make sure that the drivers currently installed in your Toshiba Tecra M11 will be able to relate to any newly installed programs or devices. You will benefit from the updates because they will make sure that your components continue to work, regardless of how old the software or device is. These updates will improve the functionality of your laptop.
Points to be kept in mind when checking for updates for your Toshiba Tecra M11:
- Install only required updates
- Automatic Updates
- Windows Update
Install High Priority updates
If you need help deciding what to install, read the descriptions for each update. If the update is not defined as ‘High Priority’, you can choose not to install them. If you read the description of the update and it looks like it applies to you, add and install it. Give preference to security updates while checking for updates in your Toshiba Tecra M11. You will come across some items from Windows Update such as the Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool which runs a check for well known viruses and spyware and tries to remove anything malicious it finds.
You can update your Toshiba Tecra M11 automatically by enabling the Automatic Updates option from the Control Panel. If you turn on Automatic Updates, you do not need to remember to check for updates yourself. Windows will check for new updates whenever you are online and install them using your Automatic Updates settings. If you are getting an update, click ‘Details’ in the Automatic Updates dialog box to see the description of the update.
For manual updates, you will have to go to Windows Update from the Control Panel in your Toshiba Tecra M11. Before installing the updates, you can check and select from the available updates. If you do not use Automatic Updates, you need to check for updates at least once every week. If you are getting the updates manually from the Windows website, the description of the update will be given on the website.