Windows® XP in the Toshiba® Satellite U500
The Toshiba Satellite U500 is a top of the line laptop that has been launched by Toshiba. With features like a built-in firewall and the ability to run external antivirus programs, Windows XP greatly improves security of the system. The Toshiba Satellite U500 is extremely compatible with Windows XP. This is because of the fact that the processors and internal components used on the Toshiba Satellite U500 can be used effectively with almost any other Operating System including Windows XP. The Windows XP Operating System needs to be updated by the user in order to keep the latest service pack running and provide better support to the underlying hardware. Security updates eliminate exposure to malware and security lapses. You need to download the necessary updates only from trusted websites.
- Automatic Updates
- Microsoft website
- Microsoft Support Center
The Windows XP Operating System can be updated automatically by enabling the Automatic Updates option from the Control Panel. This eliminates the trouble for the user to manually search the Internet for new updates and download them. Enabling Automatic Updates is a much easier option to update the system. You can also enable the option that notifies you of any download that is about to take place in the system.
The updates for the Windows XP Operating System can also be obtained from the Microsoft Download Center. You can also turn off Automatic Updates; though this is not recommended, and search for updates from the Internet. You can choose the data that needs to be downloaded and install them on the system. The different software updates and driver updates for running Windows are categorized and available on the Microsoft website.
There are many Microsoft support stores that will keep your Toshiba Satellite U500 updated. If updating the system manually is a tedious task or an Internet connection is not available on your laptop, take the system to a local support center to get the Operating System updated. The updates for the Operating System must be done from time to time in order to make sure the system functions efficient.