Where do I get updates for Windows 2000?

A. Normal service packs for Windows 2000 will be released but Microsoft are committed to provide more timely updates in the form of the Windows Update site which can be accessed from the Start Menu.

Click here to view imageWhen selected Internet Explorer will be started and will connect to http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com/. Once there select the 'Products Updates' page. This then check the system and a list of fixes needed for your system will be displayed.

Select the Updates that are needed for your installation and click Download.


A summary of what will be downloaded is shown and click the 'Start Download' button to begin. Click Yes to the displayed agreement.

Depending on the downloaded fixes a reboot may be required and if needed a dialog will prompt you.

If you would like the updates in a non-WindowsUpdate form goto http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/downloads/default.asp.

Also have a look at http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/downloads/deployment/appcompat/default.asp which has an update to allow compatibility with a number of games/applications.

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