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Old 10-02-2011, 08:48 PM   #1
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I just did a clean reinstall of windows 7 on my toshiba laptop. Now when I goto windows update it doesnt display optional updates at all. There isnt a place for it. Before the reinstall I didnt have this problem. Anyone know how I can see the optional updates?
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Old 10-02-2011, 09:43 PM   #2
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Look in the Windows Update settings in Control panel. There should be a box to check that says something like "Offer optional updates the same way I receive Windows updates".
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I followed those steps but there is no options available like that.
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Old 10-02-2011, 10:12 PM   #4
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Go to Windows Updates. There is a link that says Let me choose my settings. Click that link then check the box I mentioned before.
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Their is no let me choose my setting option.
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Go to Control Panel, click System and Security then Windows Update, then click Change Settings on the left.
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