Updating windows 7
Windows 10 Windows Update is automatically turned on in Windows 10 and cannot be turned off for home users.
If you are running an illegal copy of Microsoft Windows, we recommend you purchase a valid copy of Microsoft Windows to download updates.
If this service is disabled, users of this computer will not be able to use Windows Update or its automatic updating feature, and programs will not be able to use the Windows Update Agent (WUA) API.
Windows Update, a service offered by Microsoft, provides updates for Windows components.
We've heard a number of people report that Win7, when freshly installed, take a long time and a lot of memory to apply the first round of updates.
The 'check for updates' part of the sequence taking more than 30 minutes ...