How to install Windows Updates / Patches on Windows 2008 and Windows 2008 R2 OS? Print

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You can follow these steps to install the latest windows updates and patches on Windows 2008 or Windows 2008 R2 OS.

  1. Login to your VPS using a remote desktop application. Please refer below URL to understand how to log into a VPS from the various OS.
     https://manage.accuwebhosting.com/knowledgebase/1261/How-do-I-connect-Windows-VPS-using-Remote-Desktop-from-different-operating-systems.html

    IMPORTANT: Before you install the updates, make sure that there is enough space on your VPS. There should be a minimum of 2GB+ free space on your VPS. Don't start the updates if there is not enough space. Contact AccuWeb Hosting in such a scenario.

  2. Click on Start button

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  3. Right click on "Computer"

    select-computer

    and click "properties"

    select-properties

  4. Click on Windows Updates

    select-windows-updates

  5. Click on "Check for updates" option

    check-for-updates

  6. It will display the list of updates to be installed on the VPS
  7. Click Install Updates

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  8. After the installation is completed, reboot the VPS

  9. Once the server is up again, repeat the steps 2-9 till you get the message "There is no updates" or "the server is upto date"


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