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If a Windows computer has the latest security updates, the computer is not vulnerable. If a  Windows computer has been turned off or not on the university network for some time, it may be at risk


To manually install security updates - follow these steps. If off-campus, connect to the VPN first.

Windows 7Windows 10
  1. Open the Control Panel
  2. Click System and Security
    screenshot of system and security
  3. Click Configuration Manager at the bottom
    screenshot of configuration manager
  4. Click Action tab
    screenshot of action tab
  5. Click Machine Policy Retrieval & Evaluation Cycle, click Run Now and then OK
    screenshot of machine policy
  6. This message will show click OK
    screenshot of pop up message
  7. Let the scan run, it will identify the updates that are needed
  8. Follow the prompts to install updates, install immediately

1. Type Control Panel in the search box in the bottom left toolbar
2. Click on Control Panel
3. Click System and Security

screenshot of system and security

4. Click Configuration Manager at the bottom
screenshot of configuration manager
5. Click Action tab
screenshot of action tab
6. Click Machine Policy Retrieval & Evaluation Cycle, click Run Now and then click OK
screenshot of machine policy tab

7. This message will show, click OK
screenshot of pop up message

8.Let the scan run, it will identify the updates that are needed

9. Follow the prompts to install updates, install immediately



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