Any updates available via Windows Vista's Windows Update utility are ones that have not been installed since support ended on April 11, 2017.
If you have all updates already downloaded and installed up to that point in time, you will not see any available updates.
In Windows 10, downloading and installing updates is automatic and will happen immediately after checking or, with some updates, at a time when you're not using your computer.
In Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista, the best way to access In these versions of Windows, Windows Update is included as an applet in Control Panel, complete with configuration options, update history, and lots more.
Your focus to date is likely to have been on your organisation’s use of personal data.
However, it is really important that you don’t forget your contracts – specifically any data processing contracts that you have (or should have) in place.
Installation sometimes happens automatically or may need to be done by you via the Install updates button, depending on what version of Windows you're using and how you have Windows Update configured.
Important: Microsoft no longer supports Windows Vista, and as such, does not release new Windows Vista updates.
If this raises alarm bells, please see our recent Thirteen Point Guide to the GDPR to help you get up to speed.
Just open Control Panel and then choose Windows Update.
Tap or click Check for updates to check for new, uninstalled updates.
Once there, choose Update & security, followed by Windows Update on the left.
Check for new Windows 10 updates by tapping or clicking on the Check for updates button.