To ensure your local computer has the latest updates to support Shadow, check for the operating system and driver updates on your device. This article includes websites we recommend using to check for popular software and hardware updates.
📌 Before You Begin:
- Back up any important files on your computer before installing updates.
- During an update, your computer may restart several times. Do not turn your computer off.
Operating System Updates
- Click the Start button.
- Go to Settings .
- Click Update & Security > Windows Update .
See other ways to update Windows or see our recommended requirements.
- Click Apple menu > System Preferences.
- Click Software Update.
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- Press the Superkey to launch the Dash.
- Search for Update Manager.
- Click Settings.
- Make sure Ubuntu is set to automatically check for updates and notify you when updates are available.
- Click Close, then click OK to close the Update Manager.
- Open Update Manager to trigger a new update. If an update is available, click Upgrade....
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- If you're upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04, read the upgrade notes for more information.
- For more recent versions, read the release notes for Ubuntu 18.04.
Choose the hardware on your local computer for help installing updates.
- Download the Intel® Driver & Support Assistant and follow the instructions in the application.
- See the Intel® Driver & Support Assistant FAQ for more.
- Download the AMD Driver Auto-Detect Tool for Windows 7 and 10 operating systems. See the Auto-Detect Tool FAQ for more.
- To find a specific product, go to the AMD Drivers and Support page.
- Go to NVIDIA's Driver Downloads to search for your drivers.
- Get notified when updates are available using NVIDIA Update.
🚨 Disclaimer: Shadow is not responsible for providing updates necessary for your local device. For assistance, contact your hardware manufacturer, warranty provider, or retailer.
You can update the Windows operating system on your Shadow following the instructions above. For help updating Shadow, contact Support.