Updating the installation

To check to see whether there are updates for the items installed in your system (requires Internet access):

  1. Click Help > Check for Updates.
  2. This will contact the Web sites defined in your Available Software Sites preferences to look for upgrades. If upgrades are available, they will be presented in the Available Updates wizard.

To check for updates for only certain items in your installation, use the Installed Software page to select the items you are interested in and check for updates.

  1. Click Help > About and then click Installation Details... to open a dialog showing pages that provide more detail about your installation.
  2. Click the Installed Software tab to see a list of the software items that you have installed into your system.
  3. Select the items that you wish to update.
  4. Click Update.... This will contact the Web sites defined in your Available Software Sites preferences to look for upgrades. If upgrades are available, they will be presented in the Available Updates wizard.

Related concepts
Features

Related tasks
Installation Details
Updating software using the Available Updates wizard
Installing new software
Reverting to a saved configuration
Scheduling automatic updates