If you want to update your QuickBooks manually, you can. When you first install QuickBooks, you should do this before you do anything else. While most people choose to set their QB to update automatically, some of us with satellite internet connections have to control our bandwidth and choose to do manual installs of updates. And, of course, some of us are just control freaks and do not like anything running without our explicit permission.
It is not hard.
First, to run the updater, go to the Help menu > Update QuickBooks. [Read more…] about How to manually update QuickBooks