Solved

What is Windows Critical Update Notification and Tune-Up Application Start in the Win98SE Task Scheduler?

Posted on 2001-06-06
4
310 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-28
In my Windows 98SE Task Scheduler there are two tasks that I don't recognize.  One is WINDOWS CRITICAL UPDATE NOTIFICATION (pointing to C:\Windows\System\walign.exe) and the other is TUNE-UP APPLICATION START (pointing to C:\Windows\System\wucrtupd.exe).  I assume these are both Microsoft programs but I'm not sure whether I need them.  Do one or both of them allow Microsoft access to my computer?  Do I need the keep them where they are?  
0
Comment
Question by:writerdude
  • 3
4 Comments
 
LVL 6

Accepted Solution

by:
kahlean earned 50 total points
ID: 6161977
windows critical update notification is a windows update feature whereby , windows will determine those component in your windows that need update. On the other hand tune-up application is a progam within you windows that run scandisk, disk defragmenter as well as disk cleanup as the same time to manage your system.

 
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:kahlean
ID: 6162036
the update is done via internet for youre information
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:pbessman
ID: 6162204
You can remove them but it is a good idea to run these programs manually if you decide to remove them from the scheduler.  Why is there concern that Microsoft would see your system?   By the way the update checks files in a particular folder, you can't specify where the files are saved from the Auto update feature and they apparently only look in this folder to see whether or not certain files already exist there.
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:kahlean
ID: 6162326
0

Featured Post

How your wiki can always stay up-to-date

Quip doubles as a “living” wiki and a project management tool that evolves with your organization. As you finish projects in Quip, the work remains, easily accessible to all team members, new and old.
- Increase transparency
- Onboard new hires faster
- Access from mobile/offline

Join & Write a Comment

Several part series to implement Internet Explorer 11 Enterprise Mode
A Bare Metal Image backup allows for the restore of an entire system to a similar or dissimilar hardware. They are highly useful for migrations and disaster recovery. Bare Metal Image backups support Full and Incremental backups. Differential backup…
This Micro Tutorial will give you a basic overview of Windows DVD Burner through its features and interface. This will be demonstrated using Windows 7 operating system.
Windows 8 came with a dramatically different user interface known as Metro. Notably missing from that interface was a Start button and Start Menu. Microsoft responded to negative user feedback of the Metro interface, bringing back the Start button a…

758 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

23 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now