Windows Updates

Posted on 2004-10-24
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Last Modified: 2013-12-04
Hi everyone,

I keep getting an anoying bubble at the bottom of my screen when i boot up saying `your computer may be at risk. I just want to stop automatic updates but without the bubble. Please help.

Question by:Mangolata
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Hello Mangolata =)

if its Win2000\XP, then Goto Start>Run>services.msc
and right clcik on Automatic Updates and clcik Properties
set the startup type to Disable and restart
Automatic Updates are disabled now !!
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sunray_2003 earned 500 total points
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I donot have windows xp Sp2 here but going to control panel (i guess) you should access to security center and configure it so that it wont pop again..

right-click  My Computer then
select Properties then look for update tab
where you can turn off the automatic updating
of security updates.
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Glad you got it fixed

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