My buddy's PC crashes

  Glen 18:56 05 Feb 2009

My buddy is a silver surfer techophobe. He has a slimline Dell with Vista Basic, just over one year old. his crashes are preceded by a warning, so far as he remembers that "Windows is about to configure. Save all work". What is the cause?

  woodchip 19:04 05 Feb 2009

This could be Auto Updates Trying to load Downloads. Suggest Turning off Auto and set it to Warn you or better still Manual Downloads

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