Vista Update takes over

  BRYNIT 09:57 11 Apr 2007
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Was this just a glitch? Or has Vista taken over?

This morning while reading a PDF file from the internet, I heard the hard drive activate, this is nothing new since installing Vista so I ignored it. A little while latter the PDF web page closed down? Sitting back I watched with surprise all my programs close then Vista with the message installing updates? My computer completely closed and rebooted.

Although the PDF web page I was last on opened when clicking on IE the previous pages had disappeared and I had to do another search. I wander what would have happened if I was half way through something important. Would it have been saved or lost forever?

To prevent this from happening again I have now changed the update setting to allow downloads but let me choose whether to install them.

  anskyber 09:59 11 Apr 2007

So have I. It prevents the auto function kicking in and rebooting.

  Jimmy14 11:09 11 Apr 2007

The setting on my windows update is to install them automatically and after the 4 microsoft updates yesterday, my computer installed them in the background then required a reboot but never shut down until I clicked restart now.

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