automatic downloads of windows updates.

  Bunts43 15:26 16 Nov 2005
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When I go into add and remove programmes,I find more and more Windows updates and Hotfix's which seem to be taking up loads of room.How do I know if I really need all of them? Would it be safe to delete any of them?

  Skyver 15:28 16 Nov 2005

Just untick the "Show updates" box at the top of the screen. Don't uninstall any of them.

  Stuartli 15:28 16 Nov 2005

You should only get the updates necessary for your system.

If you download the very latest version of Belarc Advisor it provides (because of US legislation) a list of important/missing updates/patches etc.

  Bunts43 19:21 16 Nov 2005

Thank you Skyver,where do i find the box you refer to?

  Hamish 19:32 16 Nov 2005

At the top of the Add & Remove screen

  Pamy 19:41 16 Nov 2005

If you were to buy the very latest, the very latest version of windows operating system, I am sure it would include these updates built into it.

So Why would you not want them ?

Pamy

  Bunts43 18:28 17 Nov 2005

Thank you.Skyver,Stuartli,Hamish and Pamy.Prolem solved.
Much appreciated, Bunts43

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