Windows 2000 Automatic Updates

  OK Computer 15:15 14 Jul 2003
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Does anyone know how to:-

A:) Stop Windows 2000 from automatically attempting to update Windows

B:) Stop Windows 2000 from reminding you with the bubble in system tray that Windows needs updating

Cheers
Mart

  MichelleC 15:19 14 Jul 2003

Try control panel/admin tools/services/ and r-click to stop.

  OK Computer 15:23 14 Jul 2003

Cheers.

I wonder if this will stop the bubbled reminders as well?

  temp003 02:54 15 Jul 2003

There's an extra item in Control Panel (since SP3), called Automatic Updates. Double click that, and untick the box for "Keep my computer up to date". Click OK.

  Terrahawk 04:28 15 Jul 2003

click start /then settings/control panel /Automatic updates /uncheck keep my computer up to date with this setting enabled windows update software may be automaticaly updated prior to applying any other updates

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