Windows Update

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  1. Shock

    Shock Well-Known Member

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    First to start us off here, I'm on dial up, so it's extremely slow as it is..

    OS: Windows XP Service Pack 2

    Windows Update Filename: wuauclt.exe

    This stupid things keeps trying to download updates. I removed it from the processes list and it kept coming back. I decided to let it download, and it shows me progress of the download in the system tray. 4 hours later after letting it go, it still says 0%, yet it slows my internet down so much it took me almost 10 minutes to get to this page. I even deleted the file temporarily to the recycle bin so I could do something, but it came back! It came out of the recycle bin and back.. How in the f---. Anyone got any information on how I can stop these downloads or something?
     
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    control panel -> windows security center -> automatic updates (at the bottom where it says manage) -> turn off

    (using classic cp btw)

    :P Daz
     
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    I have the same problem with DSL... Sorta.. It stopped right at the end because myfather cut my internet connetion <_<

    I think its finnaly done but I'm not sure. O_O
     
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    ^just redownload it, no biggie..
     
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    Oh sweet thanks a lot Daz, and the rest of you guys. ;)
     
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    ya thats the way you fix it
     
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    You do know there is a reason for the updates to be installed right? I wouldnt turn off the updates you machine could be vulnerable without them.

    Just my 2 centavos.
     
  9. Shock

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    I only turn them off when it doesn't work, like in my first post. I waited hours and the % stayed at zero. :(
     

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