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manual windows update?


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beautron

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anyone know how i can use windows update manually.
when disabling unwanted services i was informed that with
automatic updates, bits, and event log disabled you can update windows manually?
is there like another web address r somethin r wha?
tanx, micky b
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coachwife6

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You can set your settings to have windows update notify you when critical updates have been released -- but they won't be downloaded automatically.

Go to THIS PAGE and change your settings.
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thanks dude.
i dont want them to b downloaded automatically, as i want my system as barebone as possible,
i just want to be able to get them meself ye know.
how can i download them myself?
tanx
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They notify you that they are ready to be downloaded. You can click download now or just ignore them. It's best to install critical updates ASAP.

P.S. I'm a dudette. :tazz:
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oh [bleep] haha sorry dudette, isnt everyone called a dude nowadays, being the pc world that is is n all haha.
so the update thing ur tlking bout is an automatic service? (ie background service runin the whole time)
thanks again dudette, micky b
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Yes, you can set it for manual update and automatic update. Just check that you want to set it to run manually at your command.
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turn off automatic updates all together....and use the windows update link from the start menu....once you get to the windows update page...select the custom option....and that will let you select which updates to download
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