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moondog830

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Okay, here's the deal ....

1. I am running Windows Vista and Windows automatically updates. While this is in itself not a problem as I could set the time for the INSTALL, but how do I set the time for DOWNLOADING them?

2. I have HughesNet (yeah, I know ... it sucks, but it's all that is available with a semblance of high speed where I live). HughesNet allows me unlimited downloading between 2am and 7am everyday and this does NOT count against my download limit, however, everything else during the day DOES count against that limit. Therefore when Windows downloads it's updates outside the 2am to 7am window, I tend to exceed my FAP (Fair Access Policy) Limit and then go from High Speed to 1kb to 2kb a second.

Can anyone help me? If you need more information, let me know

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Click on Start -> Control Panel -> Windows Update. Control panel will have to be in classic view to see this option. Once you are there, click Change Settings along the left hand side. This will give you the option to change the time at which Windows will check and download updates, or to make Windows check for updates but only download them and install them when you say.

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mpascal,
Thanks, guess I'll have to do it that way ...... anything to keep me from going over my limit on downloads.

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That should work just fine. If you have any other questions ask away :)

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