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How to prevent Windows restarting after automatic update


This can be very annoying if, for example, you were downloading a large file/movie etc overnight. By default, XP updates itself at 3 am. You then get 5 minutes warning that your PC will be rebooted. Even if you were  awake to choose the alternative "reboot later", the nag repeats every 5 minutes.

This blog: discusses problem - in particular see entry Fredrik Sept.16,2006





see: Microsoft Knowledge Base: