Tuesday, November 4, 2008

[TechRepublic] Stop Windows XP from nagging you about updates

November 04, 2008

Stop Windows XP from nagging you about updates you don't want

IT Dojo

Windows XP sometimes gets stuck in Update mode, even after you've applied your patches. In this IT Dojo video, Bill Detwiler shows you how to get rid of those annoying yellow shields that Windows sticks in your system tray after an update gets stuck.

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