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Windows 7: Automatic Updates Turned Off In XP

29 Jun 2011   #1
fastfade

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 
Automatic Updates Turned Off In XP

A friend‘s XP-SP3 PC became infected with XP Antivirus 2011. This morning I ran MalwareBytes in Safe mode & deleted all malware. After reboot I ran a thorough scan using Malwarebytes, MS Malicious Software Removal Tool. All scans now show a clean system, including MS Security Essentials.

However, I noticed that XP Security Center indicated that Automatic Updates is not turned on. After trying a few times through the Automatic Updates in Control Panel I was never able to get Automatic Updates enabled.

Will going back to a prior Restore Point correct this or is there a more appropriate fix?
Thank you for any assistance.


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30 Jun 2011   #2
fastfade

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

oops - my bad Windows Seven is obviously not the place to post a problem with XP... Mod...please delet my post as you prefer.
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01 Jul 2011   #3
Corrine

Windows 7 & Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 

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01 Jul 2011   #4
fastfade

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

Thanks Corrine - exactly what was needed.

Thanks for the help
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02 Jul 2011   #5
Corrine

Windows 7 & Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 

Excellent! You're very welcome. I'm glad it worked. (I'll check the box to have this topic marked answered.)
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