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Windows 7: windows update setting

05 Jan 2012   #1
suraz1989

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 
windows update setting

hello everyone will any body tell me, what will happen when i chage setting inside windows update to never ask for updates, what will be the defect and what will happen in the future days.


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05 Jan 2012   #2
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

As I understand it, Windows Updates will effectively be shut down and your computer becomes vulnerable to a virus infection and rootkit attacks.

It is certainly something I would vehemently not recommend and I can't understand why you would even consider doing it.

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You'll notice from the screenshot that the time for downloading updates will be greyed out if you choose to prevent updates from being downloaded.


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05 Jan 2012   #3
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by suraz1989 View Post
hello everyone will any body tell me, what will happen when i chage setting inside windows update to never ask for updates, what will be the defect and what will happen in the future days.
suraz1989,

If Windows Update Setting is turned OFF {NEVER check for updates} you will be exposed to all the nasties of the cyber world & your computer life will be severely compromised as a result.
Don't contemplate doing it!

BTW Make sure your computer IS fully updated at all times.
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