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Windows 7: constant updates every time I log off


23 Apr 2010   #1

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constant updates every time I log off

I have Windows 7 and a Toshiba L500 laptop. Is it normal for a download/update notice to appear EVERY time I log off - sometimes more than once a day ? I have no idea which application is doing this and I cannot stop it. It just appears under the Toshiba heading as in the screen print attached.

This warning never says there is just 1 download or even 3 - every time it shows the same notice - 1 of 2 downloads. If the warning was slightly different in its number of downloads, then I might not be so concerned, but it is this very repetition that sets off alarm bells!

Surely this is happening too frequently - every time I log off - to be correct? It is driving me mad. Of course if I switch it off at the off button this never happens - it only occurs when I exit from the Start Programme.

link attached below of the notice.

Many thanks for any feedback.



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23 Apr 2010   #2

 

Apparently, you have an update or two that have downloaded but are failing during install. Check Windows Update.


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23 Apr 2010   #3
whs
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Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

That is the Toshiba updater. You might as well uninstall it and rely on the windows updater. If an update shows up several times in the row, "hide" it.
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24 Apr 2010   #4

Windows XP - Now Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit).
 
 

Agreed, sounds similar to the HP Updater which I have - and which I disabled. It's unnecessary.
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