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Windows 7: Update Happened w/o My Consent

17 Sep 2014   #21

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64 +Linux_VMs +Chromium_VM

When MSE first came out the Definition Updates did not get installed automatically.
I like being notified of available updates, and I choose when to download and install them
EXCEPT, I did not like this for MSE definition updates, I wanted those installed automatically.
I was getting notified of an update available every day - it was for the MSE definition update.
I did like ThrashZone and created a scheduled task for the definition updates.

Now the definition updates do get installed automatically as NoelDP said.
Maybe MS had enough complaints about having to manually update the definitions daily, so they changed the way it works ???
I don't know - just guessing here !

The MSE PROGRAM updates do not get installed automatically (for me) and that's the way I want it.
I do want to control PROGRAM updates, but NOT definition updates...

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18 Sep 2014   #22

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10

As I said, MANY posts ago, MSE updates are installed by a Scheduled Task - and NOT by Windows updates.

I will not tell you how to disable the scheduled task, as I consider it total lunacy to do so.
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18 Sep 2014   #23

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NoelDP View Post
As I said, MANY posts ago, MSE updates are installed by a Scheduled Task - and NOT by Windows updates.
On my machine, MSE updates ARE (also) installed by Windows updates. Regardless, (a) I will not mark this topic as solved and (b) I am done with this topic - have a nice day.
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