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decrapping_windows_xp [2010/01/07 06:38] (current)
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 ([[http://windizupdate.com|Windiz Update]] is no longer maintained) ([[http://windizupdate.com|Windiz Update]] is no longer maintained)
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 +If you decide to use automatic updates, you should lengthen (or eliminate) the "restart reminder" interval, which defaults to a mind-searingly frustrating 10 minutes.  
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 +  * Run "gpedit.msc"
 +  * Local Computer Policy -> Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Windows Update
 +  * Either enable "No auto-restart for schedule Automatic Updates installations" to turn off the nags, or set "Re-prompt for restart with scheduled installations" to a larger interval (e.g. 1440 minutes = 24 hours).
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 +(instructions [[http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/archives/000294.html|from here]])
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