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Windows XP home edition service pack 3

Thankyou for your answer Alex. To answer your questions......I am the administrator of my user name. Access denied comes up after I have loaded the updates and then they install them, and then the box comes up ...access denied. cheers Heather Goldsworthy

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OK, do you wish to install further updates? if you dont, then what you can do is disable automatic updates

To do this, then right click on the desktop the icon My pc and select properties. The sub menu Automatic Updates you will find on the top, click that and check the box disable automatic updates

Some Automatic updates are dangerous and can cause your computer to stop working correctly. I would recommend you disable them. Once this is disabled, restart your computer and the access denied messages will disappear. This is because its most likely you have automatic updates set to download and install automatically. But once you disable this, problem should be solved.

If you have any more questions, please let me know

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