When i start my computer i get a message that automatic updates is turned off. I have to click the box and its irritating.......when i update i get a black screen that says my windows is not legitamate. i restore my computer back and have been ignoring this for some time.
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If you have an pirated version of windowsxp don't turn update feature on, go to contrel panel , open security center, on the left side of the resources, the last heading is change the way security centre alerts me, click on it uncheck all, your problem will be solved
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Microsoft offers a free malicious removal program; Microsoft Security Essentials that will also help protect your computer from being infected. To install Microsoft Security Essentials, follow the steps below:
If you decide to turn off automatic updates, you’ll be annoyed to
death with popup messages from the Security Center that tell you to
“Check your computer security” or “Check your Firewall status” if you
disabled the firewall. It’s a good thing you can turn those messages
Before we begin: I’d definitely recommend keeping the firewall
enabled at all times.
To disable the popup messages shown above, right-click on the little
red shield icon and choose Open Security Center from the menu. You could
also open Security Center from the start menu.
Click the link for “Change the way Security Center alerts me”
Now you’ll see a dialog with three choices. Choose the bottom one if
you don’t want the notifications anymore.
To turn on Automatic Updates yourself, follow these steps:
Click Start, click Run, type sysdm.cpl, and then press ENTER.
Click the Automatic Updates tab, and then click to select one of the following options. We recommend that you select the Automatic (recommended) Automatically download recommended updates for my computer and install them option.
Automatic (recommended) Automatically download recommended updates for my computer and install them
If you select this option, Windows recognizes when you are online and uses your Internet connection to find updates on the Windows Update Web site or on the Microsoft Update Web site that apply to your computer. Updates are downloaded automatically in the background, and you are not notified or interrupted during this process. An icon appears in the notification area of your taskbar when the updates are being downloaded. You can point to the icon to view the download status. When the download is complete, you receive another message in the notification area so that you can review the updates that are scheduled for installation.
Click to select the day and time for scheduled updates to download and install. You can schedule Automatic Updates for any time of day. However, your computer must be on at the scheduled time for updates to be installed.
You can choose to install the updates as soon as they are finished downloading. To do this, click the download message (or update icon), and then click Install. If you choose not to install the updates when they finish downloading, Windows starts the installation on your set schedule.
Download updates for me, but let me choose when to install them
If you select this option, Windows recognizes when you are online and uses your Internet connection to automatically download updates from the Windows Update Web site or from the Microsoft Update Web site. An icon appears in the notification area of your taskbar when the updates are being downloaded. You can point to the icon to view the download status. When the download is complete, you receive another message in the notification area so that you can review the updates that are scheduled for installation.
When you want to install the downloaded update, click the message (or update icon), and then click Install to install the update.
If you do not want to install a downloaded update, click Details, and then click to clear the check box next to that update to decline it.
Notify me but don't automatically download or install them
If you select this option, Windows recognizes when you are online and uses your Internet connection to search for downloads from the Windows Update Web site or from the Microsoft Update Web site. An Automatic Updates icon and message appear in the notification area of your taskbar when new updates are available to download or to install.
Click the icon or message to view the updates. If you do not want to download a selected update, click to clear the check box next to that update to decline it. Click Start Download to download the selected updates. The Automatic Updates icon remains in the notification area of your taskbar while the updates are being downloaded. You can point to the icon to view the download status.
When the download is complete, you receive another message in the notification area stating that the updates are ready to install. Click the Automatic Updates icon or the message, and then click Install to install the updates.
For more information about how to schedule Automatic Updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
327838(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/327838/ ) How to schedule automatic updates in Windows XP, Windows 2000, or Windows Server 2003
You can try this.
1. Access the Nero ControlCenter from one of the three following ways:
-Click on the Windows® Start button, then select All Programs / Nero / Nero 10 / Nero ControlCenter
-From Nero StartSmart, click the Start button, then select Toolbox / Nero ControlCenter
-Click "Nero Update" alert bubble from the Windows® System Tray. Nero ControlCenter will launch automatically.
2. Click the Update tab to display the corresponding screen (Click the Check for Updates button to display any available updates)
3. Select the applications you want to update
4. Click the Update Now button to begin the download and automatic update
5. The selected applications should now be updated
Note: Click the Online Options Tab and select the "Check for updates" box. Updates will be performed automatically when online.
please elaborate on this.Is your Computer booting up normally? if so then I have suggested a method, try it. If its not working then get back us.
Turn on Automatic UpdatesTo have Windows install important updates as they
become available, turn on automatic updating. To turn on Automatic
Updates in Windows, follow these steps:
In Windows Vista:
Click Start, click All Programs, and then click Windows Update.
In the navigation pane, click Change settings.
Select the option that you want.
Under Recommended updates, click to select the Include recommended updates when downloading, installing, or notifying me about updates check box, and then click OK. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, type the password, or provide confirmation.
In windows security center you have the:"Change the way Security Center alerts me" ior you can disable the security center. Folow this link to find out how: http://www.mydigitallife.info/2007/02/08/disable-or-turn-off-windows-xp-security-center-permanently/
This problem is due to some virus attack on to your computer...Scan through antivirus
Generic Host Process for Win32 Services Error is a broad issue.microsoft has a patch for this issue.You may download the patch KB894391, to fix this issue.
Alternatively you can do windows update manually (Note that the
above patch solution and the following windows update solution works
only on PC/computer running genuine Windows and not pirated versions):
Go to the start menu
Right click “My computer”
Click “properties” then the “automatic updates” tab
Choose “turn off automatic updates”
Restart your computer
Go back to start menu and in all programs go to “windows update” you have to be connected to the internet
Manually update windows
Turn your automatic updates back on
You can also try the following solutions to fix this error:
Go to Run and type regedit
Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE >> SYSTEM >>
CurrentControlSet >> Services >> Browser >>
r u wnt to stop your automatic update...........go to control panel then setup windows firewall or security center open left side change the way security center alerts me . all ok mark disable ..then apply ok