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i just got one of those the requires restart in 5 minutes, anyone know what its for?
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I got one last night, as for what it is, no clue I don't generally pay attention.
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ah lol
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Originally Posted by halocog View Post
i just got one of those the requires restart in 5 minutes, anyone know what its for?
They are usually security updates.
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I cringe at the thought that they can update me automatically and shutdown my computer remotely... haha... it just freaks me out!
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I cringe at the thought that they can update me automatically and shutdown my computer remotely... haha... it just freaks me out!
I cringe at the thought of not turning updates off and my folding going down.
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I got it last night also....or this morning...since its 3:45 here w/e.


It said something about "Critical Security update"

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updates that give you that window saying that your compter will restart in 5min, are usually zero day hack fixes. They want the updates for these things spread around as soon as possable...
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Windows XP SP3 automatic updates kick off tomorrow...

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AS ANNOUNCED previously by Microsoft, automatic updates for Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) will be launched Thursday, July 10 2008, starting at 10:00 am Pacific Time.

Not sure i like the idea of SP3 yet, heard a few horror stories, erk!
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Windows XP SP3 automatic updates kick off tomorrow...




Not sure i like the idea of SP3 yet, heard a few horror stories, erk!
I had no issues with it
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