Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 12th Jan 2006 07:36 UTC, submitted by Resolution
Bugs & Viruses Users of Windows who have set the Automatic Updates option to "Download updates for me, but let me choose when to install them" were surprised to find that the latest WMF patch had overridden these settings and not only installed the patch, but rebooted the machines as well.
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Anti MS Paranoia
by Lamego on Thu 12th Jan 2006 08:30 UTC
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Ths is just the usual Anti MS Paranoia .
Some research revealed this is an usual policy for non administrative users, however this can also be changed on the registry:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareMicrosoftWindowsWindowsupdateAUNoAutoRebootW ithLoggedOnUsers" = 1

Edited 2006-01-12 08:31

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