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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Fine here...
by Pr3st00 on Thu 12th Jan 2006 12:44 UTC
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2005-12-02

At least for me it worked exactly as expected: windows warned me about new updates, I clicked the icon, software got installed...

But if it is really true even for a percentage of windows users, it's nonsense. Why provide a option if it can be override by MS?

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