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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RE: Settings
by Googlesaurus on Thu 12th Jan 2006 16:50 UTC in reply to "Settings"
Googlesaurus
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2005-10-19

"The easiest way to fix this is to not use that option. Personally I never let anything get downloaded to any machines I admin unless I tell it to download it."

Common sense is a very powerful thing.

I'm still laughing at the so called "admin" who claimed his server rebooted as a result of this.

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