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[2]: typical anti-MS hype
by ankitmalik on Thu 12th Jan 2006 16:54 UTC in reply to "RE: typical anti-MS hype"
ankitmalik
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2005-07-06

You wouldn't want a Windows security flaw patched if someone miles away decided when to reboot your computer!

One right [providing the patch] + One wrong [forceful implementation + forced reboot] doesn't make one right!

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