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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by null_pointer_us on Thu 12th Jan 2006 13:42 UTC
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2005-08-19

I had the same thing happen some weeks ago on my PVR running XP and SageTV. I went to use the PVR one day and was surprised to see a dialog box telling me that my system had been automatically rebooted. Nothing was lost, but still, what if there had been a show I had really wanted to see?

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