automatic windows update

  heepster 10:04 23 Aug 08

Have a new Sony laptop and its default set to allow automatic updates. It downloaded a big update(SP1?) and then proceeded to update the machine. However on startup it says it cannot startup and does a repair. That works and then it goes straight back into installing the updates that it caused the problem. I have switched off automatic updates now and everything is fine. Anyone know what is causing the problem?

  peter99co 12:56 23 Aug 08

Check installation history and this should tell you what the KB update is called.

  heepster 21:53 23 Aug 08

Thank you, but I am afraid I dont know how to do that.

  sinbads 21:00 26 Aug 08

open windows update select view history

  skidzy 22:18 26 Aug 08

it seems your hardware in the laptop is not yet fully compatible.

if you wish this to stop (12 months) download and install the sp blocker click here this will block the update for 12 months by editing your registry.

  heepster 22:49 26 Aug 08

Many thanks for your help.Have downloaded the sp blocker.

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