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December Microsoft Updates!
« on: Thursday 15 December 11 20:24 GMT (UK) »
For the benefit of the forgetful few?
Updates for XP/Vista and Windows 7 are available.
(Best time is whilst waiting for a meal cooking)
I counted 14 including Office updates for XP.
Enjoy yourselves  :D
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Re: December Microsoft Updates!
« Reply #1 on: Friday 16 December 11 09:08 GMT (UK) »
My Windows 7 machine downloaded and installed 14 updates yesterday  8)
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Re: December Microsoft Updates!
« Reply #2 on: Friday 16 December 11 11:52 GMT (UK) »
If you have your computer set to auto update, then you won't forget  ;D


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Re: December Microsoft Updates!
« Reply #3 on: Friday 16 December 11 12:46 GMT (UK) »
No doubt I have that privilege to come at the end of this session.And a Merry Christmas to one and all. ???
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Re: December Microsoft Updates!
« Reply #4 on: Friday 16 December 11 16:05 GMT (UK) »
Serious question but I'm probably being very dense here - Why does it wait to update until I want to shut down at bedtime? (As last night - I go to shut down and it says do not turn off your computer - installing updates 1-1million!) 
Is there a way to make it update quietly and unobtrusively in the background during the time when I'm actually using the computer?  I don't get a message saying there are any updates beforehand....
Sorry you probably are thinking 'what a numpty'  ::)  but it annoyed me last night as I don't like to leave the computer / internet on all night so I had to get up a bit later to switch it off. Am I missing the ******* obvious please?

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Re: December Microsoft Updates!
« Reply #5 on: Friday 16 December 11 17:30 GMT (UK) »
Microsoft will soon be updating your browser - whether you want it or not  ::)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-16214912

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Re: December Microsoft Updates!
« Reply #6 on: Friday 16 December 11 18:19 GMT (UK) »
I had 9 updates for XP yesterday.

Mine are also automatic and usually at the end of the evening when I click to close down, although if I am using the computer and they are ready and waiting they will comes through at whatever time I shut down.

However once the download is finished the computer just switches itself completely off.

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Re: December Microsoft Updates!
« Reply #7 on: Friday 16 December 11 18:30 GMT (UK) »
In Mozilla, a small Yellow shield should show bottom right corner bar when there are updates to install. Click on it and install when you like.

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Re: December Microsoft Updates!
« Reply #8 on: Friday 16 December 11 18:37 GMT (UK) »
I sometimes get the shield for odd ones and I download them, not sure why some do that and the others, more regular ones, do not.

With XP it looks like I can expect to be updated to IE8 from IE7 next year then.

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