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JSI Tip 5809. How do I configure Automatic Updates by using Group Policy or the registry?

Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 328010 contains the following INTRODUCTION:

If you are logged on as a Computer Administrator or a member of the Administrators group, you may be prompted from the notification area of the taskbar to configure the Automatic Updates feature in Windows.

For additional information about the availability of the Automatic Updates feature and how to configure and use it, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

306525 How to configure and use Automatic Updates in Windows XP

327850 How to configure and use Automatic Updates in Windows 2000

If you are an advanced user or an IT Professional, you can use either of the following methods to configure Automatic Updates:

Use Group Policy or Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 System Policy
Modify the registry

This article describes how to use either of these methods to configure the Automatic Updates feature.

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