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Difference between revisions of "How to Disable Automatic Restart after Windows Update"

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This won't work on XP Home.<br>
 
 
 
Click Start -&gt; Run. <br>Type “gpedit.msc” without the quotes to open the group policy editor. Hit enter. <br>Navigate to Local Computer Policy -&gt; Computer Configuration -&gt; Administrative Templates -&gt; Windows Components -&gt; Windows Update<br>
 
 
 
Double click on “No auto-restart with logged on users for scheduled automatic updates installations” (it may be something similar depending on your service pack installed) <br>Select the “Enable” radio button. This disables the automatic restart after updating.<br> <br>Click OK and close Group Policy. <br>Really good instructions with screenshots are here: http://www.coderetard.com/2008/12/10/how-to-disable-automatic-restart-after-windows-update/<br>
 
 
 
It's possible to do this remotely, as well: Simply go to Start =&gt; Run and type:
 
 
 
gpedit.msc /gpcomputer: Computername<br>
 
 
 
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