Re: Installation of IE8 on XP with SP2 hangs
Tom Willett <email@example.com> wrote:
> It will offer it on automatic updates, and yes, it must be agreed to.
> "Rob" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> : Tom Willett <email@example.com> wrote:
> : >
> : > ":
> : > : Why is SP3 not an Automatic Update?
> : >
> : > It is, but someone has blocked it. And, after that date, it won't be
> : > automatic.
> : I think it isn't automatic at all.
> : We have a "webcafe" network at work where all systems are set to
> : "install updates automatically" and the users normally work as normal
> : users. SP3 is not installed in that case. When an administrator logs
> : in on the workstations, SP3 is offered and has to be agreed, only then it
> : will be installed.
> : Same for IE7 and IE8.
The network I describe has been set to silently install updates (using
group policy) and in that case the updates that require an "agree" will
not even be offered. Very inconvenient that you cannot configure that
you want to install all important updates, also the ones that require