Re: How to turn off auto-restart after a windows update and how to cross post in vista mail?
"Pete" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Not to put the cart before the horse, but I want to cross post this plea
> for help to several news groups. I could not figure out how to do this
> task that was simple in OLE in Vista mail. If anyone knows please tell me
> in your reply.
> The problem is that I run many long calculations, maybe even a week on a
> Vista 64 box. I have already disabled windoze updates, but occasionally I
> forget and may manually install an update while a job is running in the
> background. After the update, the system must reboot, I never figured out
> why MS is not clever enough to avoid this problem the way Unix systems do.
> If there is no activity, the system reboots automatically and erases many
> hours of computation.
> How can I configure the auto-restart:
> 1. Never to restart the computer
> 2. Only restart when directed
> In xp there was a registry edit that would prevent the auto restart from
> loading when a user was logged in. This key was removed from the Vista 64
> Home registery, NoAutoRebootWithLoggedOnUsers.
> Any help would be appreciated to remove this annoyance.
> TIA and Happy Holidaze,
Is it not in set-up updates? A spot there where it asks to download updates,
and another , to download up-dates but not install them with out your
permission? So the up-date's would be turned on to download them but not
install them until you ok it?