Re: Cannot have Manual startup type for Automatic Updates service?
Oh Yeah, silly me!
> You don't need to have the service stopped and manually started in order to
> accomplish what you want. All you have to do is go to Control Panel >
> Automatic Updates and turn it off from automatically downloading and
> installing. This way you don't even have to go in to start the service
> before you go to the microsoft update site.
> Hope this helps
> "Richard" <Richard@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > Hi
> > I've been looking through past responses for the 0x8DDD0018 error which i
> > get if i try to have the Automatic Updates service set to Manual startup
> > type.
> > It certainly solves the problem to set it back to Automatic and reboot.
> > The
> > reason i wanted to set it to manual is because i am quite happy to run a
> > manual update check every week but i would prefer not to have it run a
> > search
> > on its own every time i restart the machine! An even bigger annoyance is
> > having to wait several minutes while it does this every time i come out of
> > hibernation!! I can see the svhost service in Task Manager hogging up the
> > CPU
> > when i just want to get cracking with work - i expect it takes longer than
> > some because i have so much Microsoft software to search through (SQL
> > Service, Office etc.). But when the startup type for Automatic Updates is
> > manual then i can start work right away...
> > It would appear that we simply cannot have it set to Manual? I would
> > really
> > love to hear an explanation from someone of why the service cannot be
> > started
> > manually?
> > Kind regards,
> > Richard