RE: automatic update
See if this thread helps.
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> hello! i can't start my automatic update. whent to previous post, followed
> the instructions but when i click on start service, it automaticaly switches
> back from automatic to disabled. after a couple of tries i get the same error
> message as in that previous post "error 1058 saying Could Not start the
> Automatic Updates service on Local Computer. The service cannot be started,
> either because its disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated
> with it." where do i go from here?