I have Windows Vista Home Premium SP2 but this problem is present in Windows
XP and SP1 of Vista. The below report is relevant for Windows XP and Vista.
Windows update downloads updates but doesn't always install them
Windows update is set to install updates automatically but it doesn't.
Just typing this report I noticed there was a Windows defender update
waiting to be installed (KB915597 Def. 1.49.2011.0) and i didn't even know
about it. Usually I get a prompt in the task bar to install updates but I
shouldn't as it's set to install automatically.
WU needs to download and install updates in the background without prompts
and the user knowing if it is set to install updates automatically.
The novice users are the ones that have trouble with their system that can
be fixed with updates. They are the same people who will ignore the prompts
and will not manually update their computer.
WU must become fully automatic!
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