Windows users getting unwanted auto-updates?

by admin October 15, 2007 at 7:05 pm

Microsoft investigating…

Blogs have been buzzing with reports that Windows users who thought they had automatic updates set to either not install or get permission before installing nonetheless had their machines patched and rebooted.

But Microsoft posted a response on its website saying no changes were made to the automatic update mechanism nor did any recent updates change AU settings. The company is looking into whether customers might have actually had their settings changed by Microsoft Office or Windows OneCare, two programs that do have mechanisms that will change a computer’s automatic update preference settings.

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