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Windows Update Automatic Web Page Reroutes


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#1 LinkHylian

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Posted 28 December 2007 - 01:02 PM

Is there a way to disable the Windows XP "feature" that sometimes grabs my IE browser when I first start it -- this is the reroute from my normal home page that happens whenever Microsoft wants to send me to the windows update website instead.

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 28 December 2007 - 01:53 PM

Welcome to BC
Is it the official Windows Update page?
http://www.update.microsoft.com/
Or something else? You've probably have been Hijacked
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#3 LinkHylian

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Posted 08 January 2008 - 10:53 PM

Sorry it took me so long to reply.

No, it's the official windows update. It's the same one everyone gets -- I just want to turn it off or block the reroute, since it's already notifying me about updates elsewhere.

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Posted 09 January 2008 - 09:29 AM

You can turn off the Auto-update feature. Just remember to check regularly for updates
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