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#1 the geekfreak

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Posted 27 February 2007 - 01:25 PM

when i start windows i see a little yellow balloon in the right hand side stating its downloading updates.
however i try too click on it but nothing happens i then move my mouse pointer over it and see it says downloading 0% completed.
what is it i don't understand it has been appearing for the last three days now .
i would appreciate anything about this !
and if you know what it is how do i stop it appearing in future
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Posted 27 February 2007 - 02:37 PM

Maybe it wont download the updates because of CPU, i have gotton the yellow update shield before, if its a balloon, it might be a virus, if its a shield, then it just cant find the updates, if it just cant find the updates, im not sure i can remember, but somehow you can disable it

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Posted 27 February 2007 - 02:43 PM

That shield is Windows Update..Go here and see if it'll download them
http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdat...t.aspx?ln=en-us
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