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 Post subject: Automatic Updates, can they be Harmful?
 Post Posted: Wed Feb 10, 2010 5:30 pm 
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The reason I post this question is as follows. My X-P does automatic updates every so often and then in a period of 4 to 8 weeks I get a message that my USB modemn is defective! It has done this 3 or 4 times and when I reset my Computor to and Earlier date I always get My internet back! Can I turn off Automatic Up Dates?


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 Post subject: Re: Automatic Updates, can they be Harmful?
 Post Posted: Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:12 pm 
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I don't know what is causing your modem problem, but I also don't think that it is being caused by Windows updates. You can indeed turn automatic updates off if you like. This will unfortunately place your computer at risk since it will no longer receive updates to fix security exploits. Scott.


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 Post subject: Re: Automatic Updates, can they be Harmful?
 Post Posted: Fri Feb 12, 2010 2:39 am 
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A idea is look at each update. Read what they fix. Then install 1 at a time untel you find the one Update that causing the issue. Then respawn to a earlier date and look up and see if anyone else has had issue with the Windows update. It might give you fix.

Or Write down each update and your usb modem make model and see if other people are having the same issue. Use sites like ComputerAmarica or Tomshardware


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 Post subject: Re: Automatic Updates, can they be Harmful?
 Post Posted: Fri Feb 12, 2010 8:44 am 
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Is your modem a dailup or dsl or cable?

What brand is it.

You might need to update the modem frimware.


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