Windows' automatic updating installs important updates as soon as they are released. In addition to checking for updates for the Windows operating system, automatic updating also checks for updates for Microsoft programs, such as Microsoft Office 2007. You can turn off Microsoft Office 2007 updates by changing your Windows Update settings to notify you when updates are available instead of automatically installing them without your consent.
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Click on the "Start" menu button, then "All Programs," and then "Windows Update."
Click on "Change Settings" on the left side of the screen.
Disable "automatic updating" under "Important Updates."
Click on the "Give me recommended updates the same way I receive important updates" check box under "Recommended Updates."
Click on "OK."
Tips and warnings
- You can select the "Allow all users to install updates on this computer" check-box if you want to let other users on your computer install updates.
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