is it ok to turn off windows auto updates if i have nod32's update warning system on?

Discussion in 'ESET NOD32 Antivirus' started by imdb, Apr 2, 2013.

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  1. imdb

    imdb Registered Member

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    the title says it all
    thanks ya
     
  2. er34

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    You can se Windows Updates to just check and notify you. NOD32 will not automatically install updates for you - it will do the same as Windows.

    I would keep Windows one.
     
  3. imdb

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    thanks buddy, but that's already how it is, updates are set to notify, not to install automatically.
    that's why i asked if it's ok to turn off windows automatic updates completely.
    if i do that, will nod32 still warn me about updates, or it just uses windows' integrated update warning feature?
    it s ok for me to install updates manually.
     
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    Nod will definitely notify you of missing updates. Been there, done that. :D
     
  5. siljaline

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    Do not disable Windows automatic updates.

    You may disable ESET System Update notifications, if you don't want your A/V software telling you to update your operating system.
     
  6. imdb

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    thanks silja, but on the contrary, i want nod32 to warn me instead of having windows itself warning me in order to prevent windows update service from running every time i start my pc.

    @ronjor:
    thanks ronjor, that's what i wanted to know.
     
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    IMHO you don't need to do either. We know when patch Tuesday comes so just mark it on your iphone or calender.
     
  8. imdb

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    thanks, escalader.
    but i don't want another thing to mark in my calendar. think i'll stick w/ nod32's warning system on.
     
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    Your call! Your setup! :thumb:
     
  10. er34

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    Your setup and your wish. However, I am not sure how NOD32 update check works - it might utilize Windows Update service and disabling the Windows update service will cause NOD32 also not to notify you.

    Also -> note that turning off Windows Automatic updates or Windows automatic updates notification is completely different from disabling Windows Update service.

    // I'll stop posting in this thread - you have already made your decision //
     
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