Quick Windows Update Question

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  1. bigbuck

    bigbuck Registered Member

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    G'Day,
    I installed SP2 on a retired friend's computer y'day, and configured 'Automatic Updates' for him. This is something that I have never used (I prefer to get them manually). Anyway, there were about 7 criticals and a few optionals there (about 90mins for the criticals on his dial-up). It did start to DL these automatically and was about 15% complete when I left. Now I doubt very much if he would have kept the connection going much longer after I left.
    Will AutoUpdate 'pick up' where it 'left off' the next time he connects?
    I will probably go over and check in a couple of days anyway, but I was just interested to know.
    Thanks,
    Buck.
     
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    bigbuck Registered Member

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    I'm thinking...maybe not! after finding this; here
    Would still like to know for sure....
    Thanks,
    BB
     
  3. nadirah

    nadirah Registered Member

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    The answer is very obvious from this sentence.

    If you close your Internet connection or restart your computer after pausing a download process, Windows automatically resumes the download process the next time that you are connected to the Internet.

    This should answer your question. ;)
     
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    And I'm thinking that this 75 year old gent would probably not have 'paused' the download, hence my 'maybe not' answer. Obviously!
     
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