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how to get spyware/autoupdate off of sp3 win2k

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Jan 8, 2002
Boulder CO
how do you get all of the spyware and perminently disable the autoupdate features in SP3? i remeber the register wrote something on it but i cant find the article. anyone know how to do this?

i read just disablin autoupdate in the control panels doesnt do anything
Do a search with google for 'adware' ....it works for spyware and its free! No answer on your other question. I have a found a small program that turns off auto updates in XP but I don't know about one for 2K. Don't remember the name....it's on my other pc and it's busy right now....I'll post the link later.
I disabled the auto update service in 2k. I think that should guarantee that it doesnt cause any problems.
Automatic Updates is an applet in the Control Panel. You can disable it or configure it however you want it in there.