|open the control panel, click on security center and click on the automatic updates icon. There you can turn off the update. |
It is probably SP3 trying to load up on your PC. NOW, What you can do is to set it to notify me but don't automatically download or install them.
If you don't want SP3 (I myself never use it as it caused many problems with printers, connections, etc in the past...I just use SP2) then follow the rest.
Now when you see the little shield near the clock saying updates are available choose the Custom setting. Then uncheck SP3 and it will ask you if you want to omit that item from further updates....put a checkmark there.
Now you can reset updates so they load up automatically.
Hope that helps
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