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How do I turn on Automatic updates for Windows XP?

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Start menu ->
Settings ->
Control panels ->
Select: Automatic Updates
Verify or click radio button next to "AUTOMATIC (recommended)".
Select a time when your machine will be powered on, and you wont bother you while its updating.
Example: Everyday at 12 while your at lunch. If you leave your machine, the default time of
3am everyday is fine.

click OK.