Have you been having problems with a PC just freezing up lately after looging in. The problem is the MS automatic updates. It uses 100% of the processor and doesn’t allow anything else to happen. A fix will be available May 22nd via Automated updates but in the mean time there are two things you can do.
- Disable automatic updates or
- Apply the KB and install the client located in this article. http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9019218&source=NLT_PM&nlid=8
We got a call the other day about a couple of machines with these symptoms and saw them first hand on an XP Home laptop in our labs Tuesday evening. \
Rebooting then applying the updates va Windows Update from help and support immediately fixed the problem on the laptop.