PC Freezing up lately?

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.

  1. Disable automatic updates or
  2. 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.


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