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|Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
; These keys are to change how Windows update operates in Windows 7
; This first key determents if to use local WSUS server or Windows update server
; 1 is local WSUS and 0 is Windows update server (default=0)
;If this key is set to 1 Windows update will not even check for updates. (default=0)
;This is to determent in what way you want updates.
;A value of
;2 indicates that the agent should notify the user prior to downloading updates.
;3 indicates that updates will be automatically downloaded and the user will be notified of installation.
;4 indicates that updates should be automatically downloaded and installed according to a schedule.
;(For this option to work, the ScheduledInstallDay and ScheduledInstallTime keys must also be set.)
;5 indicates that automatic updates are required, but can be configured by end users.
;This key can be set to a value of either 0 or 1. (This doesn't exist by default)
;0, then minor updates are treated just like any other update.
;1, then minor updates are silently installed in the background.
;Only if option 4 is chosen above (These doesn't exist by default)
; Scheduling Installations
; I have talked a lot about scheduled installations,
; but I want to show you one last trick.
; You can use the registry to set the installation schedule.
; There are two registry keys that are used when scheduling an update.
; The first of these keys is ScheduledInstallDay.
; I recommend assigning this key a value of 0 which tells Windows that updates
; should be installed regardless of what day it is.
; You can however specify a day by specifying a positive integer ranging from 1 to 7.
; The number that you specify designates a day of the week.
; A value of 1 sets the installation day to Sunday.
; Setting the value to 2 sets installation day to Monday.
; If you are going to limit installations to one day a week,
; then I recommend using Wednesday since most Microsoft patches are released on Tuesday.
; The ScheduledInstallTime key.
; This key tells Windows what time of day updates should be installed.
; Valid values for this key are positive integers ranging from 1 to 24,
; which reflect the hour of the day in military time. As such,
; a value of 3 would reflect a 3:00 AM installation time.
; A value of 13 would be a 1:00 PM installation time.