Windows XP operating system updates are designed to improve its performance and to deliver the system from vulnerabilities.
They are downloaded and installed automatically, but this process can be canceled at any time if desired.
Uninstall updates duringthe installation of the Windows operating system. Generally, it can be one of the last stages. At the same time you can not only cancel the installation of updates, and download them. However, with the abolition of these actions will be constantly reminded of the operating system that its security is threatened with pop-up notifications in the system tray. To cancel the installation of updates, select one of the following: "Notify me but do not download and install them automatically" or "Disable automatic notification." Now the operating system updates are not automatically downloaded and installed.
If you are installing the update has been previouslyis enabled, disable it by special Windows. To disable the installation of the update, go to the "Start" menu, and click the right mouse button on the button "My Computer. select "Properties" line in the shortcut menu. Open the operating system Properties dialog box, select the tab where the "Automatic update". In this tab, select one of the items described in the previous step. In addition, you can disable the automatic installation of updates, while leaving the possibility to manually install. To do this, select "Download updates but let the user choose to install it."
Restrict access to the Internet. Operating system updates are downloaded and installed only when the computer is connected to the Internet. However, disabling the upgrade in the properties of the system, the notice you will receive constantly. The best option - to put the notice of withdrawal updates and isolate the computer from the Internet, if possible.