The upgrade is reported as an improvement to the user interface for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 computers running Windows Update by adding a more visible and detailed description of updates. Improvements in how users are notified about service packs is also included.
Note in particular the following from the notice:
I believe it needs repeating: unless Windows Update (or Automatic Updates) is disabled, regardless of your settings, the upgrade will be downloaded and installed automatically.
- The Windows Update or Automatic Updates client software must be updated, or you may not be able to successfully check for updates or perform other configured actions.
- If Windows Update or Automatic Updates is enabled to automatically check for updates, download updates, or install updates on your computer then the infrastructure update will be downloaded and installed automatically.
- Your computer will not be updated if you have disabled Windows Update (or Automatic Updates) and do not check for updates.
See Upcoming Update for Windows Update for complete information.
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